By Stefanie Bailey

Photo from cracked.com

photo from cracked.com

Beyond the glitz and glamour of the Las Vegas Strip lies a darker side of the city.’  It has long been rumored that many famous entertainers from the golden era of Las Vegas still haunt some of the most well-known hotels and areas around town.’  Past Vegas notables such as Liberace, Elvis Presley, comedian Redd Foxx and mobster Bugsy Siegel reportedly still hang out in their old Vegas haunts.’  In honor of Halloween this month, we thought we would present to you a few of Vegas’ spooky haunts.

photo from ghostsnghouls.com

photo from ghostsnghouls.com

If you are heading to Las Vegas for the ALA Conference next summer and you’re looking for an unforgettable Vegas experience, make sure to book yourself a room at one of the supposedly haunted strip hotels.’  Big hotel resorts like the Venetian, LVH (Las Vegas Hilton), Luxor, Bally’s, and many more have all had reports of multiple other-worldly encounters.’  ‘ If you decide to stay at the Flamingo Las Vegas, don’t be surprised to run into the ghost of the former casino owner himself, Bugsy Siegel. ‘ Bugsy’s ghost has been reportedly seen hanging around in the outdoor rose garden area near the memorial dedicated in his honor.

photo from lacndb.com

photo from lacndb.com

If you’re really into the supernatural, book yourself a stay in the Panorama Suite at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino (formerly the Aladdin).’  But be warned, it is not for the faint of heart; only the bravest should attempt to stay in the suite overnight.’  It is not certain whose ghost haunts the Panorama Suite, but what is certain is that the ghost has quite a sense of humor.’  Guests have reported hearing voices in the middle of the night, the sound of the door bell ringing with no one outside, and the television turning on and off by itself. Read More →


Title: House of Horrors Movies — Great Halloween Movies
Platform: iOS and Android
Cost: .99 for iPhone and Android, $1.99 for iPad version

Are you or your teens staying in this Halloween? Share some classic Hollywood scares with this App which streams full-length feature films.

App developed Fling Soft has made a range of classic horror and suspense films easily accessible on mobile devices. Each film can be viewed over both data or wifi connections, or added to a queue within the software for later consultation. Menus offer quick access to thirteen early Hitchcock movies, thirteen starring Bela Lugosi, and a dozen with Boris Karloff.
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