A great thing about New York City is that from an outfit perspective, one never can be too sure if someone is in costume or not. On Halloween, the line becomes even less clear. The holiday seems to span the entire month of October, making for more-entertaining-than-usual subway rides, crowded bars and wonderful wigs. It’s fun — but it’s also not for the faint of heart! We asked 12 New York City dwellers to offer their best Halloween advice for anyone who may be moving here, visiting or who meant to get out in Hoboken but exited the train at Christopher Street by mistake.
Illustrations by Emily Zirimis.