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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

Photo by Meghan Ross

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

Watching Fireworks

Best Firework Displays Across the Country

From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.

06/21/2013

Star Spangled Table

Make Your Own Patriotic Gear For July 4th

Have some fun with a DIY Fourth of July!

06/17/2013

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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

City of Houston Freedom over Texas 2011. (photo by  Donna W. Carson)

Are You Ready For Southwest Freedom Over Texas?

If you’re headed out to celebrate the mayor’s official 4th of July celebration, Southwest Freedom Over Texas, we’ve got everything you need to know including road closures, parking info/maps, last minute tickets and more.

07/03/2012

KBR Liberty Park Zone

KBR Liberty Park At Southwest Freedom Over Texas Offers ‘Symbols Of Freedom’

A reminder of the patriotic roots of the Fourth of July at this year’s Southwest Freedom Over Texas, Liberty Park will showcase historical military artifacts from the Military Museum of Texas and much more.

07/02/2012

City of Houston Freedom over Texas 2011. (photo by  Richard J. Carson)

Cool Off At Southwest Freedom Over Texas With The Bud Light Zone

We all know Houston is a hot one this Summer but we have good news this fourth of July. The Bud Light Zone offers Southwest Freedom Over Texas visitors the chance to cool off.

06/29/2012

City of Houston Freedom over Texas 2011. (photo by  Richard J. Carson)

Southwest Freedom Over Texas’ Sky Stage To Feature Vintage Aircrafts

Brand new to Houston’s official Fourth of July celebration, Southwest Freedom Over Texas, is the Sky Stage hosted by Southwest Airlines featuring vintage aircrafts from the Lonestar Flight Museum.

06/27/2012

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