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boston_globe

A magical trip to Salem

March 29, 2014

“We also discovered a tantalizing lunch nearby at the Gulu-Gulu Cafe…”

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10 Reasons to Eat, Drink & Think

March 22, 2014

“Today we are evaluating one of my favorite places, Gulu-Gulu Cafe, in lovely Salem, Mass…”

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A Café Life

March 20, 2014

“At once a coffeehouse, performance space, and gallery, Gulu-Gulu Café is a center ground for North Shore Artists…”

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10 Reasons to Drive to Salem

February 27, 2014

“Fuel up and hit the road (or just hop on the commuter rail). The North Shore has a lot to offer the food lover…”

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Salem-News

Taking off with Underwater Airport

January 16, 2014

“As far as we know, Gulu-Gulu Cafe in Salem is neither a spaceship nor a temple. But if you go there Saturday night, when Underwater Airport is playing, there’s a chance you may be transported to another realm.”

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Salem-News

Laughter, music ring in New Year locally

December 26, 2013

If you’re looking for a way to celebrate New Year’s Eve there are several options for entertainment in Salem…

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A Unique and Funky New Year

December 25, 2013

DJ Radio Scotvoid is back and is presenting a New Year’s Eve Discoball…

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Caffeinated and Ready to Sing

October 3, 2013

“The wonderful aroma of coffee, espresso, and latte fill the air…”

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so hip it hurts

July 8, 2013

“Who will be there? Salem. Hipsters doing homework next to intellectuals working on their theses. Families having dinner and those three guys that dress like pirates…”

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Salem, MA – City Guide

June 1, 2013

“Gulu Gulu is my favorite place to eat in Salem. Possibly New England all together…”

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SalemPatch

Salem’s Best Places to Dine Outside

May 1, 2013

“Looking to soak in some spring weather in Salem? Here’s a handy list of some of our favorite places in the city to dine outside.”

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northshore_mag

On the Town: Items for your Salem itinerary

April 15, 2013

“Gulu-Gulu Cafe is a treasured coffee shop, wine bar, and eatery…”

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Yelp’s Crêpes Of Wrath!

February 13, 2013

“Sup, witches! Michele G skipped the Samantha statue to wiggle her nose at Gulu Gulu…”

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ColumbiaInsurance

Things to do with your free time

December 14, 2012

“Check out the Gulu-Gulu Café. For those looking for a more bohemian vibe this is where you want to be.”

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Haunted Pint: Salem Pub Tour

October 26, 2012

“The bar crawl culminates at the grand-daddy of all Salem beer bars: the Gulu-Gulu Cafe…”

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Hoppy Highlights: The Guild takes a trip to Salem

September 12, 2012

“From the moment you enter the Gulu Gulu Café in Salem, Mass. you are transported down the proverbial rabbit hole into a funky bar…”

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boston_globe

Salem without its masks

September 1, 2012

“Stop in for a coffee or a pint of craft beer at The Gulu Gulu Cafe easily Salem’s best spot for both.”

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ReadersChoice

Readers’ Choice Winners 2012

August 24, 2012

Best Craft Beer List/Supply

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NS-ArtThrob2

August Ink

August 1, 2012

“What is summer without some skin art?”

Mary Shea’s photo essay features Lilly, Allison, and Essjay from the Gulu-Gulu Cafe

Cover| Essjay | Allison | Lilly

WBZ

Dogs Banned at Salem Restaurants

July 24, 2012

Bill Shields investigates and mispronounces Gulu’s name a half a dozen times! “The restaurants are barking mad!”

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TVDiner

TV Diner – Destination: Gulu Gulu

July 21, 2012

Modeled after a popular hot spot in Prague, Czech Republic, Gulu Gulu has the feel of a European-style eatery, with all the conveniences of the modern-day Internet café.

And just so you know, the beer list is one of the best outside of Boston.

