If you happened to be in downtown Ann Arbor today, well, chances are you were either giving out candy, wearing a Halloween costume or walking past any of the dozens of trick-or-treaters who were exponentially increasing the Main Street area’s cuteness quotient.
The Chronicle was there too, capturing on camera a few of the spooks and spiders roaming the streets with their parents on a glorious autumn afternoon. We also stopped by Mrs. Lovett’s Meat Pies, usually known as Arcade Barbers, to check out the amazing Sweeney Todd transformation that was previously noted by one of our Stopped.Watched. correspondents.
While there was less action further away from the Main Street corridor, including side streets like Liberty and Ashley, some other businesses were in the spirit. The Bank of Ann Arbor was giving out cider and donuts, and staffers were dressed in bathrobes and slippers (alluding to one of their slogans for online banking).
But most of the ghoulish fun was closer to Main Street. Here’s a sampling of what we saw: