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Memorial Day has the distinction of being the unofficial kick-off to summer, but the Fourth of July is the season’s central, paramount party. And even if Macy’s fireworks display (finally back over the East River) is the envy of the larger U.S., you don’t need to sweat it with this year's show in the dust—there's still plenty of reasons to enjoy some food and drinks while overlooking the skyline and the water. So here’s where...
Sure, yesterday was pretty warm (I try not to say too much about a 40 degree day, but it was awfully nice), but don't be fooled: This winter isn't over yet. In fact, this week is going to be just as cold as last week was, and the week before that! Why? Because it's winter, you guys, and it's not over yet.And so in the spirit of embracing this cold weather while it's still here (because,...
We hate to say it, but this Fourth of July is looking a bit bleak. We already know that there's a 100 percent chance of rain and now, there's news that the city has blocked off the Williamsburg and Greenpoint waterfronts. Guess we won't be watching the fireworks from there now. A tipster relayed the news to Gothamist today, spotting signs bearing this message: This area will be Closed at 7:00 p.m. on July 3, 2014...
The Red Hook summer ferry is back! After a not-so-brief hiatus, residents of the semi-isolated neighborhood now have completely free access to Manhattan (and Manhattanites to Red Hook) as of this past weekend. Via Brooklyn Paper: After a push from locals and representatives, the aptly-named Destination Red Hook Ferry is back fro its sixth year, running between Red Hook's Ikea and Fairway Market and Manhattan's Pier 11 (FDR Dr. and Gouverneur Ln.) through Labor Day. Every weekend, the...

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