Friday, July 04, 2014
Food writer David Leite shares his everything-you-could-want recipe for pickled, smoked, smashed, and fried potato salad. Try it out for your July 4th celebrations — complex flavors await.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Even if you're stuck in the city for the holiday, you can still have an memorable weekend. Here’s your schedule for three days of delicious food, fun activities, and adventurous exploring - all on a budget.
Tuesday, July 02, 2013
It's America's birthday this week, when we celebrate government of, by and for the People, which has me thinking of two particular people, my mother and my aunt, who argued politics at our family dinner table. If families in this country are anything like mine, America's democratic achievement is nothing short of a miracle.
Wednesday, July 04, 2012
Here in the United States, July 4 means fireworks, parades and barbeque. But this date means something very different in other parts of the world. In Rwanda, July 4 is Liberation Day, a holiday created to commemorate the end of the 1994 genocide.
Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Just in time for the 4th of July, catch up on your American history with Kenneth C. Davis, author of the "Don't Know Much About" series, including the anniversary edition of Don't Know Much About History.
Listeners: Call in to put your American-history knowledge to the test in our 4th of July quiz! Call us at 212-433-9692.
Monday, July 04, 2011
We've been asking listeners to tell us: What does the phrase 'My America' means to you? Mary Joe Mercer from the Osage Nation Reservation in Oklahoma, told us about the Native Americans that have called this country home for thousands of years. On the Fourth of July, Mercer joins us to give us another perspective on what 'America' means.
Sunday, July 03, 2011
By Annmarie Fertoli : Associate Producer at WNYC
As the nation celebrates its Independence, a Muslim group with hundreds of members in the tri-state area is honoring the values it believes all Americans share this Fourth of July weekend.
Friday, July 01, 2011
By Brian Wise
Not merely an afterthought tacked on by the producers of the television simulcast, music is a formative ingredient in some of the country’s biggest fireworks shows. In New York, it’s a process that starts almost a year in advance.
Friday, July 02, 2010
By Jenny Lawton
I’m as patriotic as the next guy. But this morning on the subway, I couldn’t help but feel a bit deflated by the sight of our national mascot peddling fast cash. Uncle Sam, how could you? Playing into our all-American desires to get rich quick and bling ourselves silly. That’s why Studio 360 proposed ...