Laughfest wraps up this weekend. It is also St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday. There is hockey and basketball, fishing and boating. On stage it’s Peter and the Wolf, Pink and more! Plus a free day at the museum.
What does Saint Patrick's Day mean to you? Green beer? How about a good old fashion parade? If you were too busy enjoying green beer this past weekend and didn't make it to Holland for their parade good news. We have you covered.
This year, St. Patrick's Day falls on a Friday during Lent. This has thousands of Catholics in West Michigan asking, "Is it okay to eat corned beef on St. Patrick's Day even though it's a Friday during Lent?"
Wallethub does a lot of studies on cities and they always have Grand Rapids scored well in their results, which we love. They've done another study on the best cities for celebrating St. Patrick's Day, and guess what? We're in the top 20! Because we're awesome!
With a little over a week until St. Patrick's Day, what sort of shenanigans do you have planned? Well, according to Candystore.com, Michigan really knows how to get its Irish on. They've deemed Michigan one of the rowdiest St. Patrick's Day states in the U.S.
A pub owner in Ireland says a Grand Rapids beer is a top seller in his pub on St. Patrick's Day! Gareth Cummings, who runs Thomas House in Dublin, gave props to Founders All Day IPA in a Reddit AMA session.
One sure sign the the snow will be melting soon and green grass will replace dirty brown ice chunks. Dairy Queen is opening! Another treat with ice cream as its main component is another sure-fire sign spring is soon here.
Every once in awhile I will see a blog or a story and I will yell at the computer "Yes! You are 185 percent correct story or blog!" I found one of those today. It's about how Holidays are really getting out of hand these days, especially us with kids or grandkids!
Happy St Patrick's Day! Oh wait, Im a little late...oh well. It's the holiday that keeps on giving! As most of you know, I work for the Griffins, and love hockey. But I grew up in Kalamazoo and my hometown team and still with a soft spot in my heart, are the Kalamazoo Wings.