Highlights of trick-or-treating
on the streets of East Midtown
A werewolf ready to sink his teeth into Halloween.
BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH
On Halloween, over 100 local businesses in partnership
with East Midtown opened their doors
and passed out candy to children dressed up as
werewolves, witches, superheroes and yes, even the 4
For the last fi ve years, the East Midtown Partnership
has hosted the Halloween fun and boasts having welcomed
13,000 families with children under 12 since they
fi rst started hosting the holiday event.
Besides trick-or-treating, families had their faces painted,
PHOTO COURTESY OF EAST MIDTOWN
take spooky photos and show off their looks during a
costume contest hosted at the partnership’s welcome tent
at the plaza outside 919 Third Avenue.
This year, East Midtown took the event to new level
and called on attendees to donate to the nonprofi t
‘WEEN DREAM, which gives costumes to children with
special needs, those who face homelessness, recently experienced
trauma or who are in the foster care system.
Many families taking part in yesterday’s Halloween fun
brought costumes to donate to other families in need
across the city.
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