st. patrick’s day

March 17, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Social Distancing Makes for Different St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

The COVID-19 pandemic is not stopping some people from celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. This year, things are being done differently due to parade cancellations and social distancing recommendations implemented by health officials. Some people across the world are celebrating the lucky holiday virtually! The uplifting content is being shared on Twitter and other social media […]

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March 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Corned Beef King Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day in Olney…with Social Distance

It’s a St. Patrick’s Day like no other. Bars and restaurants are closed, but — on a positive note— restaurants can still provide take out food. The Corned Beef King food truck visited Olney Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. to bring Irish corned beef and Reuben sandwiches to the locals who are restricted from […]

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March 11, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Cancels St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The City of Gaithersburg announced on Twitter that its annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade at the Rio Washingtonian Center is canceled over growing coronavirus concerns. The event was scheduled for March 14 and it will not be rescheduled. “Out of an abundance of caution to protect the health & safety of our guests, parade participants […]

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March 13, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Need a Lyft? SoberRide Offers Free Rides on St. Patrick’s Day

How are you celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this year? A parade? Green beer? What about getting home safely? Once again, the Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) is offering people in the DC area a free ride home (up to $15) between 4 p.m. Sunday and 4 a.m. Monday through the ride share app Lyft. WRAP’s […]

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March 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Gaithersburg to Host St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The City of Gaithersburg, in partnership with the The Peterson Companies and Washingtonian Center, will host the 19th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade from 10 a.m. – noon on Saturday, March 16  at Washingtonian Center. The parade proceeds down Grand Corner Avenue at RIO, located near I-370 and Washingtonian Boulevard. Dozens of units will march […]

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March 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Supports Firefighters at St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Before the start of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Annapolis, Gov. Larry Hogan held his annual breakfast with firefighters at Stan and Joe’s Saloon. Hogan was presented with a custom wall logo from the Professional Fire Fighters of Maryland before the start of the breakfast. Excited to join the Maryland Professional Fire Fighters again […]

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March 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 16 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Friday, March 16 in Montgomery County: 1. Community Coffee: Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart and Councilmember Kacy Kostiuk who represents Ward 3 meet with community members over coffee today at Mid-Atlantic Seafood from 8 to 9:30 a.m. 2. Public Safety awards: Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford is scheduled to […]

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March 15, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

State Police SPIDRE Team Increasing Patrols for St. Patrick’s Day

As St. Patrick’s Day approaches on March 17, Maryland State Police are urging those who plan to celebrate with alcohol to be safe and smart and avoid impaired and distracted driving. With an increase in impaired drivers expected throughout the state this weekend, state police will be conducting saturation patrols at each of the 23 […]

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March 29, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, March 31 – April 2 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: The opening reception for the Glenview Mansion’s new exhibit takes place Sunday, April 2 at 2 p.m. The exhibit features the work of four artists, including Jennifer Kahn Barlow, Sara Leibman, Coriolana Simon, and Barbara Bell. Brooklyn-based singer Castriota performs in the mansion’s living room […]

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March 27, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Department of Liquor Control Sales Climb on St. Patrick’s Day

This year’s St. Patrick’s Day was a profitable one for the Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control. The DLC reported a 65 percent increase in sales increase this year over last year’s holiday, according to a statement from the county agency. Landing on a Friday this year, DLC stores sold $668,169.29 on St. Patrick’s Day […]

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