We’ve covered the Congress Hotel, its fascinating history, and its supposed ghosts, frequently here. But the Congress Theatre? The one that was on Ghost Hunters lately? We’ve never mentioned that…. Read more »
Update 2013: the number of axe murders said to take place in this bar seems to go up every Halloween. Only one can actually be verified, though. If you watched… Read more »
“Ghost Lab,” a new program on Discovery, premiered tonight – these guys have interesting theories and a lot of cool gadgets. I especially like their “era cues,” which we do… Read more »
Weird Chicago is all over the media this month – Ken will be on Last Call with Carson Daley soon, and this Saturday I’ll be chatting for a couple of… Read more »
I recently sat in for an hourlong chat about my book about my life in the ghost tour/investigation business with The Darkness Radio. The interview is now available for download!
A 500 year old fireplace is thought to have been moved to Chicago in 1907, but has not been located. It is described as “fancy.” The mantelpiece should include a… Read more »
This week marks the 30th anniversary of the infamous Disco Demolition Day at Comiskey Park, at which admission to the double-header game cost 98 cents and a disco record to… Read more »
The Sun Times reports today that one of the finds at Burr Oak Cemetery was the original (empty since a 2005 exhumation) casket of Emmit Till, an accidental martyr of… Read more »