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6 Spots for Outdoor Halloween Fun for Kids In and Near Brooklyn

6 Spots for Outdoor Halloween Fun for Kids In and Near Brooklyn

Spend time outdoors enjoying the fall activities that only come once a year, including fun-filled Halloween events. We pick six spots in and around Brooklyn that are perfect for enjoying the outdoors while having some Halloween fun.

Two Frightful Halloween Haunts in NYC for a Real Scare...If You Dare

Two Frightful Halloween Haunts in NYC for a Real Scare...If You Dare

Are you and your older kids ready for a real scare this Halloween? Head to these two frightening Manhattan events and haunted house and you just might have nightmares for a few days. These events are not suitable for young children.

3 Must-Do Halloween Ideas for Music-Loving Families in Manhattan

3 Must-Do Halloween Ideas for Music-Loving Families in Manhattan

Bust out your dance moves with the kids at these Halloween activities in Manhattan that bring music entertainment alive.

Top 4 Outdoor Halloween Activities for Kids in NYC

Top 4 Outdoor Halloween Activities for Kids in NYC

Spend time with your kids enjoying the fall weather while taking advantage of all the outdoor Halloween activities the city has to offer. Here are the top four outdoor Halloween activities for kids that should not be missed.

Dress Up Your Pets: Skeleton Costume by Martha Stewart Pets

Dress Up Your Pets: Skeleton Costume by Martha Stewart Pets

While planning your trick-or-treating adventure this Halloween, don't forget to include the family dog in on the fun. The Martha Stewart Pets collection at PetSmart has some great costumes that will give your pet spooky style.

Top 5 Spooky Halloween Parties for Kids at Cool NYC Attractions

Top 5 Spooky Halloween Parties for Kids at Cool NYC Attractions

Kids are excited to don their costumes, go trick or treating, and participate in spooktacular fun activities throughout the city, and cool attractions in New York City, including museums and observatories, are hosting their own Halloween parties for kids. We pick the top five you should take your little ones to this year.

Halloween Safety Tips from the New York Police Department

Halloween Safety Tips from the New York Police Department

Children's safety is always a main concern on Halloween, especially when they are trick-or-treating at night. The New York Police Department shares their tips for keeping your children safe this Halloween.

PopCap Games and ADA Partner to Give Away Free Video Games

PopCap Games and ADA Partner to Give Away Free Video Games

PopCap Games and the ADA partnered to provide free video game downloads for adults to hand out to trick-or-treaters this Halloween instead of candy. This campaign, "Stop Zombie Mouth," is an effort to promote good oral health in children across the U.S.

The Monster Eater Eases Bedtime Woes

The Monster Eater Eases Bedtime Woes

Spooky monsters in the closet or under the bed can turn bedtime into its own nightmare. Ease children's minds with a companion who will make them feel safe and in control of bedtime. Learn more about Einar The Monster Eater below.

5 Family-Approved Halloween Movies for Teens

5 Family-Approved Halloween Movies for Teens

Watching horror flicks with friends and family may be a staple activity for the Halloween season, but for those who are easily spooked, the holiday can still be enjoyed without giving into frightening films. Here are classic Halloween movies that are appropriate to watch with your teens.

13 Not-Too-Scary Halloween Movies the Whole Family Can Watch Together

13 Not-Too-Scary Halloween Movies the Whole Family Can Watch Together

Not everyone likes to be spooked come Halloween season. With this list of not-too-scary Halloween titles, everyone in the family can enjoy a night in to watch a classic movie with less fright and more fun.

PopCap's Plants vs. Zombies is 50% Off Through November 1

PopCap's Plants vs. Zombies is 50% Off Through November 1

PopCap's Plants vs. Zombies game is on sale for Halloween -- buy now through November 1 and get a 50 percent discount.

Disney's Talking Puppies Take a Halloween Adventure in the New 'Spooky Buddies' DVD

Disney's Talking Puppies Take a Halloween Adventure in the New 'Spooky Buddies' DVD

The quintet of irresistible talking puppies -- Disney's loveable Buddies -- are back for a ghoulish good time in an all-­new Halloween-­themed adventure, "Spooky Buddies," available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, and Movie Download.

