| Sep 11, 2014
| 4:53 AM
When Bridie McKenna's, an Irish pub and restaurant, closed at the end of August, Highwood lost a destination mainstay of seven years.
Jim Kane, one of the original owners, declined to say why exactly the restaurant had to close, saying only it was for...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:52 PM
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...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:29 PM
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...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 11:51 AM
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.
| Sep 3, 2014
| 8:53 AM
The nation’s largest St. Patrick’s Day parade, which in recent years was mired in controversy over its ban on openly gay marchers, appeared to have bowed to corporate and public pressure Wednesday by including a diversity group from...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:58 PM
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...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:20 AM
AKRON, Ohio Women on both sides of the Atlantic share a secret: Scots are hot. If a Scotsman wears a kilt and speaks in a heavy Scottish brogue, more's the better.
If we didn't learn that by watching dramas based on Scottish history (think Liam Neeson in...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 2:38 PM
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...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:12 AM
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...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Bulldozers will make way for a microbrewery in downtown Winter Garden by demolishing an old apartment building on the proposed site Monday morning.
Developers have targeted St. Patrick's Day for the opening of the Crooked Can Brewery at 426 W. Plant St....
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:35 AM
EAST WINDSOR — Where does the story of Iron Heart Canning begin?
Is it St. Patrick's Day 2006, when Ann Stratton and Tyler Wille met through a friend, when they were both at a bar in New York City? Tyler was high on whiskey, not beer, so maybe...