Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Where The Chicago River is Green!


Luck o’ the Irish!! … “However, in a twist and some luck of the Irish, they did, in fact, go ahead with coloring the river the bright green hue that so many look forward to every St. Patrick’s Day. It’s just that they didn’t announce it.”

The Chicago Files

[courtesy https://nbcnews.go.com/%5D

Well now, look what we have here!

A little surprise occurred here in Chicago a couple of days ago. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the City of Chicago announced for the second year in a row that the St. Patrick’s Day celebration of dyeing the Chicago River green would not take place.

The large crowds that normally amass to witness this annual tradition was something that our mayor, Lori Lightfoot, did not want to happen due to COVID-19.

However, in a twist and some luck of the Irish, they did, in fact, go ahead with coloring the river the bright green hue that so many look forward to every St. Patrick’s Day. It’s just that they didn’t announce it.

Chicago Plumbers Union Local 130 has had the honor of bestowing the Chicago River with its neon green color since 1962. A vegetable dye is used to create this…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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