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Halloween

(One of two decorative gargoyles, accompanied by a "zombie" guard and prisoner, is about to be raised above the entrance to Eastern State Penitentiary.  Photo by John McDevitt)

With Installation of Gargoyles, Philly’s Historic Prison Dresses For Halloween

The haunted attraction known as “Terror Behind the Walls” opens September 19th.

09/09/2014

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Top Spots To Get Valentine’s Day Gifts In Philadelphia

It’s often hard to think of original ideas every Valentine’s Day, but a visit to any of these shops will have you walking out with great gifts any recipient will love.

01/28/2014

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Top Spots For Handmade Jewelry In Philadelphia

We’ve created a list of the top places to find the best handmade jewelry in Philadelphia.

12/31/2013

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Repurposing Your Pumpkin

If you have a fresh pumpkin sitting around from Halloween, it can still serve a decorative or functional purpose through Thanksgiving.

11/18/2013

Halloween Candy with a Pumpkin

Local Dentists Trade Candy For Cash, For A Good Cause

More than 41 million kids will stock up on sugary sweets tonight, and some area dentist’s offices are enticing kids to trade in some of that candy.

10/31/2013

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Keeping An Eye On Your Kid’s Food Allergies During Halloween

Halloween is a time honored tradition in many Delaware Valley neighborhoods, but for children with nut allergies it can be a difficult holiday to navigate.

10/31/2013

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Limit Sugar In Your Diet

Americans are swallowing 22 teaspoons each day. A troubling statistic because women should be getting no more than six teaspoons a day, and men, nine.

10/31/2013

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No Tricks Or Treats For Your Pets

Halloween should be a fun but safe time for all involved including your pets. Here are a few guidelines you can follow.

10/31/2013

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Blog: FREE Stuff On Halloween

By Jim Donovan:  A bunch of restaurants are offering special deals for Halloween and you don’t have to do a trick to get your treat.  (Although in some cases costume wearing is a must!) Chipolte:  Visit any […]

10/30/2013

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Using Dry Ice To Create Spooky Halloween Effect Can Be Dangerous

The crowning touch on many Halloween displays is the dry ice “smoke” that billows from pumpkins and doorways. But dry ice can be hazardous.

10/30/2013

September 1927: American stage and film performer Al Jolson wearing blackface make-up in the first talkie film 'The Jazz Singer.' Historically, blackface emerged in the mid-19th century, representing a combination of put-down, fear and morbid fascination with black culture. (credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

People In Blackface Are Making Headlines Again This Halloween Season

In spite of the historic outrage over the issue, people are still wearing blackface as part of their Halloween costume.

10/30/2013

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Dietz & Watson and Chef Staib

Chef Staib did one of his favorite shows of the year! He presented  fun and easy Halloween party ideas and showed viewers how to make entertaining on the spookiest day of the year simple with […]

10/28/2013

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Please Touch Museum

Trapeta Mayson, PTM’s Vice President of Education and Family Learning talked about the various activities the Please Touch Museum offers for children and their family for Halloween. Going to the Please Touch Museum for any […]

10/28/2013

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Halloween Adventure

For more information on Halloween Adventures, visit: http://halloweenadventures.com/

10/25/2013

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Eastern State Penitentiary: Terror Behind The Walls

For more information on Eastern State Penitentiary: Terror Behind The Walls, go to: http://www.easternstate.org/halloween

10/25/2013

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