The House of the Seven Gables

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If you enjoy history and literature, The House of the Seven Gables, located in  Salem, MA, is an interesting take any time of the year. The house was made famous in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel, The House of the Seven Gables, published in 1851. For some, an October visit to the house and to Salem, in all … Read more

Paula Cole at Shalin Liu and Rockport Two

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Last year’s trip to Rockport inspired me to visit again. I was able to pop into more shops, experience more of the town, spend time on the beach and put my feet in the water…and see Rockport native Paula Cole perform at the Shalin Liu Performance Center. I have long wanted to catch a performance … Read more