Busking in the Square

Musician and Walnut Street Cafe regular Dickie Krause performed a few songs in Central Square Thursday afternoon. Busking is the practice of performing in public places for tips and gratuities.-…

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Help a Classical Athlete Compete in Australia!

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“Rams Run Down Down Under” From the gofundme page – My name is Agnes Bangura and I am a sophomore at Lynn Classical High School. I was recently invited to Down Under Sports Track & Field Tournament on the Gulf Coast of Australia, an annual three day track meet involving three hundred high school athletes,…

Busking in the Square

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Busking is the practice of performing in public places for tips and gratuities.- Dictionary.com Typically, it is un-amplified or makes use of battery-powered gear. A group of local musicians are looking into the possibility of more busking in the cultural district and Kraus’s idea to perform there today came out of an online discussion on…

Bars of Lynn Update

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(Posted 5/18/15) Thanks again for using the #barsoflynn hashtag or emailing your photos for this feature. Your editor took a few as well, this week. But before you continue, see this separate Bars of Lynn post on the closing of Tatiana’s. Then, come back here. Project 4 was at O’Brien’s Saturday night – You can…

Tatiana’s closes its doors

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(Posted 5/18/15) Family, friends and loyal customers were visiting Tatiana’s Restaurant on Market Street this weekend to say goodbye to a beloved neighborhood institution, which closed its doors for the last time Sunday. Norma “Tati” Delgado first opened the doors in 2004, hosting their first Patriot’s Super Bowl Party. (Check out the Bars of Lynn…

Photos of Food Project’s Farm Fest

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On Saturday, May 16th The Food Project held its annual Farm Fest & Plant Sale downtown on Munroe Street. Their Thursday Farmer’s Market in Central Square begins its 2015 season on July 2nd.     They added music this year with Lynn-based Tigerman WOAH. In the foreground is Thomas the Poodle.   Photos of Farm…

Pitch Perfect 2

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Review by Steve Duffy – It’s been three years since the Bellas of Barden University won their first national title. As we all know, the high-notes of life hardly last. After a costume malfunction by Fat Amy during a Presidential performance, the darlings of the a capella world are banned from competing. In hopes of…

Temporary Bridge Broken (again)

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On Mother’s Day, the bridge was stuck in the open position for a while. From your friendly MassDOT – CONSTRUCTION ALERT: LYNN/SAUGUS ROUTE 107 (WESTERN AVENUE) NORTHBOUND AT THE FOXHILL DRAWBRIDGE LANE CLOSURE STARTING TONIGHT MAY 15, 2015 AT 7:00 PM  Beginning at 7:00 PM on Friday, May 15th and continuing until 11:00 PM on…

Family & Childrens’ Service to Debut Tot Lot on Tuesday

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  From Family & Children’s Service of Greater Lynn –     Family & Children’s Service of Greater Lynn Announces the Grand Opening of the Ruth LaCroix Darling Tot Lot Tuesday, May 19, 2015 from 10:30 – 11:30 111 North Common Street, Lynn, MA   Family & Children’s Service of Greater Lynn, Inc. (F&CS), serving…

Seagull’s View of Lynn Harbor

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Mike Barry says his drone Norbert wanted to give us a seagull’s view of Seaport Landing and Lynn’s harbor area. Boats are just beginning to fill the slips, a welcome sign of summer. More photos and videos by Mike Barry can be found on LynnHappens and on his website.      

6th Annual Clean Sweep is June 6th

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It’s time to gather your neighbors and assemble teams for the Lynn Community Association’s 6th Annual Clean Sweep to the Sea on June 6th, 2015.. The simple registration form for an individual or team is here. We’ll pick up our parks and neighborhoods from 10:30am to noon, then celebrate our hard work noon to 2:30pm…

GLSS Issues Request for Proposals for Elder Service Programs

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Posted 5-12-15 From Greater Lynn Senior Services – Greater Lynn Senior Services (GLSS), the Area Agency on Aging serving Lynn, Lynnfield, Nahant, Saugus, and Swampscott, has issued a Request for Proposals to fund elder legal services; emergency short-term care; and, access or in-home supportive services, such as socialization programs for isolated and neglected elders; mobility/transportation,…