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Skittles, Reese’s and other popular Halloween candies see price hike
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Skittles, Reese’s and other popular Halloween candies see price hike

Americans have felt the effects of high inflation on groceries, gas, rent and now, as Halloween approaches, candy. According to the National Retail Federation, people are estimated to spend more than $3 billion on Halloween candy this year.The 10 most popular candy brands, plus assortment bags, have seen an average price increase of 13% since 2021— with some sweets jumping more than 30%, according to the Datasembly Grocery Price Index.The highest price increases were Skittles at 42% and Starburst at 35%. Other candies with high price hikes included M&M's, with an increase of 14%, and Reese's, with an increase of 13%, Datasembly found. "If you have a busy house with lots of people trick-or-treating, you're definitely going to spend more," smar...
New downtown bar aims to end ‘FOMO’ with endless entertainment opportunities
Entertainment

New downtown bar aims to end ‘FOMO’ with endless entertainment opportunities

FOMO, a new Columbus bar, is set to open Halloween weekend. Credit: Ris Twigg | Lantern File Photo For those who aren’t into barhopping, FOMO has you covered, with the experience of multiple venues in one location. Set to open in Columbus Halloween weekend at 165 N. High St., FOMO — an acronym for “fear of missing out” — will offer a new and immersive experience to customers by providing a variety of activities to keep them entertained and never missing out, FOMO’s Creative Director Brandon Adams said. “We have several different spaces within our 9,000-square-foot facility that allow you to drink in one area, dance in one area, karaoke in another area or smoke hookah,” Adams said. “So, we’re just trying to give an environment that is diversified and more than just your everyday night...
9 Best ‘Mean Girls’ Costume Ideas for Halloween
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9 Best ‘Mean Girls’ Costume Ideas for Halloween

"In [mean] girl world, Halloween is the one night a girl can dress however they want and no one can say anything about it."Channel one of the best early 2000s movies (a true cult classic!) this Halloween with a Mean Girls costume. Thankfully we don’t live in their “Plastics” world, so you can dress up in whatever you want. Throwing on lingerie and mouse ears? So is Karen Smith. Want something more comfortable? Try a pink tracksuit on for size.There is a range of Mean Girls outfits to choose from and we’ve rounded up everything you need to replicate your character of choice. Best Mean Girls Halloween Costume IdeasShop nine Mean Girls costume ideas below and whatever you do, just don’t push anyone in front of a speeding school bus.Related: 25 Best Ways to Celebrate Mean Girls Day on October ...