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Report: Dolans Cancel July 4 Fireworks Outside L.I. Mansion

The announcement reported Thursday by Newsday comes a year after a fatal boat accident involving spectators at the annual
celebration.

05/30/2013

Global superstar and 8-time Grammy Award winning artist, Usher is set to curate the concept, score and design of the 37th Annual Macy's 4th of July Fireworks. Usher is seen here during a creative meeting with the Macy's Fireworks team on February, 17, 2013. Photo credit: Kent Miller/Macy's, Inc.

Usher Teams Up With Macy’s For 37th Annual Fireworks Display

The patriotic, pyrotechnic extravaganza known as the 37th Annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks will feature artistic design and a soundtrack by Usher — a first-ever, one-of-a-kind collaboration.

05/09/2013

Spectators watch the 2012 Macy's Fireworks Spectacular over the Hudson River from Port Imperial on July 4, 2012. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Mishap Causes San Diego July 4th Fireworks Show To Be Over In Seconds

The fireworks show in the Port of San Diego was finished seconds after it started. Really, blink and you probably missed it.

07/05/2012

Staff Sgt. Travis Mills was among the wounded warriors that visited the World Trade Center memorial on Wednesday. (credit: CBS 2)

Wounded Warriors Visit 9/11 Memorial & Remind Americans About The Price Of Freedom

A group of wounded warriors and their families came from all over the country to spend the 4th of July in New York, starting their day at the 9/11 Memorial.

07/04/2012

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Opinion: Celebrate The 4th Of July

Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.

07/04/2012

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NYC’s 7 Best July 4th Parties, 2013

Spend your Fourth of July on a Manhattan rooftop with a clear view of the fireworks display or pig out at a traditional backyard BBQ to celebrate Independence Day in New York City.

07/02/2012

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Stories From Main Street: Tough Times For July 4th Fireworks In Tri-State Area

Outside of the Macy’s extravaganza, Red Bank has one of the largest fireworks displays around. Well, it had one of them. It’s just one example of the dousing of the rockets’ red glare.

07/02/2012

Macy's fireworks over the Hudson River - New York, NY - Jul 4, 2010 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

De Blasio Wants Macy’s July 4th Fireworks Back On East River

The Macy’s fireworks have been held over the Hudson River since 2009, at which time it was just to celebrate Henry Hudson’s discovery of Manhattan. Several elected officials are calling for the display’s return to the East River.

06/29/2012

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The History Of July 4th

4th of July means barbeques and fireworks. But it’s also arguably the most important day in our country’s history. Learn why.

06/18/2012

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Checklist For A Fun Day At The Beach Or Pool

A day of fun in the sun requires some planning. Here’s a handy checklist for a day at the beach, the lake or the local pool.

06/18/2012

Joey Chestnut (center) (Photo Credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Competitive Eating, As American As It Gets

Competitive eating is as American as (lots of) apple pie. What does it take to be competitive in the world of competitive eating?

06/18/2012

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Top 5 Patriotic Movies

While America does love its movies about sexy bank robbers knocking off banks and street-racers smashing up cop cars, there’s still always an audience for a good patriotic movie. Whether it’s about the US of […]

06/13/2012

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Plan Your Picnic: 10 Red, White & Blue Food Ideas

Take your Fourth of July picnic, barbecue or pool party to the next level by serving Independence Day-themed cuisine.

06/13/2012

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Breaking From The Usual On The Fourth Of July

Fireworks displays happen everywhere on July 4th. But some cities and towns put a unique spin on this American holiday.

06/10/2012

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62 Arrested In Seaside Heights After Fights Break Out Following Fireworks Display

Plenty of fights in Seaside Heights, N.J., have aired on MTV’s “Jersey Shore,” but none have resulted in quite as many arrests as this past holiday weekend.

07/06/2011

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