St Patricks Day
CROWN POINT | Spectators wore every shade of green as chilly winds turned cheeks red Sunday at the fifth annual St. Patrick's Day festivities on the Crown Point square.
Crown Point is the place to be today if you want to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. The fun begins at noon with the kickoff of the St. Baldrick’s Day fundraiser in the small bay at the Crown Point Fire Station 126 N. East St. Head shaving will continue until 4 p.m., with proceeds raised by "sha…
CHICAGO | Police across Illinois will be stepping up efforts to catch drunken drivers over the St. Patrick's Day weekend.
THORNTON | The Thornton Police Department will conduct special patrols on the St. Patrick's Day holiday to crack down on drunken drivers and unbuckled motorists, police said in a news release.
The traditional fresh basket arrangement for St. Patrick's Day for 2013 by 1-800-FLOWERS.com features gorgeous Bells of Ireland flowers, said to bring good luck to anyone that receives them, gathered with green carnations, poms and a festive ribbon for a finishing touch. There's also a hint …
CROWN POINT | Mayor Uran’s Office of Special Events will host it's fifth annual nighttime St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 17 and will feature emergency vehicles, lit entries, Band of Brothers Pipes and Drums, Lake County Pipes and Drums, Grand Marshall Mayor David D. F. Uran, the J…
DYER | The White Rhino has the Jo Maxi taxi service for your St. Patty’s pub crawl. You can crack on from pub to pub and get fluthered together. It will be a gas, so gather your Sham's and Feek's but leave the Mot at the Gaff.
CROWN POINT | The City of Crown Point's St. Patrick’s Day Logo Contest finalists were announced at the City Council meeting on March 4. The logo contest was sent to all Crown Point Schools and the Crossroads YMCA.
A flavorful filling of salmon and wild rice create plump and delicious cabbage rolls as an inventive "green" menu option ideal for both lenten and St. Patrick's Day menus this month.
CROWN POINT | During the St. Patrick's Day corned beef and cabbage dinner, the small bay will serve as the registered St. Baldrick’s Day venue in Crown Point this year from noon-4 p.m. Each participant or “shavee” quests to raise the highest amount of funding possible for life-saving researc…
CROWN PONT | Mayor Uran’s Office of Special Events is planning the biggest event of the year on March 17. The celebration kicks off with the highly anticipated Carry-Out or Dine-In Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner at the Crown Point Fire Rescue Department, 126 N. East St. from 1-6 p.m. The tra…
CHICAGO | If one place knows how to celebrate St. Patrick's Day it's Chicago.
CROWN POINT | On March 17, the City of Crown Point will celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a corned beef and cabbage dinner, entertainment and a lighted night parade.
CROWN POINT | The square was filled with green Saturday night as residents and visitors celebrated St. Patrick's Day.
CHICAGO | Ireland's prime minister threw out a sales pitch to potential business investors Friday in Chicago, using the pervasive St. Patrick's Day cheer to try to lure investment and tourism to the onetime Celtic Tiger, now struggling with a massive debt load and battered economy.
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, center, speaks with aides Friday at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Chicago. Kenny is in Chicago leading a global St. Patrick's Day charm offensive to potential business investors and tourists. Kenny has deployed 16 of his government's ministers to Canada, China…
The Pipes & Drums of the Lake County Sheriff's Department face a marathon of performances Saturday, but band members are ready for it.
Saturday is St. Patrick's Day. While many folks think of Whiting as the home of the Eastern Europeans, I must remind you that it was the Germans and the Irish who got here first. If it were 100 years ago, instead of a Pierogi Fest we would probably be known for our Schnitzel/Potato Fest.
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