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Halloween

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City Life

Philly Today: This Fitler Square Family Wins Halloween Yet Again

Check phillymag.com each morning for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philadelphia magazine reporters, please […]

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Halloween Potion-Making at the Cauldron Blends Mixology and Magic

We’re deep into spooky season, and maybe you think you’ve already done all there is to do. Halloween-themed bars? Check. Haunted houses? Done. Pumpkin patches? […]

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Where to Celebrate Halloween With Kids in Philly

Last week, we got Spooky Season started early with our roundup of grownup Halloween happenings. And while Halloween isn’t just for kids, something about playing […]

City Life

Philly Today: Delco Dad’s Awesome Halloween App Helps You Find the Best Displays

Check phillymag.com each morning for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking reporters, please send it […]

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Halloween for Grownups: Pop-Up Bars, Spooky Soirées and More Philly Haunts

You’re never too old for Halloween. Dressing up? Check. Eating candy? Absolutely. Watching Hocus Pocus for the 25th time? No problems there. But if you’re […]

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A New Haunted House Is Opening in Manayunk With a Grisly, Hurricane Ida-Related Backstory

Last September’s Hurricane Ida brought a flood of biblical proportions. Homes were destroyed, I-676 became a canal, a guy did a backflip in his underwear […]

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City Life

Witchcraft, Boiled Bones, and All the Other Creepy Things We Learned About PA History in This New Book

Just in time for Halloween, Haverford’s Brookline Books has published Dark History of Penn’s Woods, a new book with the catchy subtitle Murder, Madness, and […]

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11 Philly-Area Haunted Houses, Ghost Tours and Halloween Bars

Halloween is right around the corner, and that means “spooky season” is here. Those who love a good scare and enjoy jump-worthy surprises will  find […]

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Say Goodbye to Eastern State Penitentiary’s Terror Behind the Walls

Most people who live in the Greater Philadelphia area probably know of Eastern State Penitentiary’s existence thanks to the 19th-century prison’s highly publicized and highly […]

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The Wells Fargo Center Is Transforming Into a Giant Socially Distanced Movie Theater

The Flyers and Sixers, who normally play in the Wells Fargo Center, aren’t playing these days. And Wells Fargo Center concerts that were supposed to […]

City Life

Don’t Get Spooked by This South Philly Halloween Decor

You know how they say less is more? Well, enough with all of those over-the-top, baroque Halloween displays bursting with stage lighting, fake spider webs, ornately […]

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Foobooz

Two Halloween-Themed Bars Are Popping Up This Fall in Midtown Village

For the past two Decembers, the folks at Craft Concepts Group have transformed a former jewelry store at 116 South 12th Street into glitzy, wrapping […]

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City Life

What’s Better Than One Halloween a Year? Two, Says This South Jersey Group

Three things you probably never knew: first, that there’s such a thing as a “National Halloween Association,” apparently for people who are really passionate about the holiday. […]

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City Life

A Philadelphia Legend on Life Without a Computer, Email, or Facebook

No Computer? No email? That’s no problem for Philly legend Henri David, who says you really need to get off the grid. Philadelphia magazine: Have […]

City Life

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 […]