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2012-10-17 07:23:06

LONDON, October 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With Halloween drawing close, people are stocking up on spooky treats, juicy pumpkins and plastic spiders in preparation to celebrate the ghoulish night. Some people go trick or treating, some people hold parties and nearly everyone acknowledges that Halloween is a special day and night every year. However, not everyone really knows what or why they are celebrating or the history behind it. Halloween has been celebrated in Britain...

2012-10-16 19:20:32

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Doozy Cards is devilishly pleased to announce a haunted and hilarious new collection of funny Halloween eCards. If you're looking to deliver more delights than frights this year, Doozy's Halloween eCards will provide you with more treats than a bowl full of candy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121016/LA94204) From the humorous to the heartfelt, Doozy's Halloween eCards bring the fun of the holiday to life with all of your favorite...

2012-10-01 23:02:37

With Halloween spending predicted to be on the rise for 2012, consumers are preparing for the fastest growing holiday of the year. Food retailers like The Swiss Colony bakery, http://www.swisscolony.com, have introduced new novelty desserts to keep up with demand. Watch them vanish like a ghost! Monroe, Wisconsin (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 With Halloween spending predicted to be on the rise for 2012, consumers are preparing for the fastest growing holiday of the year. Food retailers like The...

2012-09-24 02:24:10

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J., Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit Halloween, the largest seasonal Halloween retailer in North America, has officially opened its doors for the 2012 Halloween season, providing the best in costumes and decor to suit all ghouls and goblins. From super heroes like The Avengers and Spiderman to on-screen favorites Adventure Time and Monster High, Spirit Halloween has kids covered with this season's top costumes. And for adults, the hit movie Ted will be battling it...

2012-09-10 02:26:25

MIAMI, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Monster Agency announces the 1(st) Annual Festival of Souls, the most Horrifying Halloween event in South Florida ever. The 19-day event will be held from October 4(th )2012 until October 31(st) 2012 at Gulfstream Park, South Florida's premier outdoor shopping, dining and gaming destination located in Hallandale Beach, Florida. "South Florida is primed for a Haunted Attraction that gives the consumer the scare they have been wanting and we are...

2012-08-29 23:01:25

Via Brasil Steakhouse is hosting an evening of Dinner, Dancing and Trick or Treating this Halloween. Guests can enjoy their full Rodizio Meal including complimentary desserts, while Dj and Live Entertainment set the right Halloween mood. As soon as guests walk through the doors they will be engulfed by the spirit of the holiday, as the Brazilian Steakhouse will be decked out in full Halloween décor. Las Vegas,Nevada (PRWEB) August 28, 2012 Via Brasil Steakhouse is encouraging guests...

2011-12-27 21:15:00

For the first countdown event of the London 2012 Festival partygoers at Edinburgh´s Hogmanay will receive a special digital extra to add to their celebrations. (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 For the first countdown event of the London 2012 Festival partygoers at Edinburgh´s Hogmanay will receive a special digital extra to add to their celebrations. Edinburgh´s Hogmanay is using @thistimeofyear to bring a piece of London 2012 Festival art to Scotland´s capital to mark the...

2009-12-11 11:23:00

PUTNAM, Conn., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling Barr, Inc.'s payroll issues "very minor infractions", The Connecticut Department of Labor assessed a small penalty against the company on Wednesday. The ruling settles a complaint by the Town of Killingly concerning payroll records for the Slater Hill Road Bridge Project. "We are relieved that this matter has been put to rest and that the truth is finally out about this issue--that it was an unintentional misclassification of the work...

2008-10-03 09:00:21

By PHIL MILLER ONE of Scotland's biggest arts festivals, the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF), is to advertise for a co- artistic director this weekend. Hannah McGill, the former film critic of The Herald and current artistic director , is due to give birth to her first child in March and will not be able to fly to two important events in the film festival calendar. The Berlin Film Festival, in February, and the Sundance Festival, in January, will now be attended by a...

2008-09-01 15:00:14

A low budget film shot in the streets of Portobello and Leith by an Edinburgh student, which was selected to be shown in Venice, was snubbed at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. The Venice Film Festival's prestigious Corto Cortissimo short film section features a screening of Catriona MacInnes' I'm In Away From Here, about young man called Archie and his struggles to live in the streets of North Edinburgh. Ms MacInnes has told how the EIFF was "disheartening". She added:...