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Brooklyn's Spooky Nights scares up a crowd

Brooklyn's Spooky Nights scares up a crowd

By six p.m. Oct. 17, an army of volunteer ghosts, creepy clowns, princesses and witches had transformed the Brooklyn Fairgrounds into an otherworldly locale. Ghosts floated above the sheep stalls, graveyards appeared where none had been before, and the sounds of chainsaws buzzed through the dark. Even the potted mums were decorated with signs reading, "Stay Away," and "Keep Out." The Brooklyn Parks and Recreation Department's third annual "Spooky Night" was a horror extravaganza. According to BPRD Director Bucky Lohbusch, the fairgrounds is the perfect place to stage the macabre event. He and his crew spent a week setting up six scenes for the haywagon...