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10/26/2011 05:18 pm ET Updated Dec 26, 2011

Halloween Costume Ideas From New York News (SLIDES)


It's getting late in the Halloween season to find a costume, and if you're like us, you'll simply look to the most popular news stories and choose something topical to be (especially if it jives with your wardrobe). But that doesn't mean slapping on some plastic Anthony Weiner mask! The right Halloween costume takes work and skill, some thoughtfulness is needed. Indeed, a fully fleshed backstory should be formed before you step out into the cold October night. So what will you be? An Occupy Wall Street protester? Really?

We have some ideas based on our year of covering the news:

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