Best Irish Concerts & Festivals In ChicagoIf attending a party or walking into a bar you will likely hear "Slainte" toasts (health) and "Cead Mile Failte" (pronounced kayd meela fawit-cha), meaning 1,000,000 welcomes. Even several Chicago buildings sport a green aura. But don't worry about remembering phrases or missing a celebration.
Thousands Celebrate At South Side Irish ParadeThe South Side Irish Parade is a St. Patrick's tradition for thousands of Chicagoans.
Chicago Celebrates St. Paddy's Day With River Dyeing, Downtown ParadeThe Chicago River has been dyed green and the sun is out for the downtown St. Patrick's Day parade.
South Side Irish Parade Continues In Family-Friendly ModeExcessive drinking and unruly behavior led organizers to cancel the parade in 2009. Reinstated in 2012, parade committee members say, things have been different.
Perfect Parade Weather For The St. Patrick's Day WeekendWhile it won’t be as warm as Friday’s temperatures in the 60s, there should be plenty of sun and mild weather on Saturday and Sunday.
South Side Irish Parade Steps Off SundayThe parade follows the city's downtown St. Patrick's Day parade, which took place on Saturday.
Charity For Kids To Serve As Grand Marshals Of Irish ParadeWith Chicago still stuck in the icy grip of Old Man Winter, plenty of thoughts have been turning to spring, none moreso than organizers of one of the first signs of the end of winter in the Windy City.
Families Celebrate At South Side Irish ParadeAs the bagpipes, marching bands and fire trucks rolled down Western Avenue, the biggest crowds were near the start of the route at 103rd and Western.
Stricter South Side Irish Parade Marks 2nd YearAfter a three-year hiatus, the parade returned last year with a zero tolerance policy for drunks. As CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports, organizers say expect the same crackdown this year.
South Side Irish Parade Crackdown Could Also Result In Pride Parade ArrestsRowdy drunks would pay through the nose if they try again to take over a South Side Irish Parade that made a family-oriented comeback last year, thanks to a crackdown approved Wednesday that could lead to a rash of arrests at the Pride Parade.
Alderman Pushing For Crackdown On Drunks At South Side Irish ParadeInebriated “idiots” once accused of “hijacking” the South Side Irish Parade would pay a heavy price if they dare to do it again, under a crackdown advanced Thursday by a City Council committee.
Calmer South Side Irish Parade Returns To BeverlyAfter popular demand, a South Side tradition has returned. The South Side Irish Parade kicked off Sunday morning, after a two-year hiatus.