With the possible exception of the financial district, Midtown may be
the New York City neighborhood that corresponds best with American
excess. Consider heading there for your independence day celebrations,
then, since the DJs at this all-day rooftop "beach party" will include
outspoken crunk icon Lil Jon, who one must hope will spend his set
yelling at you as you gaze out over the Hudson beneath the fireworks.
Wed., July 4, noon, 2012