The Fourth of July means family, fun, celebrating, and food. These are some of our favorite recipes to make your 4th of July party fantastic. To wet your whistle, enjoy the Lemonade Iced Tea, or our Blackberry Cocktail. For party-friendly nibbles, fill your plate with the Barbecue Deviled Eggs, a spicy twist on these Southern […]
On July 4, 1965, 40 gay and lesbian activists protested outside of Independence Hall in Philadelphia, in what is widely considered to be the first LGBT civil rights demonstration. To honor the 50th anniversary of that historic protest, Philadelphia is celebrating LGBT rights this Fourth of July. To add to the already-monumental occasion, this will […]
For nearly two decades leading up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence Benjamin Franklin lived in London in a house at 36 Craven Street. In 1776, Franklin left his English home to come back to America. More than 200 years later, 15 bodies were found in the basement, buried in a secret, windowless […]
Independence Day, also referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth, is a federal holiday here in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence 241 years ago on July 4, 1776. The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation, the United States of […]
A Brief History of the 4th of July is Project Happenings animated film explaining the true meaning of the 4th of July holiday in the United States, all in under 4 and a half minutes. Great for kids to understand, too.
Country-Style Pork Ribs in Red Curry With Braised Watermelon Finding a new Butcher shop is like finding meeting a new lover. Done right and magic happens. Last week we found Electric City Butcher (ECB). A small shop in Santa Ana CA that specializes in pork. Owner Michael Puglist personally cut me 2/8 oz pork shoulders. […]