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Planning To Watch Fireworks In Pittsburgh? Come Early

North Shore, Mt. Washington, Downtown, West End Overlook are all popular places to take in the Fourth of July fireworks spectacular. But getting to wherever you plan to watch the fireworks may be something different all together.

07/03/2012

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Concerts, Fireworks Planned For Fourth Of July

Pittsburgh and fireworks make a perfect match on the Fourth of July. But Wednesday’s festivities will get underway long before the rockets blast off.

07/03/2012

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Fourth Of July Closings List

Tomorrow is July 4th and there are several closures to be aware of in observance of the holiday.

07/03/2012

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Breaking From The Usual On The Fourth Of July

Fireworks displays happen everywhere on July 4th. But some cities and towns put a unique spin on this American holiday.

06/25/2012

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The History Of July 4th

4th of July means barbeques and fireworks. But it’s also arguably the most important day in our country’s history. Learn why.

06/18/2012

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Checklist For A Fun Day At The Beach Or Pool

A day of fun in the sun requires some planning. Here’s a handy checklist for a day at the beach, the lake or the local pool.

06/18/2012

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Competitive Eating, As American As It Gets

Competitive eating is as American as (lots of) apple pie. What does it take to be competitive in the world of competitive eating?

06/18/2012

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Top 5 Patriotic Movies

While America does love its movies about sexy bank robbers knocking off banks and street-racers smashing up cop cars, there’s still always an audience for a good patriotic movie. Whether it’s about the US of […]

06/13/2012

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10 Red, White & Blue Food Ideas

America’s traditional colors are red, white and blue, and you can take your Fourth of July picnic, barbeque or pool party to the next level by serving Independence Day themed cuisine! All of these easy-to-make […]

06/13/2012

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Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]

06/13/2012

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Wounded Police Officer Honored At Brentwood Parade

A local community gave a wounded police officer a hero’s welcome and tribute. Clairton Police Officer James Kuzak was shot three times in the line of duty in April. Today, he was the grand marshal of the annual Fourth of July parade in Brentwood.

07/04/2011

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Big Crowds Expected Downtown For July 4th Weekend

The Fourth of July is always a fun time in Pittsburgh, and this year is no exception. The Three Rivers Regatta gets underway Saturday morning, and the festivities cap off with the annual fireworks show on Monday night.

07/01/2011

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Living Pittsburgh’s Free & Affordable Friday

It’s our favorite day of the week: “Free & Affordable Friday! The ladies of LivingPittsburgh.com, Heather Walsh and Rachel Booth are sharing their picks for the best deals in town. This week, the bargainistas have uncovered some of the best free or very affordable ways to spend your 4th of July weekend, including free live music, shows, kids activities and so much more!

07/01/2011

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Three Rivers Regatta Schedule Jam-Packed With Fun

Get ready for a weekend packed full of fun and thrilling events at the 34th annual Three Rivers Regatta. Beginning on July 2nd, the whole family can come to the Regatta to see everything from amazing sand sculptures, a circus, an eating contest and more.

06/30/2011

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Canonsburg Chairs Part Of July 4th Celebration

Canonsburg will be filled with marchers and spectators when the Fourth of July parade steps off on Monday for the 49th time.

06/30/2011

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