People Gather at Brooklyn's Brighton Beach Ahead of Holiday Weekend

Crowds of people were seen enjoying Brighton Beach in Brooklyn, New York, ahead of the Forth of July weekend.

This video shows crowds along Brighton Beach on Thursday, July 2. Beaches in New York City reopened for swimming on Wednesday, according to officials.

Beachgoers were encouraged to maintain social distancing and wear a face covering while out of the water. Credit: @aleksei_in_usa via Storyful