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: 16-Year-Old Killed In Double Shooting On Lower East Side, Second Victim In Hospital
The 20-minute show with three barges of fireworks was set to music.READ MORE: NYPD: Jose Ramos, 56, Killed In Cypress Hills Hit-And-Run
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: At Least 1 Dead In Long Island Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak
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