Americans will be buying fireworks, traveling and gorging themselves this weekend. The American Pyrotechnics Association, or APA, says Americans could buy up to $725 million in consumer fireworks — basically, backyard fireworks.
What better way to celebrate America’s independence than with hot dogs. Lots of them. Get ready for some real fast food as contestants spar in the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest in Brooklyn, NY Saturday.