America's Haunted Restaurants and Hotels

Haunted restaurants and hotels abound in America, waiting to be explored by specter-seeking guests. "You have to be careful what you wish...
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Ear Inn; New York, NY

One of New York City's oldest bars is also one of its most haunted. Built in 1817 as a house for an aide to George Washington named James Brown, the inn has served as a bar and restaurant since the mid-19th century. Spirits who died during Prohibition, when the bar operated as a nameless speakeasy, are rumored to still visit the bar, but the most famous ghost is Mickey, a sailor who lived in the inn's attic during the 1960s. He was killed by a car in front of the building and returns to ignite the fireplace and feed off the energy from patrons' cell phones, which suddenly go dead. The owners blame Mickey for starting a freak fire in 1996.

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