Fourth of July

Fireworks Display in Quincy Belongs on the Riverfront (Poll)
Two years ago, the Bayview Bridge lighting ceremony in Quincy was quite a sight to see. Thousands of people were on hand to witness the colors being turned on during a fireworks display which took place as well. This writing though is not about the bridge lighting, but it is about the fireworks.
Why I Love The 4th of July
In preparation for America's birthday this week, what is your go-to food or drink you have to have? BBQ? A signature cocktail? Maybe a dessert you only have on the 4th?What are you most looking forward to?
It’s Independence Day and We Should Call It That!
Independence Day says what the day is. The Fourth of July is just one of 31 days in the month. It tells us nothing about what the day is all about. This country fought for its independence from England and it is that independence that makes us the most envied country in the world...
Dogs and Fireworks Are NOT a Good Mix
Before you head out for a fireworks display, please find a way NOT to take your dog with you. A fear of fireworks is commonplace for dogs. They find the loud noise and bright displays of light truly frightening.The good news is that there are a few things you can do to help your dog make it through …
How Patriotic Is Your State?
In less then a week we will be celebrating the 4th of July, the birth of our country. And while just about every state is going to be setting off fireworks (some illegally, mind you), have you ever wondered how truly patriotic your state is?
Know The Law For Fireworks In Your State
Next week, we will be celebrating America's birthday with BBQ's, pool party's, and at night fireworks. If you are planning to celebrate with fireworks in Illinois, there are some laws you should be aware of.

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