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St. Patrick’s Day Guide 2014

St. Patrick’s Day Guide 2014
March 12, 2014

Celebrate Ireland, Irish food, Irish drink, and Irish-Americans this St. Patrick’s Day. There’s plenty of Irish music and revelry at Irish Pubs around southern Maine, as well as the annual St. Patrick’s Day Plunge, St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Shamrock Shuffle bar crawl and scavenger hunt, Blarney Days, and plenty more.

Where to eat & drink like an Irishman in Portland for St. Patrick’s Day

Where to eat & drink like an Irishman in Portland for St. Patrick’s Day
March 09, 2014

On St. Patrick’s Day, it’s generally all about the beer, but to keep up your strength through a long day of hoisting pints, it’s important to eat, too.

Maine’s Irish pubs: 9 authentic places to hoist a pint

Maine’s Irish pubs: 9 authentic places to hoist a pint
March 06, 2014

Among the many traditions immigrants to Maine brought with them was the Irish practice of going “down the pub” — for laughter and conversation, live music, and of course a well-poured pint or two.

Bodacious Bloodies: Hot Brunch Cocktails With Something More

Bodacious Bloodies: Hot Brunch Cocktails With Something More
October 15, 2013

So now we know (sort of) where the drink came from. As to where it’s gone in 90-plus years, you only have to peruse local cocktail menus for modern Bloodies made with proprietary tomato juice-based concoctions and garnished with everything from barbecued ribs to tofu cubes. For your holiday weekend drinking pleasure, we rounded up a few noteworthy examples.

Thursday night throw down!

Thursday night throw down!
November 01, 2012

There is no doubt about it—I got right after it last night in honor of one of my favorite holidays. Thank you, Wednesday and thank you to all the talented musicians who provided me with an excellent soundtrack to an excellent All Hallows Eve. Per usual, there’s a lot of great things happening across town and beyond so let’s check out what this Thursday is all about, shall we?