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1. Best Dressed at the Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade From the adorable to absurd and awkward, the 2016 Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade in NYC brought out all kinds of pooches (and owners) who delighted the crowds this past...
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Sad Ghost Socks
For those who like a little angst with their apparitions, Sara M Lyons' sad ghost socks will be a great fit—for Halloween and beyond. The artist/designer's signature crying ghouls adorn these pale blue knitted socks—made for all genders. Also available...
JEWELRY
Rose Gold Skull Ring
Spooky and sophisticated, this Sydney Evan ring is perfect for Halloween—and beyond. Made from 14k rose-gold, the skull features ruby and green garnet eyes and white enamel teeth. Bold enough to make a statement, the ring also measures about 1/4-inch...
CULTURE
Six Spooky Books for the Scary Season
Nobody need sacrifice intellectualism for the sake of a good scare. There are many frightening, well-written books—both fiction and non—already out there, of course. But a selection of a new releases has grabbed hold of our attention and their captivating...
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1. Inside the Mind and Studio of Artist Olafur Eliasson Olafur Eliasson is a busy man. The Danish-Icelandic artist is currently working on exhibitions in Stockholm and Vienna, a project that requires moving ice from Greenland to Paris, the design...
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Ten Tasty Halloween Cocktails
For a night of spooks, intrigue and costumes, there's nothing better than out-of-the-ordinary cocktails. The following 10 appeal to our palates, keep us visually pleased and all contain a little of the unexpected. Some are easier to make than others...
DESIGN
Max Steiner Costumes at The Shop at The Standard, High Line
Halloween is on the horizon and for those still without a costume, The Shop at The Standard, High Line has a solution. For a second time, they've embarked on a curated collaboration with designer Max Steiner—and this year features a bounty of his...
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1. "Kissing" Stars Scientists have spotted two massive, super-hot stars twirling into each other about 160,000 light years away. The nearly identical stars are so close together (about 7.5 million miles away from each other) that their surfaces...
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Seven Skulls For Halloween and Beyond
For those hosting a grown-up Halloween get-together or who want to get into the spooky spirit without ending up at a giant party store sifting through tacky disposable decorations, "sexy" costumes and fake pumpkin-scented candles, we've tracked down...
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1. The Boxchool Concept Brings Modular Classrooms to Developing Areas South Korea-based design studio ID+IM has drawn up an environmentally friendly and cost-effective way to bring classrooms to children in developing areas. Called Boxchool, the...
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Fluffy Sweater
For those avoiding the "Sexy Potato" costumes or fake blood but still want to get into the Halloween spirit, Lazy Oaf's Casper collection is full of sweet yet spooky options. Our pick is the fluffy, powder pink sweater—which features the adorable ghost...
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A Crimson-Colored Gin and Punch for Fall
In addition to improving the overall quality of the mixed drinks we consume, the craft cocktail movement has opened the American market not only to the storied classic cocktails of old, but also to once-thriving product categories. One such subdivision...
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The Golden Filter: Kill Me (John Talabot Remix)
NYC electronic music duo The Golden Filter's song "Kill Me" causes shivers with vocals veiled in reverb and eerie, bare synths (with an even more disturbing music video depicting a mother's overboard obsession with her son—a metaphor for unhealthy...
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NPR Tiny Desk Concert: T-Pain
With hits like "Bartender" and "Buy You a Drank," T-Pain has wooed fans with his trademark Auto-Tune crooning. But at a recent Tiny Desk Concert at NPR (a series that hosts intimate, often stripped down, performances at Bob Boilen's desk), the Grammy...
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The Golden Filter: Kill Me (John Talabot Remix) NYC electronic music duo The Golden Filter's song "Kill Me" causes shivers with vocals veiled in reverb and eerie, bare synths (with an even more disturbing music video depicting a mother's overboard...
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Glass Candy: Halloween
While decidedly holiday appropriate, "Halloween" is a tune you could throw on any time of year. Released in 2011 by Glass Candy, which is comprised of Portland-based vocalist Ida No and guitarist Johnny Jewel (who founded the record label Italians...
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Clash DJ Mix: Wolf + Lamb
In their recent one-hour mix for London's Clash Music, Brooklyn-based duo Wolf + Lamb (producers Zev Le Wolfe and Gadi Mizrahi) delivers an enticing bite-sized sample of the sound that has made them famous over the years. Their seemingly innate talent...
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BenZel: Four (feat. Juicy J + Cashmere Cat)
When BenZel jumped on the scene in 2012 with their production for Jessie Ware's Brownstone cover (and ultimately her last album), fans were surprised to see she'd tapped a previously unheard of talent, but even more stunned to read they were teenagers...
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