Halloween

Halloween Started In The Land Of Green! - Hank

What do Halloween and Saint Patrick have in common? They can both be traced to Ireland! The history of Halloween Halloween dates back to the Celtic farming festival Samhain. The holiday marked the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter. As the crops died, farmers believed there was a day when spirits…

Storm Puts Halloween On Hold In Several Towns! - Hank

Several towns postpone trick-or-treating due to storm damage Schools will be closed Tuesday and trick-or-treating will be postponed for children in Andover, due to damage from the storm early Monday morning, officials said. Dracut, Lowell also announced plans to postpone trick-or-treating until Friday. Tyngsborough will delay the event until Sunday. GETTY IMAGES

Deep Fried Everything, Animals, Christmas Trees! What A Fair! - Hank

The Topsfield Fair is one of those great New England treasures and traditions that sometimes we take for granted. I've probably been 20 times in my life, but I always see something different each time I go! They have deep fried everything, ice cream, huge pumpkins, big bulls, little pigs, singers, Christmas trees and plenty…

EVEN MORE Pumpkin Stuff To Eat! - Hank

I went to the Mayo Bowl at Legacy Place in Dedham last night to benefit Boston Medical Center. The Patriots' Super Bowl hero James White was the host. Afterward, I was walking to my car and went by the Williams Sonoma store to look for something. I didn't find what I was looking for, BUT,…