Coronavirus Closures Leave Chicago Streets A Near Ghost TownWith the St. Patrick's Day Parade cancelled and offices around the city closed, the streets of Chicago had a different feeling Saturday. The city of nearly three million people was a near ghost town.
Even With St. Patrick's Day Parades Called Off For Coronavirus, Chicago Bars Preparing For Crowds This WeekendWith COVID-19 in mind, some celebrations are going above and beyond what they normally do for health and safety during St. Patrick’s Day weekend.
Irish Eyes Still Smiling Despite The Postponement Of St. Patrick's Day Events"They have trained so hard for this in practices since December."
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Cancels All St. Patrick's Day Parades In Chicago Over Coronavirus Concerns, Says They Will Be RescheduledMayor Lori Lightfoot said officials would try to reschedule the Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade, the South Side Irish Parade in Beverly, and the Northwest Side Irish Parade in Norwood Park for later dates.
Couple Who Met At Old St. Pat's Block Party Reflects On CancellationThe world's largest block party brought thousands to the West Loop and Old Saint Pat's Church for the past 35 years.
Adorable Seals, Orangutans And Kangaroos Enjoy Homemade St. Patrick's Day Treats At Brookfield ZooSt. Patrick's Day isn't just for humans--at least at Brookfield Zoo, where adorable animals snacked on green shamrock-shaped treats made of with biscuits and gelatin. 
Head To The Irish American Heritage Center's St. Patrick's Day Celebration For Dancing, Music And Corned BeefIf you're looking to celebrate St. Patrick's Day indoors or want to keep the party going after the parades, head to the Irish American Heritage Center in Irving Park.
Americans Will Spend $5.61 Billion Celebrating St. Patrick's Day This YearAccording to a survey by the National Retail Federation, Americans will spend $5.61 billion celebrating the holiday this year, with the average consumer spending just over $40. 
Chicago Celebrates St. Patrick's Day With River DyeingCrowds gathered along the Chicago River Saturday to watch the annual river dyeing in honor of St. Patrick's Day.
4 Ways To Celebrate St. Paddy's Day, With Breakfast, Green Beer And MoreIf you love to eat and drink, St. Patrick's Day weekend offers a great chance to explore the world of Chicago food and beverage.
Metra Offering Extra Service For St. Patrick's DayMetra is helping riders safely reach Chicago's St. Patrick's Day festivities by offering extra service this weekend.