By Denise Oliveira
Living in the City – especially in Manhattan – it’s easy to forget all about Halloween until the day actually arrives and the West Village is inundated with costumed adults eager to show off their creativity. But it’s worth making time to take a stroll in other boroughs in the days leading up to Halloween to check out the decorations. Some residents go all out, and the experience might transport you back to your suburban childhood, when tree lined streets were transformed into a veritable haunted house. Here’s a peek into Brooklyn’s Carroll Gardens and Park Slope neighborhoods.