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Haunted NOLA: How the ghost of a heartbroken Bourbon Street Showgirl killed her lover

By Michael DeMocker | August 25, 2021

Hear now the tragic tale of one Marguerite O’Donnell, a Bourbon Street showgirl whose love triangle life reads like the pages of a dramatic play. Her heartbroken ghost is said to have killed her younger lover in a fiery rage, quite literally.

Haunted NOLA: Some of the lesser known haunted and spooky stories of New Orleans

By Michael DeMocker | October 19, 2020

We live in New Orleans, so yes, we know, there’s no shortage of ghost stories. Yes, we all know about Madame LaLaurie and Marie Laveau, but what about the other ghosts. There’s just so many calling out for us to see them.

Haunted NOLA: Blood still drips from the attic of the Griffon House

By Michael DeMocker | October 19, 2020

Cruel experiments. Suicide, murder and looting. Blood dripping from the ceilings of a Garden District home.

Haunted NOLA: When the Devil Lived on St. Charles Avenue

By Michael DeMocker | September 9, 2020

At sunset, he could be seen peering down on the street, horns and all.

Haunted NOLA: The Marigny’s Madame “Mini Canal,” and her loyal ghost terrier

By Michael DeMocker | July 7, 2020

In the aftermath of the Second World War, the ghost of Madame Mineurecanal and her terrier began to appear.

Haunted NOLA: The Plague, the Promise and the Ghost Dog of St. Roch Cemetery

By Michael DeMocker | May 26, 2020

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: a priest and a dog walk into a cemetery… and never leave.

So you think your NOLA pad is haunted? Here’s some things you can get to check

By Clint Durrett | May 6, 2020

In New Orleans, we know a thing or two about hauntings. Whether you believe or not, here are 10 things that claim to be able to help. 

Haunted NOLA: The Old Carrollton Jail & The Ghostly Prisoners That Can’t Escape

By Michael DeMocker | April 21, 2020

Furniture moving, unexplainable ghostly hands and gruesome ghost sightings surround the tale of the Old Carrollton Jail.

Haunted NOLA: Slaughter at the Sultan’s French Quarter Palace, Gardette-LePretre House

By Michael DeMocker | March 30, 2020

Blood pouring into the streets, scores of hacked limbs strewn about a stately mansion, a Sultan’s brother buried alive in the garden. Wild parties, foreign intrigue, mass murder, brutal revenge! Sex! Pirates! And in the aftermath, the macabre haunting of one of the French Quarter’s most venerable buildings.

Haunted NOLA: The ghost of New Orleans monk Pere Dagobert de Longuory is one of the most frequently seen (and heard) spirits

By Michael DeMocker | March 10, 2020

Pere Dagobert’s tale is one of a heroic, singing 18th-century icon who clearly loves New Orleans too much to leave it.