Parades. Picnics. Family. Fun. For a whole lot of people, that's the Fourth of July in a nutshell. And that's great, if you're into that sort of thing. But if you want to celebrate Independence Day by exercising the freedom to party your ass off and kick back with something boozy, bold, and refreshingly cold, then you've come to the right place. This isn’t a day to go halfway—you've got to go harder and give your all for your country. After all, this is America—we don’t do anything half-assed except plumbing repairs and healthcare. Are you ready? So are we. Here are 10 of the hottest July 4th happenings in NYC, with something to suit just about every taste. From burlesque to Bollywood, rockabilly to rap to reggae, and, of course, food and drink galore, we've got you covered. So go hard—for your country.