Frights and Phantoms of Flushing

Boroughs of the Dead is excited to announce our return to Queens (the original “Borough of the Dead”) with our brand new tour: Frights and Phantoms of Flushing!  Venture into the neighborhood of Flushing, Queens, home to some of the oldest, best-preserved, and most significant buildings in the United States. This tour will examine the […]

Ghosts of Governors Island

  Visit the secret sixth borough of New York City: Governors Island! Location of military executions (by hangman AND firing squad!), a mass grave, two abandoned cemeteries, and history galore. This is the only tour that shows you where the bodies are buried (they’re still there). You will learn the full history of the island, […]

NPR Mystery Guest!

Our tour guide Marie Carter was a mystery guest on NPR’s Ask Me Another! Marie Carter has a job that takes her all over New York City, and Ophira and Jonathan try to figure out what it is by asking yes-or-no questions.

Boroughs of the Dead is Hiring!

Boroughs of the Dead is hiring tour guides for spring/summer 2017. Our ideal candidate has a genuine interest in NYC and all things macabre.

Guest post from Leanna Renee Heiber: 14 West 10th Street

The following guest post comes courtesy of Leanna Renee Heiber, actress, playwright, and award-winning bestselling author of multiple Historical Fantasy series for adults and teens, including the Strangely Beautiful saga, the Magic Most Foul saga and the forthcoming Eterna Files saga from Tor/Forge. Most of her books are set in Victorian New York and all […]

Q&A With Leanne Renee Hieber

Boroughs of the Dead is excited to announce that tour guide, actress, and author Leanne Renee Hieber has joined our team! She will be leading our signature Greenwich Village and West Village tours, and she is also the mastermind behind our brand new tour, The Magic and Mysticism of Central Park. Get to know our […]