Haunted New York
Let's start with one of the city's most popular spots. From beatniks to folk singers, from hippies ... read more »
Maybe you’d like to get away from the spookiness and say a little prayer for the dead. If you ... read more »
If you think all of this ghost business is a load of bunk, head over to the former residence of ... read more »
With all this walking around the park, you're probably getting hungry. Head to Soho's Manhattan ... read more »
Due to the fact that the center of New York University’s campus is Washington Square Park, it should come as no surprise that the school is also plagued by ghosts in its dorm rooms—karma for buying up the Brittany Hotel, perhaps? Built in 1929, the hotel has been home to journalist Walter Winchell and actor Al Pacino. It even hosted a speakeasy in its penthouse.
Decades later, it seems the parties aren't over, as dorm residents have reported mysterious music and footsteps, and the feeling of being watched. The ghosts of the old hotel apparently don't seem to mind whether others know they're present, either. A former resident of the hall reports that he and his fiancé were both prevented from having a good night's sleep due to a "presence" in the room (scroll down to about the middle of the page to access the Brittany story). It wasn't long before this nervous couple moved out.
With that in mind, you’ve probably opted not to stay over in the NYU dorms. Perhaps ... read more »
If all this talk of death makes you long for a stiff drink or a cup of coffee to clear your spooked ... read more »
Maybe imagining Lady Gallus has left you less than thrilled about drinking cappuccino and munching ... read more »
Right about now, you may feel an urgent need to leave Manhattan, and why shouldn't you? For a ... read more »
Now you're properly terrified. This tour has opened your eyes to the actuality of haunted churches, ... read more »