Halloween Trick-or-Tricking

Little witches zooming by, mini ghost floating among the streets, other weird people disguising themselves in the most strangest costumes like whoopee cushions and ketchup and mustard. Guess what? It’s almost Halloween. And do you know what that means? TRICK-OR-TREATING TIME!!! This is one of the most exciting time of the year where children will be dressed in various costumes, going from door to door begging for some candy. The goal of Halloween is to gather the most possible amount of candy during that single night and indulge ourselves with our well deserved sweets (And most likely get sugar high right before bed and sick the next morning).

Even though we are currently high school students and that it may seem a bit lame for us to be the ones trick or tricking, you still might have to take your younger siblings or neighbors trick or tricking, therefore you should take the initiative to take them to the best places to get the best and abundant amount of candies.

Here are a few places where you should definitely visit during Halloween:

PALACE AVENUE

Where to go trick or treating

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On Palace Avenue, you will find front yards transformed into haunting graveyards, covered in cobwebs and mist of fog along with eerie background music as you walk towards their door, bringing you a chill up your spine. A giant spider supposedly had climbed up on the roof of a residents house, but don’t worry, it’s just a plastic inflatable spider. Traditional orange yellow glowing pumpkins with carved out images of spooky monsters, goblins, and cats are embellished all over their homes. Even if you don’t have any intentions to retrieve some candy, at least take a moment to enjoy the view and appreciate their devotion and much time invested into celebrating Halloween.

SUMMIT AVENUE

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During your late night trip, you MUST head on over to Summit Avenue at least once. Residents there will treat you will giant candy bars such as jumbo size Snickers, Three Musketeers,  and so much more! They have always been known for their generous handouts and also the same nice decoration found on Palace Avenue so don’t be discourage to come here to trick or trick.

CHIPOTLE

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Every year on Halloween, Chipotle will be there ready to hand out free burritos to anyone who arrives to their restaurant in their Halloween costumes. It’s even said that they will still give you one even if you don’t chose to participate in the Halloween spirit. This is only considered to be a good deal if you actually enjoy eating food served at Chipotle. Either way, who doesn’t like free stuff?

 

 

Tips for a safe adventure:

  • Please, please don’t dress completely in black attire. No one is going to be able to see you when you try to blend in wit the night. According to USA Today, 115 pedestrians were killed on Halloween days throughout a 21 year period between 1990 and 2010.
  • Stranger danger: Don’t even consider talking to strangers when you’re alone….all by yourself. Actually, make sure to tag someone along with you, for it’s always best to not go anywhere all alone at night. It would also be quite lonely to go trick go tricking by yourself. Remember, the more the merrier!
  • Only eat candy that has not been opened. Who knows how they might have contaminate them, or what they even put in them, or the negative intentions of creepy people who want to harm innocent individuals like you.
  • As high school student, we should be the ones to watch over younger children and set a good example for them. Some older kids may attempt to bully them and steal their massive buckets of candy, so we suggest you be the better person and stuck up for those poor little kids. See something, do something.
  • Be safe Highland!!

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