July 27, 2020
Before we launch back into the regular season episodes fully, Jennifer catches us all up with what's been happening at the Lofts and at the Ridge, including a few new details, and even a spooky sneak peak into what comes next.  But first, where were we?
July 10, 2020
Quarantine has lasted somehow longer than 2020 itself, and it might be high time to get back to the cabin, back to "real life" or whatever that is nowadays.  Are you ready?
June 29, 2020
This short story was also based on a suggestion from a Neighbor and Patron! We'll take a ride with a health care professional as she starts her long day working through the pandemic -- and as if that wasn't a scary enough, she'll have even more tagging along.
June 18, 2020
This short story was chosen by the Neighbors in the podcast Facebook discussion group....and I swore I'd never go /there/ :) In this little tale, we'll spend some time trying to figure out just what is going on with all the missing people at the lake.
June 12, 2020
In this little story, we find out from Lyric if there is anything more relaxing than a wonderful, and perfect bath. Turns out, yes, yes there is.
May 22, 2020
What happens when you've been forced to stay home, but home has grown to be the last place you'd like to stay?  You take as much time as you can before going back...
May 17, 2020
So many are trying to do what they can to help out during this pandemic, and some have found distraction and production in pulling out their dusty sewing machines and making masks.  In this shorter tale, two roommates do what they can to help, and just stay safe, and alive during self-isolation.
May 12, 2020
This next short little spook takes place in a neighborhood Jennifer knows well -- but we'll hear about it from Trish, and her townhouse neighbor Connor. Special thanks to listener Jules Anne for providing the name of a  character in this Quaran-teeny! She also wins an e-copy of the Anthology "Asylum" of which listener Marie Sterling is a contributing writer.
May 7, 2020
People are stuck home, they're watching a lot of tv, they're getting a lot of grandiose ideas about their prospective know how this often goes terribly awry...
May 2, 2020
Our second "Quaran-teeny" touches on one of all of our biggest nightmares right now --- running out of toilet paper! Join Jack as he does a little at-home amateur ghost-hunting to catch the spirit who he believes is stealing his precious commode-ity!
April 27, 2020
As announced, we will be releasing an anthology of short spooky tales while the quarantine continues.  When folks are ready and life is less topsy-turvy, we'll return to the regular storyline episodes.   Our first "Quaran-teeny" was based on requests from a special listener, Neighbor and Patron, Jennifer S.  She was looking for a spooky tale about gardening, spring time and spending time with her flowers.  We also incorporated a few names that are favorites of hers.  Enjoy!
April 13, 2020
With things more than unsettled in the city, we'll spend this episode watching the woods.  Round back with Max and Theo, meet new neighbor Nyles, and share a chilling afternoon with Adelaide, all at the Ridge in this fourth episode.
April 1, 2020
It's April 1st, and it seems that ghosts keep track of the date, even when the calendar means nothing to the living anymore.
March 23, 2020
Times are complicated, and everyone at the Lofts is just doing their best to get through it all, together.
March 9, 2020
Things have grown a bit dark at both the Lofts and the Ridge in this episode, but we'll meet a new neighbor, Evie, and hear her story.  We'll also check back in with Jennifer, John, Dani and Benjamin too - plus get an update on the renovations at the cabin.
March 6, 2020
Since some expressed a bit of concern for Alabaster and his well-being after Episode 2, I thought it was a fine time to let his voice be heard.  Sit back for a different kind of ghost story from days before the Lofts! Alabaster is voiced by the crazy-talented CK of Mirths & Monsters. Music promoted by Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported (CC BY-ND 3.0)
February 17, 2020
In this second episode of Season Two, we'll split our time between the Lofts and the Ridge, where things get a bit chilly.  We will also get to meet Theo and Max, as well as Josef and Whisper.
January 31, 2020
For the second season of Haunted Happenstance, Jennifer is bringing all of us, and some spooks, up north and into the woods.  In this premier episode, we will see just how we wound up there, and just what is waiting for us a top the mountains and between the trees.
December 24, 2019
Along with all of the amazing and unique shows in the Straight Up Strange Network (, we at Haunted Happenstance want to wish you all a very happy holiday season and safe and healthy new year! ((Poem by Clement Clarke Moore; Wish Background by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (…) Source:… Artist:
December 13, 2019
Season two is creeping around the corner, and until it's here, have a quick glance at what's happening with Jennifer, John and company...
November 19, 2019
In this fourth, and very special volume of our Share the Scare, you're hearing from my amazing Patrons! In honor of #ThankYouPatron day - I've given them the stage to share their own scary stories for your enjoyment.  Can't wait for you to listen to my super talented, caring and perfectly spooky supporters!  Please consider supporting some of your favorite indie podcasts,  Our show can be found at
November 1, 2019
Oh, just one more thing. Or a few, actually.  Trust me, they're important.
October 31, 2019
It's Halloween, the building is in full spooky mode, and the Neighbors are coming together to celebrate, and then, afterwards, hopefully leave the rest in peace.
