Fourth of July

John Trumbull Declaration of Independence

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

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

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 […]


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 — 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 […]


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. […]

Arts & Entertainment

Five Spots in the Suburbs to See the Boston Pops Fireworks

Every year, New Englanders flock to the Esplanade for the Boston Pops fireworks display, and every year, it’s a scramble to find the perfect viewing […]

Arts & Entertainment

Melissa Etheridge to Perform at Boston Pops July 4th Fireworks Spectacular

Folk rocker Melissa Etheridge and pop singer Andy Grammer will rock the Hatch Shell at this year’s July 4th Fireworks Spectacular, the Boston Pops announced Tuesday. […]


Watch: Fourth of July Fireworks Go Off at Once at Plymouth Celebration

A photo posted by Kathleen McCauley (@muffinhood) on Jul 4, 2016 at 6:38pm PDT A Fourth of July celebration in Plymouth ended in a fiery […]


Fourth of July, By the Numbers

Get ready to party in the city that started it all.

Arts & Entertainment

Five Classic Fourth of July Events in Boston

SO CLASSIC Treat Your Ears to the Boston Pops Concert Going on its 43rd year, the Boston Pops’ rendition of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture is the ultimate hallmark […]