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Where to watch Macy's Fourth of July fireworks 2015

Independence Day is Saturday and Macy's annual fireworks extravaganza remains on the East River for 2015. This year's 25-minute-long display, which should start around 9 PM, will set off more than 50,000 pyrotechnic shells from the Brooklyn Bridge and barges in the water below and further up the river. Anywhere with an unobstructed view of the sky is a good place to watch -- maybe a friend's roof? -- but there are designated public viewing sections on the elevated portions of FDR Drive with the following entry points:

FROM HOUSTON TO MIDTOWN:
HOUSTON STREET
23RD STREET
34TH STREET
42ND STREET

FROM LOWER MANHATTAN:
BROAD STREET GROUND LEVEL
OLD SLIP UPPER LEVEL
PEARL & FRANKFORT

ADA / SPECIAL NEEDS VIEWING AREA:
MANHATTAN: FDR DRIVE SOUTHBOUND LANE AT 16TH STREET & AVENUE C OR 34TH STREET (TOP OF RAMP) AND VIETNAM MEMORIAL PARK

BROOKLYN: BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK AT FURMAN STREET AND OLD FULTON STREET, NEAR PIER #1

QUEENS: CENTER BLVD FROM 48TH AVENUE TO 49TH AVENUE

You can also watch the fireworks live on NBC, as part of a concert event titled "Brave" that features performances by Kelly Clarkson, Flo Rida, Brad Paisley and more.

There are also fireworks at Coney Island.

Grammys

Check out the entire list of 2013 Grammy Nominations below...

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photos by Sachyn Mital

rest in peace Lucille Bliss
2012 Thanksgiving Day Parade

Though we don't have any shots of Staten Island's PS 22 Chorus (my personal highlight of the parade), or of the float with Jimmy Fallon and the Roots (Questlove's Instagrams HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE), the Smurfs, Spongebob, hip hop pop star Flo Rida, country music's Trace Adkins, Don McLean (bye bye Miss American Pie), Oda Mae aka Whoopi Goldberg, Santa Claus and more are prominently featured in our set of 2012 NYC Thankgiving Day Parade photos. Check out the rest below...

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by Andrew Sacher

Cee-Lo at Lollapalooza 2011 (more by Grant MacAllister)
Cee-Lo

You may be annoyed that Cee-Lo is on The Voice, or that his 2010 single, "Fuck You," popped up in your life one too many times (though the album it's from is actually quite solid), but we shouldn't forget Cee-Lo's rich history. That history includes playing in the landmark southern hip hop group Goodie Mob, who played a new song on The Voice earlier this year, which will presumably be on their reunion album, Age Against the Machine, which will be the first Goodie Mob album to feature Cee-Lo since 1999's World Party (release date TBA). He's also one half of the duo with Danger Mouse, Gnarls Barkley, who plan to record a third album soon.

Cee-Lo is touring this month, and that tour brings him to the NYC area for two NJ shows: Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall on July 27 and East Rutherford's Izod Center on July 28. Tickets for the Atlantic City show are on sale and tickets for the Izod Center show go on sale Wednesday (7/11) at noon. If you do decide to catch one of these shows, be warned that Cee-Lo is opening for banal club rapper Flo Rida. B.O.B. is also on the Atlantic City show. After the tour ends, Cee-Lo has about a month off before beginning a huge residency in Las Vegas.

In addition to the new Goodie Mob and Gnarls Barkley albums, Cee-Lo is also working on a new solo album, titled Everybody's Brother. A list of all dates and a stream of Goodie Mob's new single, "Fight to Win," are below...

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Girls

Tickets are on sale (@ noon) for the two Fever Ray shows at Webster Hall. Will they sell right out?

Tickets are on sale (@ noon) for the Dead Weather show at Terminal 5. Will they add another show (like Green Day)?

Tickets are on sale (@ noon) for the four Bouncing Souls shows in NYC and Philly. Each show has different openers. Those include Lifetime and 7 Seconds.

Tickets are on sale (@ noon) for the NY Dolls show at Music Hall of Williamsburg.

Tickets are on sale (@ noon) for the Fatboy Slim show at Terminal 5.

Tickets are on sale (@ noon) for the Bowerbirds show at Bowerbirds.

Tickets are on sale for the James Blackshaw / Marissa Nadler show at Mercury Lounge.

Tickets are on sale (@ noon) for the recently added Handsome Furs show at Music Hall of Williamsburg.

Other tickets also went on sale earlier today.

Don't forget the Park Slope 5th Avenue Street Fair is this Sunday. If it still interests you that is...

IT'S SO BORING IT'S NOT THE SAME AT ALL.
IT'S NOT EVEN WORTH SPENDING MONEY OR WALKING AROUND TO MANY WHITE PPL DATS WHY ITS SO BORING NOW THEY JUST TOOK OVER N MADE IT INTO A LIL VILLAGE HOW WACK IS THAT CRAB. THERE'S NO STORES AT ALL ON EACH BLOCK U GO TO THERES A BAR N FOOD PLACE JUST FOR THE WHITE PPL CUZ THE LOVE THERE BARS AND DRUGS THERE THE NUMBER 1 JUNKIE IN THIS WORLD. SO SAD THEN THERE GOOD TO TALK ABOUT THE BLACKS N SPANISH PPL PLEASE GIVE ME A BREAK. [Anonymous]
Rodirguez plays Bowery Ballroom tonight (5/15). Not sold out.

Flo Rida & Gemini Wolf were reviewed by Breakfast at Sulimays. Video below..

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