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St. Patrick's Day

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  • Charities to lobby Congress to preserve tax deductions

    Charities to lobby Congress to preserve tax deductions
    Representatives of more than 200 charitable organizations plan to go door to door Wednesday on Capitol Hill to convince members of Congress that it would be a mistake to eliminate or reduce tax deductions for charitable donations. “The Congress is...
  • Google doodle is green for St. Patrick's Day: Take our redheaded quiz

    Google is celebrating St. Patrick's Day with a stained-glass doodle in green. On Sunday, Americans celebrated Irish ancestry across the nation, with traditional parades in London, Boston, Montreal, New York and other cities.  West Boylston, Mass.,...
  • Take our St. Patrick's Day quiz: Gingers, shamrocks, parades, more

    For St. Patrick's Day, we poked around for Ireland- and holiday-themed trivia. Are there really that many redheads in Ireland? Per capita, does the island nation really bend the elbow more than the rest of the world? Was St. Pat born Irish? Test yourself....
  • Jimmy Murphy, Founder of Jimmy's Restaurant in Beverly Hills, Dies at 75

    Jimmy Murphy, who founded Jimmy's, the Beverly Hills restaurant popular with entertainment talent and execs throughout the 1980s and '90s, died Friday in Beverly Hills of pancreatic cancer. He was 75. Before owning his own restaurant, Murphy was, for...
  • Hawks' Kane scores twice in win after grandfather's death

    Hawks' Kane scores twice in win after grandfather's death
    Patrick Kane had every reason not to play Monday night against the Los Angeles Kings. Hours before the start of the Blackhawks’ 5-3 win, Kane learned that his grandfather, Donald Kane, had died. As difficult as it was for Kane to play, he put on...
  • Lazy Stars are set to shine

    Lazy Stars are set to shine
    Jonny Kaplan and the Lazy Stars released their fourth album in October, yet Kaplan admits they are not well known in the U.S. He's looking to change that. To that end, you'd think they would play in a large venue, well, at leastbigger than the Harp...
  • Florida Renaissance Festival: What's olde is new again

    Florida Renaissance Festival: What's olde is new again
    More than two decades ago, Bobby Rodriguez had an idea to take South Florida back to the Middle Ages. "I thought I had come up with this unique idea. I thought I was a genius," he recalls. "And I didn't know they already did this all over the country."...
  • New chef at Grille at Peerce's serves up experience, creativity

    The Grille at Peerce's, a longtime Phoenix favorite that overlooks Loch Raven Reservoir on Dulaney Valley Road, tapped the chef from another longtime Baltimore County institution to lead its kitchen last month. Marco Lombardini, a Cockeysville...
  • Les bons temps for a Baltimore native

    Les bons temps for a Baltimore native
    What is nearly as remarkable as Jenny Campbell's costumes — the glittering swirls of ribbon and whirling snow globe headdresses — is the path that led to her second career as a costume maker. The Baltimore native taught herself to make...
  • Gay exclusion makes Boston, New York mayors skip St. Patrick's parade

    Amid the ongoing legal fights over same-sex marriage and the growing acceptance of homosexuals and their rights, there remains an area where gay participation remains controversial: the annual rite of spring known as the St. Patrick’s Day parade....
  • Will gays march in Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade after all?

    In Arizona, corporate presure might have helped persuade Gov. Jan Brewer this week to veto legislation derided as anti-gay. Now in Boston, this weekend, political pressure appears to be reopening a door for gays to one of the major events in the city,...