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

June 7th, 2011

Sweet weather, sweet performance, sweet art in Salem over the weekend

Congratulations to Salem Main Streets and the organizers of the Salem Arts Festival this past weekend.  Fantastic weather was a golden backdrop to excellent art – and art of all kinds.

Here are a few pictures I took of the Main Stage on the Essex…

April 29th, 2011

Jazzy Blues Brunch

Here’s a fun idea for brunch on Sunday, May 15.  I hear that Whose Muddy Shoes is a great band, and the Waterfront Hotel is a lovely location.  Proceeds from the brunch benefit Salem Main Streets, which needs our support to continue producing…

April 25th, 2011

Spring into Health the Witch City Way

 
The second annual Salem Health & Wellness Week is right around the corner!  Our health and wellness businesses are collaborating to provide a week to refocus your health and exercise routine.  We’ll all need it after April vacation…

February 5th, 2011

Ice sculptures worth a trip

21 ice sculptures were installed throughout downtown Salem this morning.  The weather was gray, but the sculptures were wonderful, and the chocolate plentiful – proving yet again that Salem is So Sweet.

My boys and I walked around town and saw 18…

February 4th, 2011

Salem So Sweet Starts today!

The chocolate is brewing, the ice is chilling, and the weather is going to hold off just long enough so we can revel in chocolate, wine, and all things Valentine.  Salem So Sweet kicks off tonight, and the specials run all week.  Visit Salem….

January 10th, 2011

Mark your calendar for Salem’s So Sweet!

Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival features 18 ice sculptures!
Organizers Salem Main Streets, the Salem Chamber of Commerce, and local retailers, restaurants and businesses invite you to attend the 9th annual Salem’s So Sweet…

December 6th, 2010

Downtown Salem Holiday Window Contest

This is the last week to vote in the Downtown Salem Holiday Window Contest!  Every vote enters you into a raffle for a holiday stocking! 

Here are some pictures from last year’s competition…

This is a great excuse to walk around downto…

September 19th, 2009

Sophia 200!

This evening I had the pleasure of attending the surprise 200th birthday celebration for artist, journalist, and travel writer Sophia Peabody Hawthorne. Most of us know Sophia as the wife of novelist Nathaniel – and it does seem she deserves great cre…

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…