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(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

(A fife and drum corps marches in the Independence Day parade.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Independence Day Parade Winds Through Old City Philadelphia

There was an abundance of music, costumes, and American flags, a celebration of the many cultures that make up this city.

07/04/2014

(Vice president Joseph Biden, alongside a large-screen projection of himself, speaks during July 4th ceremonies outside Independence Hall.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

VP Biden Helps Philadelphia Celebrate July 4th, Mark Civil Rights Act Anniversary

Vice president Joe Biden is helping celebrate Independence Day in the nation’s birthplace.

07/04/2014

(WISTFUL -- A few hopeful beachgoers find shelter under a gazebo in Sea Isle City, NJ as Hurricane Arthur brushes the coast.  Photo by Brad Segall)

With Hurricane Arthur Nudging NJ Coast, July 4th Is No Beach Day

Hopeful beachgoers were feeling the effects of the storm, with both rain and winds increasing in intensity as the storm passed well off shore.

07/04/2014

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Keep Fireworks Fun

In experienced hands, fireworks can be safe and a source of great excitement. This Independence Day remember that an experienced adult needs to be in charge of the fireworks.

07/04/2014

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Independence Day Celebration Kicks Off In Camden With Freedom Festival

The 2nd Annual Freedom Festival started off with a big bang Thursday aboard the Battleship New Jersey.

07/03/2014

United States fans enjoy the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

17 World Cup Fans More Prepared For The Fourth Of July Than You

These World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways. Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:

07/03/2014

(The concert stage is set up in front of the art museum for Friday's "Welcome America" festivities on the Ben Franklin Parkway.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Philadelphia Urging ‘Welcome America’ Attendees To Keep Cool, Keep Calm

City officials tell concertgoers to dress appropriately for the heat, carry items in a clear bag if possible, and leave the coolers at home.

07/03/2014

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Some Area Towns Rescheduling July 4th Festivities Due To Weather

In light of the poor weather, some towns are canceling or rescheduling their fireworks displays.

07/03/2014

Celebrity chef Chad Durkin outside his new home, Kermit's Bake Shoppe. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Top 4th Of July Treats In Philly

This 4th of July weekend, add some zing to your Independence Day eats with these unique, limited-time treats from Philly establishments.

07/03/2014

Republican National Convention

Santorum: We’re Too Deferential To The Supreme Court

Chris Stigall spoke with former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about a variety of topics in advance of the Fourth of July.

07/02/2014

US Vice President Joe Biden waves at the press in Vina Del Mar, Chile on March 11, 2014 after Chilean President Michelle Bachelet's inauguration.  File photo by Claudio Reyes/ AFP/ Getty Images)

VP Biden Will Take Part in Philadelphia’s July 4th Ceremonies This Year

Biden will join Mayor Nutter and others on Thursday morning in front of Independence Hall for the 2014 edition of the “Celebration of Freedom” ceremony.

07/01/2014

Jersey Shore (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

2014 Shore Fireworks Guide

Here’s where to catch the fireworks at the shore points.

06/30/2014

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Fourth Of July Travel: What To Expect And How To Prepare

With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.

06/30/2014

A happy attendee at the Ice Cream Festival. (Credit: Jeff Kahan)

Hear Philly: Fighting Childhood Cancer With All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream

Families can enjoy unlimited frozen treats at Penn’s Landing on July 4th through 6th to benefit the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

06/27/2014

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