Port Tobacco Halloween Weekend Ghost Hunt

It was a cool and spooky Saturday, October 30th evening when a group of people of all ages, backgrounds and genders gathered together to learn about the history of the tiny town of Port Tobacco, Maryland— where stories and settlements date back to the 1600s and earlier. Port Tobacco Village has the main brick courthouseContinue reading “Port Tobacco Halloween Weekend Ghost Hunt”

Sunken Harbor Club

Hidden in the middle of Downtown Brooklyn, New York City is a magical ship that houses the Sunken Harbor Club. This is all within a big old timey restaurant called “G&T” which stands for Gage and Tollner. The people who work there are gifted and talented- from the chefs to the mixologists. Does this photoContinue reading “Sunken Harbor Club”

Steal My Halloween Sweets

It’s officially the spooky season, so it was time to stock up on stuff before the stores ran out. Got six bags of my dream combination of kettle corn/popcorn and Oreo Cookies!! Luckily, also came upon some fun recipes to make spooky treats! This is good old fashioned fun for grown-ups and kids alike— ThanksContinue reading “Steal My Halloween Sweets”

The Catacombs of Saint Patrick’s in New York City – Autumn Equinox

This fall is the first time St. Pat’s of Nolita (North of Little Italy)/Soho has ever opened up its catacombs in the bowels of its cathedral. A countess is buried in there, along with President Lincoln’s personal surgeon.. and others. This is also the church where multiple scenes from The Godfather were filmed – insideContinue reading “The Catacombs of Saint Patrick’s in New York City – Autumn Equinox”

Strange Science

Huntington Library and Gardens knows how to party! Besides being the home to some corpse flowers, the fine folks at the impressive venue in San Marino, California are also the hosts for an annual event that tantalizes the senses and ushers in that cool spooky autumn feeling- where we have more darkness and more wonderment.Continue reading “Strange Science”


Scary Movies in a Cemetery? Yes, indeed, weekends in October in Hollywood Forever Cemetery (right behind Paramount Studios) is where to be. So many fun things can be had in a cemetery for the living- film appreciation, art and more, as long as you’re mindful of those who are buried there. Many a “famous people”Continue reading “Cinespia”

Forest Lawn Art Museum

Cemetery art, yes please I’ve long been aware of the Evelyn Waugh connection with Forest Lawn Memorial Park (in Glendale, California, ie. Hollywood adjacent), as I have also long enjoyed his scathing satire of Hollywood in The Loved One! — (as well as his other work). Though I revere Waugh, I also truly like beingContinue reading “Forest Lawn Art Museum”

The Eyeballs Have It

Ever sense that you’re being watched? Rockwell knows how you feel: By your social media apps? By the government? You are, but you can know who’s watching you in your kitchen, by your own choosing. Edible eye-balls seem to be everywhere this year. Be like rescue pups Bea and Jasper- Get in on the fun.Continue reading “The Eyeballs Have It”

TST – HQ & Art Gallery

It’s the spooky season, so you have to think about things like witches. Perhaps your mind will wander to Salem, Massachusetts, where you’ll also find some local friendly neighborhood satanists and the world-wide headquarters for the Satanic Temple (TST). It also doubles as an art gallery and has things to tantalize your eyes and allContinue reading “TST – HQ & Art Gallery”