Saint Patrick’s Day

Members of the plumbers' union dye the Chicago River green for St. Patrick's Day (File photo)

Chicago River Dyed Green For St. Patrick’s Day

Even if you aren’t Irish you just might be today as Saint Patrick’s Day festivities get underway Saturday in Chicago.

03/15/2014

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Recipes For St. Patrick’s Day

By Christine Hinrichs When I studied abroad, I had the opportunity to visit a friend studying at Trinity College in Dublin Ireland. With the exception of a pint of Guinness after the brewery tour, my […]

03/14/2012

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St. Patrick’s Day Drink Guide

In case you missed the memo, to say St. Patrick’s Day is a big deal in Chicago is an understatement. Almost every bar in town will be boasting St. Patrick’s Day specials, leprechaun themed drinks and of course, green beer. Here’s a ‘how-to guide’ for classic cocktails and Irish staples being served (and over served) this March in Chicago.

03/12/2012

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St. Patrick’s Day In Chicago

Think you know everything there is to do on Saint Patrick’s Day in Chicago? Think again! Don’t worry, we’ll give you all the info you need and more…

03/09/2012

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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, Shannon Rovers Style

Irish Bagpipe Band the Shannon Rovers has been part of Chicago’s rich Irish tradition since the ‘20s. Originally organized “for the promotion of Irish music and to help members who are in distress to run dances and social affairs to finance these objectives” (per meeting minutes from the 1930), today the group is 70-plus members strong and has become a staple of the city’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations…

03/08/2012

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Best Places To Watch Irish Dancing In Chicago

St. Patrick’s Day is upon us. ‘Tis the season for all things festive and green. Whether you’re looking to learn the great tradition of Irish dance or just take in a performance on St. Patrick’s Day, here’s a list of some of the best dance schools and performers in Chicago.

03/03/2012

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Cure For Boredom: March’s Events

Crawl out of your hole (preferably dressed) and hit the town! March is comin’ up and there are things to do. Cool things to do. So get out there and do them. Here are the best events for March, you’re welcome.

02/28/2012