4th of july

July 4th Fireworks Shows In Albany Area in 2013
With the Fourth of July fast approaching, there are a ton of fireworks shows to choose from in the Albany area. Never fear, however, because we're here to put together a list of the very best ones so that you can get ready for the one closest to you, or start a new tradition and head to another…
Fireworks – Unsafe or Part of Culture?
It's a well known fact that fireworks are illegal in New York State because they are 'unsafe' yet people travel to nearby states like New Hampshire to stock up on them. Growing up you'd think our neighborhood in NYC was the Empire Plaza - all of the older boys put on the show and…
4th Of July Hot Dog Eating Contest
The Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest is held each year on the 4th of July at Nathan’s original location in Coney Island. Over 40,000 people attended last year’s event. It will broadcast on ESPN at 3pm. In honor of this tradition, I decided to challenge …