Gone Batty

Though it's been met with mixed reviews, we've got to say that we are pretty taken with Fox's Gotham. While the comic book-inspired drama looks primarily at the origins of James Gordon (you know, the guy who goes on to become Commissioner Gordon) on the police force, it also tends to think a little too big in terms of thematic elements, as opposed to character development. But Donal Logue is there, which is generally a good thing. Regardless of where you stand on the show, you can unleash your DC Comics-loving geekery (within Scottsdale-style reason) when W Scottsdale hosts Gotham City Halloween, a lavish bash worthy of the Batman.

Revelers will don their costumes and take to the rooftop pool for the party, inspired by the grandeur of Wayne Manor (butlers and all). Doors open at 8 p.m. to the 21-and-over event, which will feature mood-setting ominous fog, the bat signal, DJs, villainous servers, and, just maybe, a party crashing appearance by the purple and green one himself. Though we don't expect to see many Jim Gordons in the mix.

VIP table and cabana reservations are available by calling 602-405-0099. Event tickets are $25 and up through Special room rates are available.

Fri., Oct. 31, 8 p.m., 2014
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Becky Bartkowski is an award-winning journalist and the arts and music editor at New Times, where she writes about art, fashion, and pop culture.
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