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NEW EVENT: Ask A Ghost Hunter talk with Brandy Stark on Oct. 3 at the Westpoint Library. Details HERE! Podcasts: Paranormal Pets at petliferadio.com. Check out our archives with over 80 prior episodes available and free to listen to. May the 4th be with you! And, just in case it IS -- here's the latest Paranormal Pets podcast for September -- Kitsunes! How perfect is this for the upcoming summer months? http://petliferadio.com/Paranormal_player85.htm SPIRITS Rock: The rock craze has taken hold. Keep an eye out -- SPIRITS Rock rocks are out and about. If you find one, please post to any of the SPIRITS FB pages (we do have a SPIRITS Rock page here) or email an image of it to us. We'll enter you into a drawing for a free book (or other prize). We sent out our first prize August 1st to Timothy R. who posted and re-hid the rock he found. Rock on! Books: Check out our Paranormal Book Reviews here! Also, We are pleased to present two books written by founder Brandy Stark of SPPI/SPIRITS of St. Petersburg. These feature long term investigations in two historic and haunted locations. Click on the books below for information and ordering:
Can't get enough of the supernatural? Check out these pages from St. Petersburg Paranormal Investigation:
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017: Ask A Ghost Hunter talk with Brandy Stark at the Westpoint Library/St. Petersburg College. Details here Friday, Oct. 13, 2017: Ghost tour, Patty and Friends Antique Village(1241 9th St. N, St. Petersburg). Doors open at 6 and close at 9. Half hour tours are at 6:30, 7:30, and 8:30. Come and explore in between tours and see what you can find, ghostly or otherwise! Details here (and please phone Patty's to reserve a spot!) Saturday, October 21, 2017: Ghost tour, Suntan Art Center, 3300 Gulf Blvd, St Pete Beach, FL 33706. See the site of "Spectral Musings" fame. Doors open at 6:30, first tour at 7, second at 8. Event is over by 9. Come and explore a historic center, buy some art (support the artists while they are alive, please!) and see if any of the center's ghosts interact with you! Details here
October 25: Dali Zodiac group member tour of the haunted Palladium!
This month we pay tribute to the urban legends of our area. One of the classic stories that ties to St. Petersburg is that of the Mini Lights legend. In recent years, this has gotten some new attention and respect. Here are three ways that you can support local and see the evolution of this fascinating tale:
SPIRITS of St. Petersburg Urban Legend Page: Mini Lights
This is a collection of stories that have been told to me over the years. Notice the different names for the phenomena (Merry Light, Mini Light, Mennonite). If you've heard this story, let us know and we'll add your voice to those collected!
Local Artist John Vitale is working on a movie featuring this phenomena. Support this endeavor with some financial backing or check in on the progress of this project at the Mini Lights Movie website!
Local author Mark Muncy has released a new book that contains this urban legend and more. Check out Eerie Florida and his first grand release events! It has hit the top of Amazon's list!