The parade begins!

Wicked Wednesdays Children’s Parade – Salem

The annual Salem Haunted Happenings Wicked Wednesdays Children’s Parade was a huge success despite Mother Nature’s best efforts to cut the fun short! This event was presented by Creative Collective and the Phoenix School in Salem MA.

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Vampfangs is now open in Salem Ma. They hosted a wonderful day long opening ceremony featuring Dr. Bones Marvels, Nosferatu and more! Photos by Creative Collective.

Vampfangs opens in Salem!

One of the more exciting ribbon cuttings to happen was courtesy of the all new shop in Salem Vampfangs. Featuring sideshow acts by Dr. Bones Circus of Marvels, appearances by local characters including Nosferatu, a visit by the Salem Chamber and the Mayor of Salem Kim Driscoll this was NOT your typical opening celebration! 

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Pastrycast Episode 8 – D’orsi’s Bakery and the new Creative Collective offices

In this episode recorded back in the early summer, Josh and Alyssa talk about D’Orsi’s bakery, the new Creative Collective offices, Peabody’s downtown, the lack of diversity in Bar Harbor, Maine, preservation, and how Samuel McIntyre was a subdivision developer at heart

Alyssa cops to her new addiction to Front Street Coffeehouse, and there’s more Phillips Library talk (you thought they were done, didn’t you?).

Plus Josh admits to knowing way too much about the history of the MBTA’s compatibility issues. And they even talk about weed! With special technical glitches in the recording!

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Retonica sets the mood with expert lighting at the Winter Island Drive In

PHOTOS – Winter Island Drive in Series – Hocus Pocus

An amazing night was had by all at the August edition of the Winter Island Drive In Series presented by Salem Parks and Recreation and produced by Creative Collective. Every month throughout the summer Creative Collective transforms Winter Island into a drive in and incorporates many creative and artistic elements making for one of the most popular summer options in Salem!

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Salem Photos – Salem Celebrates the 4th of July

Mayor Kimberley Driscoll is pleased to announce that Salem will hold its Independence Day celebration at the Salem Maritime National Historic Site on Derby Wharf on Wednesday, July 4th.

“There’s no better place to celebrate Independence Day than in historic Salem,” said Mayor Driscoll. “Start off bright and early at Salem Common for the annual reading of the Declaration of Independence, spend the day visiting the City’s numerous historic sites and attractions, dine at one of dozens of remarkable restaurants, and end your day at historic Derby Wharf for all of the festivities.”

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North Shore Pride Parade and Festival 2018

Photo Gallery – North Shore Pride Parade and Festival 2018

The mission of North Shore Pride, Inc is to promote the general welfare and unity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community within the North Shore, and to advocate for the acceptance of the members of the LGBTQ community by the broader North Shore community

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Photo Gallery – Red Herring Morris Dancers present a Kettle of Fish – Salem MA

On June 16th the Boston-based Red Herring Morris Dancers came to Salem, MA for the 2018 Kettle of Fish, an annual event where Morris and Rapper teams from all over New England come to Boston and the surrounding areas for a weekend of dancing, singing, and general noisemaking.

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Get Hooked! North Shore Music Theatre Presents ‘Peter Pan’ the High-Flying Musical Adventure

Beverly, MA:  Bill Hanney’s award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) continues the 2018 Musical Season with the family favorite musical,PETER PAN, set to take flight beginning on Tuesday, July 10 and playing through Sunday, July 22.

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Meet the Organization – The House of the Seven Gables

In 1668, merchant and ship-owner John Turner built a house on Salem Harbor that was destined to become one of America’s most beloved historic homes. Designated a National Historic Landmark District in 2007, The House of the Seven Gables is best known today as the setting of world-renowned American author Nathaniel Hawthorne’s 1851 novel.

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Meet the Venue – Streetside at the Cabot

We’re Streetside at The Cabot and we are excited to be the new music venue on the North Shore! As the “little sister” of The historic The Cabot, our programming will be diverse and fun! Come on down and see what we are all about either before or after your favorite concert, or for one of our special intimate performances throughout the week! See you at #Streetside!

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Meet the Business – The Castle: A Board Game Cafe

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Salem Photos – North Shore Pride Month Flag Raising

The mission of North Shore Pride, Inc is to promote the general welfare and unity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community within the North Shore, and to advocate for the acceptance of the members of the LGBTQ community by the broader North Shore community. The organization engages in activities designed to promote greater understanding of LGBTQ issues by engaging in fundraising activities and partnering with allied individuals and organizations

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