Where to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the U.S.
February 27, 2011 12:00 am Post a comment
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<p>The St. Patrick's Day parade turns the city on its head: the Chicago River is dyed green, shamrocks decorate the street, and the center stripe of Dearborn Street is painted the color of the Irish from Wacker Drive to Van Buren Street. This is your chance to get your fill of bagpipes, green beer, and green kneesocks. It's over 4 hours, so you probably won't see the whole thing. <a href="http://www.chicagostpatsparade.com/ ">Learn More.</a> </p><p><strong>When:</strong> March 12, 2011 </p><p><strong>Where to Celebrate:</strong> Fado uses imported wood, stone, and glass to create its Irish look. The second floor—with a bar imported from Dublin—feels more like the real thing than . . . <a href="http://www.fodors.com/world/north-america/usa/illinois/chicago/review-105459.html">Read more.</a></p>