Second blog!

For those of you wanting to keep up with what I’m doing, check out my second blog. It’s currently for a class I’m taking at Rowan University, but I intend on revamping it after class and making personal posts and thoughts. Let me know what you think!

Michael Thomas-Knight: It’s All About Horror

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Photo of Michael Thomas-Knight. Taken by Thomas-Knight.

“…He dreamed violent nightmares of blood and guts, where he had slain numerous screaming goats with a razor sharp buck knife. The blood splashed and squirted with abandoned and with his last slice of the blade the goats ceased to protest. When he looked down at his handy work they were no longer goats. He stood upon a pile of human bodies, the very top one being the pale body of Johnny Needles…”

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Stepping Into the Paranormal World With Joanne and Pat

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Photo of Paranormal Consulting and Investigations of New Jersey team taken by PCINJ.

Joanne Emerson and Pat Kibby are the founders of Paranormal Consulting and Investigations of New Jersey (PCINJ). Both women agreed that everyone has their own reasons as to why people get involved with a paranormal group, possibly from their own experiences. Continue reading “Stepping Into the Paranormal World With Joanne and Pat”

6 True Stories to Read When You’re Craving Horror

 

If you’re into horror, you always have an itch to learn about stories you’ve never heard of and can decipher whether you consider them true or false. Here is a small list of great books that are thought to be true. A few of these are even written by first accounts. Continue reading “6 True Stories to Read When You’re Craving Horror”

The Jewel of the Jersey Shore

It’s no surprise this hotel is haunted given that the name comes from a Belgian cemetery where soldiers were buried from WWI. Built in 1922, The Flanders Hotel set the tone for Ocean City, New Jersey. Every establishment after the construction of The Flanders Hotel followed the theme of a Spanish Mission Revival.

In 1927, a fire on the boardwalk destroyed everything except the hotel. It’s a miracle that the building still stands today. After the fire, the front of the hotel was given an addition along with a pool.

Flanders Hotel has welcomed celebrities such as Vice President Charles Curtis, Al Capp, Jimmy Stewart and Grace Kelly.

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Finding your town’s hidden gem

 

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Crescent Hotel, Arkansas
Photo by Eureka Springs Media Center

I am excited to start my journey into the paranormal, but first, background information is important on your adventure with me into the spooky spots of the Delaware Valley. Continue reading “Finding your town’s hidden gem”

Welcome to my blog!

Don’t you hate how far some haunted attractions can be? What if I told you that there are places near you where you can see spooky places?

I’m Lauren Kubiak and I have decided to search the hidden treasures of spine-chilling buildings and sites in my own area. I love going to scary places and this is the perfect time for me to go exploring and write about it!

In the upcoming weeks I plan on going to sites such as Fort Delaware in Delaware City, The Barnsboro Inn in my town and many more. I would like to find the history of each place and why it is considered “haunted.”

I will be conducting interviews with not only the owner or person(s) in charge but with people who have been there and are convinced of a haunting. I’d like to get my hands on as much information that I can for each site so I can develop a compelling story.

Some stories I plan to write include a Q&A, video interviews, audio interviews and photographs.

Photographing the location is very important and capturing proof of a spirit would be the greatest accomplishment.

I am currently planning the upcoming months and have a few concrete dates. I will be visiting Fort Delaware October 8 for a Paranormal Adventure. Please check back on my page for the upcoming events.

Sit back, relax and get spooked!