St. Patrick's Day

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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10 St. Patrick’s Day Dining Specials

Anna’s Taqueria Anna’s is bringing back that crowd-pleasing Irish/Mexican mash-up known as the cabbage and corned beef burrito. The limited-edition offering is layered in slow-roasted corned beef, […]

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Wait, Why Did the Knights of Columbus Skip the St. Patrick’s Day Parade?

In their statement announcing a refusal to participate in this past weekend’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, The Massachusetts Knights of Columbus produced an absolute masterpiece […]

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10 St. Patrick’s Day Events in Boston

If you know nothing else about St. Patrick’s Day in Boston—a.k.a. Irish Mardi Gras—then you know that it’s a time when the hordes converge on Southie […]

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20 Jokes to Expect at the St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast in South Boston

So much snow! The MBTA doesn’t work (includes “Charlie on the MTA” jokes). Marty wants to take away Southie’s space savers. The Olympics in Boston […]