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St. Patrick's Day

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Green fries

A belated St. Patrick's Day comic
 Hoopleville
By DAVID KISH  |  March 22, 2013

Hater-Ade pub crawl

The plan was simple: pub crawling, drinking beer, and watching March Madness basketball games with friends.
Balls, pucks, and monster trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  March 23, 2012
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Photos: Dropkick Murphys St. Patrick's Day show at House of Blues

The Dropkick Murphys perform live on St. Patrick's Day (March 17, 2012) at the House of Blues.
March 17, 2012
By JEREMIAH ROBINSON  |  March 23, 2012
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St. Patrick's leftovers

Hey, the river's still dyed green!
Hoopleville
By DAVID KISH  |  March 25, 2011
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St. Patty's poison

Beware the day after St. Patrick's Day.
Failure
By KARL STEVENS  |  March 18, 2011
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With Going Out in Style, Dropkick Murphys remain Boston's most treasured punk success

Dropkick Murphys are the best tourist trap in this city. Maybe in any city. Maybe in the world.
The tightest ship in the business.
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  February 25, 2011


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Heck of a Guy

Scott Brown’s stunning victory in January’s special US Senate election continues to reverberate through Massachusetts politics.
Despite a history of illiberal views and a boorish reputation, Guy Glodis enters the Democratic state convention unscathed
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  May 28, 2010

The powerless rise

I’m an even-tempered guy. I don’t lose my cool more than, maybe, once or twice a day.
The danger of the unfocused anger of the Tea Party
By AL DIAMON  |  May 21, 2010
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Irish ayes

Beer comes in a rainbow of different colors, but green is not one of them. Unless it's St. Patrick's Day, of course.
Don’t go green on St. Patrick’s Day
By JOSH SMITH  |  March 12, 2010
St. Patrick's Day Irish Pub Challenge | March 13

St. Patrick's Day Irish Pub Challenge | March 13


The weekend before St. Patrick's Day is always filled with time-honored Irish traditions: music, dancing, cultural celebrations, and binge-drinking until you see double. And everyone...
By Scott Kearnan  |  March 08, 2010

Where was everybody on St. Patrick's Day?

We piled into a car, we three intrepid journalists, and set out from the Back Bay Sunday morning to find our way to Royal Bolling’s party. “Roxbury’s Salute to St. Patrick’s Day,” as Bolling called it, should be easy to find, we reasoned. After all, the
Where's the (political) party?  
By MICHAEL RYAN  |  August 28, 2009


Hannah's back - talking about booze!


Local author Hannah Holmes, whose natural history of humans, The Well-Dressed Ape (Random House), I ...
By Jeff Inglis  |  March 17, 2009
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Slideshow: St. Patrick's Day Parade in Southie

The St. Patrick's Day Parade in the South Boston
Photos of the St. Patrick's Day Parade in South Boston, March 15, 2009.
By GREG COOK  |  March 16, 2009
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Interview: Ken Casey of Dropkick Murphys

"I think I would have thrown a little more venom behind the lyrics [of The Meanest of Times ] if I'd known it was gonna get this bad."
Shipping up to Lansdowne Street again
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  March 10, 2009
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Brass balls and cold steel

John “Red” Shea’s close-cut hair — the hair that gave him that standard-issue Irish nickname — isn’t quite as fiery as it was when he was a young fighter coming up hard from G Street in South Boston.
Whitey Bulger soldiers John “Red” Shea and Patrick Nee tell their side of the story
By MIKE MILIARD  |  April 05, 2006