The Friendly Horror and Other Weird Tales

Two Staten Island residents, Jessica Burke and Anthony Burdge, have woven the strange history of the island into their fiction, a marvelous Lovecraftian collection of short stories called The Friendly Horror & Other Weird Tales.

Boroughs of the Dead Launch Party

Celebrate the launch of Boroughs of the Dead: Macabre New York City Walking Tours at Brooklyn Winery with an evening of tales written and inspired by the master of the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe.

Fear City

I’m possibly going to hell for this, but I couldn’t help riffing off the vintage Fear City flyer that’s been making the rounds online this week. I’m aware of the irony of using this flyer to sell walking tours in which I expound upon the violent bad old days of NYC, so don’t bother pointing that out.