John Kass, It happens to me every year when the ground is cold and wet in March, when polite Easter talk involves pepper and egg sandwiches, and later, chocolate bunnies and those sugary Peeps. It’s the time when I ask questions of myself that I can’t quite answer, like this one: As a Christian, how
Arthur Schaper, On, March 19, 2017, the annual Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade will march through South Boston. However, what will not go reported is the latest assault on the First Amendment against American citizens. How? A homosexual group finally forced its way into this very Catholic event. “Forced” is the key word, people. What
Ben Hooper, A photographer captured a time-lapse video of the Chicago River being dyed green for the city’s annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Peter Tsai posted a video to YouTube showing a time-lapse of the river turning green Saturday as seen from the Hyatt Chicago hotel. “An annual tradition in Chicago, the Chicago Journeymen Plumbers
Tom Purcell, Just before noon, the pub was half-packed when Reagan and his entourage arrived. As news got around, the pub quickly filled to capacity. While Reagan enjoyed a pint of Harp and some corned beef and cabbage, Troy was so busy tending to patrons, he didn’t have time to react to his famous patron.
WikiLeaks has released audio recordings of voicemails purportedly to and from Democratic National Committee members. The bulk of the 29 voicemails published on the WikiLeaks website are messages left asking for calls back. One is a 16-second clip of a man and his young child talking about going to see elephants at a zoo. There is also a
St. Patrick’s Day festivities are in full swing with the usual merriment of bagpipes and beer, but political tensions lingered in the northeastern U.S., where city leaders will be conspicuously absent from parades over gay rights issues. New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio (dih BLAH’-zee-oh) will become the first mayor in decades to sit
An early St. Patrick’s Day celebration around the University of Massachusetts’ flagship campus known as “Blarney Blowout” spun out of control Saturday as police officers in riot gear arrested more than 40 people while dispersing massive crowds, including unruly students throwing beer cans and bottles. Forty-four people were arrested by late Saturday afternoon and four
A gay rights advocacy group said Monday that it is pushing for gay people to be allowed to march “openly and honestly” in Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade, but an agreement has not been reached with parade organizers. It appeared Saturday as if Boston Mayor Martin Walsh had brokered a deal between MassEquality and parade