St. Patrick’s Day
For all of your Irish souvenir, clothing, jewelry and gift needs — the Chicago Irish stores listed here have everything you’d want, straight from the Emerald Isle.
St. Patrick’s revelers beware — the Illinois State Police, as well as many municipal police agencies, are cracking down on impaired drivers this weekend and the consequences for getting caught driving drunk are significant, for drivers and party hosts alike.
It’s been a time-honored tradition for almost 50 years: Dying the Chicago River green for the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade.
No one celebrates St. Patty’s Day quite like Chicago, except perhaps Ireland. Here are a true Irish gal’s favorite things to do in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Sláinte!
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Get parade information for Downtown, Tinley Park, Naperville and more. Get your green on and head to a parade near you!
The South Side Irish Parade might be a thing of the past, but an unofficial St. Patrick’s Day tradition is still going strong at the University of Illinois.
Here’s a guide to the Beverly Arts Center’s annual six-day ode to Irish cinema happening March 4-9.
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