Star Spangled Summer


4th Of July Suburban Fireworks Guide

The best part about Independence Day? The fireworks! Here’s where to watch the night sky light up in the Philly suburbs.

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Flag blowing in the wind on the bay side of Ocean City, NJ. - Submitted by Todd Gleason of Collingdale, Pa.

CBS Philly’s ‘Star Spangled Summer’ Returns

CBS Philly, the Philadelphia market’s largest media voice, had a great time last summer flying the red, white and blue, so we’re unfurling the flag again in 2012.


Guide To Local War Of 1812 Bicentennial Events

These regional events are being held to commemorate a 200-year-old war during nationwide bicentennial celebrations. Here’s where you’ll find them in Pennsylvania and neighboring states.

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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 […]

(Credit: Betsy Ross House)

Guide To The Betsy Ross House

History is everywhere in the nation’s first capital, from the cobblestone streets of Old City to the grassy quads of Penn. So it’s no surprise that the creator of our nation’s flag and one of the most important women in American history, Betsy Ross, lived and worked right here in Philadelphia

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Facts About The Flag

About The Flag: As the story goes, Betsy Ross was visited by George Washington,Robert Morris, and George Ross. The three men stopped in her upholstery shop and asked Betsy if she could make a flag […]

Show Off Your Patriotic Spirit

Show off your patriotic spirit. Send us pictures of American Flag displays outside your home or in your neighborhood. Share photos of you, your family, friends, pets and more donning the American Flag or showing off your patriotism.

(Illustration by Ed Fischer)

“I Am Your Flag” — Presented by KYW Newsradio 1060

This is the KYW Newsradio classic, written by KYW’s Bob Nelson. Audio version also avaialble!