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Red fireworks will light up the sky this week for the Lunar New Year

Jennifer P

It wouldn’t be Lunar New Year without the boisterous noise of pyrotechnics warding off evil spirits! The Year of the Dog kicks off with a bang on Wednesday during a spectacular fireworks show over the Hudson River (Pier 84).

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The show, hosted by Grucci, starts at 8:30pm. This is also a cute (and free!) Valentine’s Day date idea, in case you’re still looking for ways to impress your boo. Wear extra layers before heading outdoors to watch the sky ablaze with bursts of red and gold. Luckily, it won’t be too freezing tomorrow night.

Hudson River, Pier 84, Twelfth Ave and W 44th St ( Wed 14 at 8:30pm; free.

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