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NYC’s 5 Best Spots For Food & Fireworks On July 4th

Looking to pair your view of July 4th fireworks with some classic all-American fair? Everyone knows the party isn’t really at the beach. Here’s where to enjoy the city’s best Independence Day eats.

07/03/2011

Children play in the surf as they enjoy the cool waters of the Atlantic Ocean (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Still Lots To Do This Holiday Weekend

The holiday weekend continues and there are lots of events going on around the Tri-state area to keep you and your family busy all weekend-long.

07/03/2011

Fireworks (file / credit: RIZWAN TABASSUM/AFP/Getty Images)

Fireworks To Light Up Sky Over Eisenhower Park In East Meadow On Saturday

The show will be held Saturday night, July 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater.

07/01/2011

The George Washington Bridge is seen from the Fort Lee Historic Park - Fort Lee, NJ - Apr 30, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass for WCBS 880)

George Washington Bridge To Unfurl Its American Flag On July 4th

If you’ve gone over the George Washington Bridge on a national holiday, then you know there is a very big reason to slow down and look up.

07/01/2011

Traffic on the Garden State Parkway - Bloomfield, NJ - Jun 30, 2011 (credit: New Jersey Turnpike Authority)

Motorists Get Early Start On July 4th Weekend

While travelers are hoping to beat the traffic, it’s estimated that 1.6 million cars will be on the Garden State Parkway Thursday, which is slightly fewer than what was expected Friday.

06/30/2011

Fireworks are seen on the Hudson River - New York, NY - Jul 4, 2010 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Macy’s Fireworks Preparations Underway On Staten Island

The Macy’s folks say this year’s show is going to be a 25-minute show with more colors, shapes and effects.

06/30/2011

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NYC’s 5 Best Bars & Parties For July 4th

Don’t fight for your perch among the masses clawing for that ideal viewing spot . Instead, reserve one that guarantees a panoramic view and some of the best food and cocktails in the land.

06/28/2011

Fireworks are seen on the Hudson River - New York, NY - Jul 4, 2010 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

The 6 Best July 4th Parties And Events In NYC

There are old traditions and new parties taking place this Independence Day in New York City. If you’re looking to plan the idea Fourth of July party, we’ve got a guide to all the best patriotic events and happenings.

CBS New York–06/28/2011

Fireworks Burst Over New York City On Fourth Of July

Macy’s Fireworks On 1010 WINS!

Can’t be there? Hear the soundtrack live on 1010 WINS, the official radio station of Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks spectacular.

1010 WINS–06/17/2011

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Top 5 Patriotic Movies

Celebrate July 4th with one of these patriotic flicks.

06/13/2011

American Flag (file / credit: Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Part 1: Ultimate 4th of July Playlist, The Classics

Whether you’re planning a barbeque, fireworks-viewing party or road trip, we’ve got your patriotic soundtrack covered! America’s countryside, cities, freedom and flag have been the inspiration for countless songwriters. Many of the U.S.’s most distinctive […]

06/13/2011

Apple iPod (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Part 2: Ultimate 4th of July Playlist, Modern

Whether you’re planning a barbeque, fireworks-viewing party or road trip, we’ve got your patriotic soundtrack covered! America’s countryside, cities, freedom and flag have been the inspiration for countless songwriters. Many of the U.S.’s most distinctive […]

06/13/2011

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Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts.

06/10/2011

President Barack Obama

The Top 10 Books Written by Our Presidents

Check out these most notable books by U.S. presidents, presented in the order each man held office.

06/01/2011

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