We’re flying out tomorrow for our annual 4th of July visit to my parents’ place in Highlands, North Carolina, a scenic mountain town with lots of great golf and wining and dining. For those sticking around, there’s a lot happenin’ in the city tomorrow. Here are some of your best bets:
Geoffrey Zakarian’s The Lambs Club and The National are offering a great Burger, Fries & Booze deal. Order their Burger and Fries along with your choice of a cocktail or a dessert for $25 dollars. This special will be offered at the restaurants on Monday July 2nd until Sunday July 8th.
John Delucie’s The Lion is offering a July 4th BBQ Special Menu. The Lion’s regular menu will also be offered.
July 4th BBQ Special Menu — $29 One entrée and one side. Hours 1pm -9pm. Choose one Entree: Fried Chicken & Waffles, Grilled BBQ Heritage Pork baby-back ribs, Fresh Maine Lobster Roll, Lion Burger or Spiced Beef Brisket
Choose one Side: Corn on the cob, Scallion black pepper biscuit, Green market coleslaw, Fresh Watermelon & mint
The Highliner in Chelsea will be offering picnic dinners to-go to enjoy while watching the fireworks over the Hudson. Packed to go, the three menu options will be available from noon to 9:00 PM in front of The Highliner, 210 10th avenue, near 22nd street. www.thehighlinernyc.com Signature New England Lobster Roll $20 and comes w/ Lemon Aioli on a Potato Bun, Plantain Chips or Corn on the Cob, Soda or water, Brownie // Roasted Chicken Sandwich $15 and comes w/ avocado, arugula, tomatoes, and basil aioli on ciabatta, Plantain Chips or Corn on the Cob, Soda or water, Brownie // Grilled All-Beef Hot Dog $8 and comes w/ Plantain Chips or Corn on the Cob, Soda or water, Brownie
Brother Jimmy’s Patriotic Special — Wednesday, July 4th ALL DAY and ALL LOCATIONS – $3 for any domestically made beer (can, draft and/or bottle). And $3 Pickleback Shots. Brother Jimmy’s Locations — The Original 1485 2nd Ave, 78th/79th St ~ 212-288-0999 // West Side 428 Amsterdam Ave, 80th/81st St ~ 212-501-7515 // Murray Hill 181 Lexington Ave @ 31st St ~ 212-779-7427 // Union Square 116 East 16th St, Park Ave S/Irving Place ~ 212-673-6465
Annual July 4th Celebration at Empire Hotel Rooftop featuring live music, burlesque, dancing, fireworks, and cocktails under the stars. Doors open at 5:00PM. Admission: $25 Group / $30 Advance / $35 Doors. For Tickets & Info: www.royale-marketing.com/events
Pera Soho Rooftop BBQ Extravaganza – 2 1/2 hours of BBQ, meze, salads, and dessert as well as unlimited watermelon mojitos, red-white-rose wine, beer, tea, etc. Seatings at 1:30 and 4pm ($55 per person) and 8pm seating ($65 per person). Click here for more information
Low Country in the West Village will be offering happy hour all day as well as a 10-piece fried chicken basket with roasted corn and potatoes, corn bread, and a carafe of John Daly for $50.
Iron Horse in the Financial District is hosting a Pig Roast Block Party, with free burgers and hot dogs, and for a small donation, roasted pork plates, with money going to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.
Beginning at 12pm and continuing to midnight, rain or shine The Waterfront @ Pier 92 is playing host to a massive Independence Day party – ARRIVAL: An All-Day Rooftop Beach Party creating a party beach resort in the middle of Manhattan. There will be dance music DJs, tanning decks, VIP terraces and air-conditioned cabanas, along with food from some of the city’s food trucks as well as Virgil’s Real Barbecue. All this also comes with a great view of America’s biggest fireworks display Macy’s “Ignite the Night” fireworks show over the Hudson. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Hudson River Park Trust, a partnership between New York State and City charged with the design, construction and operation of the five-mile Hudson River Park. A limited number of tickets at $35 are available now here.
STK Rooftop hosts a “Wet ’n’ Wild Fourth of July” with boozy snowcones, a cotton candy machine and cocktails rimmed with pop rocks. Begins at 12 p.m.