| Feb 16, 2013
| 8:03 AM
There are no green rolling hills here, no thatched cottages or bogs. But the spirit of Ireland is alive and well in a Hollywood mini-mall....
| Mar 4, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Don’t let fans of the UConn women’s basketball team near a leprechaun this St. Patrick’s Day. The Fighting Irish of Notre Dame, cheered by their leprechaun mascot, keep finding a way to defeat the Huskies in agonizing fashion. Monday&...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Not even a knee replacement could stop Pat Duignan from marching in the South Side Irish Parade, viewing the event through a mesh eye slot cut in the middle of a shamrock.
The 74-year-old parade veteran plodded along 12 blocks of South Western Avenue in...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Top o' the mornin' to you. While many St. Patrick's Day parades have already turned our streets green with decorations (and maybe some vomit, caused by binge drinking before noon), the real, live, official St. Patrick's Day isn't until this Sunday. Many...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Leapin' leprechauns, there's a lot of music happening this weekend. A few odds and ends escaped the attention of your Sound Check scribe. Here are belated notes on promising shows by Phillip Roebuck, Poisoned Dwarf and J.P. Harris.
Roebuck, a Hampton...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Did St. Patrick's Day sneak up on you like a leprechaun this year? Here's a sampling of festivities around Newport-Mesa, so you'll be sure to get your fill of Guinness, corned beef and green party paraphernalia:
Muldoon's (202 Newport Center Drive)...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 9:43 PM
Undoubtedly, many retailers around Chicago every St. Patrick’s Day season sell the “Kiss me I’m Irish” buttons and green plastic hats, but stores featured here go beyond the clichés of leprechauns and rainbows.
From baked goods...
| Aug 23, 2012
By now you've probably seen the new uniforms and helmets Notre Dame will wear for its Shamrock Series game against the University of Miami on Oct. 6 in Chicago.
Anthony Fasano hadn't seen them yet but the Miami Dolphins tight end isn't a big fan of...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 9:38 PM
Saturday’s Highlights: "¡Q’Viva! The Chosen” on Fox...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Good Sunday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Here's a quick buffet of links -- from Pennsylvania and the national and international scene -- to go with your coffee and bagels. Here At Home. He was once the among the most powerful Democrats......
| Mar 16, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Faith and begorrah! What a perfect weekend to be a fan of murderous leprechauns. As St. Patrick's Day nears, not only do we get the news that the Leprechaun franchise is going to be rebooted on the big screen (no word on if the little guy will be back...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Illinois Republicans used the state’s most powerful Democrat, House Speaker Michael Madigan, as a rally point during Saturday's party convention, blaming him for the state's ills while hailing a Downstate lawmaker’s tirade against him that...