Fun Facts About the Spring Equinox

If you’ve been looking forward to spring for months, great news: it’s finally here. Or at least, it’s almost here. The Spring Equinox falls tomorrow—earlier than it has in more than 100 years! In the northern part of the world, the equinox can fall any time from March 19th to...

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The South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade/Evacuation Day Returns March 15

The South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade/Evacuation Day honors two different aspects of Boston history. Most obviously, the parade celebrates and commemorates the Irish-American heritage of one of Boston’s most prominent immigrant groups. Second, the event remembers the night of March 4, 1776, when Colonel Henry Knox heroically transported 59...

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