RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

St. Patrick's Day

A collection of news and information related to St. Patrick's Day published by this site and its partners.

Top St. Patrick's Day Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • Weekend preview: Doing St. Patrick's Day with style

    Weekend preview: Doing St. Patrick's Day with style
    The satire issue of “T: The New York Times Style Magazine” came out this week, and it includes a piece on the “forgotten literary genius” of J.P. Donleavy, a timely reminder of the cozy relationship between Ireland and America,...
  • Republican governor candidates do last-minute campaigning

    Republican governor candidates do last-minute campaigning
    With the primary election a few days away, Republican governor candidates fanned out across Illinois to shake voters' hands and attempt to score some last-minute support. State Sens. Bill Brady and Kirk Dillard hit the St. Patrick's parade in...
  • Rich taste of Ireland served in trio of new cookbooks

    Rich taste of Ireland served in trio of new cookbooks
    You need not have cousins in Cork or Mayo to stir up a few Irish dishes. Not with this trio of new cookbooks with their enticing recipes and beautiful photos. Take "My Irish Table: Recipes from the Homeland and Restaurant Eve" by Cathal Armstrong and...
  • Dale Austin, longtime Sun racing reporter, dies

    Dale Austin, longtime Sun racing reporter, dies
    Dale Austin, a retired Baltimore Sun reporter whose coverage of Maryland horse racing spanned a half-century and took him on assignments as far away as England, died in his sleep Friday at his Bayside Beach home. He was 81. His wife of 38 years, the...
  • Two threads, three cultures

    Two threads, three cultures
    These might be the best, busiest, most complex weeks of the year in our house, and it's all because of two threads. One red, one green. The most important is the red one — the cultural tether that stretches back to Chengdu, China, where our...
  • Sentinel Exclusive Video: A St. Pat's Day 'filmfest'

    Sentinel Exclusive Video: A St. Pat's Day 'filmfest'
    With St. Patrick's Day just around the corner, the annual 10-day "Mighty Irish" music festival, at Downtown Disney's Raglan Road Irish Pub, is in full swing. Having kicked-off March 7th, and continuing through St. Patrick's Day, Monday, the festival...
  • Tasting room introduces new brewery

     Tasting room introduces new brewery
    Sitting at the bar in Hailstorm Brewing's tasting room in Tinley Park's Mercury Business Park, Richard Schmidt couldn't think of anything he'd change about the place. "The beer's great … It's nice to have a local brewery in town," said Schmidt, a...
  • Some pairings for your St. Patrick's Day brew

    Some pairings for your St. Patrick's Day brew
    Ratebeer.com last month announced that it has more than 250,000 different beers reviewed on its site. With a nearly endless array of breweries and beers, there is a type for almost anyone. Whether you like a crisp, cool pilsner or a funky wild ale aged in...
  • Getting crafty with DIY Playbook team

    Getting crafty with DIY Playbook team
    Casey O'Halloran and Bridget O'Connor, best friends since high school, have always been crafty. They launched their do-it-yourself blog, DIY Playbook (thediyplaybook.com), in March 2013. "Our motto is that we have big-league decorating dreams on a...
  • Lucky in love: Remembering a St. Patrick's Day proposal

    Lucky in love: Remembering a St. Patrick's Day proposal
    Naive and barely 23, I was still a believer in the luck of the Irish. I even expected it would help make my wish to get married come true. Just to make sure, I planned to propose on the night of March 17, St. Patrick's Day. And since Marianne Dunne...
  • St. Patrick's Day events begin this weekend

    St. Patrick's Day events begin this weekend
    No need to wait until March 17 to celebrate a wee bit o' Irish. St. Patrick's Day festivities begin this weekend with the Tinley Park Irish parade. The 15th annual parade will step off at 2 p.m. Sunday from Central Middle School, 18146 Oak Park Ave.,...