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Photo Contest Pick of the Month

Our “pick of the month” favorite photo for May was extremely competitive! Thanks to everyone who submitted pictures. Good luck in the year-end competition in…

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Bridget Bishop, Hanged, June 10, 1692

Hysteria, wrongly accused for a crime you didn’t commit, tried, and hanged; try and picture what life was like in Salem Village, 1692.  The people…

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Spotlight on the Salem Witch Trials

We commemorated the anniversary of the hanging of Bridget Bishop, the first victim of the Salem Witch Trials, on June 10.  The Witch House hosted…

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Salem Arts Festival This Weekend!

The 8th annual Salem Arts Festival will be held June 3-5th.  The popular free event will feature over 80 artists and performers, and includes a…

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The Work of Rodin Interpreted in Dance

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) and BoSoma Dance Company present 101 days of modern gestural performance in the museum’s headlining exhibition, Rodin: Transforming Sculpture. Dancers…

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Essex Street Pedestrian Mall by Stephanie Travers
Photo Contest Pick of the Month for April

Congratulations to Stephanie Travers, whose image, “Essex Street Pedestrian Mall,” has been chosen as the Destination Salem Photo Contest “Pick of the Month” for April!…

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Live Entertainment at CinemaSalem gets [Expletive]

Sh*tfaced Shakespeare at CinemaSalem. Photo Credit: Creative Salem I laughed so hard I cried. Seriously. That was my mantra for days after seeing “Sh*tfaced Shakespeare”…

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“Mortified” joins the Mass Poetry Festival

Would you stand up in a crowded room and read allowed, into a microphone presumably, from your adolescent journal?  That is what people will be…

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Fashion and Vision in Salem on Friday Night

The Salem Arts Festival is going to light up Old Town Hall with a locally-sourced fashion show on Friday night.  Featuring fabulous fashion from local…

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Historic Burying Grounds

Salem has three cemeteries that are significant to the Witch Trials of 1692. The Howard Street Cemetery is said to be where Giles Corey was…

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Photo Contest Pick of the Month for March

Congratulations to Robert Mercado, whose image, “Sailing Away in Salem,” has been chosen as the Destination Salem Photo Contest “Pick of the Month” for March!…

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Bell and Watson

There were a lot of posts on social media this week commemorating the anniversary of Alexander Graham Bell’s first telephone call.  I saw an article…

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The Witch in the Wood

The new feature film THE WITCH was released nationwide today after a series of premiere events that culminated in a fantastic evening of history and…

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2016 Salem Guide is Now Available!

Packed with information about places to stay, things to do, tours to take, food to eat, boutiques to shop, and films to see, the 2016…

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Salem on a Budget

This itinerary is part of our Tuesday series of suggested ways to explore Salem. These itineraries are not available as a package, and are only…

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Elephant on Board

I suppose every town has unique and quirky history, but Salem sure seems to have more than its fair share.  Salemites have been involved in…

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