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Photos: Raleigh’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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Raleigh, NC — The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade took place in Raleigh on Saturday, March 14, 2015. Despite a steady mist of rain and overcast skies, I had a great time capturing some shots of leprechaun hat-clad dogs, miniature ponies, colorful costumes and lots of organizations and groups–some of which were from Cary! Read more

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Recipes: Irish Treats for St. Patrick’s Day

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Cary, NC — Want to have a little Irish celebration at home on St. Patrick’s Day? Try these two festive recipes to makes Tuesday’s dinner a little sweeter. Read more

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2015 Guide to St. Paddy’s Day Pub Parties in Cary

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Cary, NC — Cary doesn’t have a big St. Paddy’s Day parade, but we do have several Irish pubs that like to celebrate the day that the snakes were driven out of Ireland. We took a look around town and found this list of festivities for you. Read more

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Recipe: Shepherd’s Pie

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Cary, NC – The snow and ice had me thinking about hearty winter dinners from ingredients I already have lying around the kitchen. Then I remembered Shepherd’s Pie. Read more

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St Patrick’s Day 2014 in Cary

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Cary, NC — In Irish pubs and bars all over the nation you can often find a countdown showing customers how much time (down to the second) there is until St Patrick’s Day. The time on those clocks in dwindling fast, Read more

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Recipe: Traditional Irish Soda Bread

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Cary, NC — Coming from New York and being an Irish family, we love celebrating our Irish heritage with traditional Emerald Isle fare on St. Patrick’s Day. Read more

St. Patrick’s Day: Irish Pubs in Cary

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Cary, NC – When you come from New York City, you think that St. Patrick’s Day is a crazy celebration with public drunkenness and a parade through town that leaves the average worker vowing to stay inside for lunch on March 17. But here in Cary, the revelry is decidedly more civilized. Look for these local pubs to fix you up with some excellent grub, fine Irish entertainment and a pint or two. Read more

Green Beer is for Leprechauns

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Story by April Schlanger, owner of Sip…A Wine Store. Photo by Will Vanlue

Cary, NC- Green Beer is for leprechauns, “GREEN” beer is for humans. The word GREEN is not only a color, but it’s a movement.  It is what people who are concerned about our environment want to paint the town. There are plenty of GREEN beers to enjoy.  Whether you want Certified Organic, No Preservatives, or local, there is a Green beer for you. So, put down that colored beer and pick up a beer that makes a difference not just on St. Patrick’s Day, but all year long. Read more

Recipe: Corned Beef and Cabbage for St. Patrick’s Day

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Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Jeffrey W.

Cary, NC – Corned beef and cabbage is a staple of American fare for St. Patrick’s Day. Here are two recipes to celebrate the day. Read more