Visit this link for more information about Macy's 40th Fireworks Celebration.
Macy’s will light up the Brooklyn Bridge with fireworks and will also light Smartphones for 1st time ever! Will you be syncing your smartphone this July 4th?
Visit this link Celebrate 4th of July with Macys! according t0 NYCGO.com
Visit this link Best Places to Watch Fireworks in NYC
Macy's Fireworks Celebration Will Light Up Smartphone for 1st Time! Will You Be Syncing your smartphone?
For things to do in NYC on July 4th visit the following posts:
Δ Where to Watch Macys July Fourth Fireworks as listed on social.macys.com/fireworks
Δ Fourth of July in New York City post by NYC TOURIST.
Δ Fourth of July at SkyRoom, Hells Kitchen, NYC
Δ Where to Eat and Drink on July Fourth in NYC
Here's Google's wonderful doodle for this year's Fourth of July!
Happy 240th Independence Day America! Wishing you and yours a happy, healthy and safe one.
However you spend it and whatever you do, please remember to not text while driving or while playing with fireworks. Hard to believe, I swear you can't make this up: On a July 4, 2015 morning on my way home from the Jersey Shore, a lady driver was in her car plucking hairs from her chin on Hope Road before the right turn onto the Garden State Parkway not only during the red light but continuing tweezing even when the light turned green. She must have a hell of a lot of hair on her chin.
Although President Adams's Independence Day prediction was July 2, the actual date the resolution of independence was approved in a closed session of Congress, from the getgo, Americans celebrated independence on July 4th, which is the date shown on the much-publicized Declaration of Independence. Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. This year marks the 238th Anniversary.
Remarkable coincidence is that both John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, the only signers of the Declaration of Independence who later served as Presidents of the United States, died on the same day: July 4, 1826, which was the 50th anniversary of the Declaration.
Although not a signer of the Declaration of Independence, but another Founding Father who became a President, James Monroe, died on July 4, 1831, thus becoming the third president in a row who died on this memorable day. Calvin Coolidge, the 30th President, was born on July 4, 1872, and, so far, is the only President to have been born on Independence Day.
If you happen to be in New York City on July 4th, don't miss Macy's Fourth of July fireworks display on the East River which begins at 9:00pm. This year marks Macy's 40th year celebrating July 4th with fireworks in NYC. More information visit this link at Macy's 4th of July Fireworks! from FoxNews. According to FoxNews.com, "Macy's Fourth ofJuly fireworks will use specially designed technology to integrate smartphones into the spectacular New York City display this year.
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