Posted July 6, 2020 at 5:00 am
Pier 35 on the July 4 holiday was crazy, according to several reader reports. An extension of the nightly fireworks that have plagued the pandemic shutdown for months. However, as neighbors noted, the Independence Day iteration of pyrotechnics lasted much longer – eight straight hours. Neighbors tell us that at least 300 hundred people were in […]
Posted July 2, 2019 at 5:03 am
Apparently, a closeup view of the fireworks is now an elitist activity. For the first time in recent memory, local residents will not be allowed to watch the Macy’s 4th of July fireworks from the esplanade of the Two Bridges waterfront. The annual tradition of incendiaries is back by the Brooklyn Bridge for the first […]
Posted July 7, 2014 at 12:00 pm
The great Delancey Street bank robbery of 2014 transpired on July 4. One word – “Amurica.” It was something straight from a movie script. A group of thieves capitalized on the collective patriotism of July 4 by scaling the Banco Popular at 134 Delancey, and sawing through its roof. The heist was reportedly timed to […]
Posted July 4, 2014 at 11:08 am
You might be too sun-burnt to read this. Or you’re at a BBQ, a picnic, the beach – something summertime awesome. So here are a few quick pics to remind you that the United States of America has been basking in this glorious holiday since 1776, the year the Committee of Five approved the Declaration of […]
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Since roughly 4:00 am this morning, an NYPD chopper has been combing the Lower East Side for a perpetrator.
Posted July 7, 2011 at 11:08 am
Independence Day was released in theaters fifteen years ago. One fan took to the streets reciting lines. Video after the jump!