HAUNTED ILM: New haunted attraction debuts in Independence Mall parking lot

It’s finally fall. Temperatures have dropped below 60 in the evenings, pumpkin patches have sprouted up all over town, and the countdown to Halloween is officially on. For folks like Angelo Lambiase, October brings more than hot apple cider and harvest festivals; it also marks his favorite time of year when people transform into ghosts, ghouls and witches. “I believe that’s what gave me love … Continue reading HAUNTED ILM: New haunted attraction debuts in Independence Mall parking lot

GETTING ZOMBIEFIED: SOUTHERN CULTURE ON THE SKIDS HEADLINE FIFTH ANNUAL ZOMBIEFEST

One night a year it is perceived socially acceptable to release our inner freaks from their cages. As children we dress up in costumes and go knocking from door to door, shouting “trick-or-treat” whenever someone appears with candy. When we are thrust into adulthood, our perception of Halloween tends to warp a bit, but costumes are still a must as is celebrating a night of … Continue reading GETTING ZOMBIEFIED: SOUTHERN CULTURE ON THE SKIDS HEADLINE FIFTH ANNUAL ZOMBIEFEST