4th. of July Fireworks in New York City

4th. of July Fireworks in New York City |  Chelsea & Hudson River, New York City |  Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States. Independence Day is the national day of the United States. This post shows you the Macy’s Fireworks, which take place every year over the Hudson River from 9PM till 9,45PM. New Yorkers and tourists flock from all over the city to get their spot, on either side of the river, to enjoy this spectacular show of lights. Check out videos and photos. Continue reading 4th. of July Fireworks in New York City

New York Gay Pride March 2011

New York Gay Pride March 2011 |  New York City |  This year more than ever, New York City celebrated its annual Gay Pride March that runs along 5th. Avenue from 36th. Street to the West Village. The main topic this year was of course the Same Sex Marriage bill approved hours before the March. This year, like I have done in Spain (Madrid) and Belgium (Antwerp), I got a March Media Pass, and here I brought to you the Pride March seen from within, documented with photos and videos. Continue reading New York Gay Pride March 2011