THURSDAY 7/4: 37th Annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Show Along The Hudson River

Tomorrow night marks the 37th Annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Show, which will once again take place along the Hudson River. The official start time for the show is 9:00 pm, although it generally tends to be closer to 9:20ish. The fireworks run approximately 25 minutes.

UWS “Save The Date”: Free New York Philharmonic Concerts In Central Park

Wanted to give a quick heads-up about the dates for this year’s always-popular free New York Philharmonic Concerts In The Park series. The Central Park dates are Saturday, July 13 and Monday, July 15. Each concert will be followed by a fireworks show over the park. The performances begin at 8:00 pm (though plan on [...]

Upper West Side Photo/Video Of The Day: Fireworks In Central Park

“The show must go on!” The Central Park Conservancy took those words to heart last night as the first annual Central To Spring celebration took place during a rainstorm last night. MUW reader Wendy snapped the shot above from her balcony on West 79th facing southeast towards the park (you can see the two iconic [...]

WEDNESDAY 4/10: “Central To Spring” — Free Music & Fireworks In Central Park

It’s 69 degrees as I write this and today’s high is supposed to reach 76. Spring has definitely sprung. To celebrate, the Central Park Conservancy is holding their first annual Central To Spring event tomorrow (Wednesday, 4/10), featuring free music, refreshments, and fireworks.

Numerous Upper West Siders Report Hearing Explosion; Single Firework Launch Is Likely Cause

UPDATE 9:05 pm: I got hammered with tweets after the initial “Developing Story” post and had trouble keeping up. Just noticed that MUW reader @sosimplysophie_ sent in the photo above around 8:20 pm with the following note: “Firetrucks leaving the scene at 76th and CPW, no sense of urgency.” UPDATE 8:50 pm: I have my [...]

UWS Photos Of The Day: Fireworks From Last Night’s New York Philharmonic Concert In Central Park

The New York Philharmonic held a concert in Central Park last night, followed by a small fireworks show. I snapped the shots above and below from my roof — you can see the towers of the San Remo in the foreground.

Reminder: Free New York Philharmonic Concert + Fireworks Show In Central Park Tonight

A quick reminder for those who either weren’t able to make Friday’s performance or simply can’t get enough: Tonight is the second (and final) free New York Philharmonic concert and fireworks show in Central Park.

Macy’s 4th Of July Fireworks Returning To Hudson, But With Possible Diminished Views From UWS

UPDATE 7/4: I’m now getting additional conflicting information on the Riverside Park South area. A representative from the Riverside Park Fund told me it would be open, while another source e-mailed me to confirm that their contact at the Parks Department is “adamant” it will close. I believe there my be some confusion between the [...]

Upper West Side Week In Review: 10/31 – 11/6/11

A round-up of some of the most popular posts from the past week: UWS Woman In Critical Condition After Being Struck In The Head By Shopping Cart Thrown From Above More Details Emerge About UWS Shooting: Cop & Suspect Exchanged Gunfire Central Park Ravaged By Last Weekend’s Freak Storm; Loss Of Roughly 1,000 Trees Expected [...]

UWS Photo Of The Day: Marathon Fireworks With The San Remo Looking On

I took this from my roof last night. Those were the fireworks celebrating tomorrow’s marathon. From where I was, they just so happened to line up nicely with the San Remo’s two towers.