Disney Releases 'Jake and the Never Land Pirates' DVD and Soundtrack

Disney Releases 'Jake and the Never Land Pirates' DVD and Soundtrack

Disney releases "Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Yo Ho, Mateys Away!" on DVD, including seven adventure-filled episodes from the series, along with a new album featuring 18 swashbuckling songs by The Never Land Pirate Band.

Snap Supercandy is a Low-Calorie, Natural Alternative for Your Sweet Tooth

Snap Supercandy is a Low-Calorie, Natural Alternative for Your Sweet Tooth

SNAP Infusion Supercandy, which is made with natural ingredients and no artificial sugars or high-fructose corn syrup, introduced five new low-calorie candies to satisfy sweet tooths on Halloween and beyond.

Save 25 Percent on Color-Changing Shirts from Quagmire Kids

Save 25 Percent on Color-Changing Shirts from Quagmire Kids

It's not your eyes playing tricks on you -- these Colorfusion shirts from Quagmire Kids change color when you apply heat, making them a treat to wear.

Aeromax's Halloween Tote-Ems are Perfectly Practical for Trick-or-Treaters

Aeromax's Halloween Tote-Ems are Perfectly Practical for Trick-or-Treaters

These expandable trick-or-treat bags from Aeromax come in festive designs and are easy to store for next Halloween.

Kids Can Go Trick-or-Treating with Dora the Explorer in Her New Halloween DVD

Kids Can Go Trick-or-Treating with Dora the Explorer in Her New Halloween DVD

Preschoolers can join Dora and her friends on exciting Halloween adventures in the new four-episode DVD, "Dora the Explorer: Dora's Halloween Parade."

'The Nightmare Before Christmas' Debuts on Disney Blu-Ray 3D

'The Nightmare Before Christmas' Debuts on Disney Blu-Ray 3D

The delightfully frightful holiday film by Academy Award-nominated writer/producer Tim Burton is available for the first time on Disney Blu-Ray 3D and 3D Movie Download, the perfect way to introduce a new generation to this creepy classic.

Look Cute as a Pumpkin in Jessie Steele's Seasonal Apron

Look Cute as a Pumpkin in Jessie Steele's Seasonal Apron

Catch the spirit of the Halloween when you don this pumpkin apron designed by Jessie Steele, the perfect clothing complement to fall activities like pumpkin carving with the kids and cooking up an autumn-inspired feast (or at least looking like you did!).

Halloween Safety Tips for Your Pet

Halloween Safety Tips for Your Pet

There’s no Halloween without fun costumes and lots of candy, but before you and Fido gear up to participate in this year’s festivities, there are a couple of things you should keep in mind to ensure the safety of your pet. Heidi Ganahl, the CEO and Founder of Camp Bow Wow, has provided a series of tips below to show you how to enjoy your night out while protecting your pet.

Justin Tuck and Peanuts Characters Teach Manhattan Students About Good Oral Hygiene Just Before Halloween

Justin Tuck and Peanuts Characters Teach Manhattan Students About Good Oral Hygiene Just Before Halloween

NFL star Justin Tuck joined Peanuts characters at P.S. 19 in Manhattan to help announce the MetLife Foundation's $1.1 million donation to two important dental care and oral health initiatives for children and families in New York City and beyond.

8 Ways to Cut Back on Halloween Candy this Year

8 Ways to Cut Back on Halloween Candy this Year

Get eight great tips on how to cut back on your child's candy consumption this Halloween. Sarah Stone, director of operations at a co-ed health and wellness boarding school, offers her best advice for parents who want to make this Halloween a healthier one.

5 Halloween Tips for Parents of Children with Autism

5 Halloween Tips for Parents of Children with Autism

For children with autism, Halloween can be a very scary time. Debora Harris, president of the ELIJA Foundation and director of the ELIJA School on Long Island, offers her top five tips on how parents can make Halloween more fun and less frightening for a child on the autism spectrum.

Halloween Books for Your Kids: Making a Jack-O'-Lantern, Step by Step

Halloween Books for Your Kids: Making a Jack-O'-Lantern, Step by Step

Decorating a pumpkin is one of the most important parts about celebrating Halloween with your kids. From picking the perfect potential Jack-o-lantern from the pumpkin patch to carving your creepy or fun design, this book makes the process easy as (pumpkin) pie.




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