Monthly Archives: June 2012

Western Costume Turns 100 Years Old

On this day 100 years ago, the costume shop that has made the clothing for some of your favorite movies and television shows opened. Western Costumes was formed on June 30, 1912 by L.L. Burns and Harry Revier to supply … Continue reading

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Haunted House Business Resources

This Sunday is July 1st. Isn’t time flying this year? There are only four months until Halloween. Wow. There are even fewer days until the haunted house attractions start opening. I wouldn’t want to be one of the haunted house … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest Practice Party with Paulaner USA

This summer, Paulaner USA is touring the nation with a 480-seat Biergarten and throwing an Oktoberfest Practice Party.  It’s in the Midwest currently, as I saw notice of it recently in Iowa.  I can’t seem to find a schedule anywhere.  … Continue reading

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Some Corny Fun for a Wednesday

It’s time for a quick update on the corn crop. The last time that I checked in on corn, the fields were suffering from the lack of rain. Now, the summer heat has combined with the limited rainfall to keep … Continue reading

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Fall Foliage by Train

Last Tuesday, I posted about opportunities to enjoy fall foliage by bicycle. Apparently, I published that post just a bit too soon. Because if I had waited another week, I could have included an alternative to the bicycle tours: train … Continue reading

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Hotel Transylvania Trailer Released

How did you like the Sinister trailer? If you are looking for something to send a spine tingling shiver up your back, it’s right up your alley. And in that case, I would like to take a moment to remind … Continue reading

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Explore the Science of Fear

I thought that I was a little anxious for Halloween to roll around this year since I’m already eagerly anticipating how visitors will react to Funtober. I think that I’ll be able to make it until September or so before … Continue reading

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Embrace Your Ghosts

I’ve been noticing a number of news articles recently where neighbors of fun events have displayed NIMBY syndrome. That’s Not-In-My-Back-Yard for those of you who aren’t familiar with the concept from the environmental debate. It was a pretty popular concept … Continue reading

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Pssst! Sinister is Coming (Along with Other Halloween Events)

I have to admit that I wasn’t a huge fan of horror films growing up. Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summer were probably the closest thing to scary movies that I’ve watched. Oh, wait. I saw Event … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Fall Foliage by Bike

I’ve previously mentioned my love for driving the nation’s scenic highways and enjoying a fall foliage drive. But not everyone grew up near the Motor City and was blessed with my love of driving. For those of you that fall … Continue reading

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