Happy Independence Day – 177 East 77th!

Here’s a short list of things to do if you are home this weekend (it all sounds so fun!):
Independence Day Cocktails @ Cooper-Hewitt
Thursday, June 30th at 6:00pm

Kick-off the holiday weekend with happy hour at Cooper-Hewitt! Enjoy seasonal cocktails and munchies in New York’s largest private garden as renowned DJ and music producer Rob Paine spins everything from reggae to techno to soul.

Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum 2 East 91st Street between Madison & Fifth Avenues
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Jazz Guitar with Steve Miller
Thursday, June 30th at 7:00pm

He’s a joker, he’s a toker, and now a jazz guitarist too! Check out rock legend Steve Miller at The Met as he rocks the house with his unique blend of jazz, rock, and blues. What’s better? Sharing the stage with him will be guitarist Howard Alden and the Les Paul Trio.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street
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The Scene @ Tavern: 4th of July Pedal Stop
Saturday, July 2nd from 9:30am-4:30pm

Get physical this 4th of July weekend on a summertime bike ride through Central Park. Swing by Tavern on the Green for the latest and greatest on safety instruction, ride suggestions, basic bike repair, and (if you don’t have your own bike) rentals through Bike and Roll. And then keep on truckin’ through the rest of the park for the remainder of your day!

Central Park’s Tavern on the Green
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Red, White & Boom SummerStage Concert
Sunday, July 3rd at 3:00pm

Pay tribute to the stars and stripes this eclectic mix of artists hitting Central Park’s SummerStage! The afternoon will be filled with Carnival meringues, rock ‘n roll, and pan-African beats with RAM, Group Doueh, Baloji, and GlobeSonic Sound System.

Central Park’s Rumsey Playfield
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Lastly – a short article that takes an historical look at fireworks & fireworks parties on the Upper East Side  Upper East Side Fireworks Wars

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