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

March 24th, 2009

Literally Salem: The Salem Literature Festival

Salem has all sorts of thriving scenes that the average tourista would never find if s/he wasn’t looking for it.  Take for instance our local wordsmiths.  We have done articles in the past about Author lectures and events pertaining to improving your writing.  Recently Cornerstone Books hosted an Editor speed date.  Writers are alive and […]

January 14th, 2009

Snow Storm Photos

The other day via Twitter and myspace we asked people to send us their pictures from this past weekend’s storm. We had a few submissions from readers and picked a few snaps by our own photographer to give you this little gallery of wintery goodness. Enjoy. in front of salem Five Bank by Moon*Child   […]

January 11th, 2009

Salem Snow Day

This morning we woke up to a winter wonderland.  One of the first things I did was dispatch our intrepid photographer to capture the beautiful blanket of snow.  So while most of you were snuggled in your bed he was out being a shutterbug.  We will have a bunch of pix up on our flickr […]

November 3rd, 2008

Whose got a Halloween Hangover?

It’s Monday November 3rd and residents of Salem can once again walk down the streets unencumbered by vendors, tourists, tours, cops and fellow residents. It seemed like a rather tame Halloween with an estimated 100,000 people coming in to town.  More were expected due to the great weather and the holiday falling on a Friday.  […]

October 30th, 2008

Here come the freaks

Salem in October is a freak magnet. Many of us who live here grumble a bit when we need to make our way through town or driving in or out.  Parking is a beast.  But all those little irritations fade away if like many residents you let yourself get lost in the Halloween spirit. Tomorrow […]

October 9th, 2008

I like Turtles

We all know that Zombies like turtles, but did you know that in addition to last weekend’s Zombie Walk there are more fun filled zombie festivities in Salem this October Halloween season? Salem State College is participating in  “Thrill The World“, a 25th anniversary commemorative event celebrating Michael Jackson’s Thriller – perhaps one of the […]

August 8th, 2008

We have a winner

Many thanks to everyone who voted in our second photo contest Summer In Salem.  The voting closed today and with over 20,000 page views and a few hundred votes we have a winner.  Keela B. who tells us;
I’m not a Salem resident, but my sister and her fiance live in Salem so I’m in town […]

August 5th, 2008

Let the photo contest voting begin.

The submissions are in for our second photo contest Summer in Salem, and I’m pleased to say we have some great photos. Thank you to everyone who took the time to send over a photo.  A big thank you goes out to all the businesses who stepped up and donated prizes. Now it is up […]