Dogs (and a Pig) Add Howl-o-ween Chic to Open Streets 2016

img_4929lmhTwo Batmans, Robin Hood and a pig in wolf’s clothing competed in Emory Open Street’s Howl-o-ween dog costume contest on Sunday, sponsored by Lucky’s Burger & Brew.
 Judges Diane Geyer of Geyer Interiors and Georgia Senator Elena Parent were impressed with the creativity of the costumed contestants, as well as with the tricks other dogs performed for treats and prizes.
img_4855_1img_4852_1Timg_4878lmh_1img_4815_1he winning Emory neighborhood dogs
were: Hudson, dressed as Robin Hood, complete with a green hat worn at a dashing angle on his head; 15-year-old Shea, who was Queen Bee, looking regal while being pulled around in a little red wagon; Linus and Bo, both dressed as Batman; Chloe, the prancing cowgirl; Moxie, who was dressed as a hotdog with a drizzle of “mustard” on her back; and Penelope, a Vietnamese pot-bellied pig who was disguised as a wolf. Tricks were performed by Mocha, Bella and Mason. 
 img_4911_1In additon to Lucky’s Burger & Brew, other Emory Village businesses contributed prizes, including Rise-n-Dine, Dragon Bowl, Saba and Slice and Pint.  —By Lorna Gentry, Photos by Lisa Hill