Milwaukee celebrates the Irish with St. Patrick's Day Parade


by Becky Mortensen

MILWAUKEE --- Milwaukee residents packed the streets to show off their St. Patty's pride Saturday.

It was the 47th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade that kicked off around noon. The train of local celebrities, politicians, bagpipes and bands made its' way from 3rd St. to Wisconsin Saturday afternoon.

Deb Metzger hasn't missed the St. Patty's Parade in six years. She was thrilled to be out with fellow Irish lovers Saturday.

"I love this, everybody's happy, having a good time, " Metzger said.

Our own CBS 58's Lance Hill, Jessica Tighe and Michele McCormack made their way through the parade route all decked out in green.

Tune in to CBS 58 at 5 and 10 for more on today's Irish festivities.



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