NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Fireworks were set off in the Hudson River Tuesday evening in celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year.
The Grucci and Barbash families of Long Island lit up the sky with a colorful display on Tuesday near the Chinese consulate, at Twelfth Avenue and 42nd Street.READ MORE: New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza Stepping Down
The 20-minute show with three barges of fireworks was set to music.READ MORE: Long Island Man Shocked By Amazon's Response After He Found Undelivered Packages On Side Of Road; 'It's Not My Stuff To Keep'
The weeklong Lunar New Year celebration also will include a performance by the New York Philharmonic, an exhibition at the New York Historical Society and a lighting of the Empire State Building.MORE NEWS: Sources: Salman Muflihi Faces Hate Crime Charges In Stabbing Of Asian Man In Lower Manhattan
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