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Halloween

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

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  • Super Museum in Metropolis, Ill., began with a Superman lunchbox

    Super Museum in Metropolis, Ill., began with a Superman lunchbox
    Reporting from Metropolis, Ill. — Growing up in the 1950s, Jim Hambrick wouldn't budge while "Adventures of Superman" was showing on TV. Soon, the Man of Steel, portrayed by actor George Reeves, began to shape Hambrick's life, lasting well beyond...
  • Like/Dislike: Gwen Grastorf, actor

    Like/Dislike: Gwen Grastorf, actor
    Ever wonder what the circus was like 70 years ago? Ask the performers of the Happenstance Theater. The visual, poetic theater company will be putting on its own version of what goes down under the big top with "Impossible! A Happenstance Circus,"...
  • Halloween in May: Costume website offers deep discounts

    Halloween in May: Costume website offers deep discounts
    It's common Savvy Shopper knowledge that buying off season can yield the best savings.  That proves to be true at the website buycostumes.com, which is offering 80 percent off a large variety of its costumes selections.  Costumes regularly priced in...
  • Comings and goings: Tinley Park's SportStation closes

    Comings and goings: Tinley Park's SportStation closes
    Business news in the southwest suburbs. Orders caught up in closing A Tinley Park company that provided uniforms and sports gear for local teams and players for more than 20 years closed earlier this year and left many unsatisfied customers. The...
  • Local Voices Lake: April 3

    Local Voices Lake: April 3
    Letters to the editor from Kildeer, Wadsworth and Lake Barrington. Election costs I laugh at the letters to the editor from people who are so upset that Bruce Rauner is "buying the election." I bet many of them are union members who are afraid of...
  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates decline again as 30-year averages 4.14%

    Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates decline again as 30-year averages 4.14%
    Mortgage rates fell for the fourth week in a row, with Freddie Mac pegging the average for a 30-year fixed home loan at 4.14%, down from 4.2% last week. Not since the end of October have rates been so low, according to the survey -- an enticement for ...
  • Paint parties and other events in the south suburbs

    Paint parties and other events in the south suburbs
    Looking for something different to do? Here's a sampling of ideas, from painting dinner parties to record-setting dancing and duct-tape crafting. March 30: Hip-hop University of St. Francis graduates and classmates are hoping to draw 1,000 people to...
  • Ten tips for parenting teens today

    Ten tips for parenting teens today
    Parenting a teenager can be an uphill battle. In addition to the problems you may have faced in your youth, a new host of issues are presented by texting, sexting, social media and cyberbullying, point out experts. “Say the right thing and you&...
  • Instilling bravery in kids starts with their parents

    Instilling bravery in kids starts with their parents
    Can we spend a few minutes talking about Noreen Bruce? She's the mom of Grayson Bruce, the 9-year-old North Carolina boy who was harassed at school for carrying a My Little Pony backpack, which he uses as a lunch box. You've probably heard his story....
  • How to make an Easter bunny cake -- with ears!

    How to make an Easter bunny cake -- with ears!
    The new cookbook "Surprise-Inside Cakes" should come with a big fat warning: "Will cause an uncontrollable urge to run into the kitchen and get baking." Author Amanda Rettke -- known is the blogosphere as I Am Baker -- has carved out a niche for herself...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Tappin' and Yappin'!'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Tappin' and Yappin'!'
    Cindy Starr is planning a comeback. You've never heard of Cindy Starr? Well, that's definitely your loss. A famed dancer, singer and actress of indeterminate yesteryear, Starr plots her return to the big time in an explosion of pink sparkles, tappin'...