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4th of July Fireworks

The Boy Who Loved 4th of July Fireworks

Kristen Mae | Posted 09.01.2014 | Parents
Kristen Mae

Lucas had been dreaming of loud bangs and colors filling the sky, and I'd been snarling at him and sending him to his room.

This Is A Terrible Idea

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.30.2014 | Comedy

There's really only one step to making your own fireworks: DON'T. Just don't, no matter what Mr. Forthright says above. Via Tastefully Offensive...

The Most Amazing Spots to Watch Fireworks This 4th of July

The Active Times | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

We won't say which we think is the best--though we will name the biggest--we're outlining a few of the major shows and where you should go to get the best view.

Top Hotels For 4th of July Fireworks

trivago | Posted 09.02.2013 | Travel
trivago

Fireworks were present on the first celebration of Independence Day, making them a historic and iconic tribute to America's inception -- a loud, beautiful, diverse assortment of lights in the sky that aptly unites the crowds of people celebrating below them.

WATCH LIVE: New York City Fireworks

Posted 09.03.2013 | New York

Watch the 37th annual Macy's 4th Of July fireworks show over the Hudson River in New York City....

The Funniest 4th Of July Someecards

Posted 07.04.2013 | Comedy

Happy 4th of July! No better way to celebrate than sitting back, relaxing, and reminding ourselves of what it truly means to be an American; a depende...

Long Weekend? 4 Ways to Make Sure You Are Refreshed for Next Week

Rebekah Epstein | Posted 09.02.2013 | Small Business
Rebekah Epstein

For this Fourth of July weekend, I challenge you to put the entrepreneurial guilt aside, and actually enjoy yourself! You eventually have to accept that your to-do list will never be completed.

Fireworks! So Many Great Places To See Fireworks!

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 07.03.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- While there are many Fourth of July events in Washington, D.C. scheduled for Thursday, not everyone wants to fight crowds on the Nationa...

Cuts Put Damper On Big Celebration

AP | JENNIFER C. KERR | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Fourth of July won't have a patriotic boom in the sky over some military bases because budget cuts and furloughed workers also mean ...

What To Watch On TV This Week

Posted 07.03.2012 | TV

Thanks to the Fourth of July holiday, it's a fairly subdued week for primetime programming. But if you don't feel like splashing out on fireworks ...

5 Spectacular Secrets About Fireworks

The Huffington Post | Megan Hess and Catharine Smith | Posted 08.31.2011 | Technology

Since their invention in China over 1,000 years ago, aerial fireworks have dazzled crowds with their glittering displays and their terrifying booms. B...

WATCH: Fireworks Like You've Never Seen Them Before

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 08.31.2011 | Comedy

Some of you will undoubtedly be seeing some fireworks this weekend. But chances are you won't be seeing them like this. A camera with a wide-angle ...

Budget Crunch Puts A Damper On Fourth Of July Celebrations

AP | JENNIFER C. KERR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Expect fewer booms this July Fourth because of financial busts in some cities and towns. As many folks pack up picnics and head to...

Chicago Fireworks: Where To See Fourth of July Weekend Fireworks Shows

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Nothing says Fourth of July weekend like fireworks shows (or exploding port-a-potties). In Chicago, most take place a day early, on the night of July ...

Ah! The Glorious Second!!!

Eric Lurio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Lurio

Today is the 233rd anniversary of the secession of 13 British North American Colonies from the Empire, thus creating the United States of America. So why do we celebrate on the 4th of July?

Fireworks Safety. Avoid Fireworks Accidents With Fireworks Alternatives

TheDailyGreen.com | Brian Clark Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Although it may seem hard to imagine a Fourth of July celebration without fireworks, it's also true that the gunpowder-propelled attractions cause pol...