Don’t get your hopes up

Kmart is not opening a location on Boston Street. Dawn Marie sends this photo saying it’s part of a movie set. Anyone know which movie? A Planet Fitness is slated…

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5 Questions: Wynonna Judd

5 Questions is a feature by Steve Duffy - photo by Kristin Barlowe         Wynonna is one of the most respected country artists in the music industry…

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5 Questions: Wynonna Judd

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5 Questions is a feature by Steve Duffy –         Wynonna is one of the most respected country artists in the music industry today. She is bringing her “Wynonna and Friends: Stories & Song” tour to the Wilbur theatre. This is a must-see show for all country fans.     SD: You…

Don’t get your hopes up

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Kmart is not opening a location on Boston Street. Dawn Marie sends this photo saying it’s part of a movie set. Anyone know which movie? A Planet Fitness is slated to open in the former Foodmaster space. (The title of this post is an example of sarcasm.)

Current and potential entrepreneurs learn about services

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This event was promoted in advance, here, on social media and in the Item. Mayor Kennedy, Councilor at Large Hong Net, EDIC‘s Jim Cowdell, Office of Economic and Community Development‘s James Marsh, Inspectional Services Department‘s Mike Donovan, Northeast Legal Aid‘s Jared Nicholson and representatives from the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce gathered on the stage…

City leaders want to help you open a business

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From Councilor-at-Large Hong Net – “It is my pleasure to invite you to attend a business event that commences on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. The event will take place at the Lynn City Hall starting at 6:00 pm. For those interested in creating a new business in the City of Lynn, attendance is encouraged! I…

Nick Zaino’s First Full-Length Debuts Tuesday

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It has taken Lynn resident and Americana musician Nick Zaino a bit longer than most to release his first full-length album, Blue Skies and Broken Arrows, which will be available on iTunes, CD Baby, and elsewhere March 3rd. He has been playing around Boston for more than a decade, honing his skills as a writer…

5 Questions: Joe Nichols

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5 Questions is a feature by Steve Duffy –       Fans of Joe Nichols have something to look forward to as he hit the road to bring his music to them. Joe will be appearing at the House of Blues tomorrow.     SD: How has your music changed since releasing your first…

McFarland, USA

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Review by Lynn resident Steve Duffy –   McFarland, USA is another Kevin Costner feel-good and inspirational sports film that is based on a true story set in the late 80’s. Costner portrays Jim White, a white coach who leads a team of rag-tag Latino runners to beat the odds and compete in a cross-country…

Congressman Seth Moulton will be at Brother’s Deli Sunday

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  The press release went out at 1:12pm today. The PR says Peabody, but he will be at Brother’s Deli in Lynn from noon to 1pm and you’re all invited. While the Happens doesn’t do political journalism, it’s all about accessible government (hence the Lynn City Council videos). The content of the press release looked…

5 Questions: Tom Cotter

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5 Questions is a feature by Steve Duffy – The comedian and 2012 “America’s Got Talent” runner-up will be headlining at The Wilbur Theatre. The Providence native is very excited to be returning to his roots and sharing his comedic chops with his Boston fans. SD: How has your career changed since performing on “America’s…