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Culture: The Ghosts of New York

New York City is known as the city that never sleeps, for good cause. Its denizens are a busy bunch, and there just isn’t enough time in the day to get it all done. Some might say that even a lifetime isn’t enough, and there are those who would agree-some of whom are no longer with the living.

Over three hundred years old, Manhattan is one of our country’s older cities, and unsurprisingly, has a long history of ghosts and hauntings to match. For history buffs and entertainment seekers alike, an evening walking tour is a winning way to learn more, and if you’re lucky, perhaps witness something spooktacular.

Ghosts of New York Walking Tours offers five different tours, each focusing on a different neighborhood and its otherworldly residents. In Greenwich Village, you’ll hear about Aaron Burr and Elenaor Roosevelt, while in Times Square, you’ll hear tales of Bob Fosse, George M. Cohan, and a showgirl with unfinished business. Read Full Story

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