Halloween

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A Definitive Ranking of the Best Halloween Candies, According to a 12-Year-Old

Last night, my kids went trick-or-treating in West Philly and Narberth. When I woke up this morning, my son had all of his candy sorted […]

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Remember When Halloween Costumes Used to Be, You Know, Scary?

I was scrolling through my friends’ Facebook feeds over the weekend, as one tends to do in 2018, when I saw a photo of my […]

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I Love My Job: Meet the Woman Scaring the Hell Out of You at Eastern State

Jenny Tomczak is the terrifyingly dynamic woman keeping Eastern State Penitentiary really scary. After joining the attraction as an actor nearly 15 years ago, Tomczak […]

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20 Photos of People (and Dogs) Dressed Up as Gritty for Halloween

Philadelphia’s love for Gritty knows no limits. Would it be thwarted, this Halloween, by the mere lack of an official, Flyers-approved Gritty costume? No. Absolutely […]

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This Halloween Season, See Horror Movies the Way They Were Meant to Be Seen

Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein One of those few times a sequel actually bests the original movie. But the Colonial is screening both the 1931 […]

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Halloween in Philadelphia: The Ultimate Guide

Beware, Philadelphia: All Hallows’ Eve is nigh. We’re less than two weeks away from the spookiest evening of the year, when Philadelphians will dress in fantastical […]

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Looking for an Official Gritty Costume? Here’s Why You’re Not Finding One

We’re willing to bet that at least half of Philadelphia (maybe three-quarters) wants to dress in a Gritty costume this Halloween. Why wouldn’t you? With his unsettling […]

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The 6 Worst Urban Outfitters Halloween Costumes, Ranked

Halloween is nigh, and so, too, are hauntingly stupid Halloween costumes. The award for Worst Halloween Getup of 2018 (so far) goes to Urban Outfitters, for […]

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This Philly Dog Loves His UPS Driver So Much He Dressed Like Him For Halloween

Halloween may have filled your Insta feed with dozens of adorable baby and pet costumes, but we personally think that Fred, a 160-pound, 2-year-old St. […]

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I Decided to Trust Philly Trick-or-Treaters. Here’s How That Went.

We’ve never handed out candy at our house in West Philly. Before we had kids, my wife and I would always hit the bars. And […]

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Sing “Skaraoke” and Eat Big Gay Ice Cream at Rooster Soup Co. on Saturday

Finding the right Halloween party vibe can be challenging: you’ve got to be strategic to avoid the binge-drinking hordes who might vomit on your carefully […]

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Beware of Weed-Infused Halloween Candy, Say N.J. Officials

New Jersey officials are warning parents to beware of a little “trick” this Halloween – marijuana-laced candy. 

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Halloqweens Bash

This week’s LGBTQ event of the week is the fourth annual Halloqweens Bash. Queer events impresario Dame Luz presents us one of the biggest queer […]

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Snack on Scorpion Tacos at El Rey Next Week

El Rey is taking advantage of the American tradition of doing spooky stuff on Halloween and serving up a menu of Mexican dishes featuring proteins […]

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YES: There’s a BYO-Pumpkin Boot Camp at the Art Museum Steps This Saturday

Kick off Hallo-weekend strong with this oh-so-festive Halloween-themed workout: This Saturday, October 28th, CoreFitness is hosting their sixth annual BYO-pumpkin (yes, you read that correctly) […]