St. Patrick’s Parade Carries on in Memory of Silky Sullivan

St. Patrick’s Parade Carries on in Memory of Silky Sullivan

The St. Patrick's Day Parade originally was part of the Irish Eyes of Memphis pub crawl, which began 43 years ago, said Joellyn Sullivan. Silky, the late restaurateur Thomas Boggs and Mark Flanagan "founded the original pub crawl," she said. "It started Downtown and would go down Madison Avenue. Every single place — every bar — from Downtown to Overton Square was included as a stop in the pub crawl."

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