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Horror masters move beyond screen


The calendar not only forecasts the changing of the seasons but also our annual culture patterns. With summer blockbusters and barbecues long gone but the winter still a ways away from sweeping everyone up in the holiday spirit, it’s a special time indeed. Nights are cooling, leaves are changing (although perhaps not in Los Angeles) […]

Knott’s Halloween Haunt mixes classics and new attractions


Knott’s 39th annual Halloween Haunt is at once chilling and exciting. Tonight marks the final night of the horror park, which includes 13 mazes, seven shows and loads of scary monsters, ghouls, ghosts, goblins and gremlins roaming around the park scaring Haunt goers. This year’s Haunt added three new mazes to the bunch (Invasion, Endgames […]

New carnival-style bar gives haunting Halloween vibe


As Halloween draws near, people begin to look for different ways to celebrate this infamous time of haunting. Although many prefer to go to Knott’s Scary Farm or Universal Studios, the one place even more fascinating is the recently revamped, remodeled and renamed bar One Eyed Gypsy, which unveiled its new look Friday. The most […]

Halloween turns L.A. suburbs into haunts


Living in Los Angeles has its perks come Halloween, especially on the city’s outer edges where some of the entertainment industry’s best makeup and special effects artists live amid eerily disconnected suburban sprawl. Localized haunted attractions have always been a seasonal offering in L.A.’s family-oriented neighborhoods, but the success of specialized theme parks such as […]