March 23 - Local Flavor
And the floats, oh the floats! There were floats? Apparently there were and you won't believe your eyes when you see the creative and colorful displays in your photos the next day.
Write a piece about a typically “local” experience from where you come from as though it’s an entry in a travel guide.
If you're looking for a grand St. Paddy's Day parade experience, look no further than Newport, Rhode Island.
Now, let me tell you, Newport knows how to celebrate like the Irish. The parade kicks off at 11 a.m. and if you want the truly local experience, you’ll already be on your way to blacking out by the time the streets are lined with green-clad revelers ready to paint the town green (with vomit).