Watching Boston’s July Fourth fireworks display is a summertime tradition that everyone should experience. If you’re not a fan of crowds, there are plenty of ways to catch the show that don’t involve staking out a spot on the Esplanade. Bring a radio (or other preferred music listening device) to hear the Boston Pops performance, then sit back and enjoy the dazzling display.
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