Fourth of July

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Happy Fourth of July! 10 Patriotic Pop Songs To Get Your BBQ Started

Whether you’re poolside, at the beach or just firing up that grill for a BBQ before the fireworks get started, here are 10 songs to bring out the red, white and blue in all of us.

07/03/2012

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Best Places In NYC To Catch The Fourth of July Fireworks

It’s the most American time of the year! In case you’ve waited until the last minute to make plans to celebrate America’s 236th birthday, we’ve made a must-see list of great parties, awesome food, and […]

07/03/2012

Joey Chestnut celebrates his victory after the 2011 Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images

Jim & Kim’s Office Space: What Food Are YOU A Champ At Eating?

Nathan’s Famous July Fourth Hot Dog Eating Contest is tomorrow! The reigning champion, Joey Chestnut, will defend his Mustard Belt after eating 62 hot dogs in 10 minutes last year (his record is 68!) and […]

07/03/2012

Joey Chestnut & Sonya Thomas in studio with Jim & Kim. Photo: Joe Cingrana for CBS Radio/Fresh 102.7

Pro Hot Dog Eaters Joe Chestnut & Sonya Thomas Coach Kim & Jim In Eating Contest

Nothing screams ’4th of July’ and  ‘ ‘Merica!’ like watching a bunch of people cram their faces with as many hot dogs as they can for money. Nathan’s 2011 Hot Dog Eating Contest champions, Joey […]

07/03/2012

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NJ’s Kory Leigh Glattman Wins Macy’s Star Spangled Sing-Off

While most people will be bouncing from one lame party to another, looking for a half-decent fireworks display to watch, Kory Leigh Glattman will be singing our great nation’s National Anthem for the premiere fireworks […]

07/03/2012

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Independence Day: Our Top 10 Relaxed Backyard Party Picks

Is your Independence Day stash of fireworks begging to be lit? Have you put the floaties in the pool, decorated the house in patriotic colors, stocked up on sodas, and locked away the “good” stuff […]

07/01/2011

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Celebrate July 4th Locally and Get More Bang For Your Buck

The Fourth of July is right around the corner. Our friends at CBS Local have researched the very best food, fireworks and fun to have locally.

07/01/2011

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Six Things You Didn’t Know About the 4th Of July

The long holiday weekend is finally here and we’re ready to celebrate on the 4th of July!  Want to seem smart at the family barbeque this weekend?  Pull out these fun facts and figures about […]

07/01/2011