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[Image via Shoe Market newsletter]
WILLIAMSBURG—Rob Bryn, Pulitzer-worthy newsletter author, does it again. From today's Shoe Market mailer: "So I came back to the store without Halloween decorations for my shoe photo shoot. The only option left to me for spooky backdrop was the store's basment, where all of these pictures were taken...This shoe, the Show 2 by Jeffrey Campbell, also available in red, is pictured with Ghost Duck, a long forgotten promotional item we got with a shipment of Rubber Duck shoes." Space. "Your untidy past will come back to haunt you." [Racked Inbox]
LITTLE ITALY—Tomorrow night at 6:30pm, bookstore McNally Jackson hosts its Second Annual Literary Halloween Party at 52 Prince Street between Lafayette and Mulberry. Compete in a contest for the best costume inspired by a work of literature (note: Dress as Harry Potter and you will lose); try to tell the best campfire tale in the Scary Story Slam; listen to creepy readings from various authors; and enjoy delicious seasonal refreshments. [Racked Inbox]
SOHO—Babeland, at 43 Mercer Street, is collecting sexy jack-o-lanterns through tomorrow for its first-ever Sexy Jack-O-Lantern Contest. The winner gets $100 worth of toys and the satisfaction that comes only from titillating the public with pumpkin erotica. [Gowanus Lounge]