Where to celebrate Halloween in Austin

Wondering how to celebrate the year’s spookiest holiday? Here are some events happening around Central Texas, from Halloween weekend to the holiday itself. Various dates House of Torment. Austin’s premier haunted house is open through Oct. 31, then...

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Marc Summers from ‘Double Dare’ slimed some people at the Alamo Drafthouse

Every ‘90s kid knows Marc Summers. Even if you don’t know his name, you’d recognize him anywhere -- he’s the host of the Nickelodeon hit show “Double Dare,” which, if you’re not familiar, features a lot of slime, sundaes, a giant nose-picking game...

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Ellen DeGeneres is giving away World Series tickets in Houston

If you happen to be near the University of Houston on Tuesday, you’re in luck. Ellen DeGeneres announced that she’d be visiting campus and giving away tickets to the World Series to lucky Astros fans. DeGeneres tweeted again around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday...

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Bumble organizes ACL Fest vacation for 6 women taken on back-to-back dates

Remember the guy who invited six women on back-to-back dates in the same night, then the women all became friends and shunned the guy? Let me refresh your memory: It all started when Lisette Pylant scheduled a date with a man she met on her birthday...

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There’s now a Harry Potter wizarding school in Central Texas

Feeling bummed about never receiving your Hogwarts letter? Well, you may be able to live out your Harry Potter dreams after all. Worthwich School’s annual Worthwich Wizarding Weekend, described as a “3 day magical retreat to Worthwich school of Witchcraft...

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Check out these pumpkin carving events around Austin

It’s October. Let’s carve some pumpkins, shall we? Here’s a round-up of pumpkin-carving events in the Austin area. Jackie O’Lantern Carving at Nina Berenato Jewelry. The jewelry designer is celebrating October with a “girl power themed” pumpkin carving...

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