The Course of Human Events

Jell-O Shots, Fried Chicken, and Snow Cones: Food Specials and Parties For the Fourth

Having second thoughts about grilling for Independence Day? Let these bars and restaurants help out.

07/03/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Do You Ever Feel Like a Plastic Bag?

All the Houston Independence Day Firework Shows Worth Your Time

All the best places to avert your eyes from the headlines and watch the sky burn.

07/02/2018 By Cicely Rubottom

Miss Independence

10 Ways to Have a Fashionable Fourth of July

Stars, stripes, denim, sequins, crop tops, fireworks, America!

06/29/2017 By Beth Muecke

Miss Independent

Set Off Fireworks in These 4th of July Fashions

Celebrate with stars, stripes and everything nice.

06/27/2016 By Beth Muecke

Trend Piece

How to Stylishly Rep America on the 4th of July

Not a flag tee in sight.

06/24/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Ice House

I Hear America Singing: Houston Edition

On occasion of the Fourth of July, a meditation on those booming cannons, on Walt Whitman’s famous poem and on viola jokes.

06/20/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Independence Day

All-American Girls: What to Wear for the 4th of July

Stars, stripes and style all over.

06/29/2015 By Beth Muecke

Independence Day

Insider's Guide to 4th of July

Brave the crowds and summer weather and choose from timeless July 4th celebrations in Houston

06/26/2015 By Trey Strange

Long Weekends

Celebrate Out of the Box: 4th of July

Start with a pedal-party pub-crawl, then end the night with a pie-eating contest, water balloon fight and rooftop fireworks show.

06/24/2015 By Megha Tejpal

July 4

Go Fourth and Conquer: Our Guide for a Perfect Independence Day

In a city this large, there’s an Independence Day celebration for everybody.

06/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

Slideshow

Ditch the Flag Shirts

There are better ways to work red, white, and blue into your wardrobe this week.

07/01/2013 By Annabel Massey