January 3, 2023
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MEET THE MEMBER

Meet the Member: North Shore Children’s Museum

by Arielle Kaplan
Interviewee: Ali Haydock (she/her) In your words… Tell us about your organization, business, initiative. The North Shore Children’s Museum is a children’s museum located in downtown Peabody, geared toward ages 2-10. The NSCM believes in providing access to an immersive learning experience for all children, regardless of economic status, physical or mental abilities, or background. As one of the only
January 3, 2023
December 29, 2022
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Community Mapping Salem’s Parks with FIELD NOTES

by joeyphoenix
Images and Story by Joey Phoenix  This fall, Salem Artist-in-Residence Maia Mattson of Stixsense partnered with sound engineer Casey Keenan of Gravity Wave Studios for a unique project highlighting and documenting Salem’s diverse green spaces.  Their new exhibition at Old Town Hall, FIELD NOTES, will pair audio interviews the duo recorded with local individuals impacted by these parks alongside an
December 29, 2022
December 22, 2022
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PHOTOS
Salem

Salem Lights the Menorah – PHOTOS

by joeyphoenix
Images by Joey Phoenix On Wednesday, December 21st 2022 at 12pm local members of the Jewish community and their allies gathered in Lappin Park for the annual lighting of the menorah in Salem. The small event was led by Rabbi Yossi Lipsker of Chabad of the North Shore and was attended by local Salem dignitaries including Senator Joan lovely, District
December 22, 2022
December 22, 2022
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PARTNER STORIES

Salem Pantry partners with Northeast Animal Shelter

by joeyphoenix
The Salem Pantry is partnering with Northeast Animal Shelter to provide free pet food at weekly mobile markets. Guests of The Salem Pantry can bring home free pet food thanks to a unique partnership with Northeast Animal Shelter. On average, the Northeast Animal Shelter donates 450 pounds of assorted pet food per week to be distributed at sites across Salem.
December 22, 2022
December 20, 2022
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PHOTOS

This Year in Photos

by joeyphoenix
2022 was another year for the books! We celebrated, danced, created, built, networked, and were inspired. Here are some of our favorite moments from this past year! Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate and Ice Sculpture Festival – February 2022 The Salem So Sweet Chocolate and Ice Sculpture Festival is an annual tradition in Salem, Massachusetts a decadent tradition of delectable chocolate, sparkling ice
December 20, 2022
December 20, 2022
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MEET THE MEMBER

Meet the Member: Wicked Good Books

by joeyphoenix
Interviewee: Denise Kent (she/her) In your words… Tell us about your organization, business, initiative. Wicked Good Books is an independent bookstore serving the Salem community and its visitors since 2014. As a woman and neuro-diverse owned business, our mission is to provide a welcoming space where everyone can be “seen”; to instill a lifelong love of learning through reading; to
December 20, 2022
December 16, 2022
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Beverly
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SeaView will lift your spirits and remind you of your humanity

by cns2020
By Easton Mills Key art by Matthew Eriksen of Good Brand Partners  Beverly’s North Shore Music Theatre hosted the staged reading of Nate Bertone’s (Letters from War) newest play on Tuesday, December 13th for a sold out house of North Shore locals.  The SeaView Nursing Home For The Newly Deceased centers on six freshly dead spirits and their experience inside
December 16, 2022
December 15, 2022
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Art Installation

Boundaries and Boundary-Breaking in Himalayan Art at the PEM

by joeyphoenix
Spirits: Tsherin Sherpa with Robert Beer On view February 4 to May 29, 2023 The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents Spirits: Tsherin Sherpa with Robert Beer, an exhibition that explores the forces of tradition and innovation through the work of two leading figures in Himalayan art. Nepalese-born Tibetan American artist Tsherin Sherpa creates captivating paintings and sculptures that stretch, bend, reconfigure and
December 15, 2022
December 13, 2022
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MEET THE MEMBER
Salem

Meet The Member: Coffee Time Bake Shop

by joeyphoenix
We are a family owned and operated bakery and coffee shop proudly serving delicious cakes and pastry to the North Shore for over 30 years. Our categories include cakes, specialty beverages, pastries, breakfasts, and more! You certainly won’t find cakes like these in a supermarket! All of our cakes are made fresh right here. All our cakes are handcrafted with
December 13, 2022
December 9, 2022
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Business
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Relationship Marketing and how it’s transforming networking and brand identity

by joeyphoenix
Two experts discuss branding and relationship marketing and why your business needs it. Story and photos by Joey Phoenix If there is a fast track to business success, it isn’t through traditional networking and outdated marketing strategies. It’s through a combination of solid brand identity and a new form of business connection called Relationship Marketing. Tale as old as time
December 9, 2022