Thursday, November 1, 2012
We're searching for the best Halloween Costume in America. Enter yourself or your kids for a chance to win $5,000.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
UPDATE Nov. 1 at 7:15 a.m.: Due to the recent storm disruptions and circumstances on the East Coast, Patch is extending the deadline for the national Halloween Costume Contest from Nov. 1 to Monday, Nov. 5. So, hurry and submit your fun costume photos today. It doesn’t matter if you’re Lady Gaga or Lady Liberty for Halloween—if you have an awesome costume, showcase your creation in our Best Halloween Costume in America Contest. Last year, the headless boy from Wyckoff, NJ, won. This year, it could be you. Enter our contest for a chance to win the $5,000 grand prize! Adults and children are eligible to enter. Parents can post costume photos of themselves and their families from this Halloween or from years past. Here’s how to enter: …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Patch has some ideas for celebrating the haunting season with spooky good food.
Are you looking to have the best Halloween party on the block? Then look no further because Patch has everything you need to know to throw a killer Halloween bash. Angel of Death Cheese Combine roasted garlic with cream cheese and beat until smooth. Add Gorgonzola, cream, sage, salt and pepper. Press into a serving dish and sprinkle with pistachios. Serve with crackers or pita crisps. Makes 8-10 servings. Creatures from the Deep (Peppered Shrimp) In a bowl, combine the shrimp, worchestershire sauce and white wine. Heat oil in a skillet over a medium high heat; add garlic and cook for a minute. Remove shrimp from bowl, reserving liquid. Return shrimp to skillet, toss in spices and green onion and saute 2 minutes. Remove to serving dish. …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
In addition to all the bloody, gory and gruesome Halloween items, there are some things that are just, well, creepy.
It's one thing to make a list of the bloodiest, goriest and most gruesome Halloween items available at the local Halloween store, but we looked for the items that were just plain weird and creepy. We checked the Spirit Halloween store, which has hundreds of square feet of Halloween spookiness, and found a variety of weird and creepy things. Spirit Halloween has hundreds of locations across the country, usually occupying otherwise vacant storefronts in local shopping centers. Locally there are stores at Gravois Bluffs in Fenton, Arnold Crossroad in Arnold, in Dardenne Prairie, Bridgeton, Ellisville, Hazelwood, O'Fallon, MO, Concord, South County and St. Peters. Find your local Spirit store online. And now, on with the creepiness: In case …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Check out this round up of Halloween events for families in October 2012.
Looking to celebrate fall and the upcoming Halloween holiday? You could head to one of the haunted houses in the St. Louis area or find something more suited to the younger crowd. Check out our roundup of events in the St. Louis area. Did we miss an event? Click here to add it to the event calendar. Oct. 1-14 Oct. 15-21 Oct. 22-31 Ongoing Events