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

October 16th, 2017

21+ Salem Haunted Happenings

With live music, Halloween balls, and a local cidery, distillery, and brewery in town, Salem has a lot to offer the 21+ crowd this October….
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December 27th, 2016

Kick off 2017 at Launch! and Launch… Light It Up!

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 […]

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 22nd, 2009

Friday – flick or frolic

Tough Choices.  It’s getting out of control here in the Witch City.  Roving bands of tourists hunting for ghosts and goblins day and night. Strolling through the cemeterys has now become a contact sport. And trying to get a seat at your favorite restaurant or bar is as difficult at finding a spot on the […]

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 1st, 2009

Burning Shadows: An organic mix of cinder and circuitry

Burning Shadows: An organic mix of cinder and circuitry One of the cool things about many of the funky shops in Salem Mass is that they are not mired down in corporate bullpoop and will do things you would never find in mainstream shops.  A great example of that is a new show at the […]

August 14th, 2009

Weekend warrior

The days may be getting shorter, but that just means we get a little more time to enjoy the remainder of our summer nights. Special Events / Festivals Salem Jazz & Soul Festival 2 days of free music this weekend! Saturday, August 15, 10:45 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sunday, August 16, Noon – 6:00 p.m. […]

June 24th, 2009

Hot fun in the summer time?

Did you hear? It is officially summer.  I wouldn’t blame you for not knowing, if you look outside its been gloomy, dreary, rainy and all around craptastic.  People have been on the twitters moaning about having only three days of sun in June and how they want to beat up the weather man with a […]

May 22nd, 2009

Weekend Warrior

Us peeps at the Salem Insider seem to have gotten absorbed in our little microcosms recently and have realized that we haven’t done a “Weekend Warrior” post in a long time, but with the long weekend and things heating up in Salem what better time to post than now. The kick-off for summer has reinvigorated […]

April 8th, 2009

The Darq Gathering

Do you like to save money?  We do.  Do you like when promoters do fun events in Salem?  We do.   Then you might just be interested in the Darq Gathering. Usually this type of event doesn’t happen here in Salem untill the Halloween season us upon us, which is why this weekend April 11-12, is […]

April 7th, 2009

Pickled Spirits

About a month ago,  we heard and reported on some rumors that Spirits existence was in a state of flux. The rumors were vehemently denied, despite some events being canceled. And yet, over the past few weeks Spirits has remained super low key. There have been barley any signs of life on the inside, the […]

March 30th, 2009

Spring in Salem

I realize that the weather still sucks, its cold, rainy and overcast.  Get ready to put the winter blues behind you because a sure sign that spring has sprung is right around the corner. The Lobster Shanty of Salem opens up for the season I know I’ve said it before but it’s like the swallows […]

March 19th, 2009 Presents… Discount Variety Tonight!

I totally ripped off got this post from one of our twitter friends.  He pointed me in the direction of a Boston based comedy blog written by Nick Zaino.  Tonight head over to CinemaSalem for a few laughs, music and home grown film. Discount Variety at CinemaSalem Tonight is the second edition of […]

March 5th, 2009

From the Rumor Mill

If you follow us on twitter @saleminsider, then you might have seen some interesting ongoings regarding Spirits.  For the rest of you I’ll fill you in with the official info. We received an email and a tweet from a performer who was scheduled to play at Spirits but when he showed up they were not […]

February 27th, 2009

Weekend Warrior: February 27 &28

Special Events / Festivals Salem Film Fest February 26 – March 5:  It kicked off yesterday and is running for a week.  This is your best opportunity to see all those killer documentary’s you order up on Netfilx in a actual theater.  Don’t miss out of this once a year opportunity. Check out for […]

February 20th, 2009

Weekend Warrior: February 20th & 21st

I’m sorry we haven’t posted much this past week but thankfully all our current contributors are putting in massive hours in their respective real world jobs. Hopefully things will slow down a bit shortly and we get moving on the backlog of post ideas.   Thanks, Glen Huhges Special Events / Festivals Not much going […]

February 6th, 2009

Weekend Warrior: February freeze

Special Events / Festivals 7th Annual Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival Chocolate & Wine Tasting Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut Street, Salem, MA Friday, February 6 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm This luscious tasting event, now in its 7th year, features wine and chocolate samplings from many of Salem’s restaurants and sweet shops. […]

January 23rd, 2009

Weekend Warrior: January 23rd & 24th

Special Events / Festivals Brunch under the Yellow Umbrella January is cervical cancer awareness month and Sixty2 on Wharf  wants to spread the word about cervical cancer prevention. You can  join them for brunch this Sunday and listen to live music from Qwill and host Christine Baze from the Yellow Umbrella. Mothers bring your daughters and […]

January 19th, 2009

The coronation of Barack Obama

The queen of England had an elaborate ceremony, Pope John Paul II’s was broadcast around the world and  Napolean’s was ledgendary,  but they will all pale in comparison to the $150 million extravaganza being thrown when our exhaulted president-elect is sworn in as the next best thing to the baby Jesus.  While some people think this […]

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