Fourth of July

Desiree Peterkin-Bell, left, and Everett Gillison.  (credit: Steve Tawa)

City Officials Warn Don’t Bring Too Much Stuff To Fourth Of July Events

If you’re heading out to any of the signature July 4th events, especially the Party on the Parkway, don’t overdue it with the things you lug along with you.

07/04/2015

Thousands are in Old City to celebrate Independence Day. (Credit: David Spunt)

Philly Pops Play Free Concert To Celebrate July 4th In Old City

Thousands from across the world sat on Independence Mall Friday evening to celebrate the holiday weekend.

07/03/2015

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Philadelphia’s Fourth Of July Celebration Underway

The birthplace of American independence is celebrating its 239th year with a bash like no other.

07/03/2015

(Deputy mayor Everett Gillison speaks with reporters outside the Independence Visitors Center as the city's "Welcome America" festivities were getting underway.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Mayor Nutter’s Chief of Staff Promises Adequate Security In Place for Holiday Weekend

Everett Gillison, the city’s deputy mayor for public safety, had assurances for both local residents and visitors.

07/03/2015

(Visitors pass by as work crews set up stage equipment for the Philly Pops' concert in front of Independence Hall.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

The Nation’s Birthplace Revs Up Once Again For America’s Birthday

Independence Day isn’t until Saturday, but Philadelphia’s Fourth of July celebration was already getting underway on Friday morning.

07/03/2015

Fireworks Light Up Skies Over New York City On The Fourth Of July

Real Fireworks Artwork App

If you’re in an area that’s going to be wet and rainy on the 4th of July, Real Fireworks Artwork might distract you from the clouds.

07/03/2015

Sparklers, Fireworks, July 4th,

Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without Fireworks

If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.

06/26/2015

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Guide To July 4th Fireworks In The Suburbs

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

06/26/2015

Scavenger Hunt, July 4th, Red White and Blue,

July 4th Party Games For Adults And Kids

Get a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.

06/24/2015

Red White and Blue Food, July 4th Foods, Fruit Salad

Healthy & Fun Fourth Of July Foods

Be both healthy and festive at your Fourth of July BBQ with these red, white, and blue dish ideas.

06/23/2015

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Camden County Giving Philly Some Fourth Of July Competition

This year, Camden County wants to give Philadelphia a little competition with a free concert featuring one of the biggest musical acts from the late 60’s.

05/31/2015

File photo of DUI checkpoint. (credit: Mark Wilson/ Getty Images)

State Police: No Phila. Area Driving Fatalities During July 4th Holiday

Officials say a total of 932 citations were issued between Thursday, July 3rd, and Sunday, July 6th, with only 35 of those being for DUI.

07/09/2014

(Nicki Minaj.  File photo by Kevork Djansezian/ Getty Images)

Nutter Promises City Review Of This Year’s [Expletive Deleted] ‘Welcome America’ Concert

And he says the city will try to make next year’s “Welcome America” concert a bit more G-rated.

07/07/2014

Folks grab a quick bite to eat at the Farley Service Plaza along the AC Expressway. (credit Justin Udo)

Beachgoers Head Home From Jersey Shore As Holiday Weekend Comes To End

At the Farley Service Plaza along the Atlantic City Expressway, many travelers who hit the road early Sunday said their commute back home was a smooth one.

07/06/2014

The Night in Venice boat parade in Ocean City. (Credit: Donald B. Kravitz, DBK Photos)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Fun In The Sand, Freckles and One Of The East Coast’s Biggest Boat Parades

The Shore Thing: Fun In The Sand, Freckles and One Of The East Coast’s Biggest Boat Parades. Ocean City in July.

07/05/2014

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