Celebrate your Independence Day this July 4, 2012

Thursday, Jun 28, 2012 at 11:41 AM CDT

Throwing a Perfect Fourth Party

Throwing a Perfect Fourth Party

Here's how to throw a party that will be talked about long after the fireworks have faded.

Friday, Jun 22, 2012 at 12:17 PM CDT

Cool Fashion for Summer's Hottest Holiday

Cool Fashion for Summer's Hottest Holiday

Don't sacrifice your comfort to the heat this Fourth of July. Keep your fashion sense, and look to these tips when heading out.

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2012 at 04:43 PM CDT

AAA Texas Expects Increase in July 4 Travel

AAA Texas Expects Increase in July 4 Travel

A travel association expects nearly 3 million Texans will hit the road during the Fourth of July holiday period.

Monday, Jun 25, 2012 at 08:38 PM CDT

The Fine Art of Mixology Stirs Up LA

The Fine Art of Mixology Stirs Up LA

A British Maestro is giving lessons in Los Angeles this week on how to whip up the perfect summer cocktail. Stephanie Elam reports from Mixology 101 in Los Angeles for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on June 25, 2012.

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2012 at 10:21 AM CDT

Helping Kids Through Fireworks Fears

Helping Kids Through Fireworks Fears

Two experts explain how to help kids work through their fear of fireworks.

Friday, Jun 22, 2012 at 12:18 PM CDT

Apps for the Fourth

Apps for the Fourth

Smart phone apps help users find the best beaches, hot dogs and fireworks near them this Fourth of July.

Friday, Jun 22, 2012 at 01:25 PM CDT

Vintage Americana For Sale at Antèks

Vintage Americana For Sale at Antèks

Antèks in the Design District has collected 25 one-of-a-kind pieces of American history -- and is putting it on sale.

Monday, Jun 25, 2012 at 02:45 PM CDT

Celebrating Our Troops This Independence Day

Celebrating Our Troops This Independence Day

Take some time to help the ones who are protecting the very freedom we're celebrating.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2012 at 05:30 PM CDT

Fourth of July Travel Expected to Sky Rocket

Fourth of July Travel Expected to Sky Rocket

AAA anticipates 42.3 million Americans to make a 4th of July trip, more than have traveled for the holiday in a decade.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2012 at 05:50 PM CDT

Patriotic Display Along MacArthur Boulevard

Patriotic Display Along MacArthur Boulevard

300 volunteers along the Irving-Grand Prairie border will join together to place thousands of American flags along a 10-mile stretch of MacArthur Boulevard.

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Celebrate your Independence Day this July 4, 2012 with events, fun, fashion, and, of course, fireworks.
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