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Halloween has a long history and is celebrated in many parts of the world. Its eerie nature and relationship to the end of the fall harvest makes it seem like a celebration as old as time, but where does it really come from?
There comes a time in every person’s life when they just need to throw in the towel, put away the quinoa and hummus and hunker down with some good, old-fashioned junk food. With the weather turning colder, the days getting shorter and a pandemic still raging, I would suggest that time is now.
Halloween is still weeks away, but retailers are hoping you'll start your holiday shopping now.
Hang on to your witch hats, everyone, because we’re midway through October, and the Ditto party train is full speed ahead until spring. I love fall, but with its advent is ushered in a relentless eight months straight of holidays and birthdays in our family with their accompanying decorations, gifts and expectations.
The Halloween season features all sorts of animals and the spooky tales involving them. Once you start to learn a bit more about these animals and where their Halloween legends came from, they might not seem so scary after all. Bats are one of the most popular animals of Halloween stories and have possibly received the worst rap of all because of their association with vampire folklore.
When Caris O’Malley started work on his handmade Halloween decorations in February, as he normally does, he did not know how important they would become for the spooky season in 2020.
October is here. For Halloween fanatics anyway, it’s time to get spooky. Since being stuck in quarantine this long already feels like living in a mausoleum, you might as well embrace it with creepy decorations galore. There are a ton of DIY ideas out there, so you don’t have to break the bank to celebrate. Check out some of these ideas to get started and use your imagination to put your own twist on them.
Do you want to get in the Halloween spirit? Many TV shows for all ages tell stories of vampires, ghosts, witches, zombies and more, offering the perfect outlet to dive into a visual spookfest.
Americans may not know if trick or treating will happen this year because of the pandemic, but they’re buying a lot of Halloween candy while they wait to find out.
As the Summer of COVID draws to a close, many experts fear an even bleaker fall and suggest that American families should start planning for Thanksgiving by Zoom.
I know it’s bad when I get down to the Tootsie Rolls. Like an alcoholic drinking Listerine, that is my signal that my post-Halloween binging has officially reached rock bottom, and I am now so desperate to fuel my chocolate addiction that I will resort to eating a treat that could only have been considered delicious when it was invented in the 1950s.
Four people were killed and four others wounded in a shooting at a Halloween night party at a large rental home in a wealthy San Francisco Bay Area community, police said Friday.
Nikki Lockwood first had the idea for the flash mob set to “Thriller” on Halloween after Michael Jackson died in June 2009. The tradition turned 10 this year, with some of the original group still among the mob.
A 7-year-old girl is reported in critical condition after being shot while trick-or-treating on Chicago’s West Side
“It’s going to be a little cool but clear skies,” said Mark Turner, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service Spokane Office.
Ghost 411 podcast is an outlet for two Spokane women to explore hauntings and help people cope with the paranormal.
A blue pumpkin is a way to subtly indicate that a child is on the autism spectrum and may react differently to situations that arise while trick-or-treating.
It might have flashed across your social media feed at some point over the past week: an image of a lifelike sculpture of two severed solitary feet – not fashioned from marble or wood or even (heaven forbid) human flesh but rather from ... raw ground beef.
Leftover Halloween candy does not last long at our house. It’s not because we didn’t collect that much in the first place or we boxed it up and sent it to military personnel, although wouldn’t that be lovely if we did?
A couple was kicked out of a Shari’s restaurant in Lewiston Saturday after they dressed up as Indians and made war cries in the restaurant, sparking a viral online response defending the restaurant.