Sunday, March 17, 2013
If you are celebrating the Irish Holiday this weekend, show your green, or we might have to pinch you.
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Sunday, March 17
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 …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Did you know you can get St. Patrick's Day cakes, cupcakes and cookies in Trenton?
People looking to consume something other than green beer on St. Patrick's Day will be glad to know Elliott's Bakery has three different holiday sweets ready to go. Owner Ana Vidojevski created cakes, cupcakes and cookies for St. Patrick's Day and they're available from now until March 17--the big day. Vidojevski has been baking holiday-themed sweets at her bakery on West Jefferson Avenue in Downtown Trenton since 1931. For the latest Trenton and Grosse Ile news and information, "like" Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our daily newsletter.
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.
We combed our Patches for some great St. Patrick's Day events to put together this list of holiday happenings all over Southeast Michigan. Get out and have some festive fun! St. Paddy's Day Party Description: Live music, good food and an Irish bar, presented by the Rotary Club of Dearborn. Family friendly. When: Friday, March 15, 5:30 p.m. Where: Park Place, 23400 Park Street, Dearborn Cost: $20 per person O'Moose's St. Patrick's Day Party Description: Doors open at 9 a.m. for Moose's annual party, with food and drink specials, plus giveaways all day long. When: Sunday, March 17, 9 a.m. Where: Moose's Martini Pub, 22217 Michigan Ave., Dearborn Royal Oak St. Patrick's Day Parade Description: This annual parade honors and celebrates Irish …
Saturday, March 17, 2012
Patch users vote McCaffery's the best place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the Downriver area.
Patch users say McCaffery’s is the best place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the Downriver area. McCaffery’s, which is located at 4210 Fort St. in Lincoln Park, received 41 percent of the vote to win the Food Fight poll. Other participants in the poll were Quit-N-Time, The Oak Club and Lions & Tigers & Beers Sports Club. Voting took place from Thursday morning until Friday at 5 p.m. Congratulations, McCaffery’s, and thanks to all who participated in the Food Fight by voting in the poll and leaving comments on the site. We look forward to hearing from you again in the next edition of Food Fight.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Lions & Tigers & Beers, McCaffery’s, The Oak Club, and Quit-N-Time are vying for top honors in the Food Fight poll.
When Patch asked for people’s opinions on the best place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the Downriver area, you responded. We listened, and you have told us your top choices: Lions & Tigers & Beers; McCaffery’s; The Oak Club; and Quit-N-Time. Now we’re asking for a little more help to finish off this Food Fight. We would like you to vote on one of those places for the best place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. If you would like, please leave a comment on why you voted, or share your choice on Facebook and Twitter. You can also leave a review of the restaurant on Patch. You have until Friday at 5 p.m. to vote, and we’ll announce the winner of the Food Fight on Saturday morning. Thanks again, and happy eating.
Monday, March 12, 2012
Leave a comment below to tell us your favorite place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the Downriver area.
With St. Patrick’s Day approaching, Patch is thinking green. Because of that, we want to know: Where is the best place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the Downriver area? That’s the question in this week’s Food Fight, where we ask you for your opinion on the best places to eat around the area. You can let us know by leaving a comment below. You may submit comments until 5 p.m. Wednesday. From there, we will take the top three nominees and post in an article first thing Thursday morning. Then it will be time to vote again to decide the Food Fight champion. Voting will continue until Friday at 5 p.m. Then, on Saturday morning, we will announce the winner. So get in the spirit, show your hometown pride and pick a place near you. Boast about…