5 Questions: Kathy St. George

To purchase tickets to see Kathy St. George in Menopause the Musical at the Lynn Auditorium on November 16th visit www.lynnauditorium.com 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Come join our sisterhood! Four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night…

A Rundown of This Weekend’s Open Studios in Lynn

Saturday and Sunday at Lydia Pinkham Discover unique, hand-crafted gifts and support local artists & makers at the 2018 Lydia Pinkham Open Studios! The Lydia Pinkham Building | 271 Western Avenue, Lynn, MA Saturday, November 17 from 10am-5pm Sunday, November 18 from 10am-5pm Join the artists at the Lydia Pinkham Building as they open their…

Lynn Walking and Bicycle Plan Workshops, Round 2

The City of Lynn’s Walking and Bicycling Network Plan is holding the second and final Community Workshop, held 3 days from Tuesday – Thursday, November 13-15 in the City Hall Auditorium. See the flyers, map and schedule below for workshop hours and details. (Please note that is is separate from the Community Path of Lynn,…

Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch

Film review by Steve Duffy – The Grinch: “I know what to do; I’m going to steal their Christmas!” The Grinch may have stolen their Christmas, but you may feel like he stole your time. Each year at Christmas they disrupt his tranquil solitude with their increasingly bigger, brighter and louder celebrations. When the Whos…

LACC Launches “Breakfast Club” Networking Series

From the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) – The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce is introducing a new morning networking initiative; the Breakfast Club Series! The series will kick off at One Mighty Mill, 68 Exchange St. in Lynn, on November 15th from 8:00-9:00am. The series was introduced to accommodate business leaders who are…

The LACC “WIN” Beauty, Wellness & Fashion Expo

The “WIN” Beauty, Wellness & Fashion Expo Was Quite a Win By Eleni Karavoussianis LYNN, Mass. ___ HairCraft On Humphrey business owner, Melissa Gammon-Bowden highlighted the importance of looking one’s best to feel the best. Going by the rules of “look good, feel good, do good,” the “WIN” Beauty, Wellness & Fashion Expo was certainly…

Hairspray

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – Grab your can of hairspray and head over to NSMT! Based on the 1988 screenplay by John Waters, Hairspray is set in Baltimore, 1962, Tracy Turnblad is a big girl with big hair and an even bigger dream: to dance her way onto TV, and into the heart of…

The Brickyard Collaborative Wins Mass Development Grant

On October 30th, 2018, Governor Baker’s administration announced “$2,200,387 in grants to 28 organizations to strengthen community-based innovation and entrepreneurship in 21 communities across the Commonwealth” – full press release, here From Ted Dillard of The Brickyard Collaborative – Yes, folks, our first major grant just came in!  We’d been asked to attend an event…

5 Questions: Tonya Boyd Cannon

To purchase tickets to see Tonya Boyd Cannon perform at the Lynn Auditorium on November 5th visit www.lynnauditorium.com 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Tonya’s career began in 1999 when she sang background for Jean Knight.  With Knight’s inspiration; Boyd-Cannon continued singing; winning talent shows, opening for major artists and recording records.…

Rock of Ages

Theatre review by Steve Duffy –  It’s back to the ‘80s at the Boch Wang Theatre!  It’s 1987 on Hollywood’s Sunset Strip when a small-town girl meets a big city rocker.  As they fall in love in L.A.’s most famous rock club, ROCK OF AGES allows fans to rock out once again to their favorite…