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The Well from the Manhattan Well Murder of 1799

Oct 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Haunted Hollywood, This and That

Oh, do I love a good ghost story!  Back in 2014, my friend Owen, from the When Write Is Wrong blog, sent me an article about a well in New York that was the site of an infamous 1799 murder.  The seven-foot by five-foot well, situated in the basement of a SoHo building that housed a restaurant for many years, but at the time of the article’s printing was being transformed into a COS clothing store outpost, was cited as one of the most haunted […]



Eastern State Penitentiary

Oct 28th, 2016 | By | Category: Haunted Hollywood, Movie Locations

Prior to traveling anywhere, I read copious amounts about the place I plan on visiting.  Copious amounts, from sources including books, magazines, websites, guides, and blogs.  My favorite travel guides are the Eyewitness Travel books published by DK.  Before my recent trip back east, during which we visited Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia, I purchased DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Philadelphia & The Pennsylvania Dutch Country.  As usual, it did not disappoint and chronicled countless sites I was interested in visiting while in the City of […]



Hollywood Tower

Oct 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Haunted Hollywood, This and That

“The next time you check into a deserted hotel on the dark side of Hollywood, make sure you know just what kind of vacancy you’re filling.  Or you may find yourself a permanent resident… of The Twilight Zone.”  So says Rod Serling at the end of Disney World’s popular The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror attraction.  The design of the ride, located at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, was inspired by several California locales, one of which was Hollywood Tower, a luxury apartment building situated alongside the […]