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

August 29th, 2015

First Friday Feels Right at Home on Pickering Wharf

Has it been a month already since the last First Friday at Pickering Wharf? If you missed FF last month, this Friday, Sept. 4th is your chance to experience the interaction between your five senses and all that the Wharf stores have to offer. What bega…

August 5th, 2015

Shopping In Style This Weekend in Salem

Bargains will fill the shelves, counters and floors of stores this weekend as Heritage Days closes out the weekend with the Essex Street Fair, and Pickering Wharf presents the next installment of First Friday. First Friday is a stand-alone monthly acti…

March 4th, 2015

First Friday – Shopping Local at Pickering Wharf

If you’ve never shopped at Salem’s scenic Pickering Wharf (hard to believe), then make March 6th your First Friday there, as the merchants have gotten together to revive the First Friday concept (and even if you have shopped there, you’ll want to make the trip this week). First Friday is a “stay open later” theme […]

May 1st, 2013

Waiting for the Weekend

A new month is upon us and Salem residents know that means first and foremost, First Friday (on May 3rd) when merchants keep their businesses open until 8pm (some even later) to accommodate extra walk-in traffic. But this special weekend also features …

March 29th, 2013

Food, Fun with Friends, and Finds: Salem First Friday

Reputation attained, and rightly so, Salem First Friday is all about foods, fun with friends and finds. The upcoming SFF on April 5th will be more of the same. Merchants open later. Bargains available to those who participate! But what makes SFF especi…

February 28th, 2013

Salem, Shopping and Scavenger Hunt

We have an exciting Salem First Friday on tap this Friday night March 1st!  Over 30 stores are staying open later than usual just for you!  Do you believe in magic— well of course you do if you live in Salem— close your eyes, tap your heels and join us for a magical night! Downtown and Pickering Wharf businesses host special events including […]

February 27th, 2013

Shoppers Rejoice! First Friday Is Upon Us.

Has it been a month since the last one? Yes, and as much fun as that one was, expect more surprises, bargains and samples this Friday, March 1st. Merchants in Salem are saying thank you for your patronage by staying open late and offering special extras.   Capt’s –Premium Steak and Seafood Grill-94 Wharf St: […]