St. Patrick's Day

City Life

What’s the Point of St. Patrick’s Day?

There is no holiday more quintessentially Boston than St. Patrick’s Day. How Boston is St. Patrick’s Day? Not only did we basically invent the holiday […]

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City Life

Ken Casey Got in a Fight at the House of Blues

There’s a reason the Irish flock to Boston for St. Patrick’s Day every year (see: Conor McGregor tearing up the streets of Southie). The city […]

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City Life

South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade May be Canceled

  Updated at 5:10 p.m. on March 14: Mayor Marty Walsh said the St. Patrick’s Day parade will follow a snow route to ensure the safety of participants […]

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Restaurants

Make Chef Marc Sheehan’s Irish Recipes to Up Your Boiled Dinner Game

The day I asked Loyal Nine chef and co-owner Marc Sheehan if he had any Irish recipes he’d like to share, he had just received […]

Home & Property

Keep This St. Patrick’s Day Decor All Year Round

The green-tinted joy of St. Patrick’s Day only comes once a year, but that doesn’t mean your Irish spirit has to fade in the months […]

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Restaurants

The Best Irish Whiskey Cocktails For St. Patrick’s Day Weekend in Boston

Red Legs Citizen Public House & Oyster Bar The newest draft cocktail here is rooted in deep Irish history, albeit an unsavory one. Made with […]

City Life

Amidst Parade Boycotts, St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast to Proceed as Planned

While South Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade will be a few pols light this year, expect a full house at state Sen. Linda Darcena Forry’s annual breakfast. […]

City Life

You Can Request Bagpipers with Uber Today

Update Friday, March 17: The day has arrived. To request a performance between now and 4 p.m., simply fire up the Uber app and type in […]

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Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Is in Crisis Mode Over Gay Veterans’ Ouster

Update, Friday, March 10, 4:26 p.m.: After a barrage of backlash, the Allied War Veterans Council has reportedly changed its mind and will now permit the gay […]

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Buffalo, Not Boston, Ranked Best City for St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Despite our proud Irish roots, Boston isn’t the best city to spend St. Patrick’s Day. It isn’t second-best, either. The Hub ranked third in a new […]

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Gay Veterans Group Says It’s Been Denied Entry to Southie’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

New year, new drama over South Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade. OUTVETS, a local group for LGBTQ veterans, posted on its Facebook page Tuesday that the Allied War Veterans Council, […]

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Cardinal O’Malley: Catholics Can Eat Corned Beef on St. Patrick’s Day

Boston’s Catholics find themselves in quite a predicament this year. Though St. Patrick’s Day is typically celebrated with a hearty feast of corned beef and cabbage […]

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Lawsuit: Marty Walsh Told Southie Parade Organizers ‘Don’t F— Me Over’

A new lawsuit filed against Marty Walsh in Massachusetts District Court alleges the mayor coerced organizers of South Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade into allowing LGBT veterans to […]

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Boston Had a Sloppy St. Patrick’s Day Parade

As expected, revelers got pretty sloppy during this year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade in South Boston. According to Boston.com, police handed out 498 citations for […]

Home & Property

Drinking by Design: The Shebeen

The Shebeen is a 15-foot-long Irish pub on wheels. Dreamed up by Galway, Ireland native John Walsh, the tiny mobile bar is a traveling slice of the […]