Halloween Wreaths by The Grim Wreather

Artist Andy Alexander's hanging sculptures combine the best of several holidays

Born from a love of “Nightmare on Elm Street,” artist Andy Alexander’s The Grim Wreather is a purveyor of Halloween Wreaths. Just as you might imagine, they’re a creepy take on the Christmas holiday version—with skulls, abnormal dolls, eyeballs and spiderwebs. Rather than ending up twee or tacky, Alexander’s creations are intricate and just the right amount of kitsch. Also tapping movies and television, some …

Highlights From 2017’s Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade

Every year the Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade brings plenty of joy to New Yorkers, with pooches (and oftentimes their owners) dressed up in all kinds of sweet, silly and clever costumes. This year, of course, was no different—from a pup in Bjork’s famous swan dress, to unicorns and GoT-style dragons. One of the best—and most distressingly current—was a dog dressed as Trump, complete …

Dead Star’s Ghoulish Glow

In NASA’s recent Hubble Space Telescope picture of the Crab Nebula, a dead star’s ghoulish green glow can be seen—some 6,500 light-years from Earth. Despite the neutron star being dead, astronomers say the color is due to “the star’s tell-tale heart, which beats with rhythmic precision” at its center. Part of the constellation Taurus, this star seems to have dressed up for Halloween.