San Antonio Spurs Players Encounter Claremont Resort Ghosts

It’s basketball season, and what would basketball season be without NBA players thinking that their hotels were haunted? These stories make the rounds every year it seems (see also : The New York Knicks, the Phoenix Suns, Bill Simmons from ESPN, etc.). And now Tim Duncan and Jeff Ayres from the San Antonio Spurs are chiming […]

Guilty Pleasures: Celebrity Ghost Stories

Last week, I wrote about one of my guilty pleasures, the Animal Planet show Finding Bigfoot. Tough for me to admit, because on the whole, I don’t really enjoy the current crop of paranormal TV offerings. But I must admit that there are a few I watch, and mainly because even though they are not […]

The Sledging Ghost

One of my favourite ghost stories relates to an enterprising Scot who immigrated across the pond to the US, finally ending up in Canada. Simon McTavish was a Highlander born around 1750. When he first arrived in the Americas, he spent several years living in New England, before ending his days in Montreal, Canada. In […]

Photo of the Week: The Alice Austen House

This week’s photo is from the Alice Austen House Museum, located on Staten Island, New York. The house, as you may have guessed, was the home of the now-famous photographer Alice Austen. Alice first became interested in photography when her uncle, Oswald Müller, brought home a camera in approximately 1876. Alice’s uncle Peter Townsend Austen was […]

Photo of the Week: Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA

Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Eastern State Penitentiary is perhaps one of the most famous haunted locations in the country. The prison opened in 1829 and closed its doors as a prison in 1971. During that time, the prison was home to thousands of criminals, with the most notorious among them being bank robber Willie Sutton […]