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What Are the Haunted Sites in Brooklyn Heights?

Phantoms are the reason for the season, and as such, I’m wondering—what are the most haunted spots in the neighborhood? Iris Cafe made headlines in 2010 about a few supposed specters, but not much has been mentioned since. So because I want to make like Undead Roger Grimsby and investigate spooky things, let me know […]

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Haunted Follow-Up

A reader tipped us off to a New York Times article from August 7, 1899 that reports the death of five-year-old William Foster, who tragically fell from the balcony at 20 Columbia Place. Could this be the ghostly presence recently reported? (Or there may be more than one?) Interestingly, according to Property Shark the building […]

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Is Iris Cafe Haunted?

Does the Iris Cafe, known for awesome Ploughman’s sandwiches and Americanos, also have a ghost in the house? A tipster alerted us to a gruesome killing in the 1980s that left 20 Columbia St. Pl. (I have a terrible sense of direction.) with a wailing phantom. Research has been inconclusive, though one local resident said, […]

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