October 20, 2017 - 7:27pm
Channel the latest silver screen stars — from cute to creepy — for your costume this Halloween.

While everyone else dresses as cats and clowns, you’ll get major creativity points for thinking outside the box this Halloween. Inspired by some of the year’s biggest blockbusters, these simple costumes can be pulled together from whatever you have in your — or your friend’s — closet and made even better with a quick trip to CVS or a nearby Halloween store. Pick one for yourself or grab a friend to make it a group costume.


November 7, 2013 - 6:48pm
Our Twitter followers submitted their best costumes for the chance to win prizes from The NewsHouse.

We asked for your best costumes and you delivered.

From Oct. 26 to Nov. 2, our readers were asked to submit their scariest, funniest, most creative Halloween costumes via Twitter for the chance to win cool prizes. Our first-ever Trick or Tweet costume contest was a success, all thanks to our devoted readers.

It was a tough decision, but our staff narrowed it down to three winners:

1st Place: @marissaangelone

October 31, 2012 - 1:00pm

The spookiest day of the year has finally arrived and we have you covered from costumes to treats to movies that will provide an extra thrill this Halloween.

No subject is safe! Each Newshouse blog has gotten into the spooky spirit, providing some creepy content that will help enhance your Halloween experience. Movie reviews, Halloween treats, music picks and even sports venue stories are presented here for your ghoulish delight.

Explore the links below -- if you dare -- to create a Halloween experience this year that you'll always remember.



October 26, 2012 - 11:20am
In a pinch to find a Halloween ensemble? Here are three ideas that take minimal effort and cash.

Not everyone wants to dress like a slut on Halloween.

In college, it’s expected that most girls will dress up as some variation of cat, cop, witch or any current pop culture reference that allows them to wear the least amount of clothes. In October.

In Syracuse, the common sight is half naked girls (and guys) strutting the streets shivering and shuffling to the next party just to warm up. Guys and girls: if you’re searching for a last minute costume, here are some options that will save your dignity and keep your body temperature up.

October 25, 2012 - 3:45pm
Make Mother Nature proud with these fun and simple ideas for costumes. See, it's easy being green!

Halloween is approaching quickly, and the leaves outside are turning from summery greens to lush reds. But just because the trees are becoming less green doesn't mean you should too. Make the environment one of your top priorities this Halloween with these green-themed costume ideas.