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Halloween

Halloween
A collection of news and information related to Halloween published by this site and its partners.

Top Halloween Articles

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  • Christmas creep a trick and treat to boost Santa sales

    Christmas creep a trick and treat to boost Santa sales
    Chicago temperatures in the 70s this week be damned, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Well, maybe not a lot, but enough. Holiday items are popping up in stores. Catalogs are showing up in the mail. The price cuts already have begun, and wise...
  • Laurel police cruisers were welcome sight on Halloween [Letter]

    Although it seemed to start slowly (we had only 77 trick-or-treaters in the first hour), it turned out to be another banner year for Halloween on old Montgomery Street. We had 253 visitors by the time we ran out of ammunition and had to close down....
  • Kass: Democratic candidates have an Ebola problem

     Kass: Democratic candidates have an Ebola problem
    The Sexy Ebola Nurse costume with thigh-high stockings revealing ample flesh above the knee — yellow boots optional — is here just in time for the November midterm elections, and for just $60. And it may be worn as a Halloween costume too....
  • Chilly air, showers forecast Halloween night; chance of flurries Saturday

    Chilly air, showers forecast Halloween night; chance of flurries Saturday
    Unsettled weather is forecast to move into the region on Halloween, bringing chilly air just in time for trick-or-treating and possible rain showers late Friday night. High pressure expected to bring sunny skies Thursday is forecast to start breaking...
  • Trick or Treat on Main returns to downtown Stafford

    Trick or Treat on Main returns to downtown Stafford
    Halloween arrived just a little early in downtown Stafford Springs, as a portion of Main Street closed to traffic late Saturday afternoon, Oct. 25, for the third annual Main Street Business Association-sponsored Trick or Treat on Main. The event also...
  • Candy crushes from Halloweens past

    Candy crushes from Halloweens past
    Gale Gand, the renowned pastry chef, restaurateur, TV personality and cookbook author, credits the Halloweens of her youth for cultivating one of her more eccentric tastes. "My mom did popcorn in little bags for trick-or-treaters — which you...
  • Why are fairy tales so white?

    Why are fairy tales so white?
    For months, night after night, my husband has read the Harry Potter series to our 6-year-old son. After finishing each book, they watch the corresponding movie, and they're now on the fourth book, "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire." Suffice it to say,...
  • Halloween hops and more to explore

    Halloween hops and more to explore
    By now, it seems as if the Halloween candy and costumes have been on store shelves since July. Well, the holiday is finally within view, and since All Hallow's Eve falls on a Friday this year, the events below offer a good excuse for a day trip or weekend...
  • Funeral services today for three teens killed in Halloween hit-and-run

    Funeral services today for three teens killed in Halloween hit-and-run
    Funerals for three 13-year-old girls who were killed by a hit-and-run driver while trick-or-treating on Halloween night are scheduled for early Saturday. Hundreds gathered for an 8:30 a.m. service for twin sisters Lexi and Lexandra Perez at Our Lady...
  • John Kass: Democratic candidates have an Ebola problem

    The Sexy Ebola Nurse costume with thigh-high stockings revealing ample flesh above the knee -- yellow boots optional -- is here just in time for the November midterm elections, and for just $60. And it may be worn as a Halloween costume too. This Sexy...
  • Seminole Hard Rock giveaways, contests

    Seminole Hard Rock giveaways, contests
    You're not going to be able to avoid Halloween if you walk around the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, 866-502-7529, SeminoleHardRockHollywood.com), with slot giveaways and more than one nightclub costume contest. Start in...