October 25, 2015 - 6:32pm
Halloween came early for guests at the Zombie Ball this weekend.

The undead came to life on the dance floor during K-Rock's Zombie Ball at the Landmark Theatre on Saturday.

Attendees dressed up in their best costumes and slipped on their dancing shoes to boogie the night away.

Makeup artists painted on scary and bloody faces while guests dressed as zombies, vampires and witches hit the dance floor to songs such as Michael Jackson's "Thriller" and NSYNC's "Bye Bye Bye."

October 17, 2015 - 12:14am
SU alum talks industry, screens his own work plus a frightening favorite at the Syracuse International Film Festival

Earlier this year, The New Republic published an article entitled “What It Says About You If You Enjoy Horror Movies,” which posed that fans of horror films are more likely to lack empathy.

October 12, 2015 - 1:07am
The Halloween spirit is in the air with Syracuse Fashion Week's third Snarl fashion show.

It’s not every day that a fashion show opens with little Danny Torrance wheeling down the runway on his iconic tricycle, only to be met by—you guessed it—those ghostly Grady twins and a most unsettling invitation to “come play.”

But this scene from Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining did in fact unfold on a cobweb-covered catwalk in Syracuse’s historic Landmark Theatre on Saturday, for the third Syracuse Snarl fashion event.

October 30, 2014 - 9:12am
In this original silent film, a pair of ghosts teaches a living couple that love conquers all, including death.

Our short silent film, 13 Curves, uses a local ghost story to illuminate the omnipresent power of love and connection.

October 30, 2014 - 9:11am
From the Pete brothers in wacky Wellsville to a young witch learning her craft, here's a list of memorable Halloween-centric television episodes from the '90s. It's about to get nostalgic up in here.

‘Tis the season for ghosts and ghouls, jack-o’-lanterns and bats, candy and costumes, and most importantly, the Halloween TV specials. Teen witches, boys meeting the world, freaks being extra freaky… The following is a list of the best Halloween TV specials pre-2000. Grab a blanket and a large bowl of Reese's (because we all know that's the primo candy of Halloween) and get ready to be washed in nostalgia.

Sabrina the Teenage Witch – “Good Will Haunting” (aired Oct. 30, 1998)

October 27, 2014 - 11:12am
Some are spooky, some are campy and some are just really good -- but none should be overlooked when compiling your ultimate trick-or-treat mood music.

Forget the witch decorations and the viral-ready jack-o-lanterns: No Halloween is complete without a killer playlist. For 2014, we compiled a little bit of everything -- gothic guitars, stuttering electronics, filthy hip-hop hypotheticals -- for a 10-song soundtrack for your undead endeavors. Prime your Spotify account with these tracks to make yourself the star DJ of this year's Halloween parties.

1. Bauhaus: "Bela Lugosi's Dead" (1979)

October 14, 2014 - 8:14am
A local high school senior creates a haunted attraction to raise money for a charitable organization.

From ghouls welcoming people into the haunted house, to screaming entities appearing from beds, and a heart wrenching chase by a masked man with a chainsaw in hand, The Forbidden Realm has it all. The spooky attraction located at ShoppingTown Mall in Dewitt is a 6,300 square foot haunted house that consists of two separate sections: Macabre Manor and subTERRORanean

November 7, 2013 - 5:48pm
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, 2013 - 12:00pm
Looking for a last-minute costume idea? The NewsHouse has you covered; from famous couples to classic characters, each of our suggestions is sure to help you win best costume.

Halloween is here. Dum dum, DUM…!

As leaves slowly turn to the color of squash, and the cold begins to creep through all your layers, many begin to fear the same thing — what to be for Halloween?

This is the one time of the year that fashion can be exaggerated runway style. What is a costume? Simply emulating an iconic style with a signature look or emphasizing a specific character trait.

October 31, 2012 - 12:00pm

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.