October 29, 2019
For this very special Halloween Straight-Up Strange Crossover episode, I am joined by Jaden of Straight-Up Enigmas and Meranda of All Things Dreams!  Together we cover a topic intersecting our three shows, I tell a fictional story, Jaden shares a true-crime analysis, and Meranda covers the sleep side - all about Homicidal Sleepwalkers.
October 20, 2019
Just as things are ramping up, they're also winding down, and the Residents are figuring out a bit more about what's going on.  Seems everyone has a role, time to call them out.
October 7, 2019
It's time to connect the dots, and some stories, as various neighbors get together and realized they have quite a bit in common, specifically some spooky situations.  This episode we chat with the Matthews, Dani, Wayne and Charlie; Meaghan and Nan; Ricky and Dorothy, and a few others... And someone is clearly looking to get even more creepy information out of them, Halloween is on its way after all!
September 23, 2019
With the residents finally making a few connections, and working together, it's got a lot of people thinking, and re-thinking things.  In this episode, we'll no longer be left in the dark when it comes to a few things different people know...
September 13, 2019
It's Friday the 13th! It's a Full Moon! It's our ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY! And to celebrate appropriately, I've got a special bonus episode from BEFORE the lofts -- I'm taking you back to the early days of my childhood, and classic horror. Sit back and turn off the lights, things are about to get a little dark and campy! We are lucky enough to have guest voices in this episode of Canadian Girl from Nothing Ever Happens in Canada, and Tara of 3 Spooked Girls!
September 8, 2019
It's high time that the residents in the building start piecing things together, and devise a plan on just what to do next.  Join Josh, Alyssa, Jennifer, Dani, Meaghan, Zahra and more and hear just what they've been experiencing, and discovering, at at the Lofts.
August 23, 2019
This time around the neighbors are having more than their share of welcomes and farewells.  We will catch up with Naveen, Charlie, Neil, Mallory and others as they try to navigate through what's happening in their building, and in their lives.  We'll also find out just what sort of interesting plans Zahra has brewing, all while the police get a helping hand from an unanticipated source.   This podcast is part of the Straight Up Strange Productions Network.
August 12, 2019
For our third volume we will have a Ladies' Night of Fright to Share the Scare.  Tonight we'll feature the hosts of The Medium Matters, Some Kind of Brown, A Girl and Her Horror, Spellcast, All Things Dream and Not Your Little Lady.  We also have a special story from listener and patron, Whitney. This podcast part of the Straight Up Strange Network.
August 4, 2019
Just when some pieces of the puzzle are finally falling into place, other people, and other things, are decidedly out of place.  In this episode we catch up with Dani, meet her mom, Jennifer, Cami and Eliza, and lastly, Mallory.  Welcome back to the Lofts!
July 11, 2019
As the temperatures rise in Boston, a frigid chill is draping the lofts as more inexplicable things happen - in this episode we'll hear from a bunch of the residents, and find out a few more pieces to the ongoing puzzle as well.   Haunted Happenstance is part of the Straight Up Strange Productions Network.
July 4, 2019
For Independence Day, join me for some hauntings and ghost stories fit for a President, or even created by a President.  Sit back as we explore some of the best spooks lingering in the White House!
June 24, 2019
With strange things happening more often than not, several of the residents in the building have just realized this has now become the norm for them.  We'll catch up with Dani, Vidya, Eliza, and Charlie, and a few others will also make an appearance.
June 10, 2019
For the 20th Episode, we have a special crossover with Dear Murder Street and the Carroll sisters, where their paranormal and true crime show offered advice to Heather about the twins - be sure to check out Episode 19 of their show "Dear Lost at the Lofts". We also catch up with Zahra, Ricky and Neil! Haunted Happenstance is now part of the Straight Up Strange Productions network, check out the other shows in the lineup at!
May 27, 2019
A few questions are answered while we spend time catching up with Alyssa, Meaghan, Jennifer, Sophie and more...But as seems to always be the way at the lofts, we're left with even more questions than we began.
May 13, 2019
Spring might have started a few weeks back, but a deep, grey chill has since settled over Boston, and everyone is feeling it, has the warm weather, and overdue sunshine come at last? This episode sheds some light on just what has been happening, and all from a very different perspective.
May 6, 2019
In our second volume we Share the Scare from even more of my podcast friends, featuring stories from Jen of Our True Crime Podcast, Edward of October Pod, Augie of Short Stories by Augie P., Aaron of Your Three Stories, Kevin of Can't Make This Up History, Ari of Pop Culture Mythology and Lindsey of Cutscenes and Cupcakes!
