by Lauren D'Amico
Kick off your St. Patrick’s Day with plenty of authentic treats and events! Here are a few local festivities you don't have to be Irish to enjoy:
Bovella’s Pastry Shoppe will be baking green peanut macaroons, Irish soda bread and other specialty green cakes. Don’t forget to stop byCarlo’s Bakery and grab some shamrock cookies.
Be sure to enjoy a traditional corned beef and cabbage dinner at Robert Treat Deli.
Grab festive green bagels at both Manhattan Bagel and Bagel Chateau.
Stop by Bridget's Irish Cottage for all things Irish, such as fine Irish jewelry and authentic Irish clothing.
Join Union County’s very own St. Patrick’s Day Parade held in Elizabeth on March 14 at 1 p.m. Click here for more information and parade routes.