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July 4th fireworks displays across New England

July 4th fireworks displays across New England

Find out where you can see fireworks displays this Fourth of July!

Updated: 07/02/13 at 2:04 pm EDT
  • Harborfest 2011 information

    Harborfest 2011 information

    BOSTON -- From Boston Harborfest: America's rich colonial and maritime history will come alive for visitors during our 30th annual celebration from Wednesday, June 29th through Monday, July 4th 2011.

    Updated: 06/28/11 at 11:45 am EDT
  • Road closures for Independence Day celebration

    Road closures for Independence Day celebration

    Massachusetts State Police urge all visitors to the Esplanade on July 3 and 4 to be mindful of the traffic and parking restrictions in place for the annual Independence Day celebration.

    Updated: 07/01/13 at 4:48 pm EDT
  • Boston Pops July 4th event information

    Boston Pops July 4th event information

    4th of July and the Boston Pops (featuring Susan Tedeschi, Howie Day, Ayla Brown, Ellis Hall, Keith Lockhart, Tanglewood Festival Chorus)

    Updated: 07/01/13 at 12:37 pm EDT
  • 4th of July in New England

    4th of July in New England

    Celebrate with 7NEWS! Check out a list of local fireworks displays in your neighborhood and other event information.

    Updated: 07/01/11 at 6:19 pm EDT
  • Essential summer safety tips for kids

    Essential summer safety tips for kids

    Having fun in the sun can pose serious health risks for kids -- especially if you haven't taken the necessary precautions. But with a little knowledge, you can help keep your family safe all summer long. Here's what you need to know to be prepared to handle some of the most common summer health hazards.

    Updated: 06/29/11 at 12:14 pm EDT
  • Red, White and Blue Trifle

    Red, White and Blue Trifle

    It's summertime, and though we all may "scream for ice cream", our waistlines are begging us to lighten up. Luckily, summertime is also chock full of fresh fruit, a naturally sweet dessert, which provide us with many important vitamins, minerals, fiber and water.

    Updated: 06/29/11 at 12:11 pm EDT
  • Summer dating on the cheap

    Summer dating on the cheap

    With summer come so many of life's great pleasures: the warm sun on your back; scantily clad babes on the sidewalk; and perhaps best of all, the ability to woo your girl in fun and creative ways -- without breaking the bank. The possibilities are endless, but to help get you started, we give you our top six picks for summer lovin' on a shoestring budget.

    Updated: 06/29/11 at 12:29 pm EDT
  • Best day trips for kids

    Best day trips for kids

    With gas prices likely to hit $4 a gallon, airfares running 15 percent higher than last year, and hotels hiking their room rates by 7 percent, you may not be ready to spring for that big summer vacation. But even if you don't go away, great summer day trips can be fun and memorable -- with far less hassle and expense.

    Updated: 06/29/11 at 1:00 pm EDT
  • The Dish: Patriotic Pie

    The Dish: Patriotic Pie

    The Dish: Patriotic Pie -- The Restaurant: Centerville Pie Company -- The Chefs: Kristin Broadley & Laurie Bowen

    Updated: 07/01/11 at 1:19 pm EDT
  • Host a Barbecue

    Host a Barbecue

    A barbecue is the perfect excuse to get family and friends together on a nice summer day. Planning a barbecue is easy, fun, and can be stress-free, if you plan ahead and keep it simple.

    Updated: 06/29/11 at 12:45 pm EDT
  • Summer Picnic Guide and Checklist

    Summer Picnic Guide and Checklist

    Summer is perfect time for picnics -- and who doesn't love eating outdoors on a nice cool summer day? Fresh air, hamburgers, potato salad .... yum! But planning a picnic involves the proper handling of food so your picnic doesn't end up a disaster. The following tips can help make picnicking fun and safe.

    Updated: 06/29/11 at 12:06 pm EDT
  • Keep your dog happy and healthy this summer

    Keep your dog happy and healthy this summer

    With the dog days of summer in full swing, people's thoughts turn to the many ways of enjoying the warm weather with their furry friends. Whether you're hitting the beach or hanging out in the backyard, take a moment to review some basic summer safety tips to keep your dog safe while having fun.

    Updated: 06/29/11 at 12:51 pm EDT
  • Planning family summer vacations on a budget

    Planning family summer vacations on a budget

    Preparing well in advance of all your family summer events spares you the money and the stress usually associated with traveling (and ironically, vacations in general). Here are my favorite tips for saving a buck:

    Updated: 06/29/11 at 1:08 pm EDT

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