St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Boston mayors have boycotted the event for 20 years over the gay rights issue.
Businesses are looking forward to the boost in business associated with the South Boston parade.
WBZ-TV’s Jon Keller says the decision to include two gay groups in the St. Patrick’s Day parade is a sign of how much Southie has changed.
Organizers of Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade say a second gay rights group has been approved to march in this weekend’s event.
The MBTA has announced that there will be a shuttle bus service for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Tuesday.
Volunteers spent hours on Saturday with dump trucks and front loaders clearing snow from South Boston streets for the St. Patrick’s Day parade.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says the city and organizers of Boston’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade have agreed to alter the route for snow cleanup.
South Boston’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will go on as planned on March 15th.
The organizers of Boston’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade voted to allow a group representing gay veterans to march next year, a dramatic turnaround for an organization that has long resisted the inclusion of gays.
The neighborhood has been transformed into South Boston in the 1970’s for the Whitey Bulger movie “Black Mass” starring Johnny Depp.