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St. Patrick's Day

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  • 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,...
  • Brewery, garage crucial to Winter Garden's downtown future

    Brewery, garage crucial to Winter Garden's downtown future
    When a new microbrewery opens next year in Winter Garden, city leaders hope visitors can find a place to park nearby. The brewery – and a planned parking garage – are two keys to expanding Winter Garden's vibrant downtown, which boasts no...
  • Aide Tells How Disclosing Rowland's Role Hurt Campaign

    Aide Tells How Disclosing Rowland's Role Hurt Campaign
    NEW HAVEN — A top aide to congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley testified on Thursday that Wilson-Foley's 2012 campaign was thrown into disarray and eventually collapsed when she was forced to disclose that former Gov. John Rowland was working...
  • New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade drops ban on openly gay marchers

    New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade drops ban on openly gay marchers
    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...
  • Old Parkton schoolhouse now a cozy historic home

    Old Parkton schoolhouse now a cozy historic home
    In the usual course of life's events, most people go to school. Very few people, however, buy a schoolhouse and call it home. In the usual course of life's events, most people go to school. Very few people, however, buy a schoolhouse and call it home....
  • At L.A. Times Festival of Books: Jonathan Gold, Roy Choi, Suzanne Goin and more

    At L.A. Times Festival of Books: Jonathan Gold, Roy Choi, Suzanne Goin and more
    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books returns to the University of Southern California on April 12 and 13 with a lineup of chefs scheduled to appear on the cooking stage. Here’s the April 12 (Saturday) schedule: 11 a.m. — Cooking...
  • 300 kegs of Guinness: Casey's Irish Pub to open at 6 a.m. for St. Patrick's Day

    Casey's Irish Pub is in the midst of getting ready for its fourth annual St. Patrick's Day street festival, which takes place Monday and is expected to draw 10,000 to 12,000 people to downtown's Grand Avenue for Guinness and green beer.  "We just got...
  • Starbucks adds tipping to new iPhone app

    Starbucks adds tipping to new iPhone app
    Starbucks doesn't want you to forget about your baristas. The coffee giant is launching an updated mobile app for iPhone users with a new tipping feature.  The app, coming March 19, will allow users to leave a tip at more than 7,000 Starbucks stores...
  • Poll: More Americans say sugar is worse than pot as health risk

    Poll: More Americans say sugar is worse than pot as health risk
    Is that post-lunch cookie really worse for you than smoking a joint? Some Americans think so.  NBC News and the Wall Street Journal conducted a survey of 1,000 people age 18 and older. They asked participants which of a number of substances was most...