July 4th

Abington Fire Department

Fire Department Bills Abington Man For Fireworks Show

A private fireworks show in Abington was so large that firefighters parked nearby to keep an eye on it. Now the department is sending the homeowner a fire detail bill.

07/05/2012

(Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Opinion: Celebrate The 4th Of July

Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.

07/04/2012

The 4th of July Taste of America and AmericaFest

Breaking From The Usual On The Fourth Of July

Fireworks displays happen everywhere on July 4th. But some cities and towns put a unique spin on this American holiday.

06/25/2012

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The History Of July 4th

4th of July means barbeques and fireworks. But it’s also arguably the most important day in our country’s history. Learn why.

06/18/2012

Family

Checklist For A Fun Day At The Beach Or Pool

A day of fun in the sun requires some planning. Here’s a handy checklist for a day at the beach, the lake or the local pool.

06/18/2012

Champion Eaters Compete In Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest

Competitive Eating, As American As It Gets

Competitive eating is as American as (lots of) apple pie. What does it take to be competitive in the world of competitive eating?

06/18/2012

american flag

10 Red, White & Blue Food Ideas

America’s traditional colors are red, white and blue, and you can take your Fourth of July picnic, barbeque or pool party to the next level by serving Independence Day themed cuisine! All of these easy-to-make […]

06/13/2012

Jennifer Hudson and Michael Chiklis (Hudson Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images) | (Chiklis Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Hudson, Chiklis To Take Stage For 2012 July 4th Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

Superstar Jennifer Hudson will take center stage with the Boston Pops during the 2012 July 4th Fireworks Spectacular.

05/29/2012

The Esplanade

July 4th Road Closures In Boston

The Massachusetts State Police has announced road closures in Boston for the July 4th holidays.

07/03/2011

Michael Chiklis performs during the Boston Pops 4th of July concert rehearsal at the Hatch Shell on the Esplanade in Boston, Sunday, July 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Boston Pops, McBride, Chiklis Ready To Go For Fireworks Spectacular

Despite the gray skies and threat of some rain, the usual large crowd came to the Esplanade for Sunday night’s Boston Pops’ rehearsal for the 4th of July.

07/03/2011

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