The diverse crowd that recently turned out to celebrate the bar’s 17th year in business would probably be surprised to hear that one commenter on Yelp, when asked about the best place to celebrate St. Read More
If you wind up three sheets to the wind on New Years’s Eve — or even just one, since “buzzed driving is drunk driving” — what’s the best way to get home from that party? There are several ways that won’t cost you a cent.
Alameda-based injury lawyer William Berg will pay your cab fare, up to $35. His firm has operated its Safe and Sober Cab Ride Home program on major drinking holidays such as St. Patrick’s Day and Cinco de Mayo since 2004. Read More
Going ‘green’ is a given on St. Patrick’s Day. In honor of the ‘luck of the Irish,’ explore The San Francisco Examiner’s guide to the merriest Paddy places in the ’hoods: Read More
With a history that predates the statehood of California, the Irish community has long held a prominent place in the Bay Area.Now in its 160th year, the San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival celebrates Saturday with more than 100 floats, a plethora of pipers and dancers and thousands of participants. Read More
The newest Irish bar in San Francisco is preparing for its first St. Patrick’s Day. Located in the heart of the Financial District, the Irish Times serves traditional Irish fare and will host live music on St. Patrick’s Day. Owner John Lillis, a native of Ireland and a second-generation barkeep, can often be found behind the bar pouring drinks with wife and bartender Jennifer. Irish Times, 500 Sacramento St., San Francisco, (415) 217-5060 Read More
When Ireland and its worldwide descendants celebrate their culture, it’s all about the green — and some good luck. For devotees of Wednesday’s holiday (and new revelers, too), here’s a guide to some of the The City’s hottest spots for Gaelic galas.
The Abbey Tavern Read More