CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

July 4th

(credit: Mumbles)

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

(file / credit: clipart.com)

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

(Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

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

(Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

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

savingprivateryan

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

Photo credit: MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images

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

(Photo Credit: Steve Grayson/WireImage)

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

(credit: Mel Evans/AP)

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

The aftermath of a fireworks accident - Centereach, NY - Jul 5, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Man Seriously Injured In Fireworks Accident Outside Centereach Home

Debris from a fireworks show, along with blue-colored hospital gloves, remains on the ground outside a home in Centereach following a scary accident during a 4th of July bash.

07/05/2011

Fireworks techinicians from the Grucci Company prepare mortars for a fireworks show at New Rochelle on July 4, 2011. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Goes Behind The Scenes With A Crew Of Fireworks Technicians

Dozens of communities in the Tri-State were planning big fireworks shows after sundown Monday, with crews preparing for the big night. CBS 2 went behind the scenes to catch up with some folks who truly love their dangerous work.

07/04/2011

Cocktail Parties

NYC’s 3 Best Fourth Of July Drinking Events

Celebrate Independence Day by using your freedom to enjoy an adult beverage with a group of friends. Here’s a guide to the best Fourth of July drinking events in NYC.

CBS New York–07/04/2011

(credit: USS George Washington)

Hometown Hero: Teddy Barbukov Aboard The USS George Washington

Clifton resident Airman Teddy Barbukov’s typical day sounds a lot like most other young man’s: He wakes up early, goes to the gym and heads to work. But what makes Barbukov’s routine slightly different is that he is one of 5,500 Americans aboard the USS George Washington.

07/04/2011

Despite the early threat of rain, the fireworks show at Kensico Dam in Valhalla, Westchester County was enjoyed by an estimated 15,000 revelers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Rain Unable To Dampen Patriotic Spirit Of Fireworks Fans In Westchester

Sunday’s storms did nothing to spoil the patriotic spirit at an annual fireworks display in Westchester County.

07/03/2011

more

previous