August 31, 2020

As anyone who has a healthy amount of skepticism would, I tend to search for logical explanations for things, even for the crazy occurrences that frequent Shaker’s. All too many times here, though, I turn up empty-handed in my search.

I was just about to begin with the...

* This post begins as a story already shared by our Tour Guide, Aundrae, but told in a different perspective from one of our bartenders. *

When I started bartending at Shaker’s last September, I was intrigued by the building history. The spirits residing in the 100-year...

January 31, 2019

One of those all too frequent nights when I cannot sleep. At 3:45 AM, I call it a night and head to the office to fire up the computer and work on another chapter of this book I'm behind on. I then traipse into the kitchen, lights off and fire up the water for a cuppa...

Aundrae, being a veteran tour guide here at Shaker’s, has had her fair share of paranormal experiences whilst giving tours. As an intuitive and spiritually inclined empath, she tends to feel the energies around her more intensely than some others might.

The smaller, mor...

January 15, 2019

I’m a cat person.

So when I first started at Shaker’s and heard that one of our resident basement shadow people was a cat, I was more enthralled than put-off. With Michelle, our tour supervisor, reporting that she even felt it rubbing up against her legs on certain occa...

January 8, 2019

Having been an employee at Shaker’s now for about four and a half months, I’m beginning to really get a feel for this building and its’ residing spirits. It’s an anomalous experience – yet, somehow, I feel so contented.

There is one spirit in particular who I feel I vib...

November 8, 2018

On Sunday, October 21st of 2018, Shaker’s Cigar Bar began our Séance event series for the first time in years. Evoking the spiritual world via seances specifically is something that we’ve refrained from doing for quite some time due to some risky occurrences from the p...

June 17, 2016

Put on your best suit or flashiest dress and get ready to travel back in time! Did you know Wisconsin was a hotspot for speakeasies during the Prohibition era of the Roaring Twenties?

Whether it’s historical refurbished bars that were home to real operating speakeasies...

June 9, 2016

Shakers Cigar Bar has a pop up location at The Yard outside of the Iron Horse Hotel this summer.Shakers is offering select cigars to hotel-goers. Here is a list of the cigars that we will be promoting all summer long.

CAO Moontrance:

Wrapper: Cameroon

Binder: Connecticut...

April 29, 2016

Summer is a busy time for all of us, but sometimes we find ourselves unexpectedly free on a beautiful day. This is about the time when we start making calls to friends, and planting the seed for plans that day, which usually boils down to a conversation something like...

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