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  • The Growth of Cosplay at NYCC 2014
    The Growth of Cosplay at NYCC 2014
    When New York Comic Con, the largest comic convention on the east coast, was held in the Javits Center, people from all over turned up with their passions in tow. Popular companies, various artists, famous writers, actors, and directors all met to...
  • Custom streampunk smartphone carrying case for the wrist
    Steampunk 'Hunger Games' smartphone case for Samsung Galaxy
    According to a recent Facebook post at the Steampunk Makers Workshop page on Sunday comes a remarkable, custom "Hunger Games" Samsung Galaxy smartphone carrying case. It is adorned with the Mockingjay pin as worn by Katniss Everdeen...
  • Final Hurrah for 2014 Texas Ren-Fest Firework Celebration
    Texas Ren-Fest by the numbers recap: Bye bye until next year
    The Texas Renaissance Festival said good night and farewell to it's 40th Anniversary run this past weekend. Today event organizers announced their record breaking season turn-out solidifying it's return next year after hosting close to 550...
  • FIve ways to recycle costumes after Halloween
    5 ways to recycle costumes after Halloween
    Don’t toss those Halloween costumes after October 31! Each autumn, kids of all ages (and even plenty of adults) look forward to picking out Halloween costumes for door-to-door candy begging, masquerade events, Halloween parties, and other...
  • Dickens Fair
    Dickens Fair Sewing Time
    Now that Halloween is behind us, it's time to turn our sewing machines to Dickens Fair mode. The Dickens Fair is the premier Holiday event in the Bay area. What could possibly make it better? Having your own costume while you stroll along the...
  • Halloween 2014 costumes from Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift, Beyonce & more!
    Halloween 2014 costumes from Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift, Beyonce & more!
    Halloween weekend is in full swing! Yes, Halloween was yesterday, however because it's a great occasion that the spooky holiday fell on a Friday - Halloween is being celebrated all over, all weekend long. Whether you stayed at home and curled...
  • Halloween and our best friends
    Halloween and our best friends
    Today is Halloween and our pet’s safety is in question. We know about masks, strange noises and humans scaring each other, we even laugh sometimes. However our pets do not know and it is easy to have a situation go totally awry. Pets bark,...
  • This Halloween try Trunk or Treat!
    This Halloween try Trunk or Treat!
    It’s that candy munching, skeleton hanging, cobweb draping, and costume wearing time of year again. Wouldn’t it be Hallow-rific for your little Disney princess, Caribbean pirate, or Marvel superhero kids to have their fun, candy and...
  • 90s Halloween costume inspirations straight from your closet
    90s Halloween costume inspirations straight from your closet
    With the 90s making a comeback in fashion, why not channel the 90s vibe into your Halloween costume? It's a lot easier than you think and the good part about it is you probably already own these items in your closet. So now it's just a...
  • Six Halloween safety tips for parents
    Six Halloween safety tips for parents
    Halloween is October 31st, and it is important for parents to talk to their kids about safety during this day of fun and trickery. If you choose to allow your children to participate in trick-or-treating, here are some safety tips that you must...
  • Keep your pets safe this Halloween
    Halloween 2014 pet safety
    All too often in our efforts to make the week around Halloween safe and special for the children in our lives, we forget to take the extra steps necessary to keep our pets safe. What a fun spoiler it would be if one of our four-legged family...
  • Alfonso Ribeiro Celebrates Halloween Time At Disney
    Family Friendly Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
    Halloween can be a fun time of dressing up as a favorite character, spending time with friends, getting treats and goodies but some of the ghoulish costumes can be scary for many, especially young children. A fun experience for the entire family...
  • "Landshark" Dog
    What can dog owners in DC do for a special Halloween doggy treat?
    Halloween is coming to Washington DC and what might one consider to do with the dog? D.C. and the surrounding area is pet-friendly and offers apartment living, duplexes, and single family homes. People and families that have a dog may think...
  • Halloween dating
    The best 5 tips for singles on Halloween
    Halloween is a treasure trove for dating, relationships, and especially uninhibited sexuality. Once a year you can indulge in your own and others’ fantasies with less judgment and expectation. Take advantage of the tantalizing tricks and...
  • There are many options for Halloween costumes and some can be made at home.
    3 Halloween costumes you can make yourself
    Costumes are an essential part of Halloween. Whether trick-or-treating, attending a dress-up party, or marching in a parade (like the famous NYC Village Halloween Parade) , choosing the right costume is an essential part of celebrating the holiday...