Lunch with the Eugene Maslov Jazz Trio

Piano prodigy from St. Petersburg, Russia now residing in the US, Eugene Maslov is a critically acclaimed pianist, composer and arranger deeply rooted in contemporary post-bop jazz. See him perform with other top notch musicians at Cafe Moka in Central Square Saturday.

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Two Festivals for the Kids Saturday

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  The Lynn Teacher’s Union is hosting An Event Celebrating Children’s Day at the LVTI Annex, 90 Commercial Street, from 9am to noon. Click the image for more details.     The Lynn Youth Health Alliance Fit & Fun Day is happening at the Lynn Woods Playground, Great Woods Road entrance off of Lynnfield Street,…

Two 5k’s Saturday Morning, Two Causes

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Someone should try to make a 10k out of this.       The Lynn YMCA is hosting the 5k Stride Along the Tide, starting 8:30am at the Coast Guard Station on Nahant. Click the poster for more details and for links to register.       The Run for Freedom 5k kicks off 9:30am…

GE Union to Hold Contract Rallies Friday

The following is a press release from IUE-CWA LOCAL 201. Because it is written by one of the parties involved in the story, it is posted under Opinion as a letter to the editor. Your opinions are welcome. Please post your short responses in the comments below, or send any long-form responses on this or…

Bars of Lynn Update

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It’s Memorial Day weekend, so here’s The Dirty Floorboards and three layers of the American Flag at Celley’s Pub. They played on Friday. In other #barsoflynn news, Bruno’s, just a little further down Western Ave. now has Karaoke by Johnny Raye Productions every Friday and Saturday night. Your photos can make it into the next…

2015 Memorial Day Parade

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Isaac Davila shares his shots of the parade in this gallery. All images within ©Isaac Davila Photography. Below the photos is LynnCAM’s video of the parade. Taken from the vantage point of Market and Oxford Streets.  

For Memorial Day (A personal tribute)

Synagoge Kirchhaim 1945 US Army and Siegfried

US Army, 1945, in the temple my grandfather’s family belonged to in Germany. I wish I had their names. Below is the USS General A. W. Greely, the transport ship my grandparents, mother and uncle came to the US on in 1951 (Yeah, they stayed a few years in Germany – long story/another time):  

A gathering on Lynn Common for Nepal

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On Friday folks from The New American Center, North Shore Community College, the Nepalese community and others gathered at the Fredrick Douