Nola Ghosts Blog

Dining with the Darkness: The Sincere and Sinister Spirits at Brennan’s

Brennan's

While exploring the French Quarter, you might come across an eye-catching, salmon pink-colored building. The distinctive appearance of the property isn’t a coincidence. This building belongs to Bren... Read More

Dining with the Darkness: The Curious Table at Muriel’s Jackson Square

The Seance Lounge at Muriel's Jackson Square.

Practically woven into the hanging moss and knotted tree roots of New Orleans are legends of spirits. Whispers of ghost sightings and brushes with voodoo hang as heavy as the mist in the city's humid ... Read More

The Witch of The Opera House

The French Opera House of New Orleans opened in 1859. It was home to many an opera and made New Orleans the capital of opera in the United States. Unfortunately, the opera house burned down in 1919. B... Read More

The LaLaurie Mansion: New Orleans’ House of Horrors

The LaLaurie Mansion at night.

We would like to give our readers a fair warning: the stories you are about to read are graphic in nature and are not for the faint of heart. Reader discretion is advised.It’s unclear whether th... Read More

Guests of the Saint Louis No. 2: Earl King

Earl King was born on February 7, 1934, in New Orleans, Louisiana. His full birth name was Earl Silas Johnson IV. His father, a piano player, died while King was still a baby. His mother raised him on... Read More

Guests at the Saint Louis No. 2: Sisters of the Holy Family

History of the Sisters of the Holy FamilyOriginally called the Congregation of the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, this order of African-American nuns was founded in 1836 ... Read More