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Fabulously Elegant Masks For the Chicest Halloween Yet

Oct 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

With Halloween a little over a week away there’s a last minute hustle for costumes, wigs and every sort of body paint you can imagine—but what if you prefer not to go down to the makeshift costume store and scour through bins looking for a beautiful getup?

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13 Creepy Cocktails to Please Your Inner Ghoul

Oct 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Since we've already shared some great Halloween decorating tips with you, we will now share some unique cocktail recipes that keep with the spooky theme. After all, if you're throwing a party, your dressed-up guests will need a variety of drinks to sip. Maybe the lonely Rob Stark in the corner can have a Red Wedding drink, while the hipster vampire unsuccessfully hitting on your friend can mix up a Vampire's Kiss. With so many options, we're willing to bet there will be something for everyone!

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Kelly Osbourne & Jason Priestley Attend MAC and Rick Baker's Monster Mash

Oct 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Dressed up and ready to get their spook on, the stars of Hollywood came out to play on October 19 at MAC Cosmetics and makeup legend Rick Baker’s Monster Mash. In attendance was Kelly Osbourne, Slash, Jason Priestley, Victoria Summer, Andy Garcia, Lucas Till and more. Just in time for Halloween, the evening celebrated MAC and Rick Baker’s limited edition makeup collection.

 

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Trade Kitsch for Class With These 10 Halloween Décor Pieces

Oct 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Halloween doesn't have to be a cheesy holiday full of cheap decorations in gaudy shades of orange. It may take a little more work to class up the spooky occasion — because you certainly won't find what you need in Target — but it's not as difficult as one might think, especially if you pepper in some stark white accents. 

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Make This Halloween Elegantly Creepy With These 9 Activities

Oct 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

With a nod to this fall’s bumper crop of stylish, ghoulish supernatural shows (American Horror Story: Coven, Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, the return of Walking Dead, and Sleepy Hollow), we went looking around the country for Halloween celebrations that offer a similarly creepy-elegant vibe. Not surprisingly, New Orleans (pictured) delivers the most, but we also found insect art in a country manor hotel, degenerate clowns in Las Vegas, and ghost-inhabited Gothic cemeteries throughout the South.

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Scariest Halloween Attractions Around the U.S.

Oct 23, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz  |  2 Comments

Some people like to celebrate Halloween in scanty costumes; others like to indulge in sweets; and then there are the ones who want to scream, be utterly grossed out, and have nightmares for weeks afterward. For the last group, this author thinks you're a little nuts, but here’s a roundup of the most fright-tastic attractions on the continent, and here's hoping your li'l heart can handle it.... Read More

12 Most Chilling Halloween Attractions

Oct 23, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Some people like to celebrate Halloween in scanty costumes; others like to indulge in sweets; and then there are the ones who want to scream, be utterly grossed out, and have nightmares for weeks afterward. For the last group, this author thinks you're a little nuts, but here’s a roundup of the most fright-tastic attractions on the continent, and here's hoping your li'l heart can handle it.... Read More

10 Things to See & Do This Fall

Oct 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

From the minute coffee shops put their "Pumpkin Latte" signage up, we all knew that autumn had arrived...and while some people mourn the shortening of days and incoming cold weather, most of us also anticipate fall's many delights. Autumn brings grape-picking season at wineries, family holiday feasts and weekend harvest festivals. Simple luxuries, you could say—but the ten experiences in this roundup are things that every person should experience at least once in a lifetime.... Read More

Top 10 Items on Our Autumn Bucket List

Oct 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz  |  1 Comment

From the minute coffee shops put their "Pumpkin Latte" signage up, we all knew that autumn had arrived...and while some people mourn the shortening of days and incoming cold weather, most of us also anticipate fall’s many delights.... Read More

New Travel Specials From Rocco Forte Hotels for Halloween and Oktoberfest

Sep 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Rocco Forte Hotels are getting fall fever with new travel specials. Guests are invited to celebrate Oktoberfest at The Charles in Munich with the hotel’s very own Wiesn Hut and custom-made Dirndl. If you don't know much about Oktoberfest, the staff can guide you through the customs and traditions (which involve more than just beer drinking). For Halloween, Rocco Forte is celebrating with Halloween at The Balmoral in Edinburgh with a special Halloween Afternoon Tea. The concierge team is also getting spooky by offering guided tours of the city-seerie sites and bloodcurdling venues.... Read More

Karma Foundation's Kandy Halloween a Party with Purpose

Nov 10, 2011  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern  |  1 Comment

By far the hottest ticket in town each Halloween is for the Karma Foundation’s "Kandy Halloween" event — a no-holds-barred, over-the-top, fantastically outrageous costume party with all of the fabulosity, frolicking and fantastic-looking ladies one would expect, if not demand, of the Playboy Mansion venue where the highly anticipated annual affair is hosted.... Read More

7 Most Over-the-Top Halloween Parties

Oct 27, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

Halloween is the second most expensive holiday, only after Christmas. Surprising, no? But when you factor in the elaborate costumes, makeup, gallons of candy given out, it all adds up. Then consider the hundreds of thousands of dollars spent on a number of star-studded, over-the-top masquerades and costume balls that take place on Halloween night, or just before, every year from LA to New York City, and it all makes sense.... Read More

SpookyWorld Opens The Fear at Fenway Park Tomorrow Night

Oct 19, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Every New Englander knows that once fall comes, SpookyWorld will soon be rolling into town. The fun Halloween adventure started out 20 years ago in Berlin, Massachusetts, moved out to Foxboro and is now permanently situated up in Litchfield, New Hampshire. SpookyWorld now brings approximately 70,000 patrons through its gates each year.... Read More

Eastern State Penitentiary's Scariest Halloween Tour

Oct 11, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

One of the best Halloween events that every horror fan should check out is Terror Behind the Walls, America’s largest haunted house, at Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. With easy flights from Boston or a five hour drive by car, a visit here makes for a fun weekend getaway.... Read More

7 Most Over-the-Top Halloween Parties

Oct 27, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

Every year, the renowned actress hosts an over-the-top Halloween party where the dress is "costumes or else" to raise much-needed funding for her New York Restoration Project, but the dancing diva outdid herself in 2008. During cocktails, guests like Martha Stewart, John McEnroe, Pink, and Jimmy Buffet were treated to an assortment of appetizers prepared on-site by chefs like April Bloomfield, David Chang, Tom Colicchio, Fergus Henderson, and Jonathan Waxman. Michael Kors, as always, judged costumes; Alice Waters of Chez Panisse fame was awarded the "Wind Beneath My Wings" award, and Gloria Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine finished off the night with an unforgettable concert. This year, you too can attend and rub elbows with guests like Carmelo Anthony, enjoy a menu crafted by the one... Read More

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