Tag: Finnigan’s Wake

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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Running of the Santas Weekend

This past weekend, I participated in #2 on my list of “5 Very Pennsylvanian Holiday Ideas”, Running With the Santas, a Santa Clause-themed barcrawl and party held annually in Philadelphia. Running of the Santas began in Manayunk in 1998 and is an annual event where participants dress up like Santa and at a given time, run from a

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Philly Irish Bar Crawl

This past fall, three college friends and I got tickets to Dropkick Murphy’s “Sham Rock N’ Roll  Tour”, a mini Irish musical festival with Dropkick as the headlining act.   The concert was on a Sunday night at 5:00 at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia.   Never ones to go to a show sober (especially an Irish

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