Ghost Hosts


Meet Amada Anderson your “Open Ghost Support Group” tour guide. No stranger to the paranormal Amada is a natural intuitive and storyteller who wants to share the history of our residential ghosts of New York and open you up to maybe even experience some unexplained phenomena. She instantly becomes a welcoming friend as she engages with the crowd to discuss personal experiences. You are in for a very fun and entertaining time! Palm/Tarot energy readings are also available directly after your tour by booking her in advance.




Phil Desiere, a licensed tour guide by the City of New York and a member of the Guides Association of New York City (GANYC), enjoys sharing his passion for the Big Apple with tourists and locals alike. You do not need to be an out-of-towner to enjoy the sights and stories that he shares with you.

From an early age he wanted to live in Greenwich Village. For the past 36 years he has lived, loved, laughed, and learned in this vibrant and colorful neighborhood! He likes the Village because of its small town atmosphere with big city style. With its irregular street plan, named streets, easy charm, and human scale he finds The Village comforting.

Please allow him to share with you New York City, the place that he calls home. During the New York ghost tours, he connects the sights with fun facts and fascinating tales, helping to create for you a rich experience of New York.


Russell Dobular has been shocking and horrifying New York audiences since 2006, with his unique brand of Grand Guignol horror plays. His company, EndTimes Productions, presents New York’s oldest and largest sci-fi/horror themed theater festival, “Vignettes for the Apocalypse,” each season, and has won several awards for its signature piece, “The Godling.” Russell has also had his own ghostly experiences, leaving him with no doubt that there really are things that go bump in the night. He’s happy to tell you about them on the NYC ghost walk tour, along with other skin-crawling tales of the unknown.






Gordon Linzner is a native New Yorker and has been a licensed New York City tour guide for two decades, leading tours throughout the city. He is also the author of three published novels and dozens of short stories, most in the supernatural genre, and editor emeritus of the long running genre magazine Space and Time. He has done many tours for the 92nd Street Y.








Prudence Wright Holmes is a licensed NYC tour guide and a professional actor. She has appeared in four Broadway shows and eight feature films, including “Sister Act” with Whoopi Goldberg. She has also been in many prime-time TV shows, regional theaters, and commercials. She conducts her tours in character, often as Mrs. Peter Stuyvesant or Edgar Allan Poe’s mother–in-law, Maria Clemm. Be prepared for a fun-filled tour with Prudence leading the way.







Joel Shaw is a New York City tour guide, actor, and real estate agent living in the capitol of the world over the past 24 years. His mission is to be your own personal undertaker opening up a dark portal of dimly lit history from ghost images of years gone by.








Robin Zablow is the creator and producer of Raven’s Walk on Nantucket Island– a guided walking tour company which has been featured in the New York Times and the Boston Globe. This past season, Robin and Raven’s Walk, offered 10 walking ghost tours to the public which included: The Raven’s Night Walk: Ghosts of Nantucket’s Past, The Mysterious Hauntings on Main Street “Tea with Ghosts,” and her very popular Children’s Ghost Hunt in Nantucket Town-where children learn what to look for and how to become a Ghost Hunter. The ghost hunt is educational, exciting, and lots of fun. Robin is also an attorney, and an active member of the Entertainment Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. She has appeared in many of its theatrical productions.


About the Company

Get the New York ghost experience with our licensed guides.

“For every New York neighborhood you care to explore, there are ghosts and chilling ghost stories. Go to the East Village and search for the ghosts of Edgar Allan Poe and Harry Houdini. Ghost hunt in Greenwich Village with the spirit of Eleanor Roosevelt. Head to Brooklyn Heights in search of the ghosts of Walt Whitman and Jackie Robinson or wander Lower Manhattan looking for the spirits of Captain Kidd and Alexander Hamilton. New York may, indeed, be the city that never sleeps; and after one of these terrifying tours, you may understand why it’s one of the top 10 ghost tours in the U.S.” We do an Edgar Allan Poe tour that is like no other in the country.

Visit America’s most haunted city, the Big Apple looking for the New York of myth, movies and books. Let us see if we can scare you with stories of ghosts, antique sites, ghostly sightings, scandalous tales, haunted places, mysterious sightings of apparitions, strange and unusual tales of centuries past, legendary stories, folk lore and ghostly experiences stranger than reality, and supernatural intrigues of Manhattan. Listen to accounts of our guides and participants on tours have had on our saunters. Our tales and legends are blended with bits of human interest and historical fact also making them educational for all ages

Haunted and mysterious New York dedicates itself to exploring paranormal phenomena, occult manifestations, and ghostly happenings. We want to give you an experience that has no equal. We want to challenge your mental facilities and powers of observation. If you dare, participate in our trek into the unknown, share your ghostly experiences with others, and ask yourself: Do you believe what you see, hear, smell, and touch?

Each tour is 90 minutes long, total walking distance is less than a mile, covered at a very leisurely pace so that you can enjoy the mysterious atmosphere and haunted locations. We have many different tours to choose from. We conduct our tours with great respect for the, “out of body people”. After all they are no different from us – they are free of the physical world. We are positive that our tours will enchant, entertain, inform, and scare you.

We can also provide storytelling at your event. We would love to share our experiences/ history/ etc at your gatherings. Contact us for more information.