Tag: Erin Express

Weekend Trip Idea: Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Festivities

It’s officially parade season, where the majority of blog posts will be dedicated to St. Patrick’s day shenanigans and I will be posted less frequently because I will be attending such shenanigans every weekend and thus have less free time than usual. One Pennsylvania “Irish” tradition I frequently embrace is Philadelphia’s Erin Express, a popular barcrawl originally started

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March Roundup

The ending of March is always bittersweet. On one hand it’s my favorite month: St. Patrick’s Day, parade season, the Easter break (this year at least), and my birthday. On the other hand, I ate too much, drank too much, slept too little (I know, first-world, self induced problems–you don’t feel sorry for me) and am now

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March is Coming….

The holiday season is officially over which on one hand is depressing.  Nothing says happiness to me more than Christmas break in NEPA.  On the other hand, a respite is clearly needed.  I always wonder where the people I talk to, coworkers and students, spend the holidays that they deem, “so relaxing.”  While I love

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Countdown to Parade Season….

For most Americans, Christmas is the only holiday celebrated seasonally.   Starting on Thanksgiving break (or the day after Halloween if you grew up in my house) Christmas parties, bar crawls, cookies, and carols are the norm for a whole month and a half. We don’t do this for Valentine’s Day (thank God), only dress in

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