Tag: Halloween

Halloveen 2018: 20 Years of Gregula

Halloveen 2018: 20 Years of Gregula
Celebration time! This Halloveen 2018 marks the 20th Anniver-scary of Gregula. The very first incarnation of the character that is currently called Grandpa Gregula debuted at a Halloween Party in 1998 hosted by our longtime fiend Svengoolie (see featured image above) at the now defunct House of Monsters. Several more added relatives and costume changes... Read more »

Cousin Jessi vs House of Torment Haunted House...and Wheelchairs

Cousin Jessi vs House of Torment Haunted House...and Wheelchairs
So Halloween is almost over but the haunts aren’t! Team Gregula recently visited House of Torment Haunted House in Morton Grove. The haunted house is broken up into two separate attractions that you go to one after the other for all one price. The first house Dead by Dawn has you walking through a virus plagued... Read more »

Haunt Review 2018: Evil Intentions Haunted House

Haunt Review 2018: Evil Intentions Haunted House
Halloween season is coming to a close soon, but Team Gregula simply could NOT miss out on checking out one of the best and scariest haunts in the Chicago area – Evil Intentions Haunted House. Normally we would have gone earlier in the season but your Countess (me) had unfortunately gotten sick and had to... Read more »
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Boo-Day Shenanigans at Bengtson's Pumpkin Fest 2018

Boo-Day Shenanigans at Bengtson's Pumpkin Fest 2018
The beginning of Halloween season means a lot to Team Gregula. It means cooler weather, the changing of the leaves and one other special thing – Count Gregula’s Boo-Day! And of course with the celebration of the birth of our favorite vampire, we have to go to our very favorite place of “fall” time –... Read more »

Team Gregula's Midnight Terror 2018 Experience!

Team Gregula's Midnight Terror 2018 Experience!
Midnight Terror Haunted House meets Team Gregula, and what a terror it was! Though it wasn’t at Midnight…but that’s not important. This marks the second time for us visiting Midnight Terror in Oak Lawn IL. The haunt has definitely improved since last year which was a bit lack-luster. For one thing, the low bridge maze... Read more »

Haunt Review 2018: 13th Floor Haunted House Chicago

Haunt Review 2018: 13th Floor Haunted House Chicago
Greetings mortals and morsels! It’s finally Halloween time and that means Team Gregula gets to start Haunted Housing again. Our first stop is a fang-mily favorite that we have been coming to for the past few years – 13th Floor Haunted House Chicago. 13th Floor Haunted House Chicago is located in Melrose Park, IL just... Read more »
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Long lines and scary hallways at Basement of the Dead Haunted House

Long lines and scary hallways at Basement of the Dead Haunted House
Every kid was afraid of going into their creepy basement. It’s cold, dark, and who knows what’s down there? Imagine how scary it would be to go into a basement that was not only full cobwebs, dust, and possibly roaches…but actual dead things that want to harm you?? Well if that is the case, then... Read more »

Happy Halloveen from Team Gregula

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Happy Halloveen from all of us at Team Gregula! For a treat, no trick, please vatch this recently dug up video from 2010 that follows the horror hijinks of Count & Countess Gregula as ve filmed host segments for our highly anticipated ‘Spook-tacular Special’ that year. Included is an exclusive intro by Svengoolie from WCIU and... Read more »

Haunt Review 2017: Statesville Haunted Prison & City of the Dead

Haunt Review 2017: Statesville Haunted Prison & City of the Dead
Well it’s been a few years since our last visit, but Team Gregula decided to check out the mother of all haunts in the Chicagoland area – Statesville Haunted Prison! Located at Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm in Lockport, IL, it’s a bit of a hike from Chicago city limits but we were pretty sure it would... Read more »
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Haunt Review 2017: Scream Scene Haunted House

Haunt Review 2017: Scream Scene Haunted House
So there’s haunts with giant budgets and Hollywood type sets, but sometimes it’s fun to just check out a good old fashioned local community haunt. So Team Gregula decided that a visit to Scream Scene Haunted House in Skokie, IL was in order. Located in the Skokie Park District building at Oakton and Rt. 41, it... Read more »