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St. Patrick's Day

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2014

    Catholic League's Bill Donohue Seems a Little Nervous About Actually Marching in the Gay Pride Parade

    One-man outrage machine Bill Donohue, president and evidently the sole member of the Catholic League, has asked for and received permission from the New York City LGBT March, a.k.a. the gay pride parade, to march with them in June. Donohue says he wants to hold a banner with the words "Straight Is G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2014

    This Was the Gayest St. Patrick's Day Ever, Relatively Speaking

    While St. Patrick's Day revelers were puking technicolor green on each other all up and down 5th Avenue, a mass beericide was narrowly averted at the Stonewall Inn, as part of what turned out to be a (relatively) gay-friendly St. Patrick's Day. The famed gay bar had planned a mass dumping of Guinnes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2014

    Where to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

    St. Patrick's Day weekend is once again upon us, which means toasting complete strangers and kissing people because they're Irish is mostly acceptable (mostly -- no sexual harassment, now, ya hear?). Get out your green accessories and start testing your Irish luck -- here are 10 great ways to celebr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2014

    Seven Great Irish Pubs in NYC

    There are plenty of middling faux-Gaelic watering holes that ply patrons with green beer on that shit show that is St. Patrick's Day, but if you prefer a less bastardized version of the Irish pub, the following picks should work just fine. With Guinness on our brains and sausage rolls in our bellies ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    The White Man March, Which Is Almost Exactly What It Sounds Like, Is Coming to New York

    This coming Saturday, March 15, in a bunch of cities worldwide, disgruntled white supremacists will take to the streets, bearing banners that read "DIVERSITY" = WHITE GENOCIDE in very big red letters. The White Man March aims to be a large display of "coordinated pro-white activity," timed to coinci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    Cheap Laughs: The Best in Independent Comedy This Week, 3/12 - 3/18

    Consider this week's Cheap Laughs our gift to a city about to experience something terrible: the regurgitated Guinness festival that is St. Patrick's day. Lord, have mercy. Do yourself a favor. Avoid the ass-clowns at McWherever's and go watch some live comedy. Here is our roundup of the best in ind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2014

    St. Patrick's Day Dinner Solved in Cathal Armstrong's My Irish Table

    Publishers love to send us cookbooks here at Fork in the Road, and often those books come straight from the chefs at some of New York's best restaurants. So we decided to share the love, and each week, we'll feature a new book, a recipe, and a few thoughts on cooking from the authors. Check back eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2014

    A Chef's Open House and Bar Food Blowout in this Week's Events

    Prepping for St. Patrick's Day? While the city gets ready to paint the town green, there are plenty of other activities to occupy your time. From pasta specials to chef training programs, here's what's happening this week.

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    Capucine's Restaurant and Siro to Close on Second Avenue

    Capucine's Restaurant in Gramercy will close on April 1, according to Jeremiah Moss. A new sign was posted in the restaurant's window that said, "Our last day of this business is April 1st, 2013. Thank you to all our patrons for your 33 years of support. Rent not affordable." 327 Second Avenue P.J. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2013

    Dropkick Murphys - Terminal 5 - 3/12/13

    Better Than: Watching The Departed on loop while shooting Jameson in your apartment on St. Patrick's Day. It might as well have been at a sporting event. Chants of "let's go Murphys [clap clap clap clap clap]" and waves of amped attendees in black and gold jerseys egging each other on and fighting ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 6, 2013

    FEELING LUCKY?

    This show’s hotter than a leprechaun with a pot of gold

  • Voice Choices

    February 27, 2013
  • Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    Homophobic Fatso Sought In West Village McDonald's Slicing

    Cops are looking for a homophobic fatso who slashed a gay guy with a razor blade at a West Village McDonald's earlier this week. But that was only after making homophobic comments to the man.The NYPD released photos of the 350-plus-pound man this morning. He's huge.According to authorities, about 7 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Cast In Concrete #6: Scott Stenten And The Sound Of Two Hands Tapping (On A Guitar)

    Cast In Concrete tracks Vijith Assar as he records New York City's street musicians. If you'll be busking nearby soon and would like to appear in a future installment, please let him know. Who: Scott Stenten Where: Grand Central Terminal, Graybar Passage When: November 10th, 2011, around 9 p.m. I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Karaoke For The Blind? Jewish Guild Cancels Music Event, Lies to Elderly About Why (Part 2)

    Part 2 in a series. Part 1 can be read here. Blind GuildCare client Rachel Gonzalez hoped things would blow over after their final concert, and that at the very least, music therapist Debbie Moran would be back for a St. Patrick's Day sing-a-long. After all the, Guild had told her in December tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2012

    Nas Takes Illmatic To Texas As South By Southwest Comes To An End

    Before the 2012 edition of South By Southwest blows out of town, allow Village Voice Media's editors to share their favorite moments from the festival's fourth, and final, day.

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2012

    St. Patrick's Day, Columbia County

    The Saint Patick's Day feast at St. Peters in Spencertown, NY As I drove down the meandering highways and country lanes of Columbia County -- just southeast of Albany sandwiched between the Hudson River and the MA border - I passed sign after sign advertising corned beef and cabbage. Every rickety ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2012

    Woman Testifies Against Officer Accused Of Raping Her While Off-Duty; Dharun Ravi Found Guilty; St. Patty's Day Hits New York

    The woman who was allegedly raped by Michael Pena, who was an NYPD officer off-duty, in August testified against him yesterday. The 25-year-old teacher explained that Pena asked how to get to the 1 train. After she did so, he still showed her he gun, brought her to an alleyway, forced her to perfor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    5 Ways to Party on St. Patrick's Day

    St. Patrick's Day doesn't have to be filled with leprechauns and cheap whiskey. Here are five different ways to celebrate this Irish fest.

