Join us around Valentine's Day for some of the most memorable tales of "love gone wrong" from New York City history. There will be tales of tragic circus stars, Hollywood actors, famous architects, gold diggers, murder, and ghosts, all packaged into a Valentine's afternoon that aims to make you laugh, cry, and groan.
About your lecturer:
Marie Carter grew up in Scotland near Edinburgh, a city bubbling with ghost stories. Her father was a bus tour guide in Edinburgh and he would often drive her around town quizzing her on historical facts. She now lives in Astoria, Queens and is a tour guide for Boroughs of the Dead. She created and leads the tour "Haunting Histories and Legends of Astoria." She’s the author of The Trapeze Diaries and the editor Word Jig: New Fiction from Scotland.