Halloween

Try these good-for-you chocolates and candy for Halloween

Aloha Superfood Chocolate It’s magic, as far as we can tell, how Aloha crams an entire serving of fruits and vegetables into every bar, plus the usual antioxidant benefits of chocolate (10 times the amount in goji berries, in fact). The cacao is fair trade and organic, and the bars are sweetened...

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 5:58pm

PHOTOS: Looking back at Heidi Klum's best Halloween costumes

There's nothing quite like a Heidi Klum Halloween party and we're waiting to see what she has in store for everyone in 2018.  It’s that time of year and just about everyone is anxious to see what costume Heidi Klum will wear to her 19th annual Halloween party. Heidi Klum...

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 10:11pm

3 sweet treats for Halloween 2018

What’s the magical phrase to getting something good to eat this time of year? We’re thinking it goes something like, trick or treat. No doubt, the Halloween season offers plenty of tricks, but there’s plenty of treats too. You just have to know where to look and what to bake!...

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 2:25pm

MAP: 2018 NYC Village Halloween Parade street closures

The 2018 Village Halloween Parade will take place Wednesday evening in the village and all the freaks and zombies are guaranteed to be out tonight.  New York City’s 45th annual Village Halloween Parade is considered to be one of the largest Halloween celebrations in the country with...

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 2:29pm

This little girl just won Halloween with her scary-good headless costume

The internet has officially declared one little girl's headless costume the best look of Halloween 2018. Maya, 2, collected candy in a seemingly normal flower dress and sandals. What made her costume so frightening, though, was that she appeared to be holding her head on a platter in front of...

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 2:20pm

These are the spookiest cities per capita in the U.S.

When it comes to the scariest cities in the U.S., bus service FlixBus compiled a ranking of the top 100 places, and maybe your hometown made the cut. Of course horror isn't for everyone. Perhaps NYC's Village Halloween Parade is more your scene, or you'd rather not have the bejeebers...

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 12:08pm

5 ways to donate your unwanted Halloween candy

Even if you've outgrown trick or treating, candy is still a big part of All Hallow's Eve. And, once October 31 passes you by in one big chocolate-eating, costume-assembling-like-your-life-depends-on-it blur, you either want to make the sweets last all the way through Thanksgiving, or you...

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 5:30pm

Candy corn becomes a gourmet treat in Dominique Ansel's hands

Every Halloween brings an epic contest, and we don't mean costumes. It's the battle for Americans' hearts — specifically, which candy will reign supreme in trick-or-treaters' bags on Halloween night. Candy corn is a traditional if not the least bit trendy option (unless you...

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 4:21pm

How to glam up your Halloween decorations this year

When it comes to Halloween décor, the situation doesn’t always have to be black and orange. Gory bones jutting from the earth’s surface, faux cobwebs by the front door and XL spiders near the garage may have been okay Halloween decorations years back. However, this year, let’s...

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 5:26pm

Best things to do in NYC on Halloween night 2018

Whether you’re good or wicked, there's no rest on Halloween night. You should of course catch the last weekend of the Spooky Pumpkin Garden, take a ton of artsy haunted house pics at Nightmare Machine and pick a pumpkin to carve. For the rest of your evening, we’ve rounded up...

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 4:49pm

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

The last work week of October is upon us, which can only mean one thing: Winter is coming. Before we all have to bundle up and prepare for the onslaught of snow, make the most of the final few days of October. From Halloween fun to comedy shows and more, here are the best things to do in Boston...

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 1:47pm

The new Starbucks Witch's Brew Frapp is an experience

Every year since 2014, just before the ghosts and goblins roam free on All Hallow's Eve, Starbucks launches its spirited Halloween Frapp. Starbucks' first Halloween Frapp, the Franken Frappuccino, debuted in 2014. Starbucks released the Zombie Frappuccino in 2017, not...

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 1:32pm

You can watch Hocus Pocus in AMC theaters ahead of Halloween

Halloween is almost here, and what better way to get into the spooky spirit than making plans to watch Hocus Pocus for the millionth time? Since debuting in 1993, the film about three 17th century witch sisters coming back from the dead and roaming around Salem has become a Halloween classic. If...

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 12:14pm

31 things to do for Halloween weekend 2018 in Boston

If you're looking for things to do for Halloween, you've come to the right city. From horror movie marathons to spooky parties, Boston has no shortage of haunted happenings going on. Here's your ultimate guide to the best things to do for Halloween weekend in Boston. Things to...

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 10:39am

New travel guide details spookiest spots in New England

New England is worth visiting all year around, but the region really thrives in autumn with its picturesque fall foliage, seasonal activities like apple picking, and of course, its haunted history. There are plenty of spooky sites throughout New England, and authors Summer Paradis and Sandra...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 4:13pm

Food Network star talks pumpkin carving

Aside from eating (lots of) candy and dressing up in costumes, pumpkin carving is a quintessential Halloween tradition. And it’s one Lenny Calvin of Long Beach, New York, takes very serious. “I certainly do see faces in pumpkins — it’s a very organic art form,”...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 3:11pm

5 fun things to do in Boston with kids for Halloween 2018

There's no shortage of parties for adults during the Halloween season, but let's face it, the holiday is really about the kids. In addition to the annual tradition of trick-or-treating through your neighborhood, have some fun by taking your little ones to a family-friendly event in the Hub...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:19pm

What’s the most popular Halloween candy?

If we’re being completely honest, there are just two things that matter this time of year, no matter your age: what Halloween costume you’ll be wearing and what goodies you’ll be handing out. While costume trends come and go, if you’ve ever wondered what the most popular...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 12:03pm

Village Halloween Parade 2018: Everything you need to know

The freakiest of the freaks won’t be at haunted houses, in Sleepy Hollow or hunting for ghosts on Halloween night. Come Oct. 31, the Village Halloween Parade is where thousands of fun-loving ghouls come to turn the streets of Soho into the world’s biggest runway to show off their finest...

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 5:11pm

How do giant pumpkins get so big? Hard work, water and seaweed

Pumpkins are among the royalty of the fruit world. Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte is the 21st-century equivalent of the Fall Equinox, jack o’ lanterns are an entire art form, and we haven’t even started talking about pies. But decorative gourds are not the only squashes grown for...

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 8:41pm