Editor’s note: Can you say cha-ching for downtown Phoenixville merchants. These kinds of regular events are essential for revitalization. So what happened in downtown Pottstown for St. Patrick’s Day? Were there hundreds of people celebrating, dozens or just the usual suspects loitering at the clock tower watching the crickets and tumbleweeds roll down High Street? You say, “But we don’t have an Irish Pub?” I say, “We could if someone actively recruited more restaurants and stores to fill High Street.” Marketing, marketing, marketing!
PHOENIXVILLE, Pa. — The streets of Phoenixville were filled with the spirit of the Irish Saturday as thousands donned their green in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.
The festive mood continued inside of Bridge Street favorite Molly Maguire’s Irish Restaurant & Pub.
General Manager Neil Bonner said his favorite part of St. Patrick’s Day is being surrounded by good people.
“Everyone comes out just to have a good time and they all get to be just a little bit Irish for a day,” he explained.
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