What’s your July 4th story?
Quote from Richard Ford’s “Independence Day”.
Celebrating All Family Structures on Independence Day
Sean Swaby says Independence Day isn’t a date on the calendar. It’s an amazing, adventurous time of life.
Sarah Ann Winn celebrates the Fourth of July with a parade of images.
As we get ready to celebrate Independence Day, we want to know what does independence look like to you as you transition from high school to college and beyond.
Dillan DiGiovanni thinks that patriotism isn’t just red, white and blue or merely black and white, either. This Independence Day holiday has been unique for me. For the first time in a while, I’ve considered how perplexing patriotism can be. For the past few years I sat along the Charles River on the Cambridge […]
As men and women converge on Coney Island, NY in two days for the annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, a newly available documentary shares the ins (not outs, never outs … that’ll get you disqualified) of competitive eating.
Months after Superstorm Sandy overwhelmed Lady Liberty’s 12 acre island in New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty is finally reopening.
Celebrating Independence Day by opting out of the parade
We asked our community a simple question: What does freedom mean to you? We got answers via email, by post, on Facebook and Twitter. Here are some of the best answers. Please add yours to the comments, we’ll be updating as more responses come in.
Ross Steinborn remembers the words of Frederick Douglas, and reminds us to look to both the past and the future for our vision of freedom.