After the Village Halloween Parade was canceled for the first time in 40 years due to a ferocious Frankenstorm last year, and a lack of funds nearly killed the event this year, revelers were massing in Soho Thursday afternoon with pent-up vigor.
"People need this distraction!" said Robert Ordonez, 41, of Forest Hills, an actor and artist decked out as a self-proclaimed member of... » more
After almost being forced into cancellation this year, the Village Halloween Parade will march on tonight for its 40th year just two weeks after reaching a fundraising goal to go on.
The parade, which was cancelled last year because of Sandy, raised the $50,000 needed to march this year just three days before its deadline, a feat it accomplished after more than backers pledged money in a Kickstarter... » more
Cheers to ghouls, ghosts and goblins across Gotham!
The week of Halloween inspires tricks, tasty treats and costumes, but the holiday isn’t only fun for children popping door-to-door for sweets. Try these crave-worthy cocktails, created exclusively for amNewYork, crafted by good little witches everywhere through Nov. 3.
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The colorful, spooky sights won't just be on the ground on Halloween.
The Empire State Building will host a special light show Thursday night using its state of the art LED lighting system. The top floors will glow various holiday themed colors and synchronize with songs that will be playing on the radio.
Anthony E. Malkin, the CEO of Empire State Realty Trust, which runs the building,... » more
Screamin' Green Halloween
It's time to get in that spooky spirit, with Halloween fast approaching. Head down to Brookfield Place this Sunday afternoon for the annual Screamin' Green Halloween celebration, an earth-friendly party with such fall favorites as "Bobbin' for Apples" and "Pin a Face on the Pumpkin." Interactive art projects, hands-on activities, costumed entertainers... » more
The Village's annual Halloween parade is alive and ready to haunt the streets.
The Kickstarter campaign to save the 30-year-old celebration met its $50,000 fundraising goal with three days to spare, organizers announced Thursday.
Organizers said the event was in danger of being nixed because of the financial hardships they had to bear from last year's cancellation due to Superstorm... » more
It's getting down to the wire for the Village Halloween Parade and organizers are asking ghoul fans to lend a financial hand.
The parade's Kickstarter campaign has until midnight Monday to meet its $50,000 goal to save this year's event. As of Tuesday night, 760 backers had pledged $43,199.
Organizers said last year's cancellation due to Superstorm Sandy left them with thousands of dollars... » more
Organizers of the village's annual Halloween Parade may be used to producing a frightening show, but this year they said they are scared that it may not see the dark of night.
The parade, which was put off in 2012 due to Superstorm Sandy, is in danger of cancellation due to higher costs of insurance and debt from last year's disregarded show, according to Jeanne Fleming, the parade's artistic... » more