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Kitty Genovese

Friday the 13th in New York, Part Two: The Murder of Kitty Genovese

Posted on July 13, 2018

Friday the 13th perhaps carries more weight in New York than in most places. The day is the anniversary of at least two historically, culturally notable deaths: Sam Patch, as discussed in our last pos... Read More

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Friday the 13th in New York, Part One: Sam Patch’s Fateful, Fatal Jump

Posted on July 11, 2018

Friday the 13th has been considered a day of misfortune and woe for centuries. In New York alone, two notable deaths occurred on a Friday the 13th. The first (in)famous Friday the 13th demise in the s... Read More

The Ear Inn

Posted on June 1, 2018

One of the oldest (and most haunted) watering holes in New York City, the Ear Inn opened in 1817, and has maintained its status as a legendary neighborhood haunt for the living and the dead alike ever... Read More

St. Mark’s Church

Posted on February 7, 2016

St. Mark’s Church Deceased founder still startling visitors at LES house of worship. St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery What has been deemed the “most haunted church”1 in New York City is certa... Read More

The Bowery Hotel

Posted on January 3, 2016

The Bowery Hotel Celebrities, rock bands and poltergeists – LES hotel is chock full of stars and spooks. Welcome to The Bowery Hotel! Image Source: Booking.com This swanky Lower East Side hotel... Read More

The Algonquin Hotel

Posted on December 31, 2015

The Algonquin Hotel Spirits of creative elite still patron Midtown luxury hotel. The beautiful Algonquin Hotel in Midtown. Image Source: Daytonian in Manhattan In 2012, the travel website, Oyster... Read More

The Dakota

Posted on December 28, 2015

The Dakota Lennon lives on in haunted luxury apartment building. The Dakota, circa 1890. Image Source: Wikipedia Living in Manhattan has never been more expensive. Now rents in areas such as Soho... Read More

The Waverly Inn

Posted on December 21, 2015

The Waverly Inn West Village dining institution is a favorite haunt for celebs and spirits. The Waverly Inn, formerly known as Ye Waverly Inn & Garden. Image Source: In NYC Welcome to The Wa... Read More

Brown Building

Posted on December 7, 2015

Brown Building / Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Ghosts and phantom flames – remnants of terrible fire at NYU building. A crowd gathers to remember the horrible Triangle Shirtwaist Fire. Image Sourc... Read More

One If by Land, Two If by Sea

Posted on November 29, 2015

One If by Land, Two If by Sea Ghosts are livelier than the music at romantic West Village restaurant. The romantic interior of One If by Land, Two If by Sea. Image Source: 1000thingsNYC.com One ... Read More