Help Us Save the Merchant’s House Museum

As you may have heard by now if you follow us on social media, we're gravely (no pun intended, seriously) concerned about the fate of the historic and irreplaceable Merchants House Museum, which is currently threatened by the proposed construction of an 8-story hotel...

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Magicians and Spirits in NoHo and the Lower East Side

There's magic in the air this fall! BotD is thrilled to announce the debut of two brand-new walking tours that will explore the secret histories of some of Manhattan’s trendiest neighborhoods. “Spiritualists and Magicians of NoHo” and “Mystics and Fortune Tellers of...

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Mystics and Fortune Tellers of the Lower East Side

Discover a whole new side of the Lower East Side on this mystical historical walking tour! Mystics and Fortune Tellers of the Lower East Side introduces you to the neighborhood’s mystically-minded inhabitants in the mid-19th to early 20th centuries, the occultists and...

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Spiritualists and Magicians of NoHo

Discover the secret history of NoHo on this spirited walking tour! Spiritualists and Magicians of NoHo delves into the fascinating history of the Spiritualists and stage magicians living and working in NoHo in the 19th century. This two-hour walking tour will lead you...

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Summer Sale!

Summer's winding down, so don't miss out on this deal! Use offer code SUMMER18 for 20% off tickets to any Boroughs of the Dead tour running through September 15th, 2018!
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Edgar Allan Poe Birthday Tour 2018

On Friday, January 19th, 2018, join us for our fifth annual Edgar Allan Poe In Greenwich Village tour, a two-hour literary and historical walking tour that steps into the Greenwich Village of the 1840s, where Poe lived and worked at the height of his fame — before plunging irrevocably into the final, abysmal chapter of his short life.
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How to have a Victorian Christmas in NYC

Every once in a while the universe converges to make a ready-made experience just waiting to fall into your lap. This year, a fortuitous confluence of events means that if you're the type who wants to recreate a Victorian Christmas in New York City in 2017 (because why not?) then you're in luck!
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Macabre Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Your guide to macabre gifts that matter. Our choices are still wonderfully grim and strange but with a tinge of something more than the usual fare, at the end of this nightmarish year.
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