Strange, scary and beautiful October happenings

For those interested in going beyond the usual Halloween activities, I’ve compiled the following short list of things to do this October in New York City for the adventurous and those not faint of heart. I’m only directly involved in one of these (the...

The Real Sleepy Hollow

Now that the new Fox show is bringing renewed attention to Sleepy Hollow, I figure it’s time to sift through the fact and fiction of the tiny hamlet immortalized in Washington Irving’s legendary tale. I trekked up to the real Sleepy Hollow, and this is...

The Enduring Appeal of the New York City Ghost Tour

“We should pass over all biographies of ‘the good and the great,’ while we search carefully the slight records of wretches who died in prison, in Bedlam, or upon the gallows.” – Edgar Allan Poe In my mind, this quotation from Edgar Poe...