fourth of july

Central New York July 4th Fireworks & Events
America's birthday is quickly approaching and towns across the region are getting ready to celebrate.
Several local communities (and some a little further away) are holding July 4th celebrations to mark the 236th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence...
Firework Science: What Creates The Colors We See?
If you’ve ever been to a July 4th celebration, you’ve seen the different bangs and pops of fireworks as they light up the night sky. But, if you’re a giant nerd, you want to get all up in those fireworks and see how they do it. Unsurprisingly, some of the chemicals used to produce such vibrant color…
An Old-Fashioned Fourth of July I Remember
As you're enjoying your day off (hopefully) today, I'll bet you have memories of old-fashioned fourth of July's from when you were a kid. I know I do! We all come from different backgrounds and are different ages, but I have some memories I'd like to share with you when I was a k…
The Biggest Fireworks Displays Across the Country
Forget about the dawn's early light, this Fourth of July is all about the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air and maybe even a couple of spiders. Those are the ones that, well, look kind of like a spider, anyway.
In honor of the Fourth, here are 10 great fireworks displays through…
Grilling For The Holiday?
We'll be celebrating Independence Day on Monday, and that means for many, time to break out the grilling supplies. According to the Weber Grills GrillWatch Survey, July 4th is the "favorite" grilling holiday.
10 America-Themed Songs for the Fourth of July
American popular music has been around since before America even declared its independence. ‘Yankee Doodle,’ anyone? That classic was sung by Colonial American soldiers as early as The French and Indian War.
Since then, our country has established one of the richest musical traditions in the world. M…