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FROM: UrbanBaby Daily
SUBJECT: Fourth of July fireworks spots
MESSAGE: Macy's 4th of July Fireworks (start at 9pm) on the East River between 23rd and 42nd St; Roosevelt Island Fireworks Festival (gates open at 5pm; admission is $15) at Southpoint Park on Roosevelt Island; Fireworks Spectacular at Jones Beach (start at 9:30pm) at Jones Beach State Park, Ocean Parkway, Wantagh; Montauk's Grucci Fireworks (start at 9pm) at Umbrella Beach, Old Montauk Highway; and Oceanfest (from 10am to 10pm; fireworks at 9:30pm) at The Promenade, Long Branch, New Jersey.
FROM: Juli B
SUBJECT: July picks
MESSAGE: Portraits from Bettina Rheims on view at the New York Palace Hotel (55 Madison Ave at 50th St) this month, burger restaurant Stand (24 E 12th St between Fifth Ave and University Pl, 212-488-5900), limited-edition clothing at Custo Barcelona (474 Broome St, 212-274-9700), cake from Dean & DeLuca (560 Broadway at Prince St, 212-226-6800), the Lincoln Center Festival (July 10th through the 29th), Tretorn flip flops available at Clearly First ( 980 Madison Ave between 76th and 77th Sts, 212-988-8242), and art exhibition The Wrong Store (259 Tenth Ave between 25th and 26th Sts, 212-982-1475).
MESSAGE: A performance, sponsored by JellyNYC and Vice, of 77 drummers. Happening this Saturday under the Brooklyn Bridge in Dumbo at 4pm (RSVP at viceland.com).