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Puro Paranormal

Frank, previously the Alamo Street Theatre is often visited by entities who can’t hold a pitch. Photos by Mackenzie Dyer.

Mackenzie Dyer

October 25, 2017

Exploring San Antonio’s supernatural side.   Some see strange men in fur coats checking their pocket watches in the hallway. Others wake up to look at their children talking to people that aren’t there. Some hear furniture moving, and others see strange things that they can’t believe–...

A haunting in San Antonio: the five scariest places in the Alamo City

October 22, 2013

Mark Zavala/ The Paisano With Halloween coming, a slew of haunted house attractions have sprung up all over downtown San Antonio. The classic haunted house Nightmare on Grayson no longer holds the reins (at least not under the same name), and companies like 13th Floor and Psycho Asyl...

Menger Hotel:

October 29, 2012

Established just 23 years after the fall of the Alamo, the Menger Hotel has been up and running since Feb. 1, 1859, right next door to the Alamo's remains. With its age and close proximity to the famous Texas battle site, the hotel is assumed to have its share of ghost stories. Ernesto Malacara has been the p...