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St. Patrick's Day

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Boston Police Warn St. Patrick’s Day Revelers About Drink-Spiking

In anticipation of Boston’s busiest drinking weekend of the year, the Boston Police Department issued a community alert yesterday, warning revelers to be cautious about […]

City Life

Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Will Be Back to Its Former Glory in 2022

Locate your scally caps and shamrock merchandise, check the expiration date on your green food dye, and put your drinking boots on. Because at long […]

Arts & Entertainment

How Can I Safely Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day This Year?

Welcome to “One Last Question,” a series where research editor Matthew Reed Baker tackles your most Bostonian conundrums. Have a question? Email him at onelastquestion@bostonmagazine.com. Question: […]

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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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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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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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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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 […]

City Life

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 […]