Mannequins keep North Brunswick couple company

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NORTH BRUNSWICK -

At a North Brunswick home, it's Halloween all year-round.

Homeowner Dee Luzack has 36 mannequins around her house that her partner, artist Michael Calantoni, created.

One mannequin was originally created to stand at the edge of their yard to slow down drivers.

The mannequins are made mostly out of found objects including soda bottles, duct tape, wire and wigs left over at the party store where Calantoni works.

Calantoni says he's always built small figures, but now his works are getting bigger.

He has two mannequins in his car.

The couple says they were never too busy on Halloween, but since they started putting out the mannequins, they get a lot more trick-or-treaters.

The display was featured in the latest issue of Weird NJ magazine.

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