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Cops on Halloween

This is Halloween

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Categories: halloween

Today is the big day, Halloween in Salem Mass.  Friends who just got into town said that the MBTA Commuter Rail from North Station to Salem was almost 100% full.  The streets must be cleared of all vehicles by noon and all traffic will be blocked off by 4pm. Hundreds of cops from surrounding communities […]


2009 DARQ Gala

Sublime Salem sweet sounds and suds sipping

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Categories: art, community, dance, events, family, halloween, motorcycles, music, nightlife

The closer we get to Halloween in Salem Mass the more you can feel excitement in the air. The 3rd annual SALEM HARVEST FEST Salem Harvest Fest presented by Pamplemousse & Magic Hat Brewing takes place this Saturday, October 24th from 2 – 6 pm at 294 Essex (Salem Y Ballroom) is a grand tasting […]


Today Show Cast in bad pose

Today, Rocky Horrible and Pumpkin Bikers

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Categories: community, events, family, halloween, motorcycles, movies, music, nightlife

More jam packed days this weekend in Salem MA, regardless of the impending bad weather. Today Show in Salem… almost You may have heard the rumors that NBC’s Today Show is coming to Salem.  Well – sort of… The  cast of the Today Show will not be here but crew will be filming a segment […]


Halloween Carnival

Are you ready?

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Categories: community, halloween, music

There is so much going on we just can’t devote a post to each item without spamming the heck out of you. So here are a few highlights for Thursday and Friday October 15th & 16th. If you are on Twitter friend us @saleminsider so you can get real time updates and info. Darq does […]


Salem's Super Info Booth

Salems Bizarre Bazaar – Haunted BizBaz

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Categories: community, events, fall, family, halloween

Each year the Salem Chamber of Commerce hosts the Bizarre Bazaar or BizBaz for short. This year the BizBaz is on Saturday and Sunday October 10th & 11th from 10am – 5pm. According to their website Fun for all ages this street festival has something for everyone. Crafts, jewelry, paintings, stained glass, and other unique […]


Salem MA Zombie Walk

Salem Zombie Walk 2009

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Categories: dance, halloween

Our friend Christine emailed us with a request to “pimp out” the Zombie Walk so how could we resist. The Zombie Walk, a relatively new tradition in Salem is open to everyone and fun for both participants and onlookers.  This event is not run by the city so you wont find it on the official […]


Vampre with Baby

Salem kickes off Halloween season with Haunted Happenings

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Categories: community, events, halloween

Every year here in Salem the city shifts into overdrive for the month of October as we enter Halloween season and kick off Haunted Happenings. According to their website: You are invited to America’s most exciting Halloween festival in the bewitching seaport city of Salem, Massachusetts.  A month of fun for the entire family. Discover […]


Mobile Command Vehicle

Whose got a Halloween Hangover?

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Categories: halloween, photos, tourism

It’s Monday November 3rd and residents of Salem can once again walk down the streets unencumbered by vendors, tourists, tours, cops and fellow residents. It seemed like a rather tame Halloween with an estimated 100,000 people coming in to town.  More were expected due to the great weather and the holiday falling on a Friday.  […]