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Essay: How we learned to stop judging and love Halloween - Travel - The Boston Globe

Do you really need an excuse to visit Salem for Haunted Happenings?

Well, if you do, read up.

And don't miss our Boo's Cruise, "for over-21s who crave another excuse to wear their Halloween costumes and release their inner party animals."

Globe North Best Bets - North - The Boston Globe

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out the Globe North's Best Bets for the weekend of 9/12.

Jazz brunch makes cruising off North Shore a delight - Boston Globe

It is 11:30 on a Sunday morning, and about 40 people have settled into the upper deck of the Hannah Glover as it crawls out of Salem Harbor. Some sip mimosas, others close their eyes and look toward the sun as the Andrew Gravel Trio offers Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk.

“I like showing people a good time,” said Will Cole, who stands at the wheel and steers his boat, which will glide over to Marblehead Harbor, the Misery Islands, Manchester-by-the-Sea, and Beverly Harbor in the next two hours before returning to Salem’s Pickering Wharf.