Tag Archives: Halloween

Nothing to Fear

A photo essay.

It’s hard not to have a happy Halloween in New Haven, a place that breezily subverts the motifs meant to menace us. …

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Supernatural

West River Memorial Park - New Haven, CT

You’re alone in a marsh on the eve of Halloween, and it’s almost dark. …

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This Week in New Haven (October 29 – November 4)

After weeks of buildup, Halloween’s here, and so is something scarier: the end of Daylight Saving Time, when, in a blink, our receding afternoons lose a …

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This Week in New Haven (October 22 – 28)

Trick or treat! Halloween isn’t here yet, but the weekend before Halloween is. …

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Frights of Fancy

A photo essay.

Halloween warps your perception of things. …

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King of Jacks

The Patch Master, all dressed in black and orange, lives in a basement apartment in West Haven. The blinds are drawn and the lights glow orange. Organ music plays, candles flicker. A small table is set with rows of shining …

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This Week in New Haven (October 23 – 29)

Luis Antonio

Fictional frights like monsters meet factual ones like climate change, though Halloween itself is yet to come. …

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Puppets’ Progress

Muffy Pendergast expects about 300 heads at Westville’s Halloween parade this Sunday, and that’s not even counting the puppets. …

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Scare Tactics

Atonal organ music plays in repeating loops. The faint melody of a nursery rhyme floats somewhere far away. Louder are the ragged screams coming from an unsuspecting victim—or the bloodthirsty creature that’s captured them. …

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Haunting Houses

Halloween’s tomorrow, but the only decorations among the houses of University Place, a wider-than-long horseshoe looping off Elm Street, are a couple of smallish pumpkins.

Perhaps it’s because these houses don’t need decorating. …

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