March 10th, 2021 | 27 mins 53 secs
1960s, chicago history, history, history podcast, irish pride, st. patricks day, st. pattys day, storytelling, vintage, vintage chicago, vintage history
A tale as old as time.....or at least as far back as 1961! Join Debra and Rachel as they dive deep into Chicago's Very Vintage infatuation with Irish pride. In this episode, Debra and Rachel uncover the history of the peculiar and secretive traditions behind why the Chicago River turns a mysterious bright green hue on the Saturday prior to St. Patrick's Day nearly every year for over half a decade. Is it the work of leprechauns? Listen to find out!