Spare Times for July 3-9

Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks (Saturday) This corporate-sponsored display of patriotism sparkles above the East River for a second year since its return from the Hudson. It begins around 9:20 p.m., with fireworks barges set up at the Brooklyn Bridge and between 23rd and 34th Streets in Manhattan. Many restaurants and party venues are hosting ticketed events, but there are…

Front Row Fireworks: 4th of July Venues and Parties

4th of July parties in NYC, are some of the best in the world. The key is to go to the parties that have the best view of the 39th Annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks show on the East River. As the city transforms into a festive scene of red, white, and blue, the below are officially recommended view…