As everyone in Long Island City knows, July 4th weekend officially begins with the delivery of Porta Potties to Gantry Park – because how can you have fireworks without Porta Potties? They have arrived, so everyone but The Editor is now free to leave work.
Not that it’s really kept many from already departing, as LIC began getting quiet yesterday. A trend that will continue throughout the weekend until it becomes downright eerie and Scooby-Doo-ville by Monday morning as all the cars are removed from the streets.
Then a crescendo begins to build in the afternoon, reaching its climax at 9pm July 4th evening. If you want an idea of exactly what to expect on that day, here is last years coverage and pics.
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