Looking for a way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Metro Detroit? We've got parades, Irish dinners, and, of course, where to find green beer.
St. Patrick's Day
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Friday, March 15, 2013
If you are celebrating the Irish Holiday this weekend, show your green, or we might have to pinch you.
St. Patrick's Day is a widely celebrated holiday in the United States. It's a day where everybody is Irish, regardless of heritage, so show us how you are celebrating St. Patrick's Day by clicking the "add photos and video" button attached to this article. Here are a few tidbits about St. Patrick's Day you might not have known. St. Patrick wasn’t Irish The man whom the holiday honors was born in Britain in the third century. He was kidnapped as a teenager and taken to Ireland, where he was enslaved and forced to work as a shepherd. He eventually escaped, and returned home, but legend says he heard a heavenly voice commanding him to return to Ireland and convert the people to Christianity. There were never snakes in Ireland Legend credits …
Friday, March 16, 2012
The Clawson bar will likely be a hot spot for bargoers on St. Patrick's Day.
If you're planning to bar hop for St. Patrick's Day, Renshaw Lounge in Clawson might be a good spot to check out. The bar won the most votes in our contest to find the best place in town to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Black Lotus Brewery came in second place. Renashaw, located at 210 E. 14 Mile Road, usually has a large crowd on St. Patrick's Day. The bar has a full beer menu and is locally famous for its signature pizza. The bar is also serving corn beef hash and cabbage. Are you a Renshaw Lounge fan? Post a review here. Visit Clawson Patch Places to learn about local bars. Read about more "best" businesses and products in Clawson. Also, if you own one of these businesses (or any business in Clawson), did you know you can claim your …
What do you really know about this Irish holiday?
St. Patrick's Day is a widely-celebrated holiday in the United States. It's a day where everybody is Irish, regardless of heritage. It's a day where everybody wears green for fear of being pinched. But did you know that the Irish holiday began in America, not Ireland? Here are a few other tidbits about St. Patrick's Day you may not have known. St. Patrick wasn’t Irish The man whom the holiday honors was born in Britain in the third century. He was kidnapped as a teenager and taken to Ireland, where he was enslaved and forced to work as a shepherd. He eventually escaped, and returned home, but legend says he heard a heavenly voice commanding him to return to Ireland and convert the people to Christianity. There were never snakes in Ireland …
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Vote for your favorite and write a review, too.
We're on a quest to rate the best of the best in Clawson. So far, we've asked you about gyms, coffee shops, nail salons, barbershops, flower shops, breakfast spots, bakeries, car repair shops and family friendly restaurants. This week we'd like to know the best place in town to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Visit Clawson Patch Places to learn about local bars. What is your favorite place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Clawson? Let us know what you think by clicking through the profile pages of these businesses and leaving your comments: Because this poll is not scientific, it is not the sole consideration in choosing a winner. The winner will be determined by the Patch editor, based on poll results and reviews on Patch Places. Please …
Sunday, March 13, 2011
A lot happened in southeast Michigan last week, including schools going green and students helping others, dead fish washing up after a cold winter and children learning Spanish at preschool.
Here's a roundup of some of the news and features throughout southeast Michigan this week: Royal Oak kicked off St. Patrick’s Day week Saturday with its annual parade, hosted for the ninth year by the Norman O’Brien Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. An enthusiastic crowd enjoyed the festive clash of the clans. Jeff Collick marched with his family, including 8-year-old son, Brendan, and dog, Chloe, as part of the Hennessey Clan. "It's all about who is the loudest, who is the craziest," he said. "It's a nice day." Gov. Rick Snyder stopped by Dearborn's Henry Ford Museum on Thursday to sign legislation guaranteeing $10 million more in funding to the state's Pure Michigan campaign. National ads from the group kick off Monday and …