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St. Patrick's Day

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Top St. Patrick's Day Articles

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  • 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...
  • Another sign St. Patrick's Day is near: Green frosting on doughnuts

    Another sign St. Patrick's Day is near: Green frosting on doughnuts
    Dunkin’ Donuts has introduced a full lineup of seasonal beverages and snacks to help celebrate St. Patrick's Day: Irish crème and Mocha Irish crème coffees and lattes, the lucky mint Coolatta, mint hot chocolate and two new donuts -- mint Oreo and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Orland Park celebrates St. Patrick's Day

    Orland Park celebrates St. Patrick's Day
    Orland Park residents celebrated St. Patrick's Day last week with bright red trolley bus that ferried revelers among among four 143rd Street restaurants hosting Irish-themed entertainment. It's "the Irish strip," according to Vincent Tuohy, owner of The...
  • Former restaurateur Anita Ward now working in a pharmacy [Hudson's Corner]

    I had one of those "think it and it happens" moments this winter. On a walk to the post office, I passed the Roland Park Shopping Center. I remembered the old Roland Park Bakery & Deli and the fabulous banana cream pie its owner, Anita Ward, once made...
  • St. Pat's Day corned beef (sushi) rolls and green fries

    St. Pat's Day corned beef (sushi) rolls and green fries
    St. Patrick’s Day happens early for many South Florida restaurants. At Shake Shack in Boca Raton, Miami Beach and Coral Gables, Irish Fries are Smiling will be on the menu starting Friday through the 17th. The fries are topped with horseradish...
  • Irish, Japanese musicians 'forge a new path'

    Irish, Japanese musicians 'forge a new path'
    It is very difficult to say "Happy St. Patrick's Day" in Japanese. "There is no direct Japanese word for St. Patrick's Day," one scholarly Japanese friend tells me. "However, there are a number of written languages in Japanese, and one of these is...
  • 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...
  • Legoland Florida: Quest for Chi ride goes green for St. Patrick's celebration

    Legoland Florida: Quest for Chi ride goes green for St. Patrick's celebration
    Green waters infiltrated the Quest for Chi ride at Legoland Florida on Sunday. Bright green coloring, reportedly dumped by the Cragger the Crocodile character, flowed throughout the 219,000 gallons of water used in the ride as a St. Patrick's Day...