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We get a behind-the-scenes look at the process and history of dyeing the Chicago River green – a city tradition since 1962, and a family tradition since its inception. Meet the men who turn the river bright green each year in this story originally told by John Callaway on March 17, 2004.

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Dyeing the Chicago River green for St. Patrick’s Day has been a city tradition since 1962. And it’s been a family tradition since its inception. Meet the men who turn the river bright green each year as we revisit our March 17, 2004 story. 

New Initiatives Announced Amid G8 Fallout

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel © 2011 City of Chicago, photo by Brooke Collins

It is not the G8 -- but New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined Mayor Emanuel today for another international summit in Chicago. Paris Schutz has the story.

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