Day Of The Dead Exhibit 'A Celebration Of Life'Even though the word “dead" is in the Day of the Dead, it’s a matter of life. It truly is about the living and those of us who remain here remembering the memory of those who are no longer here."
Brookfield Zoo Animals Celebrate Halloween Early With Pumpkin TreatsAnimals ranging from sloths and porcupines to bears and hippos enjoyed festive pumpkin treats.
'Spooky Zoo' Event In Lincoln Park Offers A Safe, Free Alternative To Trick-Or-TreatingThe annual "Spooky Zoo" returns on Oct. 26 in conjunction with the zoo's Fall Fest celebration.
'Night Of 1,000 Jack-O'-Lanterns' Returns To Chicago Botanic GardenIt's the last week to visit the Botanic Garden's "Night of 1,000 Jack-O'-Lanterns."
'Arts In The Dark' Parade In The Loop Celebrates Local ArtistsGet into the Halloween spirit with the "Arts in the Dark" parade in The Loop this Saturday.
Hyde Park Residents Say 'Block Activation' Will Deter Vandals This Halloween"Our main goal is to primarily make sure that things don't get out of control."
Pier Pumpkin Lights To Be Displayed At Navy Pier Through OctoberNearly 1,000 pumpkins will be on display at Navy Pier during the month of October as part of the new "Pier Pumpkin Lights" program. 
For This Halloween Season, 13th Floor Haunted House Ready To 'Scare The Pants Off Of People Night After Night'Not only is it Friday the 13th, but there’s a full moon out today, so the question is, are you ready to get your scare on?
Man Stabs Caretaker In Plainfield While Wearing Mask, Playing 'Halloween' Theme MusicA Plainfield man is facing murder charges for a terrifying stabbing at a group home for the developmentally disabled.
Hyde Park Neighborhood Terrorized On HalloweenAround 9:30 p.m., more than 100 young people walked down at least three blocks in Hyde Park, yelling as they smashed windshields, broke mirrors, lit off fireworks and jumped on cars.
Teens Terrorize Hyde Park; Vandalizing Cars, Harassing Halloween Revelers, Robbing U Of C StudentsLarge groups of teenagers and young adults created chaos in Hyde Park on Halloween, vandalizing dozens of cars, harassing people attending a holiday street festival, and robbing University of Chicago students.
Secretary Of State: Slow Down As Kids Hit The Streets For HalloweenResearch published by Canadian researchers found that there's a 43 percent higher risk of pedestrian deaths on Halloween night than on other nights near that date.
Tasty Halloween Treats For Animals At Brookfield ZooSome of the animals got "enrichment items they normally do not receive on a regular basis." 
Get A Sneak Peak: Halloween At The Shedd AquariumFrom belugas whales, to tarantulas and falcons, Chicago's Shedd Aquarium is getting in the holiday spirit. This year, the exhibits feature holiday-themed toys and treats.
At Least The Halloween Weather Won't Be SpookyTrick-or-treaters have nothing to fear from the weather this Halloween.