Spooky Summer Sale

Take 15% off all regular ghost tours

This summer, take 15% off regular Boroughs of the Dead ghost tours with our Spooky Summer Sale! Enjoy any of our Manhattan and Brooklyn ghost tours for only $30 through August 18th. No discount code needed! Tours include Forgotten Dark Histories of Lower Manhattan, The Ultimate Greenwich Village Ghost Tour, West Village Ghosts, and Haunted […]

Boroughs of the Dead celebrates our 10th anniversary!

Happy birthday to us! New York City’s favorite ghost tour company turns TEN years old this week! For the past decade, we’ve explored dark and hidden histories, medical and women’s history, the spectral, the occult, and other urban hauntings.  On October 7th, 2013, we started with two ghost tours of Greenwich Village and Lower Manhattan, and our all-time favorite, […]

Industrial Monsters

Ghosts of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory

In honor of the anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, which took place on March 25, 1911, we’re sharing a chapter from our new book. The following is an excerpt from A HAUNTED HISTORY OF INVISIBLE WOMEN by Leanna Renee Hieber and Andrea Janes, reprinted with permission from Kensington Books. Copyright 2022   Carnations in […]

Fall Tours and Events

Thank you for a great year! Our 2022 season has wrapped; we look forward to seeing you again in 2023! Check this space or sign up for our newsletter for info on future tours and events. Our new book A Haunted History of Invisible Women, from BotD founder Andrea Janes and guide Leanna Renee Hieber, […]

Season of Fear: Why We Love Ghost Stories in Summer

I’ve always been fond of ghost stories in the summertime. Some of my fondest childhood memories are of reading ghost story anthologies in my room on warm August nights, having convinced my grandma to buy me pulpy paperbacks with garish covers over the school break. Other rites of passage — staying up late, telling ghost […]

Virtual Ghost Tours for Halloween 2020

Boroughs of the Dead is offering virtual ghost tours this Halloween! Enjoy our macabre history tours from the comfort and safety of your own home, no matter where you live! Check out our full schedule of virtual tours here! It’s free to sign up, but tips for your guides are encouraged and appreciated. All tours […]

Virtual Tours

Boroughs of the Dead will be offering virtual tours in fall 2020! Watch this space for announcements and info.  Tours are conducted in an “illustrated lecture” style, and vary slightly from our regular walking tours. Registered participants will receive an email with a Zoom link on the day of the tour. We hope to resume […]