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BONS_2012

Gulu-Gulu Cafe wins BONS 2012

July 18, 2012


Beer Menu

In addition to the authentic café character—with its avant-garde artwork, lounge-around furniture, and patrons buried in books or absorbed by screens—the Gulu-Gulu Café in Salem is host to so many beers it would take a year to try them all. Offering artisan microbrews, phenomenal flights, and hard-to-find-elsewhere drafts and bottles, Gulu-Gulu is a top-of-the-line choice for this beloved beverage. Gulu-Gulu Café, 247 Essex St., Salem, 978-740-8882, gulu-gulu.com

Readers’ Choice: Ale House, Amesbury. Ale House, 33 Main St., Amesbury, 978-388-1950, amesburyalehouse.com

Killerokapi

Gulu-Gulu Cafe: Salem, Massachusetts (Review)

June 23, 2012

While in Salem, we asked a local where the good lunch food was, and she directed us to Gulu-Gulu Cafe.  The place had a cozy, hip feel to it, and the staff was friendly while not being afraid to joke around a bit.

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BostonRestaurantTalk

Flying Saucer Pizza Company to Open in Salem

June 6, 2012

The folks behind an eclectic cafe on the North Shore are going to be opening a pizza shop nearby with a rather unusual name.

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Examiner

Gulu-Gulu Cafe: Finding a little Europe in Salem

May 28, 2012

“The atmosphere at Salem, Massachusetts’ Gulu-Gulu Café is “warehouse and brick” funky, with a strong community and gathering vibe…”

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salem

In the Witch City, is vegan the new black?

May 17, 2012

“Steve Feldmann will open the Flying Saucer Pizza Company, a pizza restaurant he has already pledged would be vegan friendly.”

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salem

Salem to get pizza place from outer space

May 10, 2012

“This summer will see the grand opening of the Flying Saucer Pizza Company, a new venture from the team that founded Salem’s popular Gulu-Gulu Café.”

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Salem-News

‘We’re still a hot spot’ – Salem restaurants: One closes, and another opens

May 7, 2012

“Gulu-Gulu, the popular cafe tucked behind the “Bewitched” statue, is taking over the lease of its former neighbor, Upper Crust”

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SalemPatch

Flying Saucer Will Land at Upper Crust

May 4, 2012

“The Gulu-Gulu Cafe family has some big plans for Upper Crust’s old space.”

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RamblingZephyr

Glug Glug, or “Gulu Gulu”

March 4, 2012

An interview with Steve, Laura and Jeff at the Gulu-Gulu Cafe.

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Gulu-Gulu Cafe, Salem (review)

March 2, 2012

“We quickly found parking and headed to the Gulu Gulu Cafe which is casual, comfortable, and pug themed…”

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TheDish

The Dish with Dylan Dreyer

March 1, 2012

7-News’ food show “The Dish” comes to the Gulu-Gulu Cafe and tries our Apple & Brie Crepe!

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NS-ArtThrob2

Manning the Open Mic

February 1, 2012

As it’s three year anniversary approaches, the Gulu Open Mic’s co-host Jeff Savlon take a look back….

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SalemStateLog

Gulu-Gulu a Relaxing Place to Enjoy music or Talking

November 3, 2011

“The first step into The Gulu- Gulu Café one will immediately notice that there is something different about this place…”

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BustLogo

Looks Around the World in 80 Girls (Salem MA)

November 1, 2011

Salem (and the Gulu) is featured in the magazine “for women with something to get off their chests.”

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SalemPatch

5 Seasonal Beers (and 100% Organic Zombie Blood) In Salem

October 6, 2011

Salem Patch hit some local watering holes to find out who is in the Halloween spirit.

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SalemPatch

Then & Now: From Gas Light to Gulu

September 20, 2011

“Built for the gas light era, this building has a varied history.”

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TartanNewsLogo

Crepes, Cappuccinos and College Bands

September 19, 2011

In the heart of downtown Salem is the Gulu Gulu Café, an eclectic hot spot where local aspiring artists and musicians perform. Gordon talent regularly highlights the stage.

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BONS2011

Best Beer Menu: Gulu-Gulu Café

August 1, 2011

Best of the North Shore

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CherryOnTop

Cherry On Top: The Adventures of a Ginger Foodie

July 5, 2011

“I think you get the idea that Gulu-Gulu is a 5/5 Star meal meant for all kinds of people on any occasion.”

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SalemPatch

Richard Flynn: ‘Running Down the Road of Life with Shoelaces Untied’

July 2, 2011

“You’ll have a chance to catch Rich and his work this month at the Gulu Gulu Cafe, where his works will be shown together with his friend, artist Greg Orfanos.”

