The Salem Insider

Insiders guide to food, entertainment & living in Salem Massachusetts for tourists and residents.

List of nightlife Posts

The Darq Gathering

The Darq Gathering

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Categories: events, nightlife, shopping

Do you like to save money?  We do.  Do you like when promoters do fun events in Salem?  We do.   Then you might just be interested in the Darq Gathering. Usually this type of event doesn’t happen here in Salem untill the Halloween season us upon us, which is why this weekend April 11-12, is […]

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Pickled Spirits

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Categories: business, community, nightlife

About a month ago,  we heard and reported on some rumors that Spirits existence was in a state of flux. The rumors were vehemently denied, despite some events being canceled. And yet, over the past few weeks Spirits has remained super low key. There have been barley any signs of life on the inside, the […]

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The Lobster Shanty Salem

Spring in Salem

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Categories: nightlife, restaurant, seasonal

I realize that the weather still sucks, its cold, rainy and overcast.  Get ready to put the winter blues behind you because a sure sign that spring has sprung is right around the corner. The Lobster Shanty of Salem opens up for the season I know I’ve said it before but it’s like the swallows […]

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FunnyGrownHere.com Presents… Discount Variety Tonight!

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Categories: community, events, movies, music, nightlife

I totally ripped off got this post from one of our twitter friends.  He pointed me in the direction of FunnyGrownHere.com a Boston based comedy blog written by Nick Zaino.  Tonight head over to CinemaSalem for a few laughs, music and home grown film. Discount Variety at CinemaSalem Tonight is the second edition of FunnyGrownHere.com […]

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From the Rumor Mill

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Categories: community, nightlife

If you follow us on twitter @saleminsider, then you might have seen some interesting ongoings regarding Spirits.  For the rest of you I’ll fill you in with the official info. We received an email and a tweet from a performer who was scheduled to play at Spirits but when he showed up they were not […]

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Weekend Warrior: February 20th & 21st

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Categories: movies, music, nightlife

I’m sorry we haven’t posted much this past week but thankfully all our current contributors are putting in massive hours in their respective real world jobs. Hopefully things will slow down a bit shortly and we get moving on the backlog of post ideas.   Thanks, Glen Huhges Special Events / Festivals Not much going […]

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Maybe life is rainbows and unicorns

Weekend Warrior: February freeze

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Categories: events, movies, music, nightlife, theatre, weekend warrior

Special Events / Festivals 7th Annual Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival Chocolate & Wine Tasting Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut Street, Salem, MA Friday, February 6 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm This luscious tasting event, now in its 7th year, features wine and chocolate samplings from many of Salem’s restaurants and sweet shops. […]

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Weekend Warrior: January 23rd & 24th

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Categories: art, community, events, movies, music, nightlife, weekend warrior

Special Events / Festivals Brunch under the Yellow Umbrella January is cervical cancer awareness month and Sixty2 on Wharf  wants to spread the word about cervical cancer prevention. You can  join them for brunch this Sunday and listen to live music from Qwill and host Christine Baze from the Yellow Umbrella. Mothers bring your daughters and […]

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The coronation of Barack Obama

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Categories: community, nightlife

The queen of England had an elaborate ceremony, Pope John Paul II’s was broadcast around the world and  Napolean’s was ledgendary,  but they will all pale in comparison to the $150 million extravaganza being thrown when our exhaulted president-elect is sworn in as the next best thing to the baby Jesus.  While some people think this […]

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