City Life

How a Salem Company Helped Put David Bowie on CDs

David Bowie is dead; long live that beautiful weirdo. In the late-80s, as the compact disc ascended to the music industry’s medium of choice, Bowie […]

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Deacon Giles Distillery Opens Today in Salem

A new distillery is opening its doors at noon today for tastings, tours, and bottles to go. Deacon Giles Distillery is producing the malt-forward Original […]


Wedding Venue Spotlight: Peabody Essex Museum

When Hollywood lovelies Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway roamed the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) for a scene in the 2009 comedy Bride Wars, they were carrying around some […]

Arts & Entertainment

Salem’s Best Halloween Events 2015

This is our 2015 roundup. Check out the 2016 list. Salem is one New England’s best-known haunted hot spots, infamous for their witch trials held […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Landmark Property in Salem

359 Essex St., Salem, MA Price: $799,000 Size: 6604 square feet Bedrooms: 8 Baths: 4 Near Salem town center, the Smith Crosby Endicott House was built by Benjamin Smith […]

City Life

Religious Community Angered by Video of Girl Yelling at Street Preacher in Salem

The religious community is up in arms about a video that shows a young girl yelling “shut up” to a Christian preacher on the streets of Salem […]

Home & Property

On the Market: 14 Pickman St., Salem

14 Pickman St., Salem Price: $759,900 Size: 4,776 square feet Bedrooms: 6 Baths: 4 In 1962, Roland and Mary L’Heureux purchased Salem’s Cook-Kimball house as a place to raise their […]


The City of Salem Is Starting a Cigarette Butt Recycling Program

The City of Salem may be well-known for its Halloween displays and events, but there’s another program taking place in October that puts the North […]

City Life

Salem Mayor: ‘Apparently, Glenn Beck Is Not Happy With Us’

When Mayor Kim Driscoll ended a contract with Gordon College to manage a historic building in Salem because of the school’s violation of the city’s Non-Discrimination […]

City Life

Throwback Thursday: The First Salem ‘Witch’ Is Executed

Verily do I remind you on this Throwback Thursday that on June 10, 1692, in the place of Salem, Massachusetts, a woman was put to death for the crime […]

City Life

Salem Woman Who Lost Her 7-Eleven Job for Giving a Homeless Man Coffee Got a New Job the Next Day

When Ava Lins was taken off the schedule at her job at 7-Eleven in Salem for giving a homeless man a $1 cup of coffee […]

Arts & Entertainment

Salem Film Festival Returns for Week of Quirky, Moving Documentaries

This week, Salem hosts the 7th annual Salem Film Festival, one of New England’s biggest all-documentary film festivals. Dozens of screenings and events are planned […]

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Arts & Entertainment

WGN America Produces First Scripted TV Show, Salem

And just when you thought the supernatural couldn’t grind its way into television any more than it already has. WGN America ordered its first-ever scripted […]

City Life

Salem State Professor Wants Lululemon to Make Yoga Pants For All Sizes

A Salem State University professor has teamed up with a body image expert to fight against Lululemon’s CEO Chip Wilson, after comments he made about […]


Salem's 3Potato4 to Expand to Boston

Photos courtesy of 3Potato4 Salem has been binging on potatoes since this May, when outer space-themed fry shop 3Potato4 launched onto the scene (see what […]