Here, the Patch guide to St. Patrick's Day in Skokie, from the best Guinness pours to the most delicious Irish dinners.
Maybe you aren't as Irish as St. Patrick himself (who was kidnapped and sent to Ireland as a slave, escaped in 409 and returned to Ireland in 432, believing he had been called upon to spread the word of God) but on March 17, everyone's a little Irish. So, check out these local St. Patrick's Day events and celebrations. Curragh Irish Pub The Scene: Traditional Irish food, live music by Joe McShane noon to 6 p.m., Anish at 6:30 p.m. and The Barry Fagan Band at 9 p.m. Two locations: 8266 Lincoln Ave., Skokie and 6705 Northwest Hwy., Chicago. For more info check out The Curragh Irish Pub St. Patrick's Day Madness! Irish American Heritage Center St. Pat's Celebration The Scene: Mass at 11:30 a.m., March 17, bands and dance performances noon …
The San Francisco 49ers will take on the Baltimore Ravens during Super Bowl 2013 on Sunday, Feb. 3.
Thursday, January 31
Super Bowl 2013 is almost here, with the showdown of the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens just days away. The XLVII Super Bowl will take place at 5:30 p.m. Sunday CBS-TV (channel 2). Coverage of the Super Bowl will start at 1 p.m. with "Super Bowl Today" until 5 p.m. The "Super Bowl Kick Off Show" will start at 5 p.m. If you're looking for a place to watch the game in Skokie, here are some suggestions: The writers at Bleacher Report have offered their Super Bowl predictions, but if you're interested in some more untraditional predictions, take a look at TIME Magazine's list of "Wacky Ways of Predicting the Winner," which includes computer and Madden NFL 2013 simulations. Tell us: Where do you plan to watch the game? And if …