This Halloween page is dedicated to
the spooky history of New York City
thanks to the New York Public Libary for inspiring this special feature
The NYPL itself has a fascinating history, and its online resources
(free to view) are extraordinary.
... and who couldn't love an institution with these symbols?
NYPL lions - Patience
and Fortitude conquer all things.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
First ...get in the mood with
some haunted music !
New York's abandonned tunnels
have a special attraction for B&B fans!
James Maher has explored one of the more obscure ones.
his website and peruse the fascinating history
the Atlantic Avenue Subway tunnel, Brooklyn HERE
New York has a wealth of ghost
and horror stories
following links include stories, images, and podcasts.
thanks to the Bowery Boys website for many of these wonderful links.
Halloween would be complete without food!
we present a Treasure Chambers kitchen-tested recipe
New York Soft
These pretzels rise very well, so don't resemble commercially-made ones.
they were very easy to make and tasted wonderful! One of our
testers swore they tasted just like those made in a German bakery in
the recipe and instructions (with suggestions for improvement)
dress up for Halloween ...
images to enlarge
V&C Dolls 2015
Wearing under costume togs.
Re-purposed from from Jakks WWE dolls.
Vincent is 8" (20cm) tall and Catherine 7" (18cm)
V&C put on their costumes
(made from a second-hand overwashed blonde teddy bear)
Full Yeti costums and accessory belt
Yeti Costumes - back
Vincent (top), Catherine (bottom)
Yeti cartoon on belt
Halloween Fan Fiction
special Halloween treat!
in and see the episode images which comprise the picture.
Clare Sieffert kindly allowed Angie to
use an image of her beautiful Masques painting as the 'master' image
for this photomosaic
|Low resolution printable
(960 X 720 pix - 365k)
High resolution printable Photomosaic
(7200 X 5400 pix - 9.3 MB)
or view HERE (pdf )
in to see
individual scenes from 'Masques' episode)
Masques Cartoon Cross Stitch Pattern
100w X 74h
19 DMC Colours
(18 ct canvas): 5 1/2" X 4" (14cm X 10cm)
the zip file for the pattern
Henry Jenkins wrote a fascinating and critical examination of the Beauty and the Beast TV series we all love
- AND its fandom at
It makes sometimes uncomfortable, even shocking reading - which is why
it is presented here.
by Rita Terrell
with the kind permission of the author.
Not a Fairy Tale Anymore - Beauty and the Beast (pdf - 8.3 MB)
Recommended reading for any B&B fan!
(Network Season 3 Ad)
&%&# Is Henry Jenkins? (sic)
Visit his blog: HERE
For more of his insights about TV series
(from which the B&B extract is taken),
read his book:
Textual Poachers: Television Fans and Participatory Culture
visit the Amazon page, click on the icon
- Paperback: 424
Routledge; 2nd edition (Nov. 7, 2012)
- Language: English