From Rae Francoeur:

February 24, 2011 – “Art Throb responds in the moment. It straddles print and digital, with its lively hot list broadcasts to online subscribers each week and its stacks of print editions delivered to local stores and restaurants monthly. It gathers itself around a theme for a few issues, then embraces an entire community as a way to test new ground in a subsequent issue.” Read more >>

– Rae Francoeur is a freelance journalist from Rockport who interviewed the staff of Art Throb

From The Salem Gazette

July 22, 2010 – Art Throb, a community-driven online magazine that highlights the role of art and culture in the everyday lives of those living on the North Shore, turned one year this June. “It’s been a wonderful and busy year,” said founder and editor-in-chief Dinah Cardin. “We’ve been embraced by the community on so many levels, from arts organizations to the business community to individual artists and the faithful readers.” Read more >>

From Karen Smith at Salem Patch

“When asked about the timing of a new print magazine, McCrea said ‘Salem is on a cusp, a renaissance. We believe the way to go forward is to go backward, picking up traditional media, such as the print magazine. We not only want Salem residents to be where they live, we want them to live where they live. This guide will be a mirror to Salem, amplifying it…It is for locals and for people who want to live like locals’. ” Read more>>