Posts tagged "st. patricks day"

Frisky Eats: 15 Green St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails

If green beer's not your thing, get in the St. Patrick's Day spirit with a clover-colored cocktail!

By: Claire Hannum / March 12, 2015

Guinness, Heineken, Sam Adams Pull Out of St. Patrick’s Day Parades

Guinness and Heineken have pulled their sponsorship from the St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York City over the parade's exclusion of LGBTQ folks. Sam Adams also pulled out of the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Boston this weekend. NYC's new mayor Bill de Blasio is also boycotting the parade over their exclusionary treatment. [New

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 17, 2014

Must Haves: Wear The Luck Of The Irish This St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick's Day is tomorrow, which means we should all start mentally preparing ourselves to see herds of adults in tacky drinking T-shirts and shot glass necklaces. Newsflash: dressing like an ass is not a requirement for celebrating St. Paddy's Day. There are tons of ways to add some festive fun to your attire without…

By: Katie Oldenburg / March 16, 2014

NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Boycotts St. Patrick’s Day Parade Over Gay Ban

New York City's new mayor Bill de Blasio announced he will boycott the St. Patrick's Day parade, the largest in the nation, because  of the organizers' ban on pro-gay banners and signs. De Blasio is the first-ever NYC mayor to decline participation in the parade. [ABC News] Louisiana has scrapped its kinda shady new abortio…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 4, 2014

The 11 Hottest Guys With Irish Blood

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Real talk: I sort of hate this holiday, if only because my neighborhood turns into a cesspool of green beer barf and discarded leprechaun hats. But what I do love is an Irish accent -- sexy and adorable all at once. Here are 11 swoon-worthy Irish lads worth celebrating this St. Patrick's Day...

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 17, 2013

Frisky Eats: 7 Mint Chocolate Treats For St. Patrick’s Day

Ready to get in the St. Patrick's day spirit tomorrow? You'll need green beer, obviously, but don't forget to enjoy a few minty chocolate treats too! From mint chocolate pancakes to mint oreo trifles to mint chocolate cheesecake brownies, we've got you covered when it comes to green desserts. Click through for recipes!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 16, 2013

20 Things We’re Only Good At When We’re Drunk

This Sunday is St. Patrick's Day, a holiday which holds many different meanings for different religious and ethnic groups, but for many young people, it's generally interpreted as "The Day We All Get Super Drunk At Noon." And so, in the spirit of overindulgence, I thought I'd take a moment to ask the rest of…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 15, 2013

Poll: Did You Get Lucky On St. Patrick’s Day?

So, how was your St. Patrick's Day? Did you go out and party? Drink your weight in Guinness? Dance a jig? Gobble down corned beef and cabbage? Wear green? Get pinched? Most of all, did you get lucky? Tell us how your St. Patty's Day was in the comments -- and vote in our poll!

By: The Frisky / March 19, 2012

Irish Myths, Legends & Conspiracy Theories In Honor Of St. Patrick’s Day

On March 17th, green-clothed revelers across America will pour into pubs to booze it up in celebration of Saint Patrick and all things Irish. But before you quaff one for the green hills of Eire and their redheaded beauties, there are a few myths, legends and conspiracies, some well-known and lesser-known, that you should know…

By: TruTV / March 17, 2012

11 Alcoholic Movie Characters In Honor Of St. Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick's Day is upon us and it's time to prepare to get wasted on the drunkest holiday of the year. But before you hit up the local bar or Irish pub on St. Patty's Day, learn some valuable lessons and mistakes from the following movie characters. From a college drunk in "Animal House" to…

By: Starpulse / March 17, 2012

7 Green Dresses (Under $100!) To Barf On This St. Patrick’s Day

Grab a leprechaun and head out to O'Dooleys Pub, because tomorrow is St. Patrick's Day. I'll be hiding in underground bunker, as it my opinion that it is the worst faux-holiday of the year. But we realize lots of people use March 17th to get their drink on and of course, look cute doing it.

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 16, 2012

The Dumbest Things About St. Patrick’s Day

Ah, St. Patrick's Day. There is no reason for everyone to celebrate you but everyone is more than happy to do it anyway. And there are few things in life more deeply stupid than that.  First of all, no one knows who St. Patrick is, but who cares! Let's all just get super wasted and mumble…

By: TruTV / March 13, 2012

Hot Links: Urban Outfitters Accused Of Selling Racist Crap For The Millionth Time

Some Irish folks are pissed off at Urban Outfitters, calling their St. Patrick's Day garb -- which paints the Irish as drunks -- "racist." [Styleite] Here's something we could probably all use a refresher on: the 10 commandments of casual sex. [College Candy] I am equal parts excited and dismayed that there is a social…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 1, 2012

The Strangest St. Patrick’s Day Traditions Out There

Happy almost St. Patrick’s Day, people! The big day is tomorrow, so make sure to wear green and avoid getting pinched by strangers. We're pretty excited to head out to a parade and then meet friends at a pub for a pint, or three, of green Guinness. While you are out partaking in perfectly mainstream…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 16, 2010

Hops For Your Health

It’s St. Patrick’s Day- the annual drinking holiday! While it might not seem like a good idea to pound back a bunch of green brew, a new study found that beer is the best alcohol for your brain. Just in time for today’s festivities, researchers from Germany's Göttingen University published their claim that the hippocampus,…

By: Simcha / March 17, 2008