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FreshCup

Letting Go of Your Logo

July 1, 2011

Another operator who has leveraged merchandise with innovative design is Steve Feldmann, owner of Gulu-Gulu Cafe in Salem Mass…

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SalemPatch

The Post In Which I Finally Discover The Gulu Gulu Cafe

June 23, 2011

“Immediately upon walking in I wondered why it had taken me this long to stop by. It is a coffee shop and a bar all in one.”

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Readers Choice Awards 2011

June 1, 2011

June 2011

Coffee Shop: Regional Favorites – Bronze: Gulu-Gulu Café   (PDF)
Bar: Regional Favorites – Salem #1 Choice: Gulu-Gulu Café (PDF)
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Savlon Sounds

April 18, 2011

A write-up on Jeff Savlon, Event Coordinator at the Gulu-Gulu Cafe.

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ArtThrobStreetGuide

The Enigma Men

April 1, 2011

Piece on Dan McGinn (AKA “Black Dog Brother”) and Clay Venture, regular performers at the Gulu-Gulu Wednesday Night Open Mic.

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ArtThrobStreetGuide

Coffee Shop Curators

“From the hair salon on Front Street to the coffee shop next door, downtown business owners sideline as curators…”

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SalemPatch

A ‘Hairy’ Evening at Marchstache 2011

“Mustache enthusiasts of all ages turned out for the Thursday night event at the Gulu-Gulu Cafe.”

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SalemPatch

Grab Some Grub at Gulu-Gulu

February 3, 2011

“The Gulu-Gulu Café is your go-to spot if you’re on the prowl for great atmosphere and food.”

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SalemPatch

Tree Lighting at Lappin Park Kicks Off Holiday Happenings

November 27, 2010

“People began to gather at around 5 p.m. for the lighting, where they enjoyed free hot cocoa and coffee, compliments of the Gulu-Gulu Café. ”

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WorkingCafe

Gulu-Gulu Review

November 1, 2010

“Gulu-Gulu Cafe is one of my favored local haunts particularly because of its spacious atmosphere and delightful menu.”

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La_Presse

Salem envoûté

October 16, 2010

(In French)
Translated: Gulu-Gulu Cafe – Pick of our stay, the Gulu-Gulu cafe offers beer of the world, coffee, healthy sandwiches and salads divine.

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boston_globe

Classic monster movies madden Salem cafe

October 12, 2010

“Each Tuesday in the Month of October, the cafe screens classic horror movies at 8 pm.”

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Working Cafe – Gulu-Gulu Review

September 13, 2010

“Gulu-Gulu Cafe is one of my favored local haunts particularly because of its spacious atmosphere and delightful menu…”

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Bons2010

Best Beer Selection (Reader’s Choice): Gulu-Gulu Café

September 1, 2010

4th Annual BONS – Best of Northshore

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TheNoise

Brian Donnelly & Jeff Savlon Open Mic Shindig (7/14/10)

“The atmosphere in the Gulu Gulu Cafe is thick with creativity. Performers from all around the North Shore are in attendance to put their names in the hat and try to get on stage.”

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SalemPatch

Gulu-Gulu Cafe

“Overlooking Salem’s scenic downtown square at Essex and Washington Streets, the Gulu-Gulu Cafe welcomes visitors with tables inside and out.”

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salem-insider

Al fresco dining in Salem

August 30, 2010

“A few years back Gulu-Gulu came to town and added outdoor seating. Other Salem restaurateurs took notice and started playing that game…”

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NS-ArtThrob2

The Dejas at the Gulu Gulu

August 20, 2010

“The plan for this album is to not only capture what we do musically but to incorporate the spirit and sounds of the Gulu Gulu and the people who inhabit and create the culture and community.”

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salem-insider

New art up at Gulu-Gulu

August 12, 2010

“Matt Maguire is Gulu-Gulu’s artist of the month…”

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Salem-News

Unexpected art transforms unlikely downtown objects

July 31, 2010

“The work of Greg Orfanos has migrated to an unexpected canvas…”

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salem gazette

Thinking outside the box: Local man converts utility boxes into works of art

July 29, 2010

“Greg Orfanos has been helping to beautify Salem — one brush stroke at a time.Orfanos painted mural-style creations on two utility boxes outside Gulu-Gulu Café. Gone are the grayish metal boxes and in their places are one-of-a-kind creations.”

