Friday, March 29, 2013
These neighborhood kids are just beaming with Irish Pride. Vote for your favorite photo.
Update: Congratulations to Conner Finley, who finished in first place, and Maura Maloney who came in at a close second. Both contestants received prizes. We received 36 entries in our Irish Pride Photo Contest and have narrowed down all our stellar entries to five. Vote for your favorite photo and the the winner will take home a $20 gift card to Marie's Cafe in Mt. Greenwood and a stockpile of Patch t-shirts, water bottles and assorted goodies. You can vote once per day. Voting closes at noon on Tuesday, April 2. Thanks to all our very Irish entrants. Please click here for 2013 giveaway rules.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
President gets his Irish up during a St. Patrick's Day encounter.
Friday, March 15, 2013
St. Patrick's Day falls on a Sunday. Before you head out for some green beer, plug these local cab companies' phone numbers in your phone and get home safe.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
All the sights and sounds of the 2013 South Side Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Local baker Jean Marie Quigley shared a bit of history about the St. Patrick's Day favorite.
St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner and Southland business Beverly Bakery is selling soda bread, a traditional Irish treat. Patch stopped by the bakery to catch up with owner Jean Marie Quigley, who discussed the history of the bread, how it was traditionally made in Ireland and what makes it so tasty. Do you bake a soda bread that can't be beat? Add your own soda bread photos and recipes to our St. Patrick's Day Foodie Tuesday post!
Monday, March 11, 2013
All the sights and sounds of the 2013 South Side Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade
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Watch a sped up version of the 2013 South Side Irish Parade.
We selected some of our favorite clips from the 2013 South Side Irish Parade and sped them up so you can watch all the action in less the time. Read even more parade coverage Follow us on Facebook: Beverly-Mt. Greenwood /Evergreen Park / Oak Lawn
Sunday, March 10, 2013
All the green-clad majesty of the 2013 South Side Irish Parade
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Saturday, March 9, 2013
Find out when to expect all your favorite marchers.
The South Side Irish Parade steps off at noon on Sunday, March 10. View our Parade Survival Guide to find all the details on the big event. Here is the full lineup for all of Sunday's participants: 1 Chicago Fire & Police Pipe Band 2 Color Guard Police & Fire 3A Grand Marshall - First Responders 3B Police Officer Michael Flisk Family 3C Fire Captain Herbie Johnson Family 3D Firefighter Walter Patmon, Jr. Family 4 Chicago Fire Fighters Local 2 5 Fraternal Order of Police 6 Bucks-for-Burn Camp 7 Cook County Sheriff Cadets 8 100 Club of Chicago 9 Emerald Society Bagpipes & Drums 10A Guests of Honor - State Champs 10B Brother Rice Rugby 10C Leo Track & Field 10D Marist Softball 10E Mt. Carmel Football 10F St. Rita Hockey 11 Knights Of …
The South Side Irish Parade steps off at noon Sunday, March 10. Here's everything you need to know.