The Darkest Night of the Year: Ghosts of Christmas Past

Here at Boroughs of the Dead, we’re gearing up for one of the most ghostly and spirited holidays in the calendar — not Halloween, no, but Yuletide. Ghosts of Christmas Past Walking Tour Ghosts, elves, spirits, and sometimes malevolent fairies abound at...

Green-Wood Cemetery: Murder & Mayhem, Scandal & Spiritualism

Ramble among the graves in the city’s oldest rural cemetery with “Green-Wood Cemetery: Murder & Mayhem, Scandal and Spiritualism” Among the nearly 600,000 graves in Green-Wood Cemetery one can find an almost unfathomable number of human...

Haunted Brooklyn Heights

This summer, we’re bringing back our signature “Haunted Brooklyn Heights” walking tour! Stroll through the quiet side streets of Brooklyn Heights, and enjoy the cool breezes on the promenade as you discover the haunting and ghostly histories of...

Haunted New Hope: The Ghost of Aaron Burr

We’re excited to present the follow Guest Post by our brand new guide, Marie Carter.  Marie grew up in Scotland near Edinburgh, a city bubbling with ghost stories. Her father was a bus tour guide in Edinburgh and he would often drive her around town quizzing her...

Halloween Activities from Brooklyn to Broadway

There’s no shortage of Halloween activities in NYC, but for those who want to get beyond the standard parades and haunted houses, Boroughs of the Dead offers tours of over half a dozen neighborhoods in Manhattan and Brooklyn. When paired with some of the other...

Weird Tales of the West Village

Wander the labyrinthine streets of the West Village and hear chilling tales of ghosts, poets, occultists, and two masters of the macabre! CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. There’s something inherently uncanny about the West Village, a place where W 12th Street...