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Fourth of July

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Airbnb Says Its Anti-Partying Rules Blocked 3,500 Rentals around Boston This Year

Hear that? It’s the sound of college kids not puking on your neighbor’s lawn at 3 a.m. In a pandemic, no less. Thousands of young Bostonians […]

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Maura Healey to Phantom Fireworks: Stop Sending Ads to Mass. Residents

For the past few weeks, incessant amateur fireworks shows have been lighting up the night sky across Massachusetts, terrifying pets, waking up babies, and depriving […]

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Is It Really the Fourth of July in Boston without Fireworks?

I’ve long since internalized a lot of the sacrifices that come with controlling the spread of the coronavirus, many of which include some of the […]

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Road Closures, Banned Items, and Other Must-Know Fourth of July Details

As Boston prepares for yet another Fourth of July celebration along the Esplanade, a few words of warning: Leave the backpacks and drones at home, […]

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Five Places to Celebrate the Fourth of July Outside of Boston

For the Fan of Wholesome Fun  Harvard, MA, about 40 miles west of Boston Where better to watch fireworks than a Trustees conservation site? Fruitlands […]

John Trumbull Declaration of Independence
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TBT: Adams and Jefferson Die on the 50th Anniversary Independence Day

On July 4, 1826, 90-year-old John Adams uttered his final words at his home in Quincy: “Thomas Jefferson survives.” Adams was wrong. The second president […]

A painting depicting the Constitutional Convention
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An Original Copy of the Declaration of Independence Will Be on Display on Wednesday

The Declaration of Independence is surely on the A-list of American artifacts, and on the Fourth of July, Boston will roll out the red carpet […]

Luah specials are on the patio at City Tap House this Fourth of July

Fourth of July Clambakes, Beer, and “Hamilton” Karaoke in Boston

With July 4 landing on a Wednesday this year, it might be hard to hit the beach with just one day off—especially with all that […]

Cars in gridlock
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With Almost 47 Million Americans Traveling for Independence Day, Traffic Could Be a Nightmare

You’ve got your outfit planned, your Airbnb booked, and your favorite rendition of “America the Beautiful” on your road trip Spotify playlist. Independence Day weekend […]

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Cape Cod Sex on the Beach Reported on the Fourth of July

4 people just got dragged out of the water for having sex at #MayflowerBeach. Talk about fireworks @stoolpresidente @FeitsBarstool pic.twitter.com/ZZzAArFJ8n — OnYoGirlsAgendaRenda (@RendPiece) July 4, […]

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See a Special Preview of Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk at Copley Square

As you celebrate early Americans’ fight for their home this Independence Day, take a break from your barbecue to witness a different part of military history, […]


What to Eat (and Drink) on Fourth of July Weekend

Fourth of July can affect the opening hours of your favorite establishments. Make sure to call ahead or check social media for the latest opening […]

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How to Celebrate the Fourth of July in Boston

Fourth of July in Boston is a well-celebrated holiday, no matter if you’re having a barbecue with your friends and family or heading downtown for the […]


Eight Healthy Recipes for a Summer Cookout

Cookouts are one of the best parts of summer, but the food selection can be a bit lacking if you’re trying to eat healthfully. To add […]

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Quiz: Do You Know Your New England Flags?

Content loading… Please enable javascript! Do You Know Your New England Flags? Do You Know Your New England Flags? Here’s your chance to prove it. […]