Hot Dog History: How Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs Made The Iconic Food An American SymbolGerman immigrants brought frankfurters to the United States in the 1800s, but it didn't become an American symbol right away.
Tri-State Area Residents, Tourists Try To Make The Best Of A Soggy Start To The Fourth Of July WeekendAt Coney Island, lifeguards were in chairs, but no one was at the beach.
2021 Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Competitors Weigh In At Hudson YardsLast year's contest was held at a private location without an audience due to COVID restrictions. None of it phased Chestnut, who scarfed down 75 hot dogs in 10 minutes - a world record!
Tri-State Area Residents, Visitors Excited To Celebrate Fourth Of July Weekend After Last Year's CancelationsFrom the suburbs to Coney Island, people cannot wait.
4th Of July Weekend Set To Kick Off Busy Summer Travel SeasonWith much of the world reopened, people are ready to hit the road and enjoy the holiday.
NYPD Harbor Unit Prepared To Keep New Yorkers Safe On The East River This Fourth Of JulyBefore Macy's even puts its 65,000 fireworks on a barge just off Red Hook, police scuba divers go in and inspect every inch.
Travelers May Run Into Roadblocks Over Fourth Of July WeekendThe pandemic put Independence Day celebrations and summer travel on hold in 2020. This year, tens of millions of people plan to heat out for the holiday, but travelers could run into some roadblocks.
NYPD To Boost Traffic Patrols On City's Most Dangerous Corridors For Fourth Of July WeekendTraffic enforcement will be stepped up with increased patrols and driver checkpoints, all in an effort to discourage drunk, high or any impaired driving.
'It's One Of The Greatest Honors We Could Do To Our Country': Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Returns To Coney Island This Fourth Of JulyThis year's competition will move from Nathan's on Surf Avenue to Coney Island's Maimonides Park with as many fans as they can hold.
Fourth Of July: Nassau County Police Warn Of Dangers And Penalties That Come From Using Illegal FireworksThe Fourth of July holiday weekend is just about here, and this year officials say they are seeing an explosion of illegal fireworks.
Small Version Of Statue Of Liberty Arrives In Tri-State Area After Voyage From FranceUltimately, it will be placed on display at the French embassy in Washington, D.C.