Revelers celebrate Chicago-style St. Patrick’s Day

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Revelers celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Saturday’s parade. / James Foster for the Sun-Times

Hundreds gathered downtown for the city’s St. Patrick’s Day celebration.

Politicians and revelers turned up in green that matched the Chicago River that was dyed in the morning, per tradition.

Alicia Montgomery at the 2016 Chicago River Dye by the Plumbers Union 130, Saturday, March 12, 2016. | James Foster/for Sun-Times

Alicia Montgomery at the 2016 Chicago River Dye by the Plumbers Union 130, Saturday, March 12, 2016. | James Foster/for Sun-Times

2016 Chicago River Dye by the Plumbers Union 130, Saturday, March 12, 2016. | James Foster/for Sun-Times

2016 Chicago River Dye by the Plumbers Union 130, Saturday, March 12, 2016. | James Foster/for Sun-Times

2016 Chicago River Dye by the Plumbers Union 130, Saturday, March 12, 2016. | James Foster/for Sun-Times

2016 Chicago River Dye by the Plumbers Union 130, Saturday, March 12, 2016. | James Foster/for Sun-Times

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