St. Patrick's Day

People play bagpipes in a parade

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 […]

Irish upside-down apple cake recipe

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 […]

Irish Coffee at Grafton Street Pub / Photo provided

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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, 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 […]

Arts & Entertainment

St. Patrick’s Day in Boston, By the Numbers

278 = citations at last year’s parade.


The Shebeen Rolls into New England

It wasn’t easy getting a fully-functional, mobile Irish pub through U.S. Customs, but the Boston area’s very own Shebeen arrived earlier this month and is now […]