The posts on this page are from a variety of Salem blogs and the views expressed are those of the individual blog author.

November 27th, 2014

Turkey Day Means Still More to Do and See in Salem

Thanksgiving may signal that the year is almost over— but not as far as activities to see and do in Salem Ma! So, as you go about your Turkey Day preparations at home, or on way to grandma’s house (or wherever you are going), here are some ingredients for the rest of the year: Holiday […]

December 8th, 2013

Gables Tour— Christmas Banned In Salem

Christmas in New England. Today a warm picture of snow outside the home with family gathered around a tree & gifts, or family gathered around the dinner table, smiling and ready for a feast of food. But ’twas not such in early Massachusetts history. And no, you can’t blame the Salem witches for that. As […]

December 1st, 2013

Salem- A “Must See” Stop For A Different Holiday Season

December is here, and so begins the “other” celebration season for which Salem is gaining a reputation. Salem Ma? Ground zero to spook central, as some have called us, becomes a tourist attraction for all things relating to a warm & toasty family holiday? Yes Virginia, there is another Salem. We will begin with Historic […]

November 30th, 2008

A season of giving

With the economy the way it is these days it seems that everybody is looking for some sort of government bail out. And while we are happy to bail out any of our Insider friends (just ask the SPD) we wanted to do something worth while this holiday season. This site makes a few bucks, […]

November 26th, 2008

Thanksgiving rolling into Christmas

I realize that its the day before Thanksgiving, most people have a short work day.  Bartenders on the other hand have their busiest day of they year today.  But I digress… The day before Thanksgiving brings about Salem’s transformation into Christmas season.  The Essex Street Pedestrian Walkway is strewn with lights, lamp poles have wreaths […]