Monsterland holds auditions, delays grand opening

Monsterland, the haunted house attraction and horror movie museum that’s part of downtown Mesa’s funky little renaissance, has had to delay its grand opening reportedly due to construction blocking the parking lot out back. Jackalope Ranch, the Phoenix New Times culture blog, talked to the co-owner and reports Monsterland will open Oct. 7 instead of […]

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Is downtown Mesa’s curiosity shop haunted?

A group of Tucson ghost hunters will investigate reports of a haunting at Evermore Nevermore in Mesa at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The store came to the attention of Wailing Bansidhe Investigations during the 2009 Mesa Ghost Walk. The historic building is home to stories of a mysterious man in a gray coat and items that […]

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The lizard caves of Los Angeles

Strange Maps recently posted excerpts from the Jan. 29, 1934, edition of the Los Angeles Times, in which a reporter told the story of a mining engineer who quested for a legendary underground city, the tunnels of which are believed to be laid out in the rough shape of a lizard. Thus the headline, “LIZARD […]

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