Roosevelt Island tour | Nellie Bly birthday edition!

On May 5, 2024, in honor of her birthday, we’re offering a special “Nellie By” edition of our Roosevelt Island tour! Nellie Bly was born on this day in 1864, making this year the 160th anniversary of her birth. Intrepid reporter Nellie Bly shocked...

South Street Seaport Ghost Tour

Boroughs of the Dead is excited to introduce a brand new ghost tour: Ghosts of the Seaport, a phantasmagoria of nautical ghosts, vengeful spirits, pirates, and other waterfront phantoms. THE CITY’S ONLY SEAPORT GHOST TOUR This is the city’s only South...

Mortimer and the Witches Walking Tour

This walking tour, released in conjunction with a book written by our very our tour guide Marie Carter, Mortimer and the Witches, takes us through the bustling and elegant historically-rich streets of Union Square, Stuyvesant Square, and Gramercy Park. Mortimer...

Love and Death: A Ghost Tour for Valentine’s Day

Nothing goes better together than love and death! And what could be more romantic than a stroll on a winter’s eve as you listen to ghost stories and strange tales of NYC’s haunting history with Boroughs of the Dead? On this 90-minute walking tour you’ll hear thrilling...

Boroughs of the Dead celebrates our 10th anniversary!

Happy birthday to us! New York City’s favorite ghost tour company turns TEN years old this week! For the past decade, we’ve explored dark and hidden histories, medical and women’s history, the spectral, the occult, and other urban...

Industrial Monsters – Ghosts of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory

In honor of the anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, which took place on March 25, 1911, we’re sharing a chapter from our new book. The following is an excerpt from A HAUNTED HISTORY OF INVISIBLE WOMEN by Leanna Renee Hieber and Andrea Janes,...