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

March 6th, 2011

Not a Dull Moment…

August 30th, 2010

Destination Salem’s Photo Contest

It was another beautiful weekend in Salem! Were you here? And did you take any pictures?Do you have the next cover image for the 2010 Salem Visitor Guide? If you do, submit it to Destination Salem’s 2010 Photo Contest!Visit Salem.org for details an…

July 9th, 2010

This weekend’s six

It’s been crazy-busy at Destination Salem lately. We are pulling together Destination Salem’s 2010 Guide to Haunted Happenings, talking with cruise lines (Blount Small Ship Adventures is coming to Salem three times this summer!), working on budgets, a…

September 14th, 2009

It’s Fall Restaurant Week in Salem!

Salem’s Restaurant Weeks – presented by the Salem Chamber of Commerce – is a great opportunity to get out and eat – especially if you’re like me and have Champagne taste and a family-to-feed budget.Fall restaurant week began on Sunday and runs through …

September 5th, 2009

Salem, Boston, Salem – a great excursion

We had a plan today. The plan was to take the Salem Ferry into Boston, switch vessels to the New England Aquarium Whale Watch, and head out to Stellwagen Bank for an afternoon of stellar whale watching. We had visions of humpbacks and minke whales da…

September 4th, 2009

Salem Farmers’ Market

I stopped by the Salem Farmers’ Market yesterday, as I try to do each Thursday, and was delighted that I was in time for fresh eggs. The eggs have been incredibly popular, and some days the farmer is gone by the time I arrive at the market. I was, we…

September 2nd, 2009

Destination Salem’s 2009 Guide to Haunted Happenings is Here!

You’re invited to the 28th Annual Salem Haunted Happenings, October 1 – November 1, 2009. I hope you can join us!The brochures, which arrived in Salem yesterday, are being distributed far and wide. If you have already requested information on visitin…

August 27th, 2009

Photos of Salem

Here are a few scenic pictures of Salem that I like. It’s a beautiful time of year to visit, so plan your trip now.If you have a better picture of Salem, submit it to the Destination Salem photo contest! Submission information is online at Salem.org.T…

August 19th, 2009

Antique & Classic Boat Show This Weekend

The Antique & Classic Boat Show at Hawthorne Cove Marina has become a perennial favorite of summer in Salem. This year, organizers expect forty classic yachts to be on display, and some will be open for public tours. Primarily dating from 1860-191…

August 15th, 2009

Lots going on this weekend –

Just a reminder to get out there! It’s a beautiful weekend, so come on out and sail aboard the Schooner Fame, cruise with Mahi Mahi, do Art activities at the Peabody Essex Museum, listen to awesome Jazz at Salem Willows during the Salem Jazz & Soul…

August 12th, 2009

Parking & The Salem Farmers’ Market

The Salem Farmers’ Market has been WILDLY successful. The farmers have served nearly 20,000 happy customers on Thursdays this summer. We are real localvores, because Nearly 1700 people came out on a rainy Thursday for their fresh tomatoes, monkey bre…

August 10th, 2009

Another tall ship to visit Salem this summer

We really miss our tall ship Friendship, but I appreciate the National Park Service’s efforts to bring visiting vessels to port. The Kalmar Nyckel’s visit from Delaware during the Salem Maritime Festival was terrific. As a vessel, she provided us all…

August 4th, 2009

New Package at the Hawthorne Hotel

This new package came across my inbox this morning. Look for it on the Salem.or/deals page soon!The Golden Age of Dutch Seascapes Exhibit Package (Through September 7, 2009) This package highlights another great exhibit brought to us by the Peabody …

August 3rd, 2009

Salem Businesses are Best of Boston, Best of North Shore

Boston Magazine showered praise and affection on a few deserving Salem business in their 2009 Best of Boston issue, as did North Shore Magazine in their annual Best of the North Shore (BONS) issue. We are so excited to see our beloved businesses get t…

August 3rd, 2009

Save in Salem with the MassValuePass

The third iteration of the MassValuePass is currently in circulation, and it can save you money! If you are not able to download a pass from MassVacation.com, or you download your pass, print it out, and then leave it on top the dishwasher, not to be r…