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Salem-News

Salem’s eatery boom creates a new Restaurant Row

July 26, 2010

“The restaurant boom, many say, has brought life to a once-moribund downtown.”

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salem gazette

Salem Unplugged: Local Venues Provide Music for the Folks

April 1, 2010

“At Gulu-Gulu’s (Open Mic), a lively crew of regulars show up to play genre crossing music that includes traditional folk, bluegrass, blues, folk and originals, whatever the performers decide play that night. The Gulu-Gulu also hosts an afternoon open bluegrass jam, every second Saturday of the month, hosted by Henry DuLaurence.”

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boston_globe

Two for the Road… And Away They Went

March 21, 2010

“I crossed the street, past the “Bewitched’’ statue, and went with Danielle to the Gulu-Gulu Cafe, a restaurant that has quickly become one of the anchors of the Witch City night life scene…”

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SalemInn

The Gulu-Gulu Cafe: Salem Goes Funky

March 16, 2010

“The staff is as funky and friendly as the surroundings- piercings, tattoos- anything goes.  Makes an artist like yours truly feel plenty welcome.”

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RedSkies

Around Salem Town – Gulu-Gulu Cafe

March 11, 2010

“If you are looking for the most diverse and palatable selection of beers in Salem, you’ve found it!”

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PRX

The Unknown Stars of Open Mic Night

March 5, 2010

“Every Wednesday night in Salem on Essex Street you’ll see a line outside of the Gulu-Gulu Café waiting for a night of entertainment provided by the musical guests…the locals.”

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Glide

The Dejas – Speeding Softly

March 1, 2010

A nice piece on The Dejas who perform regularly at the Gulu-Gulu.

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Joy Street – A Study of Angst and Pain

January 1, 2010

(This story first ran on Art Throb on May 17, 2009)

“During the past several weeks, more times than I can count, I’ve sat on a couch at Salem’s Gulu Gulu Café beneath a stark charcoal drawing and felt like this frustrated, hands-on-hips, chin-jutted-out, defiant, angry dude, who seems to be engaged in a fiery debate with someone unseen…”

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Salem-News

A Monthly Jam

December 29, 2009

“Bluegrass fans, as well as musicians who like to play that form of American roots music, are invited to attend a monthly Bluegrass Jam at Salem’s Gulu-Gulu Cafe. The event is held the second Saturday of every month and run by Henry DuLaurence, who sings and plays guitar and mandolin at the open jam.”

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Salem-News

Building a SCENE: Local DJ aims to create all-day electronica music festival

December 3, 2009

DJ Radio Scotvoid “creates his own SCENE — Salem’s Chiptune, Electronica & Noise Extravaganza — the second installment of which will take place at Gulu-Gulu Cafe in Salem tomorrow night.”

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GazetteNET

Eclipse, Gulu-Gulu to join Northampton’s restaurant row

December 2, 2009

The Northampton Gulu-Gulu will be a “pseudo-restaurant,” Feldmann said, serving light fare like paninis and salads as well as coffee, wine and beer.

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Radio Scotvoid sets the S.C.E.N.E. in Salem

November 30, 2009

“What do you envision when you think of electronic music?… check out S.C.E.N.E. at the Gulu Gulu Café in Salem this Friday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m”

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Examiner

Gulu Gulu Café in Salem gives comfortable food and atmosphere within the craziness of Halloween town

October 23, 2009

“A stop at the Gulu-Gulu Café in the heart of downtown Salem might not shock or scare, but does offer a good place for lunch on one of Salem’s October days.”

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Polished

Gulu-Gulu Cafe Brings Boston Art Alive

October 1, 2009

“The European-style café is a unique hot spot that promotes and encourages music and art in the Greater Boston area. With something new and exciting to offer every night of the week, the Gulu-Gulu Café is guaranteed to never be a bore.”

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UrbanSpoon

The Vegetarian’s Guide to Dining in Boston

September 17, 2009

“In addition to great food and drinks, (Gulu-Gulu) depending on the night, features live music that makes for a fun night out.”

