St. Patrick fetes green, gaudy, loud
Though a day early, all things Irish celebrated in rowdy tradition
Posted: March 17, 2013 at 3:58 a.m.
Crowds cheered and bagpipes bellowed as New York City’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade kicked off Saturday, and people with a fondness for anything Irish began a weekend of festivities from the Louisiana bayou to Dublin.
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Front Section, Pages 6 on 03/17/2013