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Halloween in Chicago: 6 Family-Friendly Picks

Monday, October 17, 2016 12:00 AM by Amy Bizzarri

Spooky Zoo Spectacular

Halloween is haunted houses. Pumpkins galore. Harvest fests. And trick-or-treating. But in Chicago, Halloween also inspires a host of awesomely one-of-a-kind activities, from a spectacular downtown parade to a spooky nighttime adventure at the Shedd Aquarium to fireworks set to a ghostly soundtrack. If you're looking for a few chills and thrills with an emphasis on treats and fun, check out our picks for six family-friendly Halloween events in Chicago.

3 Must-Visit Halloween Costume Shops

Friday, October 5, 2012 12:00 AM by Sean Evans

Halloween in Chicago is quickly approaching. If you're a young child looking to score some free candy or a fully-grown adult who's wayyy too into comic books, you probably need a new costume. Don't be that guy who dresses like Captain Jack Sparrow every single year, it's played and people are starting to talk. Update your look by venturing over to one of these costume retailers for a boo I mean new scare suit. 

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