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Extravagant Halloween costumes is big business and big fun for these KC grown-ups

For ardent enthusiasts of the holiday — and we’re talking adults here — the answer to that question is often “as much as it takes.” They will also, as it turns out, put up with quite a bit of discomfort.   The National Retail Federation estimates that a record 179 million Americans will partake in … [Read more…]

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Look Again: Animal Christmas Costumes Edition

Zoo owner Manny Tanco bottle-feeds a Bengal Tiger cub named “Duterte” during the Animal Christmas party at the Malabon Zoo. Along with the milk, I hope Duterte will be enjoying warm Christmas cookies baked with a copious amount of catnip. It’s legal drugs from cats! And it’s fine, he’s not driving home New York City, … [Read more…]

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Halloween and farm harvest fun

Tickets for Willamalane Park and Recreation District’s annual Haunted Hayride are available. The event is Oct. 23-25, and tickets sell out quickly. The event is geared toward young children. Cost is $7.50 to $9; willamalane.org.   The Frightuary Haunted House continues through Oct. 31 at Lane Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave. This year’s theme … [Read more…]

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Minnesota family brings Halloween costume business online

With Halloween right around the corner, it’s like Christmas coming early for the Fallenstein family of Mankato.   “Everything we’ve worked for, everything we’ve planned for now happens. We get to see millions of orders go out and happy customers so its the best part of what we do,” Halloweencostumes.com President and CEO Tom Fallenstein … [Read more…]

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Halloween Costume Ideas Internet

there are only a few days left in September, which means before you know it, it’ll be the most wonderful time of the year. No, not Christmas, we’re talking about Halloween. Yes! Halloween is just around the corner, and we’ve been spending hours and hours scouring the internet for costume ideas and inspiration. So far, … [Read more…]

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Spirit Halloween: Popular costume shop haunting Meadowbrook Mall for eighth year in a row

BRIDGEPORT — Everyone’s favorite costume pop-up store has returned to Meadowbrook Mall in Bridgeport.   Spirit Halloween, the one stop destination for everything scary, spooky and fun, set up in the mall’s parking lot in mid-August in preparation for the upcoming holiday season.   The national franchise, which is owned by Spencer’s, has been setting … [Read more…]

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These Are The Most Popular Halloween Costumes, According To Pinterest

The popular visual discovery app Pinterest and fashion search platform Lyst have come together to predict the top ten costumes everyone will want to wear this Halloween.   Looking at global data from a combined pool of 210 million monthly users, Pinterest and Lyst have revealed the top 10 most wanted looks this year so … [Read more…]