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Halloween pop-up stores and Halloween heavy neighborhoods

by Brian Watt | The Madeleine Brand Show

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Halloween decorations in a store. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images

If you're still looking for Halloween party supplies, decorations, or costume ideas, you can surely find a giant Halloween store nearby that has it all. The seasonal stores pop up like ghosts in a graveyard - and then vanish into thin air soon after the trick-or-treating is done.

KPCC's Brian Watt says they're filling a lot of big spaces left for dead by a tough economy.

Also, Silver Lake resident Laura Rettig takes us to Armstrong Street where Halloween takes over every year.


A press person for Councilmember Tom LaBonge said that due to construction near Armstrong Street LA residents are discouraged from heading to the street. If you you do plan on attending the festivities please be careful.

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