What’s the Deal with The Rave?
When making a list of Milwaukee’s most famously haunted buildings, the old Eagle’s Ballroom, now known as The Rave, will always make the list. It was my intention to share the story with you this week, but I have run into a roadblock. There are many website that list The Rave as haunted, and you likely have heard the stories of eerie happenings in the pool room. You can click here if you want to see video of ghost hunts conducted there. But, for me, that is not the intere
So, What Else is Haunted?
Guided ghost tours are chatty events. I tell stories, my guests share stories, and, if things are going well, someone will ask “So, what else around here is haunted?” There is always more to know and once we get a taste, the desire to dive deeper takes over. Here is something else that is haunted: a Milwaukee ghost story that is not on one of my tours, involves some of Milwaukee’s biggest names and is still told today. The very Milwaukee backstory Jacob Best’s sons, Charles
Yes, No, Goodbye
I have long been interested in Spiritualism. I credit this interest to Richard Peck and his Blossom Culp book series. You may have followed the adventures of the Hardy Boys, but was buried under the covers with a flashlight, following every supernatural twist as Blossom combated those who falsely claimed power, with, perhaps, the help of friendly spirits on the other side. I share this with you because I was surprised to learn that one of my childhood fascinations, Spiritu