Shop for “Christmas in July” in Salem

Feeling festive knowing that Christmas is just five months away? The summer months are a wonderful time to take advantage of Salem’s maritime attractions and…

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See Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” at the North Shore Music Theatre

The North Shore Music Theatre is currently presenting its production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, with matinee and evening performances through July 30. With…

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Summertime Day-Trip Itinerary to Salem from Boston

Looking for day-trip ideas from Boston? Salem is located just 16 miles north of the city, making it a convenient and memorable day-trip to take…

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Salem Celebrates the Fourth

Festivities include children’s events, a military flyover, Pops concert, and Fireworks. Mayor Kimberley Driscoll is pleased to announce that Salem will hold its Independence Day…

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See the Sights from Salem’s Heritage Trail

Salem’s Red Line – or Heritage Trail – exists to guide visitors between historic sites and destinations. Intended to inspire self-guided exploration, there are a…

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7 Tall Ships to See in Salem Before Sail Boston 2017

Seven sailing ships will be in port in Salem before joining the 44 additional tall ships taking part in Sail Boston 2017. From June 13…

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9th Annual Salem Arts Festival

The Salem Arts Festival returns for its ninth year with a weekend full of family-friendly programming devoted to the arts in our community. The event…

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Augmented reality is coming to Salem Maritime

Things are about to get virtually interesting at Salem Maritime National Historic Site! Boston Cyberarts has commissioned four internationally acclaimed artists–John Craig Freeman, Kristin Lucas,…

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FAME’s Visit to Sail Boston Recalls Tumultuous War of 1812

by Capt. Michael Rutstein Although the Salem-based schooner FAME is one of the smaller vessels attending next month’s Sail Boston event, she has a fascinating…

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“Ocean Liners: Glamour, Speed, and Style” at the Peabody Essex Museum

  Ocean Liners: Glamour, Speed, and Style, the latest exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum, details the design and technical sides of these grand vessels…

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Zagster Bike Share comes to Salem

Zagster and the City of Salem has just launched a new “on-demand” bike share service that is going to be a terrific resource for residents, commuters, and…

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The Maritime Fan’s Guide to Salem, MA

With the sailing season is just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to start planning a maritime fan’s visit to Salem, Massachusetts. Most known…

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Remarkable Women of Salem

March is Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating the women who have contributed to Salem’s history over the years.  This year, 2018, we live in a…

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10th Annual Salem Film Fest

Salem Film Fest is one of the largest documentary film festivals in New England, and it has been featuring exceptional works of film for the…

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Where to Find the Best Margaritas in Salem, Massachusetts

Looking for the best margaritas in Salem, Massachusetts? Luckily there are plenty of spots around the city serving cool, refreshing margaritas perfect for celebrating Cinco…

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A Hot Chocolate Crawl in Salem, MA

Does the winter weather have you down? Why not warm up with a cup of hot chocolate? Thankfully Salem, Massachusetts is home to plenty of…

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