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Six Haunted Restaurants You Need to Try Near Boston

At some Boston-area restaurants and bars, the spirits aren’t just behind the bar—at least, not if you believe the spooky tales that abound in historic […]

Home & Property

So You Want to Live in Salem?

1. Pick Your Price Point Salem might be one of the few places in Greater Boston where you can buy a house without breaking the […]


The Best Places to Eat and Drink in Salem, Massachusetts Right Now 

Massachusetts’s most spellbinding seaport may experience a peak tourist season every October, but to be honest, the North Shore city’s restaurant scene is strong enough […]

Life & Style

The Ultimate Fall New England Bucket List for 2023

Is there anything better than autumn in New England? The sun is still warm and bright, the leaves are radiant, and the humidity has finally […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Boston Restaurant Openings, Summer 2023

Summer is underway, and as we alternate between recurring thunderstorms and sweaty 90-degree days, exciting restaurants are opening in and around Boston. Below, find a […]

Arts & Entertainment

By the Way, There’s a Work of Art Made of Human Hair in Salem

Hair is such a fundamental element in how we identify ourselves. Whether worn long or short, colored by nature or otherwise, it has long been […]

City Life

Has Witch City Lost Its Way?

On a recent afternoon, visitor traffic was light at the Salem Witch Dungeon Museum. Outside, near several stockades, two bored-looking husbands sat on a bench, […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Best Events, Shows, and Things to Do in Boston All Fall

Attend an art-world reunion centuries in the making. Besides that empty wall space where a stolen Rembrandt once hung, Renaissance painter Titian’s The Rape of […]

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Home & Property

On the Market: A Salem Single-Family with Seaside Views and Entertaining Spaces

20 Naples Road, Salem Price: 1,350,000 Size: 3,412 square feet Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 3 If you pictured yourself sipping mint juleps and waltzing through a […]


Explore the Unexplainable At These Mysterious Sites in New England

Sure, tourists flock there every fall to see the sights, but Salem doesn’t have New England’s exclusive rights to the mysterious. And while the thought […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A “Witchy Modern” Single-Family Conversion in Salem

121 North St., Salem Price: $665,000 Size: 1,766 square feet Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 1.5 When she set out to renovate this previously unassuming Salem property, […]

Home & Property

Either-Or: A Monochromatic Weston Home vs. a Colorful Salem Manse

Matthew Ortins/Lux Life Productions (Weston); Mike d’Amore/Remark Visions (Salem) 9 Newton Street, Weston Sale Price: $1,265,000 38 Chestnut Street, Salem $1,249,000 28 2,841 square feet […]

Arts & Entertainment

Calling All Hocus Pocus Fans: A Sequel Is on the Way

Attention lovers of Salem, Halloween, talking black cats, and Bette Midler yodeling “boooook”: Rumor has it there will soon be a Hocus Pocus 2. According to […]

City Life

Salem Horror Fest Changes Venues after Dispute over Political Commentary

Update, 10/11/19 1 p.m.: This story has been updated to add context and comment from Essex Heritage officials. Having to relocate a film festival months in the […]

Arts & Entertainment

Here’s How a Salem Film Festival Is Tackling the Political Horror Show of the Trump Era

As the witching hour approached on November 8, 2016, Kevin Lynch watched the presidential election results through his fingers, scared to look at the TV. […]