Halloween

Arts & Culture
3:35 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Essay: Fred and Me

Credit PumpkinWayne / Flickr

Although some towns in the area have already celebrated their Halloween, tomorrow marks the actual all hallows eve. 

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Arts & Culture
5:00 pm
Sat November 2, 2013

Growing 'Trunk-or-Treat' Trend Changes Up Halloween Tradition

Karl Wetzel of Orfordville hands out candy from his "Noah's Ark" themed car at the Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church's 2nd annual trunk-or-treat event in Beloit, on Saturday, Oct. 26th.
Stephanie Lecci

It seems like a pretty normal Halloween scene: Pastor Jason Reed of the Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beloit is about to hand candy out to a couple of princesses.

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Arts & Culture
1:31 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Behind the Spooky Scenes at Wauwatosa's Most Haunted House

Kyle Chen and his family go all out when it comes to decorating their Washington Highlands' home for Halloween.
Michelle Maternowski/WUWM

2014 Update: This Wauwatosa home is up for sale and not decorated this year.

Original story from 2013: Every Halloween, one home in the Washington Highlands neighborhood of Wauwatosa stands out as a truly "haunted house.”

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Arts & Culture
1:13 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Frankenstein's Monster, Ygor Go on a Buddy Road Trip in New Novella

Lifelong horror movie buffs Paul McComas and Greg Starrett do their best Ygor and the monster.
Credit Paul McComas

Rather than idolizing superheroes, for writers Paul McComas and Greg Starrett, it was the characters that populated Universal Picture's creature features of the 1930s and '40s that caught their imaginations.

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Arts & Culture
1:24 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Essay: What Makes a True Haunted House

Essayist Liam Callanan argues that true haunted houses don't require an entrance fee.
Credit Sean MacEntee

We’re just a few days out from All Hallow’s Eve – Halloween is Thursday, and frightening opportunities abound.  Count Lake Effect essayist Liam Callanan as not all that excited.

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Regional
10:14 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Houses Go All Out for Halloween

Uptown Crossing neighborhood in Milwaukee
Credit Michelle Maternowski

Do you have an exceptionally spooky house in your neighborhood?

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