halloween http://kplu.org en Be afraid, be very afraid of these Songs http://kplu.org/post/be-afraid-be-very-afraid-these-songs <p>Here is the splendid new VIDEO VERSION of Record Bin Roulette. Be afraid. Be very afraid. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOe38hO1CyU</p><p>Halloween used to be for kids only. Until aging baby boomers appropriated Halloween for themselves, Halloween was one time when kids had a holiday of their own. You realize how much boomers have held on to childhood, when your local bank teller is a scurvy pirate and the supermarket check out lady is dressed as Wonder Woman.</p><p>Here are some Halloween-ie tunes to help you get your spook on…</p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 07:04:30 +0000 John Kessler & John Maynard 6783 at http://kplu.org Be afraid, be very afraid of these Songs Zillow: Seattle is the fourth best city for trick-or-treaters http://kplu.org/post/zillow-seattle-fourth-best-city-trick-or-treaters <p>According to real estate website <a href="http://www.zillow.com/">zillow.com</a>,&nbsp;Seattle is one the best cities in the nation for trick-or-treating. Seattle is number 4 on the site’s <a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/trick-or-treat/">top 20 list for Halloween</a>, behind San Francisco, Boston and Honolulu.</p><p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 21:24:35 +0000 Dave Meyer 6751 at http://kplu.org Zillow: Seattle is the fourth best city for trick-or-treaters Even in a recession, Halloween means cash for retailers http://kplu.org/post/even-recession-halloween-means-cash-retailers <p>Keep an eye out for trick-or-treaters as you head out on the roads this evening Despite the down economy, retailers expect Halloween spending will rise this year.</p><p>The National Retail Federation&#39;s annual Halloween spending survey found that the average person plans to spend about $72 on costumes, candy and decorations. That&#39;s a jump of more than $15 over the past two years.</p> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 22:46:49 +0000 Chris Lehman 3050 at http://kplu.org Halloween myth that won't stay dead: Razors and poisons in treats! http://kplu.org/post/halloween-myth-wont-stay-dead-razors-and-poisons-treats <p>Back in the early &#39;80s, when Blondie&#39;s &quot;Call Me,&quot; Dire Straits&#39; &quot;Money for Nothing&quot; and &quot;Every Breath You Take&quot; by the Police were topping the charts, the urban myth of razor-blade apples and poisoned candy paralyzed parents of would-be trick-or-treaters.</p><p>And if you are still worried, at least one hospital in the state will X-ray your candy for you!</p><p> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 21:07:30 +0000 Robin Cedar 3047 at http://kplu.org Halloween myth that won't stay dead: Razors and poisons in treats! Old Port Townsend hotels known for ghosts http://kplu.org/post/old-port-townsend-hotels-known-ghosts <p>PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. &mdash; A couple of historic hotels in Port Townsend may give visitors more than a pleasant night&#39;s sleep.</p><div><p><a href="http://bit.ly/vrJs0N">The Peninsula Daily News reports</a> some guests say they are haunted by ghosts.</p><p> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 16:09:25 +0000 The Associated Press 3035 at http://kplu.org Old Port Townsend hotels known for ghosts Dancing with those musical skeletons from the closet http://kplu.org/post/dancing-those-musical-skeletons-closet <p>Kids used to have their own holiday. It was called Halloween. But now 50% of adults are celebrating Halloween, too. Giving up Halloween means admitting you&#39;re getting old, and no one wants to do that.</p><p>Here are some Halloween-ie tunes to help you get your spook on&hellip;</p><p> Thu, 27 Oct 2011 11:30:00 +0000 John Kessler & John Maynard 2997 at http://kplu.org Dancing with those musical skeletons from the closet