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    This Week's Specials: Late-Night Eats, Taco Trials

    See what we've been up to at Fork in the Road this week: Where should you go for drunk food on St. Patrick's Day? We've got the answer: our 10 best late-night eats. We're also giving you 5 other ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, including snacking on Burger King's free fries and green ketchup.

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Join Me In Not Wearing Green For St. Patrick's Day

    Wear some horrific shade of black, brown, or grey to make a statement. And that statement will be: I'm not going along with your festivities and acting like this is a day for merry-making when open gays are still banned from being represented in the parade!

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Green Ketchup for St. Patrick's Day, Burger King?

    There are many ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Drinking excessive amounts of whiskey, jumping into a green river, dressing up as a leprechaun are just a few things that come to mind. Burger King has yet another idea: delighting in free fries and green ketchup like a 5-year-old. This weekend, ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 14, 2012

    GET LUCKY

    Redheads get the VIP treatment 
for St. Patty's day

  • Voice Choices

    March 7, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Peep World to Be Replaced by Equally Obscene Gastropub

    ChefMattRock/FlickrScrewed.​Scarcely a week seems to pass that doesn't bring news of some vestige of New York being remade in the image of the upwardly mobile, possibly inebriated, and very vanilla young men and women who want to make the city their own, or at least cover it in vomit.

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Bobo Chef Patrick Connolly Is Getting Excited for Ramp Season: Interview Part 2

    Adrienne GrunwaldPatrick Connolly: bad at school, good at cooking.​ Yesterday we celebrated St. Patrick's Day with Bobo chef Patrick Connolly. Today we shift gears back to the American heartland as he tells us about seasonally driven, local cooking.

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Posts of the Week

    It is a beautiful, beautiful Friday, and we're sitting here under fluorescent strip-lighting, taking a look back at the preceding four days. Bobo's Patrick Connolly talked about St. Patrick's Day food and getting excited about ramp season. Our 10 Best Soho Eats. A pictorial representation of put ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Japanese Nuclear Crisis Continues; It's St. Patrick's Day; Employees Fired for Shrink-Wrapping Coworker

    ​• The nuclear crisis at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Tokyo continues. Americans within 50 miles of the plant have been told to evacuate. The Japanese government has issued an evacuation zone of 12 miles, and says that those within 20 miles should "take shelter." Meanwhile, officials are s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Bobo Chef Patrick Connolly Celebrates Irish Heritage and Drinks Swiss Chard Juice

    Adrienne GrunwaldPatrick Connolly can't get behind green beer.​ Happy St. Patrick's Day! The one day of the year when it's appropriate to drink green beer and start imbibing at 9 a.m. To learn more about the cuisine from the land of limericks and leprechauns, we called up Irish-American chef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    A Ghastly Gallery of Green Bagels

    JeffreyWiden/FlickrThe mottled and scrofulous exterior of this green monstrosity is enough to put you off your feed.​ Let's face it: Culinarily, apart from soda bread and maybe corned beef and cabbage, St. Patty's Day is a horrible holiday. And the only thing worse than green lager beer is gre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    St. Patrick's Day Kitten Wears Ridiculous Hat

    If you, like us, are still traumatized by the gross roommate story we mentioned earlier, this will take the edge off. Here is an adorable kitten wearing a St. Patrick's Day hat, marching to a bonny tune. Did we mention it's St. Patrick's Day? Now, go get drunk.

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Yelp Staff Plied with Beer; M. Wells Starts Cocktails Today

    ​Combine chocolate and beer this St. Patrick's Day with Brooklyn-based Nunu Chocolates' line of "Beer Chocolates." [NY1] At Yelp's headquarters in San Francisco, employees have 24/7 access to a keg of beer, but staff has to log in to an iPad app that records how much they drink. [NY Magazine] ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 9, 2011

    IMMIGRANT TALES

    Before you drink, learn some Irish history

  • Voice Choices

    March 9, 2011
  • Voice Choices

    March 9, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Carl Paladino And The Speedo Boys

    ​Dear Carl, Yesterday, I took apart your biblical hate against gay people, spewed in the wake of a horrifying batch of bullying, suicides, and torture that have millions of sensible adults breaking down doors to try and make the world safer for young gays. Your choice--supposedly ordained by ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 16, 2010

    GO GREEN

    Ed Lover at Carolines

  • Voice Choices

    March 9, 2010

    IRISH AT HEART

    We've conditioned our liver for this day only

  • Columns

    February 13, 2007
  • Theater

    March 28, 2006
  • NYC Life

    March 7, 2006

    Behind the Bar

    McSorley's stocks the sawdust for St. Pat's

  • Music

    March 7, 2006
  • Columns

    February 28, 2006
  • NYC Life

    September 13, 2005

    Artsy Fartsy

    New Art Parade doesn't suck; Tommie Sunshine wants Revenge

  • Music

    April 26, 2005

    The Gospel According to the Hold Steady

    On their great new album, Brooklyn's best band explores why Catholic girls start much too early

  • Music

    March 8, 2005
  • Specials

    June 6, 2000
  • News

    November 30, 1999

    Marching to a Different Drum

    Irish Lesbians, Gays, and Straights Mix Pride and Protest

  • Columns

    September 7, 1999
  • NYC Life

    March 23, 1999

    Demonstration Models

    Arresting developments

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