Costumes both silly and spooky thrilled us in our search for the best local Halloween getups.
If there’s one thing we learned this Halloween season, it’s that the creativity in the south suburbs is hard to top. The 73 awesome entries made our job a tough one as we selected the local winners in Patch’s Halloween contest. Our three top picks: The three local champs will each receive $25 gift card to The Sweet Company in Mokena. Check back soon to see who won the $5,000 grand prize in Patch’s Best Costume in America Contest!
Find out which costumes are trending in the Southland for Halloween 2012.
Halloween is just around the corner and you’re likely to see a little bit of everything popping up at your door or your gang’s party. If you haven’t put your costume together yet—and we suspect a lot parties will be happening at homes and bars the weekend before Halloween—there is still time to throw something together. Enter Patch's Halloween costume contest and you might walk away with a bundle of cash. We stopped by Halloween World Costumes at 6310 W. 95th St. in Oak Lawn to find out what’s flying off the shelves in the Southland—or at least in the Beverly-Mt. Greenwood, Evergreen Park, Oak Lawn and Palos areas. “Most of the guys are buying masks,” HWC Sales Associate Desiree Munoz said. “Michael Myer from ‘Halloween’ and monster masks…