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GlobalYP

Gulu-Gulu Café In Salem, MA Is More Than Just A Cafe

September 8, 2009

“Gulu-Gulu Café is a great local site providing fun and relaxation to anyone who stops in for a bite and a drink.”

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Suite101

Restaurant Review of The Gulu Gulu Café

September 2, 2009

“Gulu Gulu Café succeeds in crafting an eclectic place that’s good for patrons of practically any age.”

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bon09

4th Annual BONS – Best of Northshore

August 31, 2009

Best Beer Selection (Reader’s Choice): Gulu-Gulu Café

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TelegraphUK

Salem, New England: My kind of town

July 29, 2009

The Gulu (and several other local institutions) is mentioned in this travel report of Salem from the UK.

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readersChoice

Readers Choice Awards 2009

July 1, 2009

Best Restaurant for Lunch (Honorable Mention): Gulu-Gulu Café

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NS-ArtThrob2

Art Throb’s AMAZING Launch Party

June 19, 2009

Last night, tons of people turned up to celebrate the launch of Art Throb magazine at the Gulu!

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Video: Art Throb Launch Party | What is Art Throb?

nsDish

The Gulu-Gulu: Not Your Average Café

June 12, 2009

“The more I heard about it, the more I was intrigued, and looking at the events calendar made me realize this was more than just another trendy café…”

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NS-ArtThrob2

Where the Wild Things are — Exhibit Brings Dream Characters to Life

June 4, 2009

Article on the Gulu’s featured artists Greg & Judi Orfanos.

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The Gulu-Gulu Theme! – Radio Spot

June 1, 2009

Gulu friends John and Ashley Nicholls wrote, produced, performed, and recorded this spot that is playing in heavy rotation on our favorite radio station, WFNX!

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NS-ArtThrob2

Music for the Masses

May 21, 2009

“Looks of bewilderment are common from those passing by the large picture windows at Gulu Gulu in Salem’s downtown on Wednesday nights…”

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Salem-News

Gulu-Gulu Cafe to celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday

April 23, 2009

The hip little restaurant is hosting the Salem Theatre Company’s tribute to Shakespeare.

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boston_globe

Sound Off

February 27, 2009

Radio Scotvoid’s upcoming performance at the Gulu is the main feature.

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salem-insider

What are you doing New Years Eve

December 29, 2008

The Gulu-Gulu Café is listed as one of four places in Salem to go to on New Years Eve for Radio Scotvoid’s Disco Ball.

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boston_globe

Out with the old, spin with the new

December 26, 2008

The Gulu-Gulu Café is featured as one of ten places to party at this New Years Eve for the 1970 inspired Disco Ball.

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boston_globe

Sad Cafés – a Lynn neighborhood mourns Gulu-Gulu

December 14, 2008

Nearly four years after Steve Feldmann and Marie Feldmannova opened Gulu-Gulu – the name a nod to the Prague bistro where the couple met – the Central Square coffee shop is no longer. “We just ran out of time and money.”

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northshore_sunday

A Sad Farwell

November 26, 2008

“It was a bright spot in a sometimes dismal social scene in the so-called City of Sin, but after three years in Lynn’s Central Square, Gulu-Gulu Café is planning to shut its doors.”

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dailyitem

Lynn’s Gulu-Gulu gone-gone on Dec. 13

November 20, 2008

Eclectic eatery and local hangout Gulu-Gulu Café in Central Square will be reportedly closing its doors next month after a nearly four-year run…

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Salem-News

Gulu-Gulu Café to close Lynn location

Gulu-Gulu Café plans to close its original Lynn shop, but the Salem location shouldn’t be affected, according to owners.

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Salem-News

Judy C hopes to bring numbers into Gulu show

November 8, 2008

Judy C will throw a CD release party for “444″ at the Gulu Gulu Café in Salem on Saturday Nov. 8, at 8 p.m.

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salem gazette

Dan Blakeslee’s creepy alter ego gets set to haunt Salem

October 16, 2008

Doctor Gasp!!! performs his ghoulish holiday show on Oct. 18 at the Gulu-Gulu Café.

