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St. Patrick’s Day

Revelers march in the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade along Fifth Ave in Manhattan on March 17, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYC’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Marches Up Fifth Avenue Amid Controversy

The world’s largest parade celebrating Irish heritage set off down Fifth Avenue on a cold and gray morning, the culmination of a weekend of St. Patrick’s Day revelry.

03/17/2014

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Stories From Main Street: Yonkers Irish Community Center ‘Is God’s Gift To The World’

St. Patrick was a missionary who led a life of charity and compassion. Those virtues can be seen in the Irish enclave along McLean Avenue in Yonkers, and not just on St. Paddy’s Day.

03/17/2014

Irish author Anne Enright.  (Photo by Sandra Mu/Getty Images)

10,000 Books By Irish Authors Being Given Away In All Five Boroughs

The event is part of the 4th annual Irish Arts Center Book Day.

03/17/2014

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5 Great Places to Find Irish Culture in NYC

New York City has plenty of Irish pubs, from McSorley’s to Molly’s. And, on March 17, just about every bar in town will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. The list below details where you can go to get your Irish fix the other 364 days a year.

03/17/2014

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New York Setting Up DWI Checkpoints For St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that from Friday through Monday, drivers can expect sobriety checkpoints, increased DWI patrols and increased inspections on underage drinking and sales to minors.

03/14/2014

McSorley's Old Ale House, the legendary bar on East 7th Street claims to be the city's oldest. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC’s 7 Best Irish Pubs

Many of these joints not only have beer taps that flow like water, but also a rich history. These are some of New York City’s best Irish pubs, to help you sort out the emeralds in the rough.

CBS New York–03/05/2014

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Best Family-Friendly Activities In New York For St. Patrick’s Day 2014

You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy what the city has to offer for St. Patrick’s Day but you do have to get ready to have a great time with your kids.

03/05/2014

Mayor Bil De Blasio joined an inclusive St. Patrick's Parade in Queens on Sunday. (Credit Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Mayor De Blasio Joins Gay-Friendly, ‘St. Pat’s For All’ Parade In Queens

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has joined the gay-friendly St. Pat’s For All Parade in Queens, saying the parade celebrates inclusion.

03/02/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio To March In Queens St. Patrick’s Day Parade

According to a tweet from de Blasio’s office, the mayor will deliver remarks and march in the St. Pat’s For All parade in Queens.

03/01/2014

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NYC’s 7 Best Bars For Fine Irish Whiskey

In celebration of this weekend’s St. Patrick’s Day holiday, we thought we’d pay homage to Irish whiskey, the fastest growing liquor category in the country.

CBS New York–01/08/2014

East Village Purse Snatcher

Police On The Hunt For East Village Purse Snatcher

Police Monday were asking to public to identify a man who snatched a woman’s purse in the East Village on St. Patrick’s Day, but ended up making off with nothing.

04/08/2013

'This Is Your Brain On Shamrocks 2' book cover (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Native Pens Humorous Book About Growing Up Irish

Mike Farragher penned a second book titled, “This Is Your Brain On Shamrocks 2: Fifty Shades O’Green.'”

03/17/2013

Revelers cheer on the marchers during the 251st annual St. Patrick's Day Parade March 17, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Crowds Hit Fifth Avenue For St. Patrick’s Day Parade

One of the great New York City traditions, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, headed up Fifth Avenue Saturday.

03/16/2013

St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York City - March 17, 2012 (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Revelers Readying For NYC’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Nearly two million people are set to line the streets along Fifth Avenue Saturday for the 252nd annual parade.

03/15/2013

John Keller

Cooking On The Couch: A New Take On Green Eggs And Ham

Sam may not like green eggs and ham — but we sure do. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we like to eat them here and there. Chef John Keller is the Executive Chef of Dinner on Ludlow (95 Delancey Street.)

03/15/2013

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