7/03/2012 11:02:00 AM
Fourth of July in NY Guide: Parties, Events, Specials
508 Gastrobrewery: Enjoy unobstructed views of the fireworks over the Hudson River at this Tribeca eatery offering beer, summer sangria and punch by the pitcher and small bites like mini pulled pork BBQ sliders for $4, fried oyster po'boy sliders for $5.50 and house-smoked BBQ spare ribs for $10.
Hotel Chantelle: This rooftop bar is hosting a BBQ beginning at 1PM that includes drink specials and a specialty cocktail offering all night long. Come for the 'cue and stay all evening to catch the fireworks.
Pizza Roma: Make yourself an Italian-style picnic for the 4th by ordering your own pizza picnic box filled with the restaurant’s signature Roman-style pizza al taglio (square pizza by the cut), paninis, fresh summer salads, and more. The Villa Borghese ($15 for two people), includes two slices of your choice and two sodas. Families can opt for the Villa Pamphili Picnic ($60 for four people), packed with two salads, four slices and four sodas.
Tequileria Maya: Enjoy an all-night happy hour from 5PM-midnight at Richard Sandoval's UES tequila den, adjacent to Maya, featuring red & white margaritas and sangrias and a selection of discounted small bites. Happy Hour menu with Mexican Tapas and Tacos offered all evening; Margaritas $6; select wine and sangria by the glass $6; cervezas $4; Mexican tapas & tacos $4 each.
Waterfront @ Pier 92: This all-day beach party will feature hip-hop heavy-hitters like Lil' Jon and Wyclef Jean plus food from Virgil’s Real Barbecue and the city’s top food trucks. The event will also feature tanning decks, VIP terraces, air-conditioned cabanas and the best view of the fireworks over the Hudson. Get tickets here.