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St. Patrick's Day

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

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 […]

City Life

Why Was Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Court Again?

The organizers of Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade have spent their share of time inside a courtroom defending their parade and its traditions. The parade […]

Arts & Entertainment

Spend St. Patrick’s Day with Colm Tóibín at the Boston Public Library

Whether you were a fan of the movie Brooklyn or couldn’t put down The Master, Colm Tóibín is undeniably one of Ireland’s greatest living authors. That […]

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The 17 Best Irish Pubs in Boston

This post was updated on March 1, 2018. The Irish pub is a prevalent style of watering hole in cities that aren’t made up of majority […]


What It’s Like to Be a Bartender in Boston on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day may be a lovely day to celebrate your Irish heritage, but it also conjures up a less savory image—a cavalcade of debauchery, […]

City Life

South Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Route Shortened for 2016

One year after two LGBT groups were finally invited to march and just a few months removed from the death of longtime organizer John “Wacko” Hurley, South […]

City Life

The Bruins’ St. Patrick’s Day Jerseys Are so Ugly

GQ once ranked Boston as the worst-dressed city in the country. The Bruins are doing all they can to help uphold that embarrassing label. The B’s unveiled […]

Arts & Entertainment

House of Pain to Play St. Patrick’s Day Show at Royale

This post originally appeared on Vanyaland. Move over, Dropkick Murphys. There’s a new way to get in touch with your Celtic side this St. Patrick’s […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Dropkick Murphys Add More St. Patrick’s Day Shows

This post originally appeared on Vanyaland. As is Boston tradition, there will be plenty of chances to see the Dropkick Murphys the week of St. […]

City Life

Seasonal Stupidity Surrounding the Southie St. Patrick’s Day Parade Continues

We are now into spring, and yet the seasonal stupidity surrounding the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade has not ended. Rather, over the weekend […]


Five Local Craft Beers to Drink on St. Paddy’s Day

It might sound like sacrilege, but there are better beer options than Guinness on St. Patrick’s Day. And don’t even get me started on green […]