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Pick from dozens of picnics, parades and fireworks planned this July 4. Outside of the National Mall festivities, here's a sampling of what's going on around the region:
The Fourth of July may be a holiday, but it's no excuse to disregard traffic laws: speed and red-light cameras are still operating as normal.
Food is a central component to many Fourth of July celebrations. And cooking and eating outside in the sunny summer weather is a popular way to enjoy the holiday. But this can mean trouble. Food that sits in the heat too long can be a breeding ground for the bacteria that causes food poisoning.
Whether you're a seasoned local or a newbie tourist, finding a good spot to watch the District's fireworks display is often a matter of luck. However, we know some places around the city that might improve your chances.
Rising beef prices will make for a heftier grocery bill as you plan for your Fourth of July cookout.
Ahead of the Fourth of July, the ATF is warning consumers that some fireworks can be deadly and offers some tips and suggestions to enjoy the devices safely.
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