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salem gazette

Fashion Show celebrates the swinging ‘60s

September 10, 2008

Modern Millie and Cabin Fever are teaming up for a fashion show at Gulu-Gulu Café that benefits Northeast Animal Shelter.

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salem gazette

Fundraiser nets $11K; drowning victim’s family considers scholarship, fencing

September 8, 2008

The Aug. 30 benefit was hosted by the Essex Street café, where she worked until her death, and drew about 300 people…

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Salem-News

Jo Henley / Machine 475

September 4, 2008

Gulu-Gulu brings back Jo Henley (PDF)

Thursday August 21, 2008
MACHINE WORK – Machine 475 (PDF)

Two nice pieces on two great bands that perform regularly at the Gulu-Gulu.

northshore_mag

Best Café 2008: Gulu-Gulu Café: Salem

September 1, 2008

3rd Annual BONS – Best of Northshore

“Who knew when the Gulu-Gulu opened in Salem it would be such a hit?”

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Salem-News

Outdoor tables add life to Salem’s downtown

July 8, 2008

“One morning last week, a couple walked into Gulu-Gulu Café and snagged an outdoor table overlooking Lappin Park and the weekday clamor of downtown Salem…”

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BeerAdvocate

Gulu-Gulu Café – Review

May 22, 2008

A – Rating

“Alright now to the important stuff- the beer. Gulu-Gulu by far has the best selection of beer in Salem… ”

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salem gazette

The cream of the business crop: Chamber of Commerce awards

April 17, 2008

New Business of the Year, awarded to the best new business that opened in 2007: Gulu-Gulu Café

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Salem-News

Baby store, baker among top award winners at Chamber dinner

Gulu-Gulu Café was named New Business of the Year

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stuff@night

Off the Beantown Path: A tale of four suburbs

April 8, 2008

Lynn “has its own draw, namely Gulu-Gulu Café, a coffeehouse-cum-bar-cum-music venue where you can Czech yourself and then wreck yourself….”

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salem-insider

Gulu Haiku

“We attended the inaugural night of the Witch City Poetry Series, Sunday at Gulu-Gulu Cafe. It was a new and enriching experience…”

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salem-insider

Nightlife in Salem

April 7, 2008

“Gulu-Gulu Cafe brought with it a huge beer menu, interesting live music and a packed house of well-tattooed hipsters. A cascading effect of late night changes shortly ensued…”

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Salem-News

Salem DJ Mixes It Up

April 3, 2008

Nice article on Gulu regular performer Radio Scotvoid.

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Salem-News

Rhyme and Reason

“A North Shore writer and the owners of a Salem restaurant will acknowledge National Poetry Month with the Witch City Poetry Series throughout April at the Gulu-Gulu Café…”

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salem gazette

In downtown, things are looking up

March 27, 2008

You can find live music in downtown Salem every weekend at area restaurants and now at Gulu-Gulu, a Bohemian café/club open to 1 a.m.

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salem gazette

Words in motion: Poetry series to begin at Gulu-Gulu Café

A mix of poets of the page and artists of the spoken word will gather at the Gulu-Gulu Café (in Salem) every week in April to celebrate National Poetry Month.

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Salem-News

Biz names run from witty to just a little dirty

February 19, 2008

“Even businesses named for sentimental reasons can catch on, like the Gulu Gulu Café on Essex Street in Salem…”

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boston_globe

A Bewitching City

January 30, 2008

A story spotlighting all the cool things to see and do in Salem including the Gulu-Gulu Café.

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salem-insider

Gulu-Gulu Cafe – Review

December 5, 2007

“A hip big city feel nestled in an artsy down town space.”

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boston_globe

Gulu-Gulu in Salem is hearty, hearty

December 2, 2007

“… the Witch City should be thankful it was chosen as Gulu’s second home. It makes downtown even more of an attraction, especially after dark.”

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salem gazette

Fashion show fundraiser celebrates 1970s women in the workplace

September 20, 2007

“On Sunday the Gulu-Gulu Café will be transformed into a hub of 1970s workplace fashion at the biannual fashion show put on by the secondhand boutique Modern Millie.”

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SalemStateLog

A Downtown Under the Radar

September 18, 2007

“Gulu-Gulu is a great college cafe; most nights it is open (late) making it a perfect spot to stay awake and do work.”

