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Watch A Time-Lapse Of The Chicago River Turning Shamrock Green

By Emma G. Gallegos in Arts & Entertainment on Mar 15, 2016 3:45PM

Don't worry if you missed out on Chicago's grand tradition of day-drinking, parading and dyeing the Chicago River green on St. Patrick's Day weekend. You can at the very least relive the glory of the river being dyed shamrock green in this time-lapse from Saturday. The Tribune says this year was the first time in over 50 years that the 80-year-old Mike Butler, who worked for the Chicago Regional Port District, wasn't there to shake the orange powder into the river. However, his family along with the family of the late Tom Rowan were there to carry on their families'—and the city's—long tradition.