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All dressed up and heavily sweating: A Halloween story

Dressing up as a kid for Halloween was fun, but in college, costumes got awkward. Now, this WTOP editor is on a mission to stop the fuss.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 01:50pm EDT

Tags: Amy Hunter, Halloween,

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Smartphones make Halloween costumes come alive (Video)

Your smartphone can double as an interactive, creepy Halloween costume with the help of a T-shirt or prop.

Thursday - 10/24/2013, 04:41am EDT

Tags: Halloween, smartphone app, Brennan Haselton

'Howl'oween: Finding a costume and keeping your pet safe on Halloween

Halloween isn't just a holiday for humans. Many pets join in on the festivities, as well. But before you zip your four-legged family member in a costume and make it part of the party, keep in mind some of these safety considerations.

Friday - 10/18/2013, 06:07am EDT

Tags: pets, Dr. Katy Nelson, Halloween, dogs, Dr. Pawz, Dr. Paws, Rachel Nania

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Tips to avoid a spooky trip to pop-up Halloween stores

Fright night 2013 is nearly here, but beware of frightening things when you head to one of those Halloween pop-up stores.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 05:17pm EDT

Tags: Halloween, Brennan Haselton, pop-up Halloween stores

Europe Meets D.C.: Fraternities, sororites and Halloween

Editors Note: They traveled 1,230 miles to come to Washington, D.C. -- Christine Amdam flew all the way from Norway and Alina Braun from Germany. This fall, they are studying journalism at American University and working as interns for WTOP. They quickly discovered that Washington and the American culture are very different from their hometowns Oslo and Mannheim and decided to document their experiences. Check WTOP.com each weekend to read about Christine and Alina's "culture clashes."

Saturday - 11/03/2012, 03:51pm EDT

Tags: Halloween, American University, college drinking, Europe meets D.C.

Top 2012 movie character Halloween costumes

Online movie ticket seller Fandango surveyed 1,000 individuals to find out what 2012 movie character costumes they are donning for Halloween. Catwoman from "The Dark Knight Rises" topped the list for women, while Thor from "the Avengers" led the list for men.

Thursday - 10/25/2012, 10:53pm EDT

Tags: Halloween, batman, movies, Brennan Haselton

Top Halloween costumes in 2012

Friday - 10/05/2012, 04:26pm EDT

Tags: Halloween, pets, Candy