St. Patrick’s Day is widely celebrated in the U.S. and Ireland, of course. But did you know it’s a big deal in other countries? In England. The two biggest St. Patrick’s Day parades are in New York City and Dublin. After that is the one in Manchester, the English city with the largest Irish population […]
Spring will spring, St. Patrick’s Day will bring luck, and you’ll say hello to your favorite Joe. Here is this month’s slate of obscure and minor “holidays.” March 13: Ear Muff Day It’s not really cold enough to wear ear muffs anymore, but nevertheless, this marks the day in 1877 that Chester Greenwood patented his […]
You could go the old flowers-and-candy route, of course…or you could go for a gift as unique as the one who love. You Bug Me, Valentine! Each year, the Bronx Zoo in New York City holds a Valentine’s Day tradition. Anybody with just $10 and a good intention can purchase the “naming rights” to one […]
February is the shortest month, but it seems to have so many holidays, such as Valentine’s Day and President’s Day. And all of these.
Just when you thought “The Holidays” were over…here are a bunch of silly ones. January 8: Argyle Day Argyle is one of the most famous and recognizable patterns in clothing. A kind of plaid, it originates as the signature tartan of the Clan Campbell of Scotland. It’s seen today in all sorts of colors and […]