4th of July events: How to spend Independence Day in NYC
Independence Day in NYC means fireworks, hot dogs, BBQ, beaches, picnics and other 4th of July events that make this summer holiday one of our favorites.
Fri Jun 7 2013
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On the blog: 4th of July posts
Happy Independence Day! Here's how to show your patriotic streak by gracefully incorporating Old Glory into your wardrobe.
After being shuttered for repairs—and to fix post-Sandy damage—the iconic attraction is finally reopening.
Your July 4th BBQ will be a lot better with Brooklyn punk band So So Glo's summery mix, made exclusively for TONY.
See original copies of the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence at the NYPL's "Foundations of Freedom" exhibit.
Where to celebrate July 4th
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Eat well on Independence Day
Stock your larder and keep the outdoor party going all summer long with the best go-to gear for a backyard barbecue.
Get your hands dirty at the city's best BBQ smokehouses, plus our primers on regional styles and smoked-meat terminology.
The barbecue is a Fourth of July tradition, so gather your friends and fire up the grill in one of these park barbecue areas.
In honor of the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating contest, held each year on July 4th, we present our favorite tube-steaks in town.