Dogtown fully embraces its Irish identity as evidenced by the Ancient Order of Hibernians' St. Patrick's Day Parade where attendees hold nothing back, imbibing from sunup to sundown in celebration of St. Patrick and shamrocks. During the rest of the year, though, Dogtown is home to a solid core of n ... More >>
We all know the damage that parades can cause to St. Louis neighborhoods -- and the folks over in Dogtown have one idea to make the St. Patrick's Day Parade this weekend slightly less destructive. No coolers allowed. The new rule, parade organizers say, should help cut down on underage drinking ... More >>
Dogtown residents are an almost universally genial bunch. They open their neighborhood and occasionally their bathrooms to faux Irish revelers, and generally accept that overflowing trash cans and parking inconveniences come with the territory for one rowdy day in March. And while paradegoers will ... More >>
A drunken Irish jig or a street brawl? Who's to say?Sunny skies and temperatures in the 70s drew one of the largest crowds ever to the Ancient Order of Hibernians' parade through Dogtown yesterday.The favorable weather also brought out tons of juveniles on spring break. Yet even away from the cla ... More >>
For an authentic St. Louis St. Patrick's Day experience, one must attend the Ancient Order of Hibernians' parade in Dogtown. So at 11:30 a.m. sharp, Unreal took a position on Tamm Avenue, swallowed a melon-flavored Jell-O shot and prepared to absorb all the Irish culture and heritage St. Louis has t ... More >>
Week of March 15, 2007
Unreal's eyes are smilin' on the Irish Person of the Year. Plus, a sobering Local Blog o' the Week, some much-loved clean jokes and...what were we talking about?