Halloween Walking Tours 2018

Our full schedule of October tours is here! We’ve got mystics on the Lower East Side, magicians in NoHo, and mediums on our newly revamped Green-Wood Cemetery tour; we’ve got witches on Wall Street, “weird tales” in the West Village, madness...

Weird Tales of the West Village: H.P. Lovecraft Birthday Edition

“The man came upon me…as I was threading a series of detached courtyards; now accessible only through the unlighted hallways of intervening buildings, but once forming parts of a continuous network of picturesque alleys.” In the month of August, a sort of sleep...

Help Us Save the Merchant’s House Museum

As you may have heard by now if you follow us on social media, we’re gravely (no pun intended, seriously) concerned about the fate of the historic and irreplaceable Merchants House Museum, which is currently threatened by the proposed construction of an 8-story...

The Poisonous Prohibition in Brooklyn Heights

The following is a guest post from our tour guide Marie Carter, who will be conducting a lecture on “The Poisonous Prohibition” at QED in Astoria on Sunday, June 25, 2017, and leading our “Haunted Brooklyn Heights” tour — which will...

Strangely Beautiful at the Morris Jumel Mansion

Celebrate a grandiose, ghostly tale in a gorgeous haunted house! Join acclaimed author, actress, and Boroughs of the Dead tour guide Leanna Renee Hieber and a cast of talented friends to celebrate the reissue of Hieber’s acclaimed Gothic, Gaslamp Fantasy saga,...

Paranormal Investigation: Morris Jumel Mansion

The following is a special guest post by Boroughs of the Dead tour guide Marie Carter: Recently, in conjunction with Eliza Jumel’s birthday on April 2, 2016, the Morris-Jumel Mansion held a paranormal investigation of the house (although due to scheduling this...