St. Patrick’s Day

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Officials Order Residents To Vacate Queens House Following Floor Collapse

Authorities say a floor of a New York City three-story house where a large party was taking place collapsed, injuring a dozen people.


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NJ State Police Boost Patrols For St. Patrick’s Day

New Jersey state police say more than 120 extra troopers will be out on patrol this weekend, looking closely for drunk and reckless drivers as residents celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.


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Soggy Conditions Do Little To Dampen Spirits At Newark St. Patrick’s Day Parade

This is a weekend when everyone claims to be Irish, and it was a time to “go green” on Friday afternoon at the city’s 77th St. Patrick’s Day parade.


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Big Crowds Expected For NYC’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

The parade kicks off at 11 a.m. Saturday on Fifth Avenue at 44th Street and forecasters are calling for high temperatures of around 60 degrees.


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Irish Arts Center Giving Away Free Books In Five Boroughs

In the early and mid-1800s, the Irish and Chinese lived side-by-side in the rough and tumble Five Points. Today, there is a coming together for two cultures that might still seem foreign to one another.


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NYC Half Marathon Coming Up Sunday, With Larger Field

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade won’t be the only event shutting down city streets this weekend. The New York City Half Marathon is Sunday.


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Chieftains Celebrating 50th Anniversary With Carnegie Hall Concert

The Rolling Stones aren’t the only musical group turning 50 this year. The Chieftains are also marking half a century, and will be celebrating it with a St. Patrick’s Day concert at Carnegie Hall.


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6 Best Family-Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Events In New York

Each year, people from around the world flock to New York to celebrate Irish Heritage on St. Patrick’s Day. In addition to the parades, there are several different celebrations to attend.

CBS New York–03/12/2012

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No Parade In Hoboken, But Lepre-Con Is Coming

The city of Hoboken cancelled the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade because of drunken rowdiness in recent years, but there will be something to celebrate.


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Animal Rights Activists Rally As Newark Woman Accused Of Starving, Dumping Patrick The Pit Bull, Appears In Court

Kisha Curtis, the New Jersey woman accused of starving a 1-year-old pit bull that was found at the bottom of a trash chute, was back in court Friday.


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Cabbie Claims Firefighters Beat And Robbed Him On St. Patrick’s Day

The cabbie, Bouchaib Fadrany, says he picked up four drunken firefighters on Eighth Avenue near 48th Street before they got rowdy and stole $450 from him.


Bagpipers march up Fifth Avenue in New York during the annual St. Patrick's Day parade, Thursday, March 17, 2011. (AP Photo)

Irish Pride Shines In New York City For St. Patrick’s Day Parade

A sea of green flooded Fifth Avenue as spectators and marchers took to the streets for the country’s largest Saint Patrick’s Day Parade.


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NYC’s 5 Best St. Patrick’s Day Bar Celebrations

Whether you’re looking for green beer or a St. Patty’s day themed cocktail, we’ve found your must-hit-up haunts for St. Patrick’s Day.

CBS New York–03/16/2011

St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl

The 5 Best New York Pub Crawls And Events On St. Patrick’s Day

Festivities at New York City bars this St. Patrick’s Day will feature green beer, shamrock decorations and of course, Irish whiskey. The following are some pubs, pub crawls and events that will have you feeling lucky this holiday.


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Interview: ‘This Is Your Brain On Shamrocks’

Veteran Irish American entertainment critic Mike Farragher joins CBS 2 to talk about his new book “This is Your Brain on Shamrocks.”