NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It’s not Halloween yet, but Mayor Bill de Blasio opened the doors to Gracie Mansion, helping New Yorkers get into the spirit of being spooked.
On Tuesday night, the de Blasio family opened their home to the public, turning it into a haunted house for one night.READ MORE: Times Square Shooting: Intense Manhunt Continues; Sources Say Shooter Known To Police For Illegal Vending In Area
“It’s the first time I heard of a mayor hosting a Halloween party,” guest Carol Archer told CBS 2’s Weijia Jiang.
Inside and out, the grounds were covered with makeshift tombstones and grim reapers.
“It was very scary,” one child said.