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President Barack Obama is sipping a Guinness at an Irish bar to observe St. Patrick's Day. At the White House, the main South Lawn Fountain is burbling green water.
Runners, many decked out in green for St. Patrick's Day, took to the streets of D.C. Saturday for the SunTrust Rock 'n' Roll Marathon.
"Amateur Day." That's what Allen Byrne calls St. Patrick's Day, a holiday that some would expect the Irish-born Frederick resident to observe with green beer and plastic shamrocks.
The green beer will flow this Saturday for St. Patrick's Day. For more sophisticated palates, a pint or two of Guinness Dark Stout or Smithwick's Red Ale could be on tap.
St. Patrick's Day may be a week away, but that didn't stop the nation's capitol from hosting a parade Saturday afternoon on the National Mall.
Donna Gray, who rode a float at the parade, says she thought it was a good idea to hold the parade almost two weeks before the official holiday.