Check out Karaoke Night at Opus Underground

You'll love singing karaoke with your friends at Opus in Tuesday nights.  Source: Opus via Facebook

If you live in Salem, MA and haven't had a meal at the Opus sushi restaurant and bar, you should add that to your calendar. But, as great as their food is, the real jewel of the Opus is downstairs in the Opus Underground. The Opus Underground is a cozy little space below the Opus where the real fun happens. The atmosphere is reminiscent of a … [Read more...]

Enjoy a Tasty Meal At Howling Wolf Taqueria

The Howling Wolf Taqueria boasts some of the tastiest authentic Mexican cuisine found near your Salem apartments.  Source: Howling Wolf Taqueria via Facebook

  You will find that there are many great restaurants in Salem near our apartment community. When you have a taste for outstanding and authentic Mexican taqueria food, you should visit Howling Wolf Taqueria. The menu selections at this taqueria are extensive and delicious. You can indulge in the best quesadilla, tacos, specialty tacos and … [Read more...]

Pick Up Some Penultimate Pasta for Dinner at Jean Louis Pasta Shop

The Jean Louis Pasta Shop boasts some of the best Italian pasta and like cuisine found near your Salem apartments.  Source: Facebook

For most people, food is just that: food. Something you eat because you’re hungry and something you want to taste good. Yet food can also be art and anyone who watches cooking shows on television knows the importance chefs put on the import look of the food on the plate. One such person is Jean Louis Fabor and you can check out his work at the Jean Louis … [Read more...]

Enjoy a Sunday Jazz brunch at the Hawthorne Hotel

Sunday Jazz Brunch at the Hawthorne Hotel boasts an immaculate menu full of cocktails, excellent entrees, and much more!  Source: Hawthorne Hotel via Facebook

Sunday mornings in the summer are best spent relaxing especially if you've had a busy week at work. To wind down in style, check in at the Hawthorne Hotel near Hawthorne Commons on the weekend of June 13th and enjoy their popular Sunday Jazz Branch on June 14th, 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM. It's the favorite treat of many residents of Salem apartments, and it's … [Read more...]

Taste Terrific Pizza at Mandee’s

Mandee's Pizza boasts some of the tastiest 'za found near your Salem apartments.  Source: Facebook

Whether you're throwing a party for your friends or just settling in for a night of Netflix, pizza is still the best comfort food to have around. And when it comes to the best pizza in town, you can't go wrong with Mandee's Pizza, an Italian restaurant that's only around 10 minutes away from Hawthorne Commons. Mandee's isn't fancy, but it offers delicious … [Read more...]

Audacious Art Is On Display at the Peabody Essex Museum

The Peabody Essex Museum is one of the top museums and art galleries found near your Salem apartments.  Source: Facebook

You don't need to travel to The Louvre to get your art fix. There isn't a lack of art exhibits in Salem that you can explore, and one of them is the Audacious art exhibit at the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM). Supported by the East India Marine Associates of the PEM, the Audacious art exhibit (officially named Audacious: The Fine Art of Wood from the Montalto … [Read more...]

Bust-a-Move at One of Rockafellas’ Latin Dance Parties

Rockafellas is a terrific place for anyone who loves to go out dancing with their friends.  Source: Pixabay

Whether you're looking for ideas to spice up your date nights or are just trying for fun ways to stay active, you'll want to mark Wednesdays on your calendar for a trip to Rockafellas in Salem, MA. Wednesday nights are made for Salsa at Rockafellas' Latin Dance Parties. Every Wednesday night from 8:00 - 11:30 PM, Rockafellas heats up with the sound of … [Read more...]

The Misery Islands Promise Everything But Their Namesake

The Misery Islands are a great place for anyone in Salem who's looking to "stretch their legs", get some exercise, and otherwise get back to nature.  Source: Tripadvisor

Living in Salem, you probably have ventured down to see the sights such as Salem Harbor and the views of the North Shore.  You might be aware of some of the majestic beauty that nature has bestowed upon Salem right along with some man made masterpieces of architecture and design. Yet, some of the natural beauty is just beyond the shores surrounding Salem. … [Read more...]

Have a Blast Playing Nerd Trivia at the Flying Saucer

Flying Saucer Pizza Co.

There are so many fun things to choose from when you live at Hawthorne Commons, which is why we've dedicated an entire section of our blog to highlighting all sorts of things to do around Salem -- like Nerd Trivia at the Flying Saucer! If you and your friends think you're on the nerdy side, why not put it to the test with a Nerd Trivia challenge … [Read more...]

Treat Your Pooch with a Trip to Leslie’s Retreat Dog Park

Leslie's Retreat Dog Park is a fantastic place to take your pooch for some socializing and exercise.  Source: Facebook

One of the things our residents love the most about living at Hawthorne Commons is that our community welcomes pets! If you're looking for something you can do with your furry friend, why not grab a Pooch Pass and go check out Leslie's Retreat Dog Park? If you're a dog owner, you know that your dog needs plenty of exercise to stay happy and healthy. … [Read more...]