Chicago’s Top 10 Most Haunted Places


Chicago is the third largest city in the United States and an “alpha city” in the global economy. With a population of over 2.8 million, it is the political and economic powerhouse of Illinois. With so many people living and dying here, it comes as no surprise that Chicago would be home to so many […]

Chicago Haunted Handbook Features a Few Surprises


You would be wrong if you thought nothing more could be written about Chicago ghostlore. In fact, several books were released in 2013 that featured more of your favorite haunts from the Windy City. Chicago Haunted Handbook: 99 Ghostly Places You Can Visit In and Around the Windy City by Jeff Morris and Vince Sheilds, […]

I was always intrigued by a good ghost story growing up…


“I was always intrigued by a good ghost story growing up. I even had a good friend who sincerely believed his own house to be haunted, and I could never resist hearing one of his scary stories. Even in broad daylight, I remember getting goose bumps and feeling a chill run down my spine every […]

Paranormal 101: Chicago Ghosts


In this monthly segment, I will provide a list of books I think anyone interested in folklore, ghost stories, the unusual & the paranormal would enjoy. Most of these can be found on (often at discounted rates) or at your local library. Each list of books will be arranged by topic and will be […]

Head 2 Head: Chesterville Cemetery vs. The Tonic Room


Locations: Chesterville Cemetery in Chesterville versus The Tonic Room in Lincoln Park, Chicago. Histories: Chesterville is a small Amish and Mennonite community that consists of no more than a few dozen houses located a couple of miles away from Rockome gardens. Within the neatly trimmed grounds of Chesterville Cemetery, an old oak tree stands at […]


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