You Don’t Have to be Irish to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

There are many, many places in Maryland to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this Sunday – and you don’t have to be Irish! As luck would have it, some of the best St. Patrick’s Day parties are within minutes of our apartments at Old Orchard, Burnam Woods, and Chatham Gardens. Down the road from Old Orchard Apartments in Catonsville there are two great celebrations. Caton Tavern on Edmonson Ave is having an Irish band and drink specials. Jennings Cafe on Frederick Road is having their famous Corned Beef and Cabbage for just $3.17.

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This Sunday March 17th there are three great St. Patrick’s Day celebrations at The Avenue at White Marsh across the street from Burnam Woods Apartments. Della Rose’s Saint Patrick’s Day Party features live music with Jenny Stephens from 3 – 6, Louie V. From 6 – 9, and Dj Cabbage Breath from 9 – close. There will be Homemade Corned Beef & Cabbage, $5 Car Bombs, $5 Irish Coffee, $5 Green Jug Love, and a House Specialty St. Pat’s Day Cocktail. St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast at Red Brick Station starts at 9am with Corned Beef Hash & Eggs breakfast and $2 Stouts. St. Patrick’s Day at the Kilt (the Tilted Kilt) starts at 8am.

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Just a couple of miles from Chatham Gardens Apartments is The 8th Annual Historic Ellicott City St. Patrick’s Day Irish Stroll. It is a pub crawl through Historic Ellicott City complete with bagpiper, featuring seven bars (Cocoa Lane, Diamond Back Tavern, Ellicott Mills Brewery, Judges Bench, La Palapa Grill & Cantina, Phoenix Emporium, Trolley Stop). La Palapa will feature a Jameson/Miller Lite OUTDOOR heated tent with music from 12pm-close. Register at the Jameson & Miller Lite tents located along Main Street on Sunday March 17th starting at 11am. A $5 donation to “Voices for Children” gets you an 8th Annual Historic Ellicott City bar crawl T-Shirt, Miller Lite lanyard, $3 Miller Lite, $4 Jameson’s at all of the participating bars, and a chance to win opening day tickets from Miller-Coors.

Where will you be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day?

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Where to Eat near Burnam Woods, Chatham Gardens, and Old Orchard Apartments

Where should you go to eat if you live at Burnam Woods, Chatham Gardens or Old Orchard Apartments? Whether you are looking for a place for lunch, dinner or dessert, we have suggestions sure to satisfy whatever craving you are having.

Conveniently located across from The Avenue at White Marsh, Burnam Woods Apartments has lots of great restaurants to choose from. For lunch, dinner or happy hour, DellaRose’s Avenue Tavern and Red Brick Station at The Avenue at White Marsh are great choices for burgers, sandwiches, and other pub fare. If you want to eat in after a long week, order online from Casa Mia’s and get everything from subs and wraps to pizza, crabcakes and wings delivered to your door. Looking to cool off after a long, hot summer day? Take a trip over to Campbell Boulevard for some yummy frozen yogurt with all the toppings at Yogi Castle.

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In the heart of Catonsville, Old Orchard Apartments is surrounded by many great neighborhood restaurants. What describes Maryland better than steamed crabs? Nothing, so drive down Frederick Road to Ships Cafe, who specialize in steamed crabs and seafood. If you’re looking for comfort food, venture over to Grilled Cheese & Co on Edmonson Avenue for the best grilled cheese you’ve ever had. You can get it with crab, bbq chicken, meatball, or just a traditional grilled cheese sandwich – and don’t forget the sweet potato fries. Continue down the street and get a snowball or ice cream cone at Opie’s Soft Serve & Snowball. If you prefer frozen yogurt, then Sweet Frog on North Rolling Road is the place for you.

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Chatham Gardens Apartments is close to many great restaurants in Ellicott City. For the best BBQ Ribs, steaks, and burgers go to Bare Bones in St. John’s Shopping Center. This is also a great destination for Happy Hour – complimentary buffet and discounted drinks weekdays from 4pm-7pm.  If seafood is more your thing, then go across the street to Shanty Grille on Plum Tree Drive. Is pizza what you crave? Then a trip to Ledo Pizza in Normandy Shopping Center is a must. They also have pasta, sandwiches and salads, but do yourself a favor and order the pizza! (Luckily there are also Ledo Pizza locations in White Marsh near Burnam Woods Apartments and in Catonsville near Old Orchard Aparments) If you like to finish off your hot summer day with frozen yogurt, then stop by Yogi Castle on Route 40.

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