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

October 14th, 2010

4th Annual Harvest Fest

Our friends over at Pamplemousse are at it again. Each fall they serve up a killer event that whets our whistle with some of the finest beverages around. This year they have teamed up with Magic Hat Brewery to bring you Salem Harvest Fest. Salem’s Annual Harvest Fest is a seasonal celebration of great craft […]

March 11th, 2010

Salem’s Third Annual Salem Spring Fling

It’s that time again to join Magic Hat, 92.5 The River & our friends over at Pamplemousse for the Third Annual Salem Spring Fling!! Salem Spring Fling is a fun event that we look forward to every year.  Like the ancient Bacchanalia this celebration of spring abounds with wine, women and song. It’s also 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. […]

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 […]

May 4th, 2009

Salem Ferry

A good number of Salemites who commute to Boston hop on the rail and ride down to North Station each morning. Others spend their time in the parking lot that is route 128 and 93 or money cutting over the Tobin bridge or through the Ted Williams Tunnel. But from May to November there is […]

April 30th, 2009

Top 10 signs spring has sprung in Salem

With the weather here being a veritable roller coaster you might be wondering to yourself, is it spring? The following list should clear up any doubts. 10. Ding Ding.  The trolleys have taken their respective corners for the upcoming bout. 9. The lines to get in anywhere Friday night are getting longer while the skirts […]

April 30th, 2009

Top 10 signs spring has sprung in Salem

With the weather here being a veritable roller coaster you might be wondering to yourself, is it spring? The following list should clear up any doubts. 10. Ding Ding.  The trolleys have taken their respective corners for the upcoming bout. 9. The lines to get in anywhere Friday night are getting longer while the skirts […]

April 15th, 2009

Salem Farmers’ Market

It may not be the down town grocery store that many of the residents are asking for but starting June 25th you can get your hands on some fresh produce at the olde tyme Derby market (aka Old Town Hall). It seems that not much changes in a hundred years or so, our friends over […]

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 11th, 2009

Spring Charity Battle Royale

We were planning on running an article about Salem’s Spring Fling today however, we got a last minute email about another event that made us change this post a bit.  You might remember a post we did called “Wine Wars” discussing how some notable events in town sponsored by Pamplemousse or Salem Wine Imports always […]

December 31st, 2008

Throwing your own New Year’s Eve party

Yesterday we went over a few things to do around Salem, today its all about the DYI NYE. Legal Disclaimer: First and foremost have fun and stay safe.  I know we talk about going out and having cocktails all the time but that’s because Salem is such a great city to walk, that we don’t […]

November 26th, 2008

Thanksgiving rolling into Christmas

I realize that its the day before Thanksgiving, most people have a short work day.  Bartenders on the other hand have their busiest day of they year today.  But I digress… The day before Thanksgiving brings about Salem’s transformation into Christmas season.  The Essex Street Pedestrian Walkway is strewn with lights, lamp poles have wreaths […]

August 25th, 2008

Ice cream round up

Much talk latley in the frozen desert realm has revolved around the NKOTB Rita’s, you might remember we did a review of them a little while ago. But the pinaccle of cool and delicious has to be Salem’s great ice cream palours.  Each of these shops deserves their own post and in time will probably […]

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 […]