Treat yourself to a healthy and safe halloween

Staff WriterCulture

Halloween is hauntingly around the corner. While it is known for its fun, costumes, and candy, Halloween can also be a little scary for parents and pet owners – but it doesn’t have to be. The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) offers health and safety tips for a safe and fun celebration this Halloween. “Creep” It Healthy with These …


Delaware Art Museum to host Día de los Muertos

Bryan ShupeCulture, Headlines

Día de los Muertos: Walking Among the Ancestors The Delaware Art Museum presents the fourth annual Día de los Muertos: Walking Among the Ancestors event on Saturday, October 28, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Guests of all ages can experience a variety of activities, such as an Indigenous ceremony, labyrinth walk, and contribute to ofrendas by bringing pictures of loved …

Halloween at Hagley (Hagley photo)

Family-friendly Halloween fun (and adults-only, too)

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

Here are some not-so-scary places to go trick or treating and celebrate Halloween in other ways. Be prepared for rain in the forecast this weekend. This calendar is chronological. Fall Festival and Corn Maze, Mondays-Saturdays through Nov. 4, Fifer’s, 1919 Allabands Mill Road, near Camden. Includes Motor Maze and play area, plus more events on Saturdays. All activities weather-permitting. Maze …

When it comes to pop culture characters for Halloween, Delawareans favor Barbie. (Criativea Pix Fotografia photo from Pexels)

It’ll be a Barbie world for Halloween (plus cats, too)

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

Barbie is the most popular pop-culture character in Delawareans’ Google searches for Halloween costumes. And a cat is the most-searched traditional costume in the state. It’s also the most popular in Utah. All the most popular pop-culture characters are female, but all the most popular traditional costumes can be worn by both boys and girls (and young-at-heart adults). Barbie has …

The Revisionists

‘Revisionists’ is latest addition to haunted NCC scene

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

Some might call “The Revisionists: A Haunted Victorian Walk” a charming amble about the grounds of Rockwood Park. Producer Gregory Shelton calls it “a live-action mobile theater macabre play.” The latest addition to New Castle County’s lineup of Halloween thrills, “The Revisionists” is part whodunnit and part spooky frights meant for those aged 13 and older. “It’s not blood-and-guts slasher …

UD’s REP offers free audio production of Poe’s ‘Murders in Rue Morgue’

Charlie MegginsonCulture, Headlines

  University of Delaware’s Resident Ensemble Players will present an audio production of Edgar Allen Poe’s The Murders in the Rue Morgue, available for streaming between Oct. 27 and Nov. 14. According to REP, “In this grisly story, all of Paris is shocked by the horrifying murders of a mother and daughter.  Their bodies are viciously brutalized – one decapitated, …