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July 4th

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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Food, Fun, Family And Famous Faces Take Over The Parkway

Thousands of people packed the Ben Franklin Parkway Friday for 4th of July celebrations.

07/04/2014

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Joey Chestnut Gets Mustard Yellow Belt And Fiancee

High-ranking chowhound Joey “Jaws” Chestnut dropped to one knee and proposed to his longtime girlfriend before Friday’s annual hot dog eating contest, then packed away 61 franks and buns to hold onto his coveted mustard yellow winner’s belt.

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

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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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Real Fireworks Artwork

Real Fireworks Artwork is the most realistic fireworks simulator around with realistic sounds and graphics.

07/04/2014

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

Fourth of July Celebration at Fonthill Castle in Doylestown
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3 Bucks County Towns Chosen As Among Best In Country To Celebrate July 4th

A popular destination magazine has singled out three local towns as the best places in the country to celebrate the holiday.

07/03/2014

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Heating Up Again, Waterworks Instead Of Fireworks?

After an absolutely gorgeous weekend for the Delaware Valley, the heat and humidity return this week.

06/30/2014

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Philadelphia Celebrates July 4th Before, During And After The Holiday

There’s a lot happening in Philadelphia this week, in the days leading up to and following the Fourth of July.

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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Top Fourth Of July Parties In Philadelphia

Here are some of the best Independence Day parties in and around Philly.

06/26/2014

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Top Stores In Philadelphia For Fourth Of July Paraphernalia

No Fourth of July party is complete without decorations and food for a classic BBQ. There are many different options from party supply stores to local gift shops in the historic section of the city. You can find things to wear, decor, flags and even fun party favors for your guests.

06/24/2014

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Guide To The 2014 Wawa Welcome America! Festival

Prepare yourself for seven days of food, fun and festivities: The Wawa Welcome America! Festival is back!

06/20/2014

Ocean City, New Jersey. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Fireworks Just One Of Many Activities Down The Shore This July 4th

Festivals, food, family and, of course, fireworks — all of these are major parts of Fourth of July weekend. And for many people, you can add the beach to that list.

06/19/2014

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