Jim Dean

Haunted Walk Calls For Kingston Pen to Become “Alcatraz of the North”

by Jim Dean on March 14, 2017 Comments Off on Haunted Walk Calls For Kingston Pen to Become “Alcatraz of the North”
***Deadline for public consultation on the future of Kingston Penitentiary is Friday, March 17th, 2017*** All Canadians can help preserve this National Historic Site by writing a short email to: Site Planning Consultants: portsmouthvisioning@planpart.ca Mayor Bryan Paterson: mayor@cityofkingston.ca Haunted Walks' Letter to the Editor published in the Kingston Whig-Standard, March 14, 2017: Having participated in the city's consultations on the future of...read more
Jim DeanHaunted Walk Calls For Kingston Pen to Become “Alcatraz of the North”

How to Make Friends and Create Extraordinary Experiences

by Jim Dean on November 10, 2016 Comments Off on How to Make Friends and Create Extraordinary Experiences
We recently had the privilege of being part of the Stars of the City evening of recognition in Ottawa. This event, organized by Ottawa Tourism, pays tribute to all those who go the extra mile in making Canada’s Capital an extraordinary place to visit. We were especially proud to be on hand as we had...read more
Jim DeanHow to Make Friends and Create Extraordinary Experiences

Ghost Photo Investigation Leads to Suprising Discovery

by Jim Dean on September 2, 2016 Comments Off on Ghost Photo Investigation Leads to Suprising Discovery
We always encourage guests to take photographs of the haunted locations we visit during our tours. You never know what unexpected things will turn up in them! That was the case this July on our Original Haunted Walk of Kingston, Ontario, as one of our guests caught something very out of the ordinary. We received...read more
Jim DeanGhost Photo Investigation Leads to Suprising Discovery

One Final Story For The Road: A Fond Farewell To The Tragically Hip

by Jim Dean on August 19, 2016 Comments Off on One Final Story For The Road: A Fond Farewell To The Tragically Hip
Walking around Kingston this week, there is an undeniable buzz in the air. Our tour guides are talking about it. Our customers are talking about it. It feels as if the entire country is talking about it. The Tragically Hip are coming home for one last show on August 20th. The Haunted Walk and The...read more
Jim DeanOne Final Story For The Road: A Fond Farewell To The Tragically Hip

The Flashing Lights of Hastens (Update) – New Footage!

by Jim Dean on August 12, 2016 Comments Off on The Flashing Lights of Hastens (Update) – New Footage!
Last summer, in a Haunted Walk first, two of our tour guides recorded potential paranormal activity at one of our story locations. Standing just outside the Hästens mattress store in Toronto’s Distillery District, the guides watched the store lights flicker and dance, as if on command. Watch the footage from 2015: As we frequently tell...read more
Jim DeanThe Flashing Lights of Hastens (Update) – New Footage!