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salem gazette

Business boom: City sees surge in new businesses

August 31, 2007

A story spotlighting new and upcoming business arriving in downtown Salem, including the Gulu-Gulu Café.

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salem gazette

Do you Gulu? New café offers a twist on European style

August 10, 2007

“Like Rick’s Café in Casablanca, Gulu-Gulu Café, which opened its doors late last month, comes with a worldly and romantic story…”

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herald.com

Area has shopping, food and nightlife

August 3, 2007

“Downtown Salem is vibrant and cool and already alive,” said Gulu-Gulu owner Steve Feldmann. “We’ve come here to join the party.”

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boston_2017

Dining (Way) Out

May 27, 2007

Looking forward (to 2017), you’ll find restaurants in new corners of Boston and the suburbs, mouthwatering new tastes, and a new type of service…

“You might finish the night with cappuccino at Euro-hip cafes like Gulu-Gulu. So Prague of you.”

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Salem-News

A Bit of Prague comes to Salem in Gulu-Gulu

April 23, 2007

“The second Gulu-Gulu, which will operate seven days a week, received a seasonal alcohol license from the city last week…”

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boston_globe

Lynn, Lynn, city of vim

April 22, 2007

“The (Gulu-Gulu) cafe — right across the square from Feldmann’s loft — is a cornerstone of the new downtown scene…”

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dailyitem

Lt. Governor Murray visits Lynn, talks of lessons learned so far

March 31, 2007

Lt. Gov. Tim Murray chats with his former elementary school teacher over coffee at Gulu-Gulu Café in Lynn’s Central Square…

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salem gazette

Gulu Nation: European-style café to open downtown

February 23, 2007

“The heart of downtown Salem will be home to a new, hip establishment this spring when the oddly named Gulu-Gulu Café opens.”

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boston_globe

Romancing the stove

February 14, 2007

Food Section (Valentine’s Day article)

“Romance is an element of any restaurant, so it’s no wonder that there are plenty of couples in the business. Marie Feldmannova and her husband, Steve Feldmann, named their quirky place for the cafe in Prague where they met…”

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Hot Spots

January 12, 2007

“There are six hot spots in Lynn – and we’re not talking about nightclubs here…”

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Murray vows governor office tuned into Lynn

December 8, 2006

“(Lt. Gov.-elect Tim Murray) cited the Gulu-Gulu Café in Central Square as an example of a arts-related business that the average outsider might not think of in the context of downtown Lynn, and yet it is there and thriving.”

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Dining Out: Czech pub fare adds life to Lynn

October 15, 2006

“Years from now, the Gulu-Gulu could be known as the restaurant that brought a new hipness to once-dead Central Square…”

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Restuarant Review: Gulu Gulu Cafe

July 1, 2006

“Its true Gulu-Gulu offers something for everyone. They screen wonderfully eclectic indie films, have regular open mic nights and local talent is booked a month in advance to play every week. There’s also artwork featured on the beautiful brick walls of the café. And if you’re worried that I haven’t mentioned the food yet its because I’ve saved the best for last…”

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Revival of Lynn’s downtown is a work in progress

June 29, 2006

“Peter Deveau, director of city’s Economic Development and Industrial Corporation, acknowledged that it might appear that growth has slowed downtown, but pointed to the Dunkin’ Donuts on the corner of Union Street and Central Square, The Oxford Street Grill and the Gulu Gulu Café, as three examples of businesses doing well.”

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Lay’s colorful world comes to Lynn

June 14, 2006

“In Marblehead, (Hillary Lay) has shown her work at local art shows in restaurants and churches, and it was through a bookstore employee that first brought her to the attention of the owners of the Lynn-based Gulu-Gulu Café.”

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The Gulu-Gulu is Adorable – With Good Food

April 5, 2006

“It’s hip and definitely a step above the norm for Central Square, which is working hard to undergo a renaissance. And this is a good start because once you walk in you aren’t in Lynn anymore Toto.”

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WiFi high – Free Internet ‘hot zones’ are drawing a new wave of customers downtown

March 12, 2006

“The Gulu-Gulu Café in Lynn is among the area’s private business offering a free WiFi hotspot.”

