Nearly 1.4 Million Michiganders To Travel This July 4th Weekend

In Michigan, the July 4th holiday period is traditionally the busiest time of year for the iconic family road trip.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2013

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Guide To 2013 Detroit Fireworks

Hundreds of thousands of spectators will line the shores of the Detroit River to enjoy the 55th annual Ford Fireworks presented by Target on Monday, June 24.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2013

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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

Best Places To See Fireworks In Detroit

Celebrate the 4th of July at one of Metro Detroit’s hundreds of events around town and in the city as fireworks explode this holiday.

06/21/2013

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Best 4th Of July Parties In Detroit

From street parties and neighborhood shindigs to beer bashes in the park, Detroit knows how to party for the 4th of July.

06/20/2013

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4th Of July Party Essentials

Creating a memorable family gathering for the Fourth doesn’t have to be fussy or complicated. Here’s how to set a sizzling table, serve a crowd-pleasing meal, and keep everyone entertained with minimal effort or hassle.

06/17/2013

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Make Your Own Patriotic Gear For July 4th

Have some fun with a DIY Fourth of July!

06/17/2013

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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 […]

06/13/2013

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Best Public Beaches And Reservoirs To Spend A Summer Day Near Detroit

With the large number of state and county parks surrounding the Detroit area and the Huron Clinton Metroparks, there is never a shortage of places to take a swim.

06/08/2013

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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.

06/04/2013

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Fourth Of July Fireworks

Fireworks are the traditional way to celebrate the July 4th holiday. See some of our nation’s finest displays.

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Our Country’s National Parks

National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.

On July 25, 1990, Barr performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” before a baseball game between the San Diego Padres and Cincinnati Reds. What will go down in history as probably the worst rendition ever, Barr offended many including President George H.W. Bush, who called her rendition “disgraceful.” (Photo: AP) Click Here for Video

Best, Worst Versions of the National Anthem

Patriotic flags, cuisines and tunes abound on July 4th. The Star Spangled Banner, the most patriotic of American songs, is played on radios, sung by musicians and hummed at barbeques. Famous renditions by singers vary […]

Named for the iconic comic book superhero, The Incredible Hulk roller coaster features a unique uphill launch at the beginning of the ride that reaches a speed of 40 miles per hour in two seconds.  Through seven full inversions, 100-foot drops and a weightless "zero g" roll, you simulate the power of the Hulk’s transformation. (Photo Credit: daryl_mitchell)

Best Roller Coasters Across the USA

A summer vacation just doesn’t feel complete without a trip to an amusement park. And for most of us, the highlight of every theme park visit is a rocking, shocking, heart-racing roller coaster! Lucky for […]

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