I went to Salem this weekend and it was much more than I ever expected. Salem, Massachusetts is known for the infamous witch trials that took place between 1692 and 1693. More than 200 people were accused of practicing witchcraft, 20 of which were executed. Now, Salem is like the Mecca for witches, wiccans, pagans, […]

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She had blue hair, and she told me I had once been a witch. Salem, Massachusetts, is many things — a traditional New England maritime town, the epicenter of the art scene on the North Shore of Boston, a tourist trap full of cheesy museums and certified weirdos. But, above all else, it remains the […]

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1. Cape Cod Whale Watching You can take a fast ferry from Boston Harbor to Cape Cod. From there, head out and go find the whales! There’s no Moby Dicks out there, I checked. 2. Salem Remember reading “The Crucible” in high school? Boston Harbor Cruises runs a ferry from Boston to Salem. Since Halloween […]

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By Steph Solis, Staff Writer @stephmsolis It’s the most wonderful time of the year. That’s right, free candy and Frankenstein costumes (or, better yet, Miley Cyrus costumes). This week’s roundup is dedicated to Halloweekend, as Boston has tons of haunted happenings scheduled. If you’re not into that, maybe you’ll enjoy the Vegetarian Food Festival or […]

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By Jasmine Ferrell, Staff Writer @JasmineInBoston For my last and final haunted entry, there was no question about where I would focus. It had to be Salem, a moderately short journey on the commuter rail. Ever since I was accepted to a Boston school, I’ve made it a goal to visit Salem during the Halloween […]

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