Midtown Unmasked Detroit True Crime / Ghost Tour

MIDTOWN Unmasked True Crime / Ghost Tour (Walking/Partial Bus Tour)   10/27/12 Note – Thank you for your interest in public tours offered by Hometown History Tours.  While I so looked forward to the fall season to launch 2 new true crime/ghost tours (Notorious 3.1.3 & Day of the Dead Downriver Bus Tour) as well … More Midtown Unmasked Detroit True Crime / Ghost Tour

Sordid criminal past is grave matter for U of M and other venerable US instutions

Thoroughly enjoying my latest read, Wicked Washtenaw County: Strange Tales of the Grisly and Unexplained by local author James Thomas Mann. Only half-way through this 120 page book, but I’ve already learned some interesting new historical tidbits. A) An Ann Arbor resident and convicted murderer who was sentenced to death by execution (1843) may have been … More Sordid criminal past is grave matter for U of M and other venerable US instutions

2012 Resolution: Sites to see in Detroit & southeast Michigan

So much great history and so little time. Therefore, rather than resolve to diet or exercise, I resolve to personally uncover and experience the historic treasures located right in my own backyard in 2012. While I hope to see much more, I think this list of must-sees is a great start. What do you think? … More 2012 Resolution: Sites to see in Detroit & southeast Michigan

MIDTOWN Macabre: Trail of Terror Haunted Halloween Walking Tour

MIDTOWN Macabre Trail of Terror Walking Tour Click here for tour flyer Final tour: Monday, October 31, 2011 6:45 PM Sharp Dress warm, there’s going to be CHILL in the air tonight! Book tour now Ripped from the headlines of Detroit’s past, and not so distant past, this chilling look at the city’s sinister side reveals … More MIDTOWN Macabre: Trail of Terror Haunted Halloween Walking Tour