A Taste of Magic: The Séance
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The Halloween Séance Date

Foolproof spooky evening, no costume required

  • 24 October 2014

Halloween tends to be a young man’s game.

But the spooky date — done well, with minimal cheese — has a lifelong appeal.

And this is about as spooky as a date gets.

Next week, rustic chic Williamsburg B&B Urban Cowboy is hosting a series of Victorian séances. Tickets are extremely limited. We suggest you grab two now.

The evening begins with an hour of cocktails and bites – and presumably a chat about your dead relatives – in UC’s gorgeous main house (where we shot our Fall Style Issue).

Afterwards, you’ll adjourn to their back cabin for the séance proper.

The séance is presided over by mentalist/magician Jason Suran.

He does mind readin’ and card flippin’ so well that celebs are often reduced to “Whoa ... f*ck.”

The ceremony’s divided into two halves: light (“connecting with energy in the room”) and dark (“getting that energy to speak back to you”).

Suran isn’t messing around — this stuff is seriously eerie. It’s pregnant-women-and-those-with-heart-conditions-not-allowed type of stuff.

Post-show, stroll to nearby watering hole St. Mazie for a nightcap in their cellar — ask the staff about chairs moving and glassware mysteriously flying off the shelves down there.

Great place to enjoy some spirits.

Nota bene: Fans of St. Mazie's haunted subterranean den should be aware they're also doing a special dinner screening of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari with a live score next Wednesday. Creep on creepin' on.

The Specifics

A Taste of Magic: The Séance

Urban Cowboy B&B
111 Powers St.
b/t Leonard and Manhattan Ave.
(347) 840-0525

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