Most communities recommend that adults take costumed children out early in the recommended trick-or-treat hours to take advantage of daylight, for safety’s sake.
Halloween Trick or Treating is being held in communities throughout Lake County, Ill. in 2013. Most of the communities are holding...
Franken Plaza takes over Daley Plaza this weekend in celebration of Halloween. Part of the City of Chicago’s, “Chicagoween Celebration,” Daley Plaza transforms into a haunted world of family-fun, October 25-27th. The three-day festival features performances by Midnight Circus, The Annual Monster Bash, free hayrides, trick-or-treating, crafts and more.
Going trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.
Choose your favorite Halloween candy!
Here are five of the best pumpkin patches in the area. Be sure to explore at least one this fall.
Hurry and enjoy these best seasonal pumpkin treats in Chicago before they’re gone.
With a little imagination, you can put together a great costume for the price of candy using items from these Chicago shops.
Halloween doesn’t have to be just about the kids. Take advantage of the many different Halloween parties in Chicago and have just as much fun in your decked-out Halloween costume.
Here are five places within Metropolitan Chicago that lie outside the city’s limits but are worth a visit. Check them out and see if you feel or see something unexplainable.
You can’t celebrate Halloween without carving a pumpkin! Whether you decide to use stencils or carve your pumpkin free hand– make yours the star of the neighborhood by following these must-do tips.
The fall season brings us the three-month stretch of holiday celebrations and to kick it all is the spookiest of them all – Halloween. Here are the five must-haves for your haunted house.
Warm up to these Halloween inspired cocktails!
You’re never too old for a good fright. From a group of evil paranormals to an uprising of serial killer clones to a chilling love affair, these new releases from our sister company Simon & Schuster have you covered with these creepy reads this Halloween!
Witch’s and ghouls and spiders – oh my! It’s time for Halloween! Here are five DIY decoration projects for your outdoor space.
Halloween is right around the corner! Have you thought of your costume yet? We list the top costumes of 2013 that are sure to be hit.
Halloween is a night of mischief and laughs, tricks and treats, and disguises galore. Our sister company Simon & Schuster recommends reading these not-so-scary picture books with your kids in the coming weeks to give them a little fright and get them excited for the holiday.
Are you looking for a new neighborhood to check out for trick-or-treating? Take this list of the following five Chicago neighborhoods and explore a new area this Halloween.
This list includes five of the most haunted places in America, all with significant claims of real poltergeists.
After slicing through dense, tough shells, local chefs are making magic with winter’s first gift – colorful, healthy squash.
And the music! It’s got a classic pop beat that makes forces you to tap your foot, whether you want to or not. Yet, at the same time, its repetitious beats also make you want to hit the streets and attack every person who comes near you — scratching at faces, kicking groins, biting people if you need to. This is the perfect feeling for a Halloween song.
Family, Kids & Pets
The Chicago area is teeming with family-friendly events to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Check out this list of events happening around the city this year.
Rescuing an animal can be a great way to give a home to a needy pet and add to the love in your family. Chicago rescue shelters offer a safe and comfortable environment for their rescues and provide some great options for prospective pet owners.
From sports to science, the Chicago area offers plenty of day camps that your child is sure to enjoy this summer.
In the brutal cold, winter days of Chicago, the idea of the warmth of summer is an idea greatly welcomed. Some parts of the world though are enjoying summer while you pull on the long underwear, boots, hats, mittens and scarves. While expensive to get to Australia and not always easily attainable as a vacation, you can experience it right here in Chicago. Read on to find out where you can experience a little bit of the down under right here in your very own backyard.
Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be just about couples. Check out some of the kid-friendly activities in Chicago that won’t make your little one feel left out of the festivities.
Line up a babysitter and have some fun with your significant other on Valentine’s Day with these five date night ideas in Chicago.
Holiday markets are once again popping up throughout Chicago. With vintage items, handmade gifts, antiques and new treasures, there’s always something to cross off your list. Here are a few markets coming up to get your holiday shopping started.
With the Festival of Lights Hanukkah holiday approaching, these mouth-watering latke recipes from gourmet chefs of Kaufman’s Bakery and Delicatessen are sure to delight the palate, and would be a perfect complement to that very special dinner occasion.
The difference between cleaning your house now and during spring cleaning is that you have no time to do the cleaning right now. Between Christmas shopping, cooking dinners, attending holiday parties and family visiting, there doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day to actually clean your house. But it still needs to get done, because the family is arriving any minute and you’re hosting a huge holiday party. What to do? That’s where cleaning services come in handy, so you can make it look like you had all the time in the world to get the cleaning AND the cooking done.
Thanksgiving is one holiday that isn’t about spending money and buying gifts. It’s meant to be a time to give thanks, be with loved ones and most importantly, over eat. Here are some free activities going on around Chicagoland this Thanksgiving to help you save a little money before the holiday spending kicks in. Enjoy it; you only have until midnight before Black Friday.
I can’t believe it’s Halloween weekend and you haven’t prepared. Not one bit. What, my friend, is wrong with you? Okay, don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. We’ve got all the Halloween info you need right here…
Father’s Day is right around the corner and if you’ve been in the local Hallmark lately searching for the perfect card, they all center on grilling, TV remotes and golf. Here are a few golf specials in Chicagoland to help him relax on his big day.