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July 4th Boston Pops Concert To Feature The Beach Boys & First Ever Webcast

When the Boston Pops take to the Hatch Shell stage this July 4 it will be a true summer celebration, as they share the stage with legendary rockers The Beach Boys.

06/23/2014

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Ask A Boston Bar Manager: The July 4th Party-Themed Craft Beer Line-Up

Chris Sheridan, Beverage Manager of Wilcox Hospitality Group shares his thoughts on the best craft brews for 4th of July-themed events.

06/21/2014

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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

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Creative 4th of July Parade Float Ideas

Fourth of July parades take place all across the country and signify not only our collective patriotism, but also local pride. Homemade floats abound and are as unique and individual as the spirit that carved out our country.

06/16/2014

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4th of July Fireworks Safety Checklist

Fireworks are a lot of fun, and many families enjoy setting off these sparkly treats every Fourth of July. Make sure to follow these tips to ensure a safe holiday for you and your family.

06/16/2014

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DIY July 4th Crafts For Your Backyard Party

Craft projects can be enjoyed by guests of all ages at your Independence Day cookout.

06/16/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

06/12/2014

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WBZ Water Cooler: Weekend Cookout Advice From Woodman’s Of Essex

At the WBZ Water Cooler: The holiday weekend has people doing all sorts of summer activities.

07/05/2013

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For Some, Castle Island A More Serene Way To Spend The 4th

It’s not jam-packed like the Esplanade. On Castle Island, the crowd is more spread out and it’s more serene.

07/04/2013

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Carl Stevens’ Journal: A Poem On Independence Day

On Independence Day, WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens shares his thoughts in a poem

07/04/2013

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The crowd at The Esplanade. (Photo by Lisa Hughes/ Twitter)

4th Of July Celebration On The Esplanade

Some great photos of Thursday night’s celebration on the Esplanade.

Blue Angels fly over USS Wasp in Boston Harbor.

Fourth Of July In Boston

This year, the Fourth of July coincided with the bicentennial of The War of 1812

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In Photos: Navy Week & OpSail Boston Tall Ships

Dozens of tall ships and war ships are visiting Boston this weekend.

Mount Rushmore

Fourth Of July Fireworks

Fireworks are the traditional way to celebrate the July 4th holiday. See some of our nation’s finest displays.

Yellowstone National Park

Our Country’s National Parks

National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.

On July 25, 1990, Barr performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” before a baseball game between the San Diego Padres and Cincinnati Reds. What will go down in history as probably the worst rendition ever, Barr offended many including President George H.W. Bush, who called her rendition “disgraceful.” (Photo: AP) Click Here for Video

Best, Worst Versions of the National Anthem

Patriotic flags, cuisines and tunes abound on July 4th. The Star Spangled Banner, the most patriotic of American songs, is played on radios, sung by musicians and hummed at barbeques. Famous renditions by singers vary […]

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Fourth of July Patriotic Fashion Ideas

This Fourth of July, wear your patriotic spirit on your sleeve…or face, or feet, or anywhere! Here are some cool, weird, and funny July Fourth inspired fashion ideas using America’s national colors of red, white […]

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