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Gobblin’ goblins enjoy Halloween-themed festival on Noble Street

An annual October attraction known as Neewollah packed Noble Street in Anniston Saturday evening as the community turned out in style, accented with Halloween garb. Vendors lined each side of the street to showcase their nonprofits, local and home-based businesses, food, face painting, and more. Each booth faced waves of little ghouls and goblins complete with a princess or two shaking them down for candy.
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Shaq helps christen Carnival's Mardi Gras ship at Port Canaveral

PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. - Carnival's new Mardi Gras ship was officially christened on Saturday in Port Canaveral. On hand for the special naming ceremony was Carnival's Chief Fun Officer: Shaquille O'Neal!. Shaq cut the ribbon for his new onboard restaurant, Big Chicken Shaq. The menu includes a variety of chicken...

Carnival Christens Newest Cruise Ship Mardi Gras

Carnival Cruise Line christened their newest ship this weekend, Mardi Gras, in what was the first naming ceremony in the U.S. in almost two years. Shaquille O’Neal, Carnival’s Chief Fun Officer, attended the festivities and cut the ribbon on his first Big Chicken restaurant at sea, which debuted on Mardi Gras when the ship began cruise operations on July 31.

Review: Shaq’s Big Chicken on Carnival’s Mardi Gras

Shaq first launched Big Chicken in Las Vegas in 2018, then on a Carnival Cruise Line ship. We sat down and reviewed this new complimentary dining venue on Mardi Gras. I don’t know about everybody else, but I wasn’t that excited when Carnival Cruise Line first revealed they’d be adding Big Chicken to the lineup of complimentary venues.

‘The Walking Dead: World Beyond’: Reunited, At Last (RECAP)

[WARNING: The following contains MAJOR spoilers for The Walking Dead: World Beyond Season 2, Episode 4, “Family is a Four-Letter Word.”]. Well, sisters Iris (Aliyah Royale) and Hope (Alexa Mansour) have a sweet reunion — but other than that, unfortunately, not a whole lot else happens on this episode of World Beyond.

12 Best Cruise Drink Package Tips & Things to Know

Drink packages couldn’t be simpler at first glance. You pay a set daily fee, and then you get your choice of drinks on the ship. It makes things very easy. But cruise passengers should understand there’s a lot of fine print with these packages that many people simply don’t know about. This includes where you can use them, how to get discounts, and more.
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Here are the top eight ways to spend Halloween in Edinburgh this year

With Halloween only a week away, you might be feeling overwhelmed with choosing how to celebrate. Especially since we all want to make this spooky season one to remember after the horror show that was 2020. But for those of y0u struggling to decide what to do, fear not, as...

Youth Halloween Carnival Brings Some Interactive Fun to Plummer Park

“This has been the most fantastic event,” said West Hollywood Mayor Lauren Meister of this year’s Youth Halloween Carnival at Plummer Park. “It has been such a great crowd. The kids are loving it. The dogs are loving it. And the Staff has been so spectacular. They didn’t forget one detail.”

Kids get an early jump on Halloween

WILKES-BARRE — Faith and fun went hand-in-hand at Sunday’s Halloween parade hosted outside the First Presbyterian Church on Franklin Street, as children “earned” treats by answering questions about the Bible. It wasn’t a parade in the traditional sense, but a steady stream of costumed children made their way to each...

Royal Caribbean announces nine-month round the world cruise with 150 stops

Cruise operator Royal Caribbean has announced an epic new cruise which will last nine months (274 nights) and stop in 150 spots around the world.The Ultimate World Cruise, which the company is billing as the “longest and most comprehensive world cruise out there”, will sail from Miami in December 2023 and make stops in 65 countries across all seven continents before ending in September 2024. Travel news - live: Lateral flow tests go on sale as Australia announces steps toward reopeningSome 57 of the stops planned will be new ports for the cruise company: the ship will stop at...

Carnival Miracle aft facing balcony cabin tour & review.

I recently had an opportunity to cruise on the Carnival Miracle for a 4-day cruise in an aft cabin and will be sharing my impression of this cabin class on this ship. But first, let me start with embarkation. This was my 6th cruise and first time in an upgraded type of cabin. I have sailed in interior, ocean view and standard balcony before.

Nibley City’s self guided SPOOKtacular tour is a Halloween treat

NIBLEY – Getting into the spirit of Halloween is a passion for some Nibley City residents as their SPOOKtacular tour is going on again this year from now until Oct. 31. There is a map of the homes for self-guided tours available on Nibley City’s Facebook page. City officials hope...
Beloit Daily News

Shockwave Haunts goes for thrills, chills

WHITEWATER—By day, The Fuzzy Pig country mall resembles a scene from an Old West movie. Likewise, Whiney’s Wood Fire Pizza and Wine located nearby give off a welcoming rustic vibe ripped from the 1800s. But come sundown during the month of October, the affectionately-named “Fuzzyville’’ dispenses with the nostalgia, and...
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Spirits of Halloweens past: Locals celebrated holiday with parties, pranks

As Halloween approached a century ago, Eugene Littlefield Key of Lampasas saw red valentines among those mellow yellows. Key (1887-1963) was among the Halloween partygoers at a friend’s house on Oct. 28, 1921. The newspaper account lavished adjectives in décor and food descriptions: “The house was unusually attractive in keeping with the occasion … black and orange predominating with a profusion of deep yellow cut flowers.”

Video: conductor leaves the stand towards a wall

At a Kia dealership in India, an unusual accident happened, with the owner of a new model of the Carnival minivan leaving the booth towards the closest wall. The video does not clarify the cause of the accident (such as a possible change of the brake pedal for the accelerator), but it adds that the airbags worked perfectly and that the driver and the passenger suffered no injuries.