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Best Fourth Of July Parties In Baltimore

Celebrate Independence Day in the Baltimore area by listening to live music, eating fresh-off-the-grill food and watching a few exhilarating firework displays that are sure to knock the socks off of Mr. Francis Scott Key himself.

06/26/2014

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Ask A Baltimore Expert: Fourth Of July Cocktail Recipes

Conjuring up a respectable brew for Independence Day in Baltimore could prove cardinal to the ultimate success of many local holiday bashes. Luckily, two exceptionally talented area mixologists lend a helping hand by divulging a few tantalizing drink recipes.

06/19/2014

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Ask A Baltimore Chef: Easy 4th Of July Recipes

Just in time for the 4th of July holiday season in Baltimore, two of the area’s top chefs share easy-to-replicate warm weather recipes.

06/18/2014

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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

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

06/17/2014

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Creative 4th Of July Parade Float Ideas

Fourth of July parades take place all across the country and signify not only our collective patriotism, but also local pride. Homemade floats abound and are as unique and individual as the spirit that carved out our country.

06/16/2014

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4th Of July Fireworks Safety Checklist

Fireworks are a lot of fun, and many families enjoy setting off these sparkly treats every Fourth of July. Make sure to follow these tips to ensure a safe holiday for you and your family.

06/16/2014

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DIY July 4th Crafts For Your Backyard Party

Craft projects can be enjoyed by guests of all ages at your Independence Day cookout.

06/16/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

06/12/2014

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Local Fitness Studio Hosts ‘Swing-A-Thon’ To Benefit Wounded Warrior Project

At one Baltimore County gym, members are breaking a sweat and showing their American pride. They’re swinging into the holiday weekend.

07/05/2013

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The Patriotism Is Contagious In Towson At Annual 4th Of July Parade

The American flag flies high in Towson as hundreds take to the streets for the city’s annual Fourth of July parade.

07/04/2013

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Slow Start To Summer Means Fewer Crabs, Higher Prices This Holiday Weekend

It’s not Fourth of July without Maryland crabs. But this year, you better get them early. And unfortunately, it will cost you more.

07/04/2013

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Recreation Of Star Spangled Banner To Be Stitched By Defenders Day

Baltimore has a central role in America’s history as the home of the Star Spangled Banner. Now–the flag flying over Fort McHenry during the Battle of Baltimore is being recreated.

07/04/2013

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Fourth Of July Fireworks

Fireworks are the traditional way to celebrate the July 4th holiday. See some of our nation’s finest displays.

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Our Country’s National Parks

National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.

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4th Of July Across America And Across The World

See how Americans celebrated Independence Day across America and how our soldiers are observing the holiday overseas.

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Best Roller Coasters Across The USA

A summer vacation just doesn’t feel complete without a trip to an amusement park. And for most of us, the highlight of every theme park visit is a rocking, shocking, heart-racing roller coaster! Lucky for […]

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Fourth Of July Patriotic Fashion Ideas

This Fourth of July, wear your patriotic spirit on your sleeve…or face, or feet, or anywhere! Here are some cool, weird, and funny July Fourth inspired fashion ideas using America’s national colors of red, white […]

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Best, Worst Versions Of The National Anthem

Christina Aguilera is one in a long line of singers who have mangled the National Anthem. Let’s take a look at past performances — some good, some bad and some just plain ugly!

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