So the U.S. soccer team was booted by Waffle-making bastards from a country roughly one-sixth the size of Georgia. That doesn't mean your patriotism should be tamped down this July 4th! As always, there are plenty of spots around the ATL to take in celebratory fireworks and, in the true American spirit, they're free. Or almost free. So get your act together, fire up your grill and get out on the town Friday (or Saturday). It's Independence Day, by God, and this World Cup proved at least one thing — we're still better than England.
— By Curbed Atlanta contributor Tyler Estep