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

July 30th, 2010

Al fresco dining in Salem

There is a new trend for Salem restaurants and its not some magical ingredient or new state mandated rule: it’s going au natural with dining outside. Al fresco dining in Salem, MA is nothing new. Salem institutions like the Lobster Shanty and Finz have predicated their business model on it. Victoria Station has some great […]

July 15th, 2010

Salem Farmers’ Market 2010

The second year of the Salem Farmers’ Market kicked into full gear about a month ago. The success of it’s first year all but guaranteed a second season and most likely was the advent of a new summer tradition here in Salem. The return of the Farmers’ Market is a welcoming site. Not only did […]

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. […]

July 7th, 2009

Hamlet – on tour

Salem’s very own Rebel Shakespeare Company, based on Winter Island in Salem, is taking their production of “Hamlet” on tour. I happened upon a production last year of Romeo & Juliette done by the RSC which was quite entertaining and different from most Shakespeare I had seen in the past. The young actors a preform […]

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 […]

August 29th, 2008

Weekend Warrior: Labor day weekend 2008

Special Events / Festivals
Jocelyn Callahan Benefit – This Friday night The Gulu-Gulu Café in Salem is hosting a fundraiser to help the Callahan family deal with their tragic loss.  Machine 475 will be heading the evening. Donations of any kind are welcome (we will be hosting a live auction that evening).  Cover charge will be $10 […]

August 8th, 2008

Weekend Warrior: for the weekend starting 8.8.08

Special Events / Festivals
Essex Street Fair – Downtown Salem & Pickering Wharf this Saturday, August 9 and Sunday, August 10 from 10 am – 6 pm Fun for all ages this street festival has something for everyone. Crafts, jewelry, paintings, stained glass, and other unique items will be featured along the Essex Pedestrian Mall. Street […]