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"Is it important to celebrate holidays like St. Patrick's Day?"

"Is it important to celebrate holidays like St. Patrick's Day?"

Latoya Rivera, Merrillville | "For some, but not for me. But there are some holidays that I think are good, like Valentine's. It's about love, and it's romantic."

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
"Is it important to celebrate holidays like St. Patrick's Day?"

"Is it important to celebrate holidays like St. Patrick's Day?"

Julene Melendez, Portage | "I think so. It's celebrating a happy thing, and it's positive. It puts endorphins in your blood!"

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
"Is it important to celebrate holidays like St. Patrick's Day?"

"Is it important to celebrate holidays like St. Patrick's Day?"

Javier Melendez, Portage | "I think it is. This year with the winter we had, St. Patrick's is a holiday that looks forward to spring and the warm weather. It's also time to have a cold beer."

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
"Is it important to celebrate holidays like St. Patrick's Day?"

"Is it important to celebrate holidays like St. Patrick's Day?"

Ed Lozano, Cedar Lake | "Yes, it's great to celebrate everyone's heritage."

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
"Is it important to celebrate holidays like St. Patrick's Day?"

"Is it important to celebrate holidays like St. Patrick's Day?"

Carolyn Hooker, Homewood | "I think so. It depends on the holiday. It has significance to people. It's an opportunity to cultivate a tradition on certain holidays, making lifelong memories."

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
"Is it important to celebrate holidays like St. Patrick’s Day?”

"Is it important to celebrate holidays like St. Patrick’s Day?”

Cindy Oakley, Ottawa | "Yes, for several reasons. They're historical events. It's to celebrate people's heritage, it adds fun, and it makes us laugh and be happy."

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, March 14, 2013

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, March 14, 2013

Alternative St. Patrick's Day suggestions this year include Irish writer Martin McDonagh's Seven Psychopaths available on DVD and live-streaming; the last weekend for Mitch Markovitz's work at the Indiana Welcome Center and the most Roman of Shakespeare's plays set in modern Washington.---Pa…

March 13, 2013 9:00 am
Beer, gastronomy and expansion in St. Patrick's Day news

Beer, gastronomy and expansion in St. Patrick's Day news

Three Floyds' Dark Lord Day tickets go on sale on St. Patrick's Day, though the Munster mega-event is not until April 28th. And if you don't have a ticket you have no hope of getting a beer.---- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore magazine

March 15, 2012 10:30 am
Saturday, St. Patrick's Day: We have options, people!

Saturday, St. Patrick's Day: We have options, people!

There was a time when I found St. Patrick's menus deeply troubling. Green beer, black pudding and bacon taken from the back of a pig could be downright sickening to contemplate. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore magazine

March 08, 2012 10:30 am
Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, March 1st

Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, March 1st

Tomorrow, at a theater near you, the opening of The Lorax movie and a party for Dr. Seuss's 109th b-day at Fernwood Botanical Garden in Niles on Saturday; also very secret exclusive Paparazzi opening Saturday in Valpo. --Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine

February 29, 2012 8:15 am
Porridge is hot stuff in Ireland again

Porridge is hot stuff in Ireland again

Porridge is hot in Ireland.

March 16, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Porridge is hot stuff in Ireland again

Porridge is hot stuff in Ireland again

Porridge is hot in Ireland. Piping hot, with a dollop of cream, pinch of cinnamon, or drizzle of honey. Mmmm, add strawberries for sweetness. Or chopped apples for crunch.

March 16, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Statia's Stew

Statia's Stew

As every Saint Patrick's Day approaches, I think of the late novelist, Maura Laverty, who told such charming tales about

March 12, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Valpo officer looks forward to losing hair -- again

Valpo officer looks forward to losing hair -- again

VALPARAISO | Before Valparaiso Police Sgt. Steve Jackson could participate in the annual St. Baldrick's Foundation head-shaving fundraiser, he had to do two things: line up donors and -- more importantly -- grow some hair.

March 04, 2011 12:00 am
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