Take a Ghost Tour this Valentine’s Day

Nothing goes better together than love and death. (Except maybe love and White Castle.) And what could be more romantic than a stroll on a winter’s eve, just you and your loved one and a small group of twenty or so other people, as you listen to bone-chilling...

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...

Alternative Holiday Activities in NYC

We all love New York City during the holidays, but certain activities have become slightly shopworn. Once you’ve gazed in department store windows, seen holiday trains, gawked at obscenely enormous trees, and wobbled around a tiny, overpriced skating rink, what...

Why We Tell Ghost Stories At Christmas Part 2

This is the third post in a series of holiday themed posts celebrating our annual Christmas tours. We’ll be presenting three holiday themed ghost tours, Ghosts of Christmas Past, this December. To buy tickets to these events, click here! In yesterday’s post, we...