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Boston celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with annual parade

Boston celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with annual parade

March 21, 2018


Filed under City

By Mridhu Khanna, news correspondent Despite the frigid temperature, crowds lined the streets in South Boston for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Sunday afternoon. Organized by the South Boston Allied War Veterans Council, or SBAWVC, the parade made its way down W. Broadway Street starting ...

Chinatown kicks off Lunar New Year with annual parade

Chinatown kicks off Lunar New Year with annual parade

February 27, 2018


Filed under City

By Claire Wallace, news staff Despite the cold rain, Chinatown held its annual Lunar New Year Celebration and Lion Dance parade Sunday. Residents from all over Massachusetts showed up to partake in the festivities, see the beautiful lion costumes and eat some of Chinatown’s famed traditional food. ...

St. Patrick’s Day Parade faces controversy after initial ban of LGBTQA+ veterans organization

St. Patrick’s Day Parade faces controversy after initial ban of LGBTQA+ veterans organization

March 17, 2017


Filed under City

By Maggie Dolan, news staff Organizers for the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade faced controversy the past week after initially denying an LGBTQA+ organization from marching in the parade. Following outrage from residents and heavy pressure from local politicians, the group, OUTVETS, will now march ...

Thousands line parade route to celebrate Patriots’ Super Bowl win

Thousands line parade route to celebrate Patriots’ Super Bowl win

February 8, 2017


Filed under City, Featured Content

By Connor Hamill, news correspondent Boston was in celebration mode Tuesday after an overtime victory against the Atlanta Falcons gave the New England Patriots their fifth Super Bowl win. Thousands of fans flocked to the center of the city to witness the championship parade and to celebrate their team’s hist...

St. Patrick’s Day parade brings fun, trouble

St. Patrick’s Day parade brings fun, trouble

March 24, 2016


Filed under City

By Audrey Cooney, news staff Sunday’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade brought good weather, boisterous crowds and a quiet controversy surrounding one of Boston’s signature events. The day was sunny but had a faint chill in the air – a group of young Irish dancers did jumping jacks to stay warm in ...

Halloween Pet Parade features costumes, cats and more

Halloween Pet Parade features costumes, cats and more

October 24, 2015


Filed under Photo Galleries

The annual Halloween Pet Parade took place on Saturday, Oct. 24 at Faneuil Hall. Cats and dogs strolled the streets as pirates, popes and other characters. Photos by Brian Bae, deputy photo editor

Chinatown celebrates Lunar New Year

Chinatown celebrates Lunar New Year

March 2, 2015


Filed under Featured Content, Photo Galleries

While the Year of the Goat officially began on Feb. 19, Chinatown in Boston celebrated on Sunday, March 1 with the annual Chinese New Year Parade. Photos by Joe Thomas

Patriots parade bumped to Wednesday

Patriots parade bumped to Wednesday

February 2, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

By Mary Whitfill, editor-in-chief  Because of the second major storm in a week to hit the Boston area, the New England Patriots’ Super Bowl Parade is now expected to kick off on Wednesday, Feb. 4 from the Prudential Center. Originally, the parade was scheduled for Tuesday. The Patriots are exp...

Event Calendar: March 13-19

Event Calendar: March 13-19

March 12, 2014


Filed under Lifestyle

Compiled by Rebecca Sirull, News Staff Entry of the Week: Wednesday, March 19 Join the African Presidential Center (APC) at Boston University as they present Prime Time: A Conversation with Prime Ministers. The University will host Raila Odinga, former prime minister of Kenya, and Frederick Sumay...

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