Ever wonder how President Barack Obama or Kate Middleton let loose on St. Patrick’s Day? Well, for Obama, it’s a through glass of Guinness, while the Duchess of Cambridge enjoys Harvey’s Bristol Creme. Hey, presidents and royalty need to get their drink on too.
Everyone enjoys putting on their best green clothes on March 17th and being Irish for a day. We’ve all heard there was a saint and something to do with snakes in Ireland and now we have parades and drink green beer. But what do we really know about St. Patrick’s Day?
It’s true! ‘Beer for My Horses’ singer Toby Keith wants you to take a big ole swig of swamp water in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. No, he doesn’t want you to travel down to the Everglades and test the waters there with a straw. But he would like you to come to his restaurant I Love This Bar & Grill and try his swamp water drink — a neon green cocktail served in a Ball jar.
Everyone knows that St. Patrick’s Day is the one day out of the year when we’re all Irish. And, apparently that translates into wearing anything green and silly we can get our hands on and having as much to drink as we can carry at one time. But, there’s another strange tradition that has developed in celebration of this day. We can’t explain it. Are Irish people really that into unnaturally green
St. Patrick’s Day is coming up fast, and you know what that means? You’ll soon be crawling through pubs, plumping up your beer belly and pinching everyone not wearing green. Even if you’ve already got your costume planned out, chances are your pooch is feeling left out.
St. Patrick’s Day brings out the superstitious side in all of us. Lucky charms come front-and-center this week as we head into the holiday weekend. Though St. Patrick’s Day doesn’t get the same love in cinema that other high-profile holidays receive, Hollywood does have a rich tradition of crediting “Lady Luck” for certain milestones and achievements. Here are 10 “lucky” movie quotes that you can
Few icons from folklore and mythology have been branded and co-opted more than the leprechaun. Stories of their rare appearances and coveted pot of gold have permeated almost every aspect of popular culture. They have become so synonymous with Irish culture that the streets are filled with tall green hats and green coats every St. Patrick’s Day. Their history, however, is far different from the tr
If you’re “celebrating” St. Patrick’s day by simply donning your favorite green t-shirt, you’re doing it wrong. Do it right this year: parade through the streets, pack your bags for Dublin, get pelted by the contents of the grocery store’s produce section, or even run a marathon.