Halloween

By - 7/20/16 - 5:33 pm
Halloween candy in Hyde Park

Workers at the Hyde Park Shaw's cleared several shelves today so they could unload these goodies.

By - 6/29/16 - 6:39 pm

Caught in Southie reports DCR has denied a permit for the proposed Fright Night at Castle Island.

By - 6/23/16 - 10:37 am

The Globe reports on the war of words over a promoter's plan to convert the Castle Island fort into a horror show for Halloween:

Fright Island’s critics worry the family-friendly South Boston they cherish is under siege as younger professionals flock to the neighborhood, and handing Castle Island over to blood-covered zombies and beer-buzzed millennials would just accelerate that trend.

By - 10/31/15 - 7:21 pm
No longer buried in Government Center

Robin and spouse got dressed up as those two costumes buried in cement in the Government Center T stop for decades.

Great minds think alike: Read more.

By - 10/31/15 - 2:31 pm
Pac-Man goalie in Dedham

Chris took in some youth soccer in Dedham today. One coach had his team wear costumes.

By - 10/31/15 - 10:11 am
Dinosaur in Brighton Center

PlunkettPrime stayed well clear of the ravenous dinosaur out for a bite in Brighton Center.

By - 10/31/15 - 9:42 am
Prison costume on the MBTA

Joshua Miller spotted this woman on the T yesterday.

Eileen Muphy spotted some costumes in South Boston: Read more.

By - 10/30/15 - 7:41 am

WBUR interviews the person behind the Newton Haunted House - a Northeastern psychology professor who studies emotions.

By - 10/28/15 - 8:59 am
Halloween decorations at 21 Highland Rd. in Somerville

21 Highland Rd. in Somerville. Photo by Mark Novak.

Greg Cook compiles a list. Did he miss any?

By - 10/26/15 - 8:02 am
Giant spider webs on Waltham Street in Boston's South End

An aggrieved citizen complains about these Halloween decorations blocking access to the street on Waltham Street in the South End.

Via Gustavo, who notes that Waltham Street and Union Park Square always host a killer Halloween stroll.

By - 10/23/15 - 10:02 am
Over the top Halloween thing in Charlestown

A concerned citizen is goblinsmacked over this Halloween decoration at High and School streets in Charlestown:

Halloween decorations completely blocking the sidewalk.

By - 10/10/15 - 9:18 pm
Flaming pumpkin at Lawn on D in South Boston

V took in the pumpkin festival on the Lawn on D in South Boston tonight.

Ecco Pierce carved the visage with his "super handy assistant," Ted Lynch. Pierce reports this year's event was amazingly larger than last year's - he reports people waited in line for three hours for a pumpkin to carve for the flaming pumpkin wall, which V videoed: Read more.

By - 10/31/14 - 12:38 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports Boston and Transit police are hoping to head off general mayhem tonight.

Boston Police themselves report:

By - 10/30/14 - 8:31 am
Creepy dummy with parking ticket in the South End

Annabelle Blake spotted this fine specimen this morning on Tremont Street between W. Concord and Worcester:

Lovely Ritah Meetah Maid... Buuuuuuuurp.

By - 10/12/14 - 11:59 am

Street Preachers Salem Ma 2014

Just in time for Halloween, Salem has enacted a partial ban on bullhorns on one key downtown street, following a confrontation between a street preacher and Nosferatu.

More from the Salem News.

By - 7/23/14 - 3:10 pm
Halloween candy

Patty Neal reports her local Stop & Shop now has Halloween candy on the shelves.

By - 10/27/13 - 8:21 pm
Frog leads parade

A big frog led a parade around the Frog Pond today during the city's Halloween pumpkin festival, which featured floating pumpkins, giant bubbles, kettle corn and a chance to go down a slide while dressed as a princess.

And Tom Menino was there, making his last Halloween appearance on the Common as mayor. He moved slowly through a dense knot of people as parents brought their kids up to meet him. He greeted and posed with every one of them: