On July 4 Independence Day of the United States is celebrated. American flags, multiply this day. Everything is tinged with blue, red and white. Nationwide concerts, parades, family reunions, baseball games, fireworks and lots of activities are organized.
In Coney Island holds the annual competition who eat as many hot dogs in female and male category organized by Nathan’s, the famous restaurant chain hot dogs and hamburgers since 1916, the event is quite popular, but without certainly more striking are the fireworks offered by Macy’s. Thousands of people gather in various strategic locations in the city to observe this spectacular light show.
East River, Fulton Street from 23rd Street to 42nd the best place to see this light is from the FDR Drive, South Street Seaport from the highest terraces in New York.
The games begin at 9 pm that, try to arrive early as possible in order to have a good view.
So if you plan to visit New York during the summer not miss this spectacular event so you can enjoy and feel the fires American patriotism. For more information visit this link.
Location: The Island Of The Governor Date: From 3 to 5 June 2016
It is a festival held at Governors Island in every June, this event is organized to allow the public to interact with artists and is free. You can interact with the sculptures, minigolf a tree house, the pavilion of the city of dreams, which is a place to learn and dream about like New York will look in the future, and different programs designed by artists for visitors.
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National Puerto Rican Parade
Location: Fifth Avenue from 44th Street to 79th Street Date: June 12th, 2016
The National Day Parade Puerto Rico is a cultural and vibrant show which follows a new theme each year, and since 1958 New York celebrates Puerto Rican culture attracts crowds. It is a colorful event with costumes, dancing and music with colorful floats and dancers. All ages are welcome to experience a bit of Puerto Rican culture.
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Location: Manhattan: dock 88S – 92S
Brooklyn: Brooklyn Cruise
Staten Island Homeport dock USS Sullivan
Battery Place Pier A, 22
Date: Wednesday Week 25 to Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Public events in general about free Boat Tours
Intrepid have to pay the tours
The week of marine fleet has been held almost every year since 1984, thousands of sailors, marines, coast guard of the Navy of the United States, and ships of the Coast Guard move to New York at the end of each May, to commemorate Memorial day. This annual event becomes an opportunity for New Yorkers and tourists can witness the most recent acquisitions of the armed forces; on the other hand, all those present have the opportunity to meet ships from different countries who are visiting.
Our advice: Boat trips will take place every day throughout the week in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Staten Island. All ships will be open for tours 08 a.m.-5 p.m. with Intrepid Pier exception, which opens at 10 a.m.
For display there are ships of the US Navy. UU., Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian. For current information on all events FWNY information, visit the official site FWNY: www.fleetweeknewyork.com Events, dates and times subject to change, update your web browser to ensure that show the latest updates.
Date: Saturday 14 and Sunday May 15, 2016
Hours: Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Sunday 12:00 m. 5:00 p.m.
Admission: Free admission – cost food
The International Food Festival Ninth Avenue, has become one of the purposes favorite of New Yorkers since its inception in 1973 a week; This festival takes place from 42nd to 57th on Ninth Avenue; more than one million people visit the festival each year, is unique and surprising, entertainment and all kinds of street stalls together, a great place to meet friends for a meal before the show or after the show, drinks or dinner will experience meals from countries such as Poland, Italy, Spain, Greece, Japan and Thailand among others.
Fresh and cheap products, butchers and fishmongers, ethnic foods, herbs and fresh spices, gourmet ingredients, specialty cheeses – this is a street fair where they are outnumbered by the fabulous food that really is not seen in other shows.
There will be musical entertainment, international dance on Calle 55, children will also have fun with lots of unique activities for them. Admission to the event is free, wear comfortable shoes, loose clothing and better able to enjoy the event.
Date: Saturday, April 30, 2016
Hours: From 11:00 am to 6:00pm
The Holi Hai Festival is celebrated at the park near United Nations on 47th street and 2nd Avenue, this event takes place in Manhattan from noon till 6 in the evening. This festival is free open to the public and it’s filled with sweets, Indian food, dancing and opulent colors.
Cavo it’s a upscale Greek (Mediterranean) restaurant and nightclub with two rooms and an outdoor garden. The first room have tables but it’s more like a bar area and the back room is the principal dining room it’s very spacious with high ceiling, and have a small second floor at the back, a small bar, VIP tables and this is the room that will turn into a club after 11pm with live DJ. The outdoor garden have two waterfalls and a bar area. The decoration is elegant and beautiful, the chandeliers add the sophistication to the place.
The Museum of Modern Art known as MOMA is recognized around the world as one of the most influential modern art museums. The museum has an important collection of modern and contemporary art. You can find a different category collection as architecture and design, drawing, paints, sculptures, photography, prints, illustrated books, films and electronic media. In the exhibition you can find famous paints from Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso, Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Cezanne, Paul Gauguin, and others.