The bars & restaurants are shut down but stereo-typically horrible locals in the know already have orders of corned beef and cabbage takeout on the way. Moreover, most liquor stores are committed to staying open till kingdom come . . . Anything less would create a REAL panic from which this nation would never recover.
And so, this is a bittersweet holiday wherein locals will have to find something better to do than boozing . . .
HOW SHOULD KANSAS CITY CELEBRATE ST. PADDY'S DAY AMID COVID-19 CRACKDOWN?!?
This is just an honest question looking for ideas . . . Because social distancing prevents us from watching P.S. I Love You and spooning with our most dedicated readers . . . This year at least.
Kelly's Westport Inn, Kansas City's most notable watering hole, closing because of COVID-19 outbreak
Kelly's Westport Inn, arguably Kansas City's most notable watering hole and one of the oldest buildings in the city, announced Monday that it was closing until further notice because of the COVID-19 outbreak.FULL LIST: Schools, universities cancel face-to-face classes due to coronavirus concernsFULL LIST: Large event closures in Kansas City area"We appreciate the support and understanding of our customers and staff," Kelly's said in a post on social media.
River Dancing Delayed
A few days before theaters were shut down due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, 6,000 people filled Radio City Music Hall for Riverdance, the Irish dance spectacle. The production, newly polished for its 25th anniversary, had been criss-crossing the nation, but now engagements have been postponed.
Irish These Movies Were Better
These cinematic gems sure beat packed pubs and green beer stains.
You decide . . .