St. Patrick's Day

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Boston Pride Announces It Will March in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

For Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade, after decades of stagnation, change on the issue of LGBT rights seems to be coming fast and furious. Boston Pride, […]

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Throwback Thursday: When There Was No St. Patrick’s Day Parade

On March 12, 1994, papers carried the news that Boston would not be having its iconic St. Patrick’s Day parade through South Boston. The previous day, […]

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Boston, 1975: Hobnobbing at the St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast

Today’s incarnations are too long, too scripted, too big, too Hollywood, and too boring, but the old breakfasts were the best.

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The St. Patrick’s Day Parade Was Slightly Less Rowdy Than Years Past

As far as Irish celebrations go, this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade was relatively tame compared with that one time when a man was arrested […]

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Let’s All Agree to Call the St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast What It Is

The annual South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast has come and gone. Thankfully. If we must continue this awful ritual—presumably as the city’s karmic penance for […]

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Photos from the 2014 Southie St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Crowds decked out in green celebrated one of Boston’s favorite and most raucous holidays on Sunday at the annual Southie St. Patrick’s Day parade. This […]

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Sam Adams Pulls Out of St. Patrick’s Day Parade Amid Controversy

Boston Beer Company, makers of Samuel Adams brew, will cease sponsorship and their role in the St. Patrick’s Day parade this weekend amid controversy. In […]

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South End Bar Drops Sam Adams Over Southie St. Patrick’s Day Sponsorship

As the back-and-forth conversation continues about whether or not gay rights advocates and gay veterans will be able to finally march in the annual South Boston St. […]

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Here’s Your Southie St. Patrick’s Day Bingo Card

It’s almost time for Southie to turn into a densely packed playground of Irish/wannabe Irish that’s too wild for some and too tame for others. Of […]

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Hidden Gems: How to Avoid the Crowds on St. Patrick’s Day, Part 2

Welcome to Hidden Gems, where local food blogger Marc Hurwitz (of Hidden Boston and Boston Restaurant Talk) spotlights off-the-beaten-path, under-the-radar restaurants. Last year, on the […]

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10 Great St. Patrick’s Day Food and Drink Events

Guinness Dinner at Lincoln Tavern Get in the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day a bit early this year at Lincoln Tavern for their very first […]

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What’s Really Holding Back St. Patrick’s Day Parade Organizers

It’s that time of year when Boston’s right-minded folks shake our heads at the stated excuses for excluding LGBT groups from the St. Patrick’s Day […]

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Dropkick Murphys Receive Threats from Neo-Nazis After St. Patrick’s Day Incident

Ever since a band member from the Dropkick Murphys strong-armed a concert-goer who made a Nazi gesture on stage at a pre-St. Patrick’s Day show […]

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Photos: St. Patrick’s Day Parade in South Boston

There’s no denying that it’s a good day to be Irish in Boston on St. Patrick’s Day. Every year on March 17, Boston shows the […]

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The Hangover Report: St. Patrick’s Day Arrests Abound

Boston residents gave their police department no shortage of work at Sunday’s St. Patrick’s Day festivities. The Boston Police report issuing 336 citations for public drinking […]