Dan Eckhart has always been intrigued by all things strange and paranormal. Eckhart, a professional mentalist and psychic who hosts the Sykesville Ghost Tour, said this year’s tour welcomes new stories and other oddities, with plenty to keep guests entertained during this Halloween season. Advertisement “I didn’t ever want this tour to just be a collection of stories that may or may...
Each Oct. 31, costumes, candy and scary stories combine to make Halloween a special day on the calendar. Though Halloween 2020 might be unusual due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, the day can still be full of candy, costumes and, of course, a few scares. Haunted houses can provide some interesting insight into history while also satisfying...
Do you want to get in the Halloween spirit? Many TV shows for all ages tell stories of vampires, ghosts, witches, zombies and more, offering the perfect outlet to dive into a visual spookfest. So turn off the lights, curl up under a blanket, grab some popcorn (or perhaps a pumpkin-spiced treat) and check out these TV series suggestions...
By John R. Beyer It’s October, and what could that possibly mean? A month of 31 long days that lead closer and closer to the darkness of winter? Fewer shopping days before Christmas? Or that great yearly ghoulish holiday known as Halloween? Yep, Halloween. The time for decorating with monstrous fun, going out to large costume parties, trick-or-treating for the little...
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It's Oct. 1, which means spooky season is upon us. All the ghouls, goblins and witches will start coming out after their yearlong hibernation, and that means it's the perfect time to start diving into scary movies and shows. I've mentioned that I'm a big fan of the horror and thriller genres. Alfred Hitchcock, David Fincher, Jordan Peele and Ari...
Despite COVID-19 and several long-time Haunted House closings, there is still a lot of Halloween and fall fun to be had, even if some of it is virtual. Consult this list to visit a pumpkin patch, hunt a ghost, and everything in between. Fall Colors Cruise. See the St. Croix River bluffs in vivid yellows, reds and oranges from Hudson...
In Dorset there is an abundance of petrifying paranormal locations to visit if you're looking for a good old fright.  Here are our top five spooky places to visit: Nothe Fort, Weymouth Nothe Fort has a reputation as one of the most haunted places on the south coast, with a 2007 National Lottery survey discovering that people voted it one of the spookiest...
Are there any good spooky, ghostly, or haunted stories in Kootenai County? Well, it depends on whom you ask. For local historian and Director of Programs and Marketing of the Museum of North Idaho Robert Singletary, the area doesn’t have any outstanding ghost stories or other mysteries of the occult. “I suppose there’s some sort of classics, like cemeteries or places that...
From town hall to the Wilson House to the Maritime Museum, Cohasset has its fair share of ghost stories. COHASSET – The “Witches of Eastwick,” which filmed here in 1986, have come and gone but the ghosts said to haunt the town have never left. Even if you don’t believe in the ghosts, witches, wizards or werewolves, this time of year...