| Jan 13, 2015
| 4:15 AM
Every Halloween the anchors on ABC's "Good Morning America" come out from the behind their desk and try to outdo each other with wild costumes straight from the pop culture zeitgeist.
This past year Robin Roberts dressed as an elegant Elsa from "Frozen....
| Oct 22, 2014
| 6:30 PM
With Halloween upon us, it's time to conjure up some holiday treats. My boys love anything for Halloween that is remotely gross, which is why these spooky cakes are a hit. The idea of worms coming out of a pretend grave is also right...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Chicago's restaurants are looking forward to a wild weekend. Here are a few suggestions for Halloween.
Artango Bistro. A Spanish-themed Hallow's Eve Dinner Friday features a four-course dinner ($55), 1900s-costumed servers, tango dancing and open...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 7:11 AM
Trick or treat: Krispy Kreme is offering the sweet side of the Halloween phrase to celebrate the spooky holiday. On Oct. 31 only, patrons who are dressed in a Halloween costumes will receive one free doughnut at participating Krispy Kreme locations. ...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 10:29 PM
They couldn't afford costumes, so 13-year-old Lexandra Perez wore only face paint and her twin sister Lexi wore regular clothes when they dashed out the front door of the Fairhaven Apartments on Halloween. They carried orange plastic pumpkins.
| Nov 13, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Blood-stained elves jumping out to scare visitors with their piercing screams might not be everyone's idea of the way to celebrate Christmas, but it is the way a community group in Lombard hopes to keep teens engaged leading up to the holiday.
| Oct 27, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Visitors to Shedd Aquarium recently might have been surprised to see the sea otters munching on what looks suspiciously like orange-colored Halloween candy. Before people get upset and complain about the negative effects of sugar on both people and marine...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 7:23 AM
Halloween can be scary for children with severe food allergies. But this year families in Chicago and beyond are reaching out to kids who can't eat peanuts, milk or other common allergens by putting a teal-colored pumpkin on their front porches as a...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 9:16 AM
With Halloween fast approaching, I’ve been thinking back to the sacks overflowing with chocolates and candies that were filled by hours of house-to-house extortion. While I’m too old to properly trick-or-treat these days, I still enjoy the...
| Oct 22, 2014
I think this might be a good time to review my policy on corrections.
Essentially my policy is as follows. I may not always be right, but I am never wrong.
Unfortunately, this newspaper takes the opposite view. It thinks if a mistake is made it should...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 3:39 PM
First, it created nauseating holiday pants.
Now, clothing company Betabrand is marking the early onslaught of holiday promotions by sending a murderous Santa Claus on a Halloween killing spree.
In the online video game Santa Sleighs Halloween, free on...