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Spooky Fun for Everyone: Kids’ Halloween Events

Not only is Boston one of the best cities in the nation for trick-or-treating—it’s also a source for some of the cutest spooky celebrations imaginable. […]

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Six Events That Will Help You Stay Fit This Halloween

1. Halloween Happenings at Ipswich River Sanctuary See the sanctuary after dark with these spooky October tours. Guided walks through the sanctuary’s trails promise peeks at […]

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Eat, Drink, and Be Spooky with These Treats and Parties [UPDATED]

UPDATE, October 30, 11 a.m.: Halloween night events at River Bar, Hojoko, and the Gallows have been added to this chronological list. Halloween Latte Art at […]

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Five Things We’re Dying to Do at Rock & Shock

As any New Englander with a deep love of horror movies can tell you, Worcester’s annual Rock & Shock convention is a superb way to […]


Eight Healthy Candy Recipes to Make This Halloween

Given that Halloween candy starts showing up in stores in, oh, August, it can be pretty hard to restrain yourself all the way up until […]

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A Definitive Creepy Boston To-Do List

Who needs haunted houses when you live in one of the oldest cities in America? While it’s hard to fathom how many creepy/spooky/weird/strange stories and […]

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Halloween Events in Boston 2015

No one Halloweens harder than New England—it’s practically our birthright. Our multitude of centuries-old ghost stories and graveyards has inspired the likes of Edgar Allan […]

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The Best Neighborhoods for Trick-or-Treating in Boston

To help you and your kids capitalize on Halloween, Zillow compiled a list of the best cities and neighborhoods for trick-or-treating, in other words, where you can […]

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Salem’s Best Halloween Events 2015

This is our 2015 roundup. Check out the 2016 list. Salem is one New England’s best-known haunted hot spots, infamous for their witch trials held […]


Tips for Dealing with Four Common Phobias

Pro tips for dealing with four common phobias.

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Candies to Enjoy and Avoid This Halloween

Just in time for Halloween, local dentists tell us which candies to keep—and which to toss—if you don’t want cavities.

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New England’s Best Haunted Houses and Other Halloween Attractions

This is our 2014 list of haunted happenings in the area. Check out the 2016 list. Haunted Houses Factory of Terror Factory of Terror promises […]

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Young Boston Sports Fans Get Pranked in Jimmy Kimmel’s Annual Halloween Candy Challenge

“Don’t even talk to me for the rest of my life!” These are other dramatic statements are shouted by kids to their parents each year […]


There’s No Costume too Weird for the Annual Boston Halloween Bike Ride

Greg Hum has mastered the art of wearing an astronaut costume while pedaling his bike—outfitted to resemble a dinosaur—through Boston. “The trick is, you have […]


Throwback Thursday: Halloween in Boston, 100 Years Ago

What did Halloween in Boston look like 100 years ago? Not all that different from how it will look Friday night, as it turns out. […]