April 30, 2019
To celebrate "Half-Halloween" some of my favorite podcast friends are joining me to "Share the Scare!" In this volume you'll hear the "House of Horses" by Canadian Girl of Nothing Ever Happens in Canada; "Working with Spirit" by Melissa of The Haunted Ride, "The Quiet" by Vanessa of Fabled, and "Who is Watching You?" by Cam of Our True Crime Podcast. The stories are truly scary, but not all of them are which is which?  Stay tuned to find out! Caution: This episode has adult language and content
April 15, 2019
In a special Patriot's Day episode, Dani reveals a painful part of her past, and Boston remembers those lost on this day six years ago.
April 8, 2019
What isn't going wrong at the lofts? Sophie is missing, Cynthia is missing, and now Tess has uncovered some things she REALLY needs some help working through, let's check in and see what else is going on too, as if this wasn't enough.
March 25, 2019
Spring is finally here, but the tone in the building is anything but light.  We catch up with a few ladies in the loft, while Jennifer takes a break, and tries to find Sophie.
March 16, 2019
In celebration of Saint Patrick's Day, Jennifer shares some irish-flared ghost stories from both Boston, and Meaghan's home across the pond - Cork Harbor.
March 11, 2019
Nights have been without sleep at the lofts, and it's making for some weary days.  As it were, quite a few of the residents are having a hard time believing what they're seeing, or at least making sense of it.  Join us to see just what's happening with Dani, Meaghan, Cami, Eliza and Vidya.
February 25, 2019
A condo in the building is for sale, but no one knows who lived there? Fathers are finding out their daughters are hiding some secrets, and Sophie makes a new friend.  It's been an interesting stretch at the lofts, come join us!
February 13, 2019
Enough has happened in the building that Jennifer is starting to wonder how it all relates, and is feeling a bit fearful for all of her neighbors.  Catch up with several of the residents in this episode to see what else has been happening, and get to know the newest ladies from the first floor.
January 28, 2019
Things have started to escalate in the lofts, and some of the residents, Jennifer included, are starting to work it out that this is not just some run of the mill strange set of incidents or coincidences.  There's something more serious going on, and things just got physical.
January 14, 2019
With a new year upon them, the residents struggle to piece together the strange happenings occurring in the building, and in their lives.  Revisit Alyssa and Meaghan's horrifying night, catch up with Neil, and a secret of his, and share a frightening meet up between Dani and Charlie.
December 25, 2018
Check in with the residents of the lofts to see how they're observing a coincidental Christmas tradition.
December 24, 2018
It's Christmastime at the lofts - and things are a bit more scary than merry for some of the residents.  Jennifer catches up with the girls, Mallory visits her mom in the hospital, we get to know some more about Vidya and Nora, and we even meet a new hunky neighbor -- a single man in residence at last!
December 12, 2018
If you've had the feeling that the residents in the lofts are all a bit too nice, things are about to change.  Catch up with Zahra, Wayne, Mallory and Brandon, and meet someone new from the second floor.  At least her dog is nice!
November 26, 2018
In this episode, we meet the Matthew's family on the third floor and catch up with Dani and her therapist.  We also get to visit Neil in the hospital as well as follow-up with Alyssa.  And of course, strange things are always!
November 11, 2018
In the wake of Halloween, the residents of the lofts are trying to piece together exactly what is happening to their quiet little building, all while more confusing coincidences continue to take place.
October 30, 2018
This Second Halloween Bonus Episode shares even more stories from beyond the lofts, including tales of how photographs can shape our memories, and experiences with the dead.
October 28, 2018
The Halloween festivities might be winding down for the night at the lofts, but the spirit and activity, is just getting started.  Find out what happens when you trust four pre-teens with a Ouija board, and more, in Episode 6!
October 21, 2018
It's finally Halloween time, and the residents of the lofts are gathering for a little spooky soiree!  Meet Zahra, Josh, Alyssa and Mallory, and see what happens when the scariest nights of the year creep into the building!
October 15, 2018
This Halloween Bonus Episode shares stories from beyond the lofts, including tales of famous, and not-so-famous, ghosts haunting the neighborhoods of Beantown and beyond.
October 7, 2018
An unsettling night for the residents leaves several of them searching for answers....and for the little girl who has seemingly disappeared?  Wayne, Neil, Dani and Meaghan all try to make sense of what is going on, but somehow, things keep getting stranger and stranger.
September 28, 2018
In this third episode we meet Brandon and Tess, learn how they met, and get to join them as they have one inexplicable and creepy evening at home.  What is going on in this building?
September 21, 2018
In this episode, Jennifer starts to settle into her new Boston home, and we get to meet her neighbor Dani, who is certainly a bit of a character.  Meaghan also makes a small cameo, as does the infamous, Alabaster.  Things are just starting out for sure, but somehow, they're already starting to get a bit spooky.
September 11, 2018
Have you ever wondered what draws certain people to stories and places filled with mystery, fear and the inexplicable? In this pilot episode of Haunted Happenstance, we meet Jennifer and follow along for her move into Boston, and into a very special building.  Find out if it is merely coincidence that has drawn her and her neighbors to this creepy place, or is it something more (or spookier) than that...
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