July 4th

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Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Light Up Sky Over East River

For 25 minutes, the new effects and bright colors wowed the crowds. Some are already planning to come back next year.

07/04/2015

Amtrak police security outside Penn Station on Thursday, July 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Cuomo Increases Fourth Of July Security, Says NY Is ‘Top Target For Terrorists’

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging New Yorkers to be on alert this holiday weekend as security increases across the Tri-State area amid recent terror attacks overseas and threats from ISIS and ISIS sympathizers.

07/03/2015

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Hundreds Head To The Shore For The Holiday Weekend

It’s a weekend of fun in the sun and sand for many in our area, but before you head to the shore, there are some tips that will help keep you and your family safe on the water.

07/03/2015

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Bratton: No Specific Threats Against Fourth Of July Celebrations

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says there are no specific threats against the Fourth Of July celebrations in New York City as the NYPD ramps up security amid concern over possible terrorist attacks.

07/02/2015

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Where To Eat Near Macy’s Fourth Of July Fireworks

Here are five places that are celebrating the Fourth of July with a bang (and some seriously delicious bites).

07/02/2015

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Love Your Country, Love Your Dog: Keep Pets Safe Over July 4th Weekend

More pets go missing over the Fourth of July weekend than any other time of year, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

07/02/2015

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13 Patriotic TV Shows To Watch Over 4th Of July Weekend

At their heart, these shows love America and what it stands for, although some of them show it with tough love.

07/02/2015

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5 Best Rooftop Parties To Watch Macy’s 4th Of July Fireworks

The five rooftop parties detailed below will not only let you enjoy the kaleidoscopic pyrotechnics, but they’ll also give you the chance to eat, drink, and have fun in style.

07/01/2015

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Best 4th Of July Celebrations In NYC

Whether you’re watching fireworks or enjoying a drink on the highest rooftop in the city, here are five Fourth of July parties that are worth attending.

07/01/2015

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Where To Watch The Macy’s 4th Of July Fireworks Spectacular

Make this year one to remember at one of these great places to watch the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular.

06/30/2015

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Healthy & Fun Fourth Of July Foods

Be both healthy and festive at your Fourth of July BBQ with these red, white, and blue dish ideas.

06/29/2015

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Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without Fireworks

If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.

06/26/2015

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America’s Most Patriotic Summer Vacation Spots

The U.S.A. boasts all-American tourist spots from sea to shining sea.

06/25/2015

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July 4th Party Games For Adults And Kids

Get a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.

06/24/2015

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NYC’s Best Takes On 5 Classic American Foods

These five restaurants combine patriotism and creativity to offer unique spins on the classics. Our forefathers—and foremothers—would be proud.

07/04/2014

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