Welcome to 5 Things You Need to Know Today, your place for useful facts. We'll provide this early morning digest each weekday to keep Salemites and Salem Patch users in-the-know.
- This morning, we'll be bringing you a tour of Salem (and Marblehead) from Disney's cult classic Hocus Pocus. While doing research for the piece, with lots of help from our Patch team, we found a website, which let us in on some mistakes in the film. If you're a fan of the film, you'll enjoy it. Check it out here.
- Yesterday on Twitter, we asked Milk & Honey if there are any autumn treats we should be on the lookout for. This is what's on the tasty list theses day: "Fall caramels, mini pumpkin pies baked on site, pumpkin cheesecake and maple sugar candy to satisfy your sweet tooth….Yum!" Check out on Church Street and on Twitter. Be sure to join our Twitter conversation.
- Have you taken our poll about ? Take it today. We'll be revealing the results soon, so be sure to let us know how you feel.
- There are so many Haunted Happenings events on tap and we welcome more. If you have an event or event an announcement, follow these directions to .
- Patch has launched , the Halloween queen herself. Be sure to enter the contest. We want Salem represented. After all, nobody does Halloween better than us!
To find out what else is happening today in Salem, check out our events calendar.