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Not-So-Scary Picture Books for Halloween

Halloween is a night of mischief and laughs, tricks and treats, and disguises galore. Our sister company Simon & Schuster recommends reading these not-so-scary picture books with your kids in the coming weeks to give them a little fright and get them excited for the holiday.


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Best Halloween Books For Adults

You’re never too old for a good fright. From a group of evil paranormals to an uprising of serial killer clones to a chilling love affair, these new releases from our sister company Simon & Schuster have you covered with these creepy reads this Halloween!


Storms Sweep DC Area

What To Do With One Day In Washington DC

When you only have one day in the District, here are the top five things to do to get a glimpse of DC culture.


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Best Neighborhoods For Trick-Or-Treating In Washington DC

When Halloween comes around, Washingtonians like to get their spook on. Although nothing can be scarier than a politician, here are the best neighborhoods to score the goods when you’re out trick-or-treating.


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Dentists Buyback Halloween Candy to Send to Military Troops

Operation Gratitude, a non-profit agency which helps military troops, is enlisting dentists to collect the candy and ship it service members currently serving overseas.


File photo of the White House decorated for a past Halloween. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

White House Cancels Annual Halloween Celebration After Sandy

There’s no trick-or-treating at the White House this Halloween.


A boy with the Hollywood movie SAW costume drinks subway soda while stroll around Georgetown's annual Halloween party in 2010. (credit: KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Street Closures, Parking Restrictions for Georgetown Halloween Events

Superstorm Sandy has not washed out Halloween celebrations in Georgetown and the festivities will take place as originally planned.

As a result, many streets will be closed off to vehicle traffic as the streets become overrun with costumed party goers.


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Va. Sex Offenders to be Monitored on Halloween Night

Virginia authorities are planning to monitor sex offenders while children are out trick-or-treating.


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Halloween Plans Largely Unchanged by Sandy

The impact of superstorm Sandy is not dampening Halloween festivities in most communities in the D.C. area.


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Poll: What is the Best Halloween Candy?

What is your favorite Halloween candy? Are you a chocolate fan? Perhaps you’re big on licorice or candy corn. Maybe it’s Snickers or bust!





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