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St. Patrick's Day

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  • Riley's Trick Shop closing after 77 years

    Riley's Trick Shop closing after 77 years
    The jokes are coming to an end at Riley's Trick Shop in Palos Hills, which will likely sell its last gags, pranks and Halloween costumes this fall. After 77 years employing five generations of Rileys, the shop — one of the area's few remaining...
  • Drunk in latte: Starbucks tests new beer-flavored latte

    Drunk in latte: Starbucks tests new beer-flavored latte
    Dark beer lovers take note. Starbucks Corp is testing a "dark barrel latte" in a handful of its cafes in Ohio and Florida. The non-alcoholic drink includes a chocolaty stout flavored sauce, whipped cream and dark caramel drizzle, a spokeswoman said on...
  • UCF game in Ireland special homecoming for coach George O'Leary

    UCF game in Ireland special homecoming for coach George O'Leary
    UCF's football season-opener may be 4,000 miles away in Ireland, but it's still a home game when your last name is O'Leary. When UCF coach George O'Leary marches his team onto the field of Croke Park Stadium on Saturday, he'll be within three hours of...
  • Rosie sign on Kennedy Expressway gives family hope

    Rosie sign on Kennedy Expressway gives family hope
    Over a bleak stretch of the Kennedy Expressway that is often jammed with soul-crushing traffic, the enormous holiday light displays burst through the rush-hour malaise. At Easter, a 12-foot pink bunny, flanked by eggs and flowers, waves cheerily at...
  • New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade will include openly gay group

    New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade will include openly gay group
    The nation's largest St. Patrick's Day parade, which in recent years was mired in controversy over its ban on openly gay marchers, bowed to corporate and public pressure Wednesday by including a diversity group from NBCUniversal in next year's event. It...
  • Raglan Road's Irish Hooley, 19 years of Will's Pub

    Hurry to the Hooley We're nowhere near St. Patrick's Day, but since when do we need an excuse to party? Wash the workweek away with pints of Guinness at Raglan Road Irish Pub in Downtown Disney during the third annual Great Irish Hooley. The Celtic...
  • Migrants From City Enrich The Suburbs

     Migrants From City Enrich The Suburbs
    Bloomfield's Caribbean heritage is on full display in a field off Lisa Lane. On four acres is row upon row of callaloo, a leafy green vegetable that is a staple of West Indian cooking. People of Caribbean descent from Bloomfield — they make up a...
  • Pizza gains sophistication in Baltimore

    Pizza gains sophistication in Baltimore
    When Edward Bosco and Marianne Kresevich decided to open a pizza restaurant, they didn't choose his hometown of Brooklyn, N.Y. And they didn't pick Chicago, where they were living at the time. Instead, the husband and wife moved to Baltimore and opened...
  • Paul Greenberg: The Scottish play

    It's an old superstition among actors, who tend to avoid calling one of Shakespeare's tragedies by its name, which is supposed to invite disaster. It's like the way they avoid wishing each other good luck opening night lest they jinx it, preferring to say...
  • Feel the Irish at McCarthy's Red Stag Pub

    Feel the Irish at McCarthy's Red Stag Pub
    Head to McCarthy's Red Stag Pub and Whiskey Bar 4-10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, for a combination "Halfway to St. Patrick's Day" and "Celtic Classic Kick-off" celebration. The Rogue Diplomats will perform high-energy Irish and traditional folk music, and...
  • Catholic League quits St. Patrick's Day Parade after ban on gays ends

    Catholic League quits St. Patrick's Day Parade after ban on gays ends
    A New York City Catholic group has pulled out of next year's St. Patrick's Day parade, just a week after parade officials decided to allow a gay rights group to march in the event under its own banner. The Catholic League For Religious and Civil Rights,...