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New Life for Lynn

January 29, 2006

“But Lynn has something extra that’s drawing a certain kind of resident – most in their 20s, 30s, and 40s: It has a scene. Locals hang out in hardscrabble Central Square, sipping wine at poetry slams held in the Gulu-Gulu Café…”

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Lynn wasn’t the first choice, but the city has plenty of allure

December 4, 2005

Globe North recently asked readers to tell us how they picked their new hometown. Here is one reader’s response.

“But wait. There’s more. If you get a hankering for some Czech beer or a double espresso, get thee to the Gulu-Gulu Café…”

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After sluggish decades, Lynn shows life

November 23, 2005

“Central Square is also home to the fledgling Gulu Gulu Café, which fosters a laid-back coffee house atmosphere, offers an eclectic menu, extensive wine list, and hosts an array of evening entertainment that ranges from poetry readings and classic films to live music and art openings..”

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New cafe society: Java havens buck chain stars

October 23, 2005

“Feldmann’s idea: create a local meeting place “that serves coffee, pastries, soup and sandwiches during the day, and at night becomes a European-style wine and specialty beer bar with music, spoken-word performances and even movies…”

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Lofty Ideas For The Future

October 9, 2005

“Seeing a need for a cafe in his new neighborhood, Feldmann quit his Web-developer job, obtained a low-interest $50,000 loan from the city, and opened the Gulu-Gulu Cafe across from his Central Square loft…”

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Downtown Lynn: Growing and Getting Increasingly Hip

September 19, 2005

“Gulu-Gulu owners Marie and Steve Feldmann are basking in the glory of Lynn’s new heyday…”

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A City On The Rise: New Lynn Couple Feeling Right At Home

September 1, 2005

“The Feldmanns ended up liking their new city so much, they decided to start a business here and are proud that they are considered a part of the city’s downtown revitalization…”

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Meet Me Downtown

August 7, 2005

“Feldmann followed a longtime dream by opening the European-style Gulu-Gulu Café, named for the Prague bistro where he met his wife. The café was the first Central Square restaurant granted a liquor license in 10 years and maybe the first in decades with an actual wine list.”

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Chef Profile – Robert Fathman of Azure

August 1, 2005

Boston Magazine – Best of Boston 2005 Issue

What is your favorite restaurant in the Boston area for cheap eats…?

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Entrepreneurs betting on success in downtown Lynn

July 13, 2005

“I got sick of working in a cube and staring at a computer all day,” said Gulu Gulu Café owner Steve Feldmann, about why he left the software industry to open up a European style café in Lynn. “I guess it can be viewed as a risky venture, but at the same time, this is exactly what I want to do.”

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Flood closes Lynn cafe

May 27, 2005

“An espresso machine apparently malfunctioned inside the Gulu Gulu Café late Sunday flooding the newly opened establishment and forcing the owners to close until repairs are made.”

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Central Square Rebirth Draws Large Crowds

May 17, 2005

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Squared Away

May 13, 2005

“Looking like a small slice of Boston’s South End transplanted into Lynn, patrons were doing well if they could find a seat…”

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Central Square on the Rebound

“The opening of Gulu-Gulu is a revolutionary piece of the new square that is emerging…”

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Gulu Gulu Cafe: Bringing A Taste Of Prague To Lynn

May 1, 2005

“Feldmann came to the EDIC this past summer for assistance and after a long journey, the Gulu-Gulu Café opened in May.”

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Entrepreneurs jazz up the area with new restaurants

February 4, 2005

“Steve Feldmann, who bought a condo last year at the Boston Machine Lofts, plans to open an upscale European bistro this spring. Feldmann recently got the first liquor license issued for downtown Lynn in 10 years for his planned Gulu-Gulu Cafe.”

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New ‘cyber cafe’ can sell beer, wine

January 28, 2005

“A plan to bring an evening gathering and entertainment spot to Central Square for the first time in 10 years is one step closer to becoming a reality.”

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European-style cafe approved

December 17, 2004

“Suspending a standing aversion to alcohol licenses into Lynn’s downtown, the City Council unanimously approved a beer and wine permit for restauranteurs Steven Feldmann and Marie Feldmannova, paving the way for Lynn’s first European-style café…”

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