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St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Holland

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.

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Are West Michigan Catholics Allowed to Eat Corned Beef on St. Patrick’s Day?

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?"

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Grand Rapids is Ranked as a Great St. Patrick’s Party City

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!

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Michigan Named One of the Rowdiest St. Patrick’s Day States

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.

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Conklin’s St. Patrick’s Day ‘Wearing of the Green’ Parade is Returning

The new owners of a small bar in Conklin, Michigan are bringing back a St. Patrick's Day tradition that began in 1988.

The Wearing of the Green parade will return to Conklin on St. Patrick's Day.

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Dublin Pub Owner: Founders All Day IPA Is Top Seller on St. Patrick’s Day [Video]

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.

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More Signs of Spring Are at the Drive Through [Video]

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.

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Holidays Have Gone Overboard!

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!

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Craig’s Picture Of The Day No. 67

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.

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Just in Case: Healthy Ways to Cure That St. Patrick’s Day Hangover

Ever had a little too much to drink one night and felt horrible in the morning? There are numerous ways to cope with a hangover, some far healthier than others.

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10 Lucky Movie Quotes for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick's Day brings out the superstitious side in all of us. Though it doesn't get the same love in cinema that other high-profile holidays receive, Hollywood does have a rich tradition of crediting "Lady Luck" for certain milestones and achievements. Here are 10 "lucky" movie quotes that you can pull out on St. Patrick's Day.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About St. Patrick’s Day

Everyone enjoys putting on their best green clothes on March 17 and being Irish for a day. We’ve all heard there was a saint and something to do with snakes in Ireland and now we have parades and drink green beer. But what do we really know about St. Patrick’s Day?

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