St. Patrick’s Day
Posted March 17, 2015 at 8:35 am
On this day in… 1763 – Many books and archived newspaper articles cite March 17, 1763 as the first St. Patrick’s Day celebration — claiming it was held not as a parade, but as a breakfast meeting at the Crown and Thistle Inn on Whitehall Street. Then in 1779, the annual breakfast turned into a […]
Posted March 23, 2012 at 6:18 am
This subway car was certainly in check on St. Patrick’s Day. Nevermind that it was only 11 am; nobody fucks with a corrections officer, much less one donning a legit ceremonial kilt and bagpipe. Likely on his way to the parade. No unruly St. Paddy’s partiers on this F train.