Trick or Treat
“GURLZ AND BOIZ!” Patricia Field’s website reads. “GET READY FOR HALLOWEEN?”
As holiday fast approaches, the storied designer and stylist is hoping to capitalize on the costume craze. A longstanding New York fashion fixture, Ms. Field is once again gearing up for the holiday and has launched a line of provocative guises (advertised with equally provocative grammar) for the occasion this year.
Whether it was a magic spell or just those bargain asking rents, four companies specializing in Halloween merchandise and apparel have signed leases at 1115 Broadway—a building that has apparently targeted this nichest of markets.
“Eleven-fifteen Broadway has always catered to the seasonal products industry,” said James Buslik of Adams & Co. in a statement. Read More
Steve Schwarzman is a serious man who says serious things: Take, for instance, the private equity king’s recent comments in South Korea about mark-to-market accounting rules. Sometimes, to be sure, he also says things that are a bit out there, but then he promptly apologizes.
Nevertheless, according to photographs posted on the Read More
The Scooby-Doo gang have long been a staple of preschool school Halloween parties. But when a five-year-old Missourian had his pick of the sleuthing Mystery Machine crew, his choice came as a surprise to classmates and their mothers. Instead of going with Shaggy, he went with Daphne. Ruh-roh.
His own mother, however, is perfectly fine Read More
It will not be a happy Halloween at the Apthorp this year.
Management has posted signs around the building with strict restrictions on who may trick-or-treat, where, and how. Children under seven and non-residents must be accompanied at all times by an adult. Only doors with signs may be knocked on. Only candy with poison Read More
If you can summon the courage, and brave the subway ride, the Gowanus Studio Space, a non-profit arts organization in Brooklyn, is having a show of Halloween themed photographs. Titled "All Hallow’s Even," the show opens tonight, albeit at the distinctly un-witch-like hour of 6.
Nothing too scary, mind you, or candycorn sweet. The Read More
Every holiday movie we want to watch always arrives annoyingly early, like a punctual party guest. We’re still picking at Thanksgiving leftovers during the annual broadcast of A Charlie Brown Christmas. Halloween is on AMC this morning at 9:30, when no one’s actually home alone to be scared. And cable channels like TNT and USA, once host to gloriously Read More
For college students, Halloween is apparently more than just another excuse to drink, eat candy and—for the ladies at least—do their best Emperor’s Club impressions. Some students carry the spirit of the season all year round, scouring the country for paranormal activity and landing a Sci Fi Channel series to boot. According to The Read More
Fort Greene’s Habana Outpost–the Fulton Street restaurant with solar panels, water-saving toilets and a bicycle-powered blender–is hosting a Haunted House next week, eco-friendly style.
From Oct. 24 through 26, the outdoor eatery will terrify visitors using props made from recycled goods.
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