A study released by the National Park Service shows Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia continues to play a critical role in boosting the city’s economy.
The annual tradition involving one of the most enduring symbols of this country’s freedom took place Friday.
In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July
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Because of its proximity to Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, the National Park Service is getting involved in the project.
Philadelphia’s Venezuelan community rallied on Independence Mall on Sunday to call attention to growing unrest in Caracas and the death of three student protestors there.
The Liberty Bell Center provided the backdrop in the annual “National Bell Ringing Ceremony” to mark MLK Day.
The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.
The October 2013 government shutdown cost the U.S. economy an estimated $24-Billion, including several million in lost tourist dollars when National Parks in the Philadelphia area closed.
The end of the government shutdown means Philadelphia’s historical sites are now open for business.
The government shutdown was especially hard on people who don’t work for the government, but were still affected by the federal shutdown.
Mayor Nutter now says using city dollars for the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall will not happen.
Visiting the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall is a history lesson but it’s unavailable due to another historic event; the first government shutdown in 17 years.
Many tourist were disappointed as sites run by the federal government were closed due to the government shutdown.
Chris reviews yesterday’s 4th of July festivities in Philadelphia and the continuing political strife in Egypt. He also talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3′s Beasley Reece, and Comedian Kevin Nealon, who will be performing at Helium Comedy Club this weekend.