Halloween

Aliza Baran / Milwaukee Magazine

As the leaves fall and the air grows crisper, people all over Milwaukee are getting in the Halloween spirit. This year, the way we celebrate All Hallows’ Eve is going to look different. One way to celebrate safely during the coronavirus pandemic is to seek out one of the many outdoor areas in Milwaukee that claim to be haunted.

Essay: Fred and Me

Oct 30, 2014
PumpkinWayne / Flickr

Although some towns in the area have already celebrated their Halloween, tomorrow marks the actual all hallows eve. 

Stephanie Lecci

It seems like a pretty normal Halloween scene: Pastor Jason Reed of the Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beloit is about to hand candy out to a couple of princesses.

Michelle Maternowski/WUWM

2014 Update: This Wauwatosa home is up for sale and not decorated this year.

Original story from 2013: Every Halloween, one home in the Washington Highlands neighborhood of Wauwatosa stands out as a truly "haunted house.”

Paul McComas

Rather than idolizing superheroes, for writers Paul McComas and Greg Starrett, it was the characters that populated Universal Picture's creature features of the 1930s and '40s that caught their imaginations.

Essay: What Makes a True Haunted House

Oct 28, 2013
Sean MacEntee

We’re just a few days out from All Hallow’s Eve – Halloween is Thursday, and frightening opportunities abound.  Count Lake Effect essayist Liam Callanan as not all that excited.

Michelle Maternowski

Do you have an exceptionally spooky house in your neighborhood?