Nearly a third of owners told the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce that their business suffered from the annual party, which attracts thousands and shuts down Franklin Street.
Gene's comment: You know, there's a reason for that. Halloween is about death and destruction -- not prosperity and life and fun. But somehow we, Christians adamantly included, insist every year on redeeming something that is irredeemable. We insist on following the generational pattern of our Celtic Druidism instead of Biblical Christianity.