Illegal fireworks shows are an annual tradition in Highland Park. Here on Patch, we've held weighing the dangers and disturbance of the shows against the spectacular visuals they provide.
In the last two years, though, we've witnessed the rise of a new tradition that is likely to be enjoyed even by those who despise illegal fireworks. We're talking about time-lapse captures of Highland Park on the 4th of July.
, which was shot from Ave. 52 and Irvington place.
This year's show was captured by Youtube user Nerdbombk. It's an impressive spectacle to behold--especially with the sounds of composer Phillip Glass accompanying the show instead of raucous M80 blasts.
h/t to the Eastsider L.A. for posting it first.