Church Street Cafe

Albuquerque, NM

The new owner found that the building was haunted by Sara Ruiz, Rufina Ruiz’s mother, a healer, or “curandera.” Her ghostly voice was heard yelling at the new owners to “Get him out of here, now!” referring to a contractor (the ghost was unhappy about the renovations being done to her home). Sara’s apparition has been seen in the café wearing a long black dress.

Church Street Cafe, Albuquerque, NM (Ghost Stories)

On occasion, the dolls in the china closet at the entrance to the Church Street Cafe move. Some turn around. Some shift in place. A few press …

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Church Street Cafe, Albuquerque, NM (Weird Travels)

More of the ghost stories of the Church Street Café. I was interviewed for this one to tell some of the more popular tales.

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Church Street Cafe, Albuquerque, NM (The Hauntings of Sarah Ruiz)

A documentary by Kya Garduno, 13 yrs old. This documentary looks into the history of the "Church Street Cafe" in Albuquerque's Old Town. Kya …

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Church Street Cafe, Albuquerque, NM (More Ghost Stories)

Casa de Ruiz is said to have been built not long after the founding of Old Town in 1706. The building was a U-shaped hacienda style residence made …

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Church Street Cafe, Albuquerque, NM (Personal Experiences)

During an investigation at the café, two of SGHA’s team members and two reporters from the Lobo Daily, both skeptics, heard knocking coming from the…

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Church Street Cafe, Albuquerque, NM (History)

Casa de Ruiz, which literally translates to "the house of Ruiz", has a long and distinctive history. Unfortunately much of this history has been …

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