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St. Patrick's Day

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  • 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...
  • Tinley Park celebrates St. Patrick's Day

    Tinley Park kicked off St. Patrick’s Day festivities Sunday afternoon with its annual Irish parade and what Mayor Ed Zabrocki called “the biggest crowd we’ve had in 15 years.” Ireland’s Consul General in Chicago, Aidan...
  • Naperville parade celebrates St. Patrick's Day

    Naperville's St. Patrick's Day Parade kicked off Saturday morning with thousands of residents lining streets ready to celebrate all things Irish. Check back at TribLocal.com/naperville for updates.
  • St. Charles gears up for this weekend's St. Patty's parade

     St. Charles gears up for this weekend's St. Patty's parade
    Thousands of people from the Tri-Cities area are expected to line Main Street in St. Charles on Saturday afternoon for the city's 15th annual St. Patrick's Day parade. "People are anxious to get outside ... and we are more than happy to give them a...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 03/17/14 for 03/17/14

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Gina Holden was born in Smithers, British Columbia, Canada, on this day in 1975. This birthday gal has appeared in such movies as "Saw 3D: The Final Chapter," "Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem" and "Final Destination 3." She starred as...
  • Wredling School honors namesake on his 100th birthday

    Wredling School honors namesake on his 100th birthday
    Students and staff at Wredling Middle School in St. Charles took some time on Monday morning to recognize the achievement of one District 303 community member that few ever realize: turning 100 years old. John H. Wredling, for whom Wredling school is...
  • Man run over after St. Patrick's Day parade dies

    A 52-year-old Chicago man died days after he was struck by a car near a St. Patrick's Day parade in Forest Park, police said. John Moore, of the 5000 block of North Natchez Avenue, fell from a sidewalk onto Circle Avenue March 8, right around the time a...
  • How to make homemade tortillas that you'll love

    How to make homemade tortillas that you'll love
    Back in the mid-1800s, tensions were mounting between the U.S. and Mexico. Contemporaneously, many Roman Catholic, Irish immigrants to the U.S. were experiencing discrimination in their mostly Protestant adopted home. With hostilities breaking out...
  • Police: St. Patrick's Day crackdown nets DUI arrests

    Police: St. Patrick's Day crackdown nets DUI arrests
    Downers Grove Police arrested several people and issued multiple tickets during a crackdown aimed at drunken drivers during the week leading up to St. Patrick's Day. Five people were arrested and charged with driving under the influence during the...
  • Man charged with St. Pat's Day parade bomb threat

    Man charged with St. Pat's Day parade bomb threat
    A 58-year-old Elmhurst man has been charged with felony disorderly conduct after he allegedly posted comments on a local news website indicating he would blow up Elmhurst's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. Glenn Schumacher, of the 500 block of S....