#NATIONAL Today’s most beautiful story: a kid dressed up in a Teletubby costume, broke into his friend’s house, dumped their leftover Chinese into his man purse, and left; It’s the Giants, again; #nope fake clowns terrorizing France; Starbucks will deliver so you don’t have to walk fifty feet ; J.K. Rowling wrote a new Harry Potter story, if you’re into that kind of thing; the dark history of pumpkin spice; election cheat sheet; this k-9 puppy though; should we see Fury or Gone Girl?;
#DISTRICT We went and saw Saint Paul and the Broken Bones and were straight up baptized by their musical goodness; money flying around I-270; trick-or-treat forecast; Bargain Alert: unlimited beer for life for $1,000; 13 things you may not have known about the Washington Monument; Halloween visitors to the White House; did you snuggle an Uber kitten?; 5 “worst” bars in DC – do you agree?; Pharrell endorsed Muriel; Cherry Blossom festival dates announced; sugar-high teenagers storm bus; Lemurs with pumpkins; this is everything; we Feasted Famously with Jamie Grigg;
#BIRTHDAY Happy birthday and birthday week to Stephanie Fontenot, John Stipicevic and Dana Richter;
#MEDIAMOVES thanks to @StoryPartners: This week, Quartz has named Paul Smalera as its new Ideas editor. Defense News announced that Katie Taplett will be its new VP and GM. Congrats Paul and Katie! POLITICOPro launched a Labor & Employment vertical, the 14th for the media company. Props to all of you Washingtonians who are out volunteering on races across the country in this final leg of the election.
A special shout out to the lead anchors for Election Night 2014 coverage: ABC News: George Stephanopoulos; CBS News: Scott Pelley and Norah O’Donnell; NBC News: Brian Williams; Bloomberg: Mark Halperin and John Heilemann; CNN: Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper; Fox Business: Neil Cavuto; Fox News: Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly; MSNBC: Chris Matthews and Rachel Maddow;PBS: Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff
#BYE Happy Halloween.