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5 ‘Most Patriotic’ Town Names in New York

 

Some city names just make you think of patriotism, of the Stripes and Stars, of America. And quite a few New York State towns and villages bear those inspiring names.

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5 Great Drives to See the Great Lakes in New York State

Two Great Lakes border New York. Even though Michigan gets the credit for being the Great Lakes State, New York has some amazingly scenic views of the Great Lakes to offer any traveler. Here are 5 great drives to see the Lake Erie and Lake Onta

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A Guy Flew a Drone Through a Fireworks Display and Captured Beautiful Footage [VIDEO]

While it wasn't filmed on Fourth of July, it's still fitting to post around the holiday.

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Why Is It Called Barbecue?

The standard modern English spelling of the word is barbecue, but other accepted variations are barbeque and abbreviations like bar-b-q or BBQ. But no matter how it’s spelled or how the word is used it means good eatin’.

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How to Grill a Ribeye Like a Boss [VIDEO]

I've been grilling for years. Some of my best summer memories involve hanging out with my dad around the grill. He taught me everything I know about grilling.

But what if this is your first time around the grill and your father-in-law is coming over for his Fourth of July steak? What do you do? Relax...here are some great tips to help you impress him.

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Enjoy Your Fourth of July With These Fireworks-Safety Tips

Independence Day is perfect for outdoor family fun. It's also the one time of year when it’s seems to be okay to play with matches. Family fun and playing with matches may seem like an unlikely combo, but hey, so is America, right?

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Tim McGraw on the Most Meaningful Gift He Gets From Giving New Homes to Veterans

Before Shotgun Rider tour stops, Tim McGraw has been giving mortgage-free homes to war veterans as part of Operation Homefront. He tells Taste of Country he gets something in return, although it's not something he can hold.

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Win Tickets to Jam in the Valley 4th of July Weekend!

Win tickets to see Eric Paslay, JB Aaron, Blackjack Billy and Barnstorm at the Jam in the Valley – Buffalo Hill Village in Varysburg NY on Thursday July, 3rd. Celebrate 22 years of Jam in the Valley and celebrate Independence Day Weekend with country music fans!

 

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Photograph by Brad Hohman
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Top Fourth of July Fireworks Displays in WNY

With our fighting men and women overseas protecting our freedom and risking their lives, the fourth of July means a little more to America. The sound and feeling of a fireworks show on Independence day can't help but give you goose bumps and a feeling of national pride. Here are some of the best places to view Fireworks in the Buffalo, New York area.

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Top 4 Buffalo + WNY Ice Cream Shops According to Trip Advisor

It's finally warm out and after Monday, we can officially get into the summer season and what says summer better than ICE CREAM!!! But where do you go in Buffalo and Western New York when you want ice cream? According to Trip A

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Buffalo’s Top 3 Barbecue Restaurants According to Trip Advisor

In celebration of Memorial Day weekend, barbecue is on the mind!!! Check out the top Buffalo BBQ restaurants according to Trip Advisor, and tell us what YOUR favorite barbecue joint is!

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Best + Most Unique Shopping in Buffalo, WNY

Looking for something to do over the long weekend? How about shopping? After the long winter we had you may be due for some shorts, dresses, skirts, sandles, sunglasses -- you know, summer gear!

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