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

April 26th, 2015

Salem Salutes Itself with Community Service Awards

Who are the “best of the best” when it comes to business & community activity over the past year in Salem Ma? The Salem Chamber of Commerce asked residents to select from 36 nominees in six categories. Over 1900 people responded. Awards were handed out at the 93rd annual Celebrate Salem Awards Dinner, on April […]

March 31st, 2015

Twelfth Night Reaches Beyond The Stage

Community is a key element both on-stage and off in the current production of William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night  by the Salem Theatre. Running now through April 12th, it is a story of a community upended by a shipwreck and how those involved take to comedy and music to solve their dilemmas. And as a city […]

October 9th, 2013

Salem restaurant landscape changes… again.

Out with the old and in with the new or semi-new.  So many changes have taken place in the past couple of weeks we wanted to list them out for you to keep track. The Great Escape OUT – It was revealed this week that they chose to close up shop and sell to a fun couple […]

May 13th, 2013

Growing Nearer Every Day: Salem Farmers’ Market

Harvest time is almost here, June 13 to October 24.  For you. Get ready to reap the benefits of living within an active Farmers’ Market community in Salem Ma. where producers sell their locally grown and produced items direct to you. No middle person. Let your senses be your guide. You can see, touch, and […]

April 26th, 2011

HAWC Walk

Another sure sign that spring is here (even if the weather sucks today) is the annual HAWC walk in Salem. Some of you may be aware of HAWC, an acronym which recently changed its meaning from”Help for Abused Women and their Children” to “Healing Abuse Working for Change”.  I’m guessing that they jumped on the […]

April 13th, 2011

Bloody Marys & Cool Music

We are all looking forward to a fun new event happening this Sunday over at The Lobster Shanty, Salem Rhythm and Booze. One of our occasional contributors, Forrest Frazier, has been working on a fun website that mashes up social networking and social drinking, SeeMyDrink.com. And if you know him you know that he used […]

March 30th, 2011

Spring Fling

It’s time to dust the cobwebs off the old blog and get back to some sort of regular updating. What better way to kick things back off than with the annual Spring Fling.   On Saturday, April 2nd from 6 – 9pm , Salem Massachusetts will host the fourth annual SALEM SPRING FLING: A GARDEN […]

October 6th, 2010

Here we go again…

The first weekend in October Salem residents notice that a switch gets flipped and all of a sudden we live in a different place. This is nothing new but for some people who live here it tends to be a hassle while for others its their bread and butter. Regardless of which side of the […]

September 27th, 2010

Lobster Shanty on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives airs TONIGHT

Back in June, Salem’s own Lobster Shanty was visited by Food Network’s Guy Fieri, host of Diners, Drive-in’s and Dives and are featured on tonight’s episode (September 27th at 10:00 PM). There will be a viewing party hosted by the Lobster Shanty, where you can also sample beers by the Mayflower Brewing Company, all beginning […]

August 12th, 2010

Salem fire victims need your help

Yesterday a close friend of ours Libby Rowe and her parents lost their Salem home and beloved dog to fire. Unless you have personally experienced a loss by fire its hard to imagine. You aren’t just displaced and loose the comfort of your home, you also loose all your possessions; your TV, your clothes, your […]

July 15th, 2010

Salem Farmers’ Market 2010

The second year of the Salem Farmers’ Market kicked into full gear about a month ago. The success of it’s first year all but guaranteed a second season and most likely was the advent of a new summer tradition here in Salem. The return of the Farmers’ Market is a welcoming site. Not only did […]

May 20th, 2010

Coven artisanal market, cafe, dessert bar

Coven 281 Essex St Salem MA 01970 (212)444.2490 (yes that is a NYC exchange) Coven market in Salem soft open While the big opening day isn’t until Memorial Day weekend we stopped by the new market/cafe the other day to check it out. The shop is not fully functioning but they do have some fun […]

April 26th, 2010

Zipcar in Salem? You can make it happen.

We all know that Salem is a very walkable city.  Where it falls flat for many residents of the down town and surrounding neighborhoods is the lack of a quality grocery store. Sure, there are a few Stop & Shops and Market Baskets near by but not really withing walking distance. And I realize you […]

March 11th, 2010

Salem’s Third Annual Salem Spring Fling

It’s that time again to join Magic Hat, 92.5 The River & our friends over at Pamplemousse for the Third Annual Salem Spring Fling!! Salem Spring Fling is a fun event that we look forward to every year.  Like the ancient Bacchanalia this celebration of spring abounds with wine, women and song. It’s also the […]

January 5th, 2010

Burn Baby Burn

If you are anything like me you are thankful that the Christmas (holiday) season is behind us. All the rushing around getting last minute presents, making and eating a ton of food, drinking too much egg nog can finally be put to rest for a year. Now its time to get back on track and […]

December 18th, 2009

Salem Wine Women with Miss Mouse

Editors Note: Jessie is a Salem resident, one of the top food bloggers and author. Her new book “The Hungry Mouse presents A Holiday Feast” would make a great Christmas present *hint hint*. Thanks for sending us this great write up of a fantastic Salem event. Salem Wine Women So you guys know that we […]

October 23rd, 2009

Sublime Salem sweet sounds and suds sipping

The closer we get to Halloween in Salem Mass the more you can feel excitement in the air. The 3rd annual SALEM HARVEST FEST Salem Harvest Fest presented by Pamplemousse & Magic Hat Brewing takes place this Saturday, October 24th from 2 – 6 pm at 294 Essex (Salem Y Ballroom) is a grand tasting […]

October 19th, 2009

Salem MA on Facebook

Everybody is on Facebook these days, heck my grandmother is trying to send me growing flowers, drinks and updates on her black sheep in Farmville.  So it makes perfect sense that Salem Mass would find its way on to Facebook. As is the case with most social media, the City of Salem is not in […]

October 16th, 2009

Today, Rocky Horrible and Pumpkin Bikers

More jam packed days this weekend in Salem MA, regardless of the impending bad weather. Today Show in Salem… almost You may have heard the rumors that NBC’s Today Show is coming to Salem.  Well – sort of… The  cast of the Today Show will not be here but crew will be filming a segment […]

October 15th, 2009

Are you ready?

There is so much going on we just can’t devote a post to each item without spamming the heck out of you. So here are a few highlights for Thursday and Friday October 15th & 16th. If you are on Twitter friend us @saleminsider so you can get real time updates and info. Darq does […]

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