Halloween in Texas: Ghosts and Séances

Halloween in Texas: Ghosts and Séances

Halloween Traditions The Halloween tradition goes back centuries. Originally, the Celtic celebration was called All Hallow’s Eve, and it occurred the night before All Saint’s Day on November 1st. It was a Harvest Festival of sorts, and the Celts honored their gods for...
Halloween in Texas: Ghosts and Séances

Halloween in Texas: Ghosts and Séances

Halloween Traditions The Halloween tradition goes back centuries. Originally, the Celtic celebration was called All Hallow’s Eve, and it occurred the night before All Saint’s Day on November 1st. It was a Harvest Festival of sorts, and the Celts honored their gods for...
The Ghosts of Black Sparrow Music Parlor

The Ghosts of Black Sparrow Music Parlor

The first time I walked into the Black Sparrow Music Parlor in Taylor, Texas, I knew I had found my local haunt. And I mean that quite literally.  The Black Sparrow has the warm and welcoming vibe you want in a hangout. Cold beer, a variety of wines, and a staff that...
Taylor’s Howard Theatre: History and Hauntings

Taylor’s Howard Theatre: History and Hauntings

If you know Taylor, Texas, you probably think of cowboys, cotton, and corn when the small Central Texas town is mentioned. There are over 150 years of history, legends, and lore that make up the vibrant culture of Taylor, Texas. And all of those years past have given...