Tag Archives: Halloween

World Population Hits 7 Billion

By Halloween night, the human population will reach seven billion, according to the U.N. Population Fund. “In Western Europe, Japan and Russia, it will be an ironic milestone amid worries about low birthrates and aging populations,” David Carry writes for … Continue reading

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Haunted Pumpkins in the Garden

The New York Botanical Garden will be haunted for the month of October. In honor of Halloween, the Botanical Garden will feature all sorts of pumpkin sculptures by artist Michael Natiello. ¬†Sculptures will feature scarecrows, spiders, snakes, and so much … Continue reading

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In Honor of Halloween

Because today’s Halloween, and one of the only days of the year people can justify dressing up as their favorite Jersey Shore or True Blood character, I thought I’d take a look back on how this tradition got started. Halloween, … Continue reading

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Eco (and kid) friendly Halloween Haunts

Here are some environmentally themed activities for this Halloween season! Want to go see the World’s Largest Pumpkin or press your own apple cider? Head on over to the New York Botanical Garden’s annual Halloween Hoorah! From now until the … Continue reading

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13 Night of Halloween: Screamin’ Green NYC

Green Halloween.org is hosting their annual Halloween festival at the World Financial Center. Masks made from recycled materials, bobbing for organic apples, and fair trade candy galore should be reason enough to check it out! I’ll be heading over to … Continue reading

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13 Nights of Halloween: Costumes with a Conscience

There are a few rules to celebrating Halloween in New York City: NEVER expect to find a cab at any point during the night, NEVER let anyone bite you, no matter how convincing their vampire costume may be, and ALWAYS … Continue reading

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Since we’re on the subject of Halloween….

Just because girls are allowed to look slutty and guys can dress-up as their alter ego (i.e. hipster turned jock, Stern student turned hipster) it doesn’t mean you have to forget about the environment. Leave behind fake wigs and plastic … Continue reading

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