Best Dressed: Halloween 2010
By Miranda Noland | 11/01/2010 - 13:21

After seeing what our celebs wore in Halloweens past, we were certain they wouldn't disappoint this year. They celebrated at events and parties all over the country looking creepy and cute, spooky and sweet and some even looked dead. Take a look at our favorites and let us know what you dressed up as this Halloween.


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Flanboyant Eats: A Spooktacular Pumpkin Flan Recipe
Flanboyant Eats with Bren: A Spooktacular Pumpkin Flan Recipe
By Bren Herrera | 10/27/2010 - 16:00

Pumpkin Flan Recipe

While savory meals keep the heart warm and the stomach satisfied, there is nothing like finishing up your evening with a luscious dessert. When it comes to pumpkin, the best dessert to highlight is the famous Latin flan! 

The flavors of the smooth pumpkin, cinnamon and nutmeg come together for the perfect fall treat.

Ingredients:


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EXCLUSIVE: 'Vampire Diaries' Michael Trevino Dressing Up as Pee Wee Herman for Halloween
By Lee Hernandez | 10/26/2010 - 09:30

Michael Trevino might be a heartthrob to the devoted fans of the CW’s hit show, The Vampire Diaries, but this Halloween the Mexican actor is going for a less sexy look. “I’m going to be Pee Wee Herman!” Trevino told Latina.com.

"I love Pee Wee and I think I could pull it off. I want to get one of my buddies and make him the arch nemesis "Francis" from Pee Wee's Big Adventure."


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EXCLUSIVE: Eva la Rue on "Tripping on Zombie Drugs" for 'CSI: Miami' Halloween Episode
By Lee Hernandez | 10/20/2010 - 14:19

Things are going to get creepy on CSI: Miami’s October 31st episode and Latina.com caught up with part-boricua star, Eva La Rue for all of the exclusive, skin-crawling details. 
 
Is CSI: Miami doing a Halloween episode this season?


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"Illegal Alien" Halloween Costumes Draw Criticism
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/19/2009 - 10:38

Major retailers including Target, Walgreens and Amazon have been stirring up controversy by selling two versions of an illegal alien costume for Halloween. The "Illegal Alien Adult Costume" includes an orange jumpsuit, similar to prison garb, with "Illegal Alien" stamped in black across the chest; a space alien mask; and a fake Green Card.


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Pumpkin Body Treats
By Monica Herrera | 10/29/2008 - 15:15

Pumpkin isn’t just good for you to eat. It’s great for your skin, too! Packed with enzymes, vitamins and anti-aging properties, calabaza can rejuvenate your skin and restore its glow. Oasis, a NYC day spa, offers a sugar scrub and pumpkin wrap seasonal special: 90-minutes for $150 (oasisdayspanyc.com).

But if a home-cooked mask is more your thing, than experiment with this DIY recipe.


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Throw a Día De Los Muertos Party!
By Kenrya Rankin Naasel | 10/24/2008 - 12:24

Día De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead is a holiday that has been celebrated for thousands of years. The goal of the celebration is to honor and pray for deceased friends and family members. Although tied to the Catholic holy days of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day, which fall on the same calendar dates (Nov. 1st & 2nd), the origins of the modern holiday can be traced to indigenous observances, most specifically to an Aztec festival dedicated to a goddess called Mictecacihuatl or "The Lady of the Dead".


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Believe It or Not: Latin Superstitions
By Mariela Rosario | 10/20/2008 - 16:45

As if worrying about black cats and broken mirrors weren’t enough, you also had mami threaten you with facial distortion if you opened the fridge with a hot head. And if you dared to strike her, forget it! Your hand would hang out of your coffin forever (probably after she was through with you). Caught between belief and skepticism, all you knew for sure was that you were not going to test them out. In the spirit of Halloween and Dia de los Muertos, here are fifteen other superstitions that still haunt us to this day:


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The Freaks Came Out Last Night
By Latina Staff | 01/03/2008 - 16:54

Halloween is the only day that everyone gets a style pass. From New York to Miami to L.A. and Vegas, we highlight the good, the bad and the costumes that make you go hmm. Click here to view the styles looks.


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Department of Homeland Security Forced to Apologize for Racist Costume
By admin | 01/03/2008 - 15:15

Ahh, so these are the nice people responsible for kicking our cousins out of the country: The Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement division is all in a flap over racist costumes that showed up at a Halloween party held for agency employees, reports ABC News. Julie Myers, the assistant secretary overseeing la migra has apologized after she personally awarded "most original costume" to a white employee dressed in prison stripes, dreadlocks, and...wait for it....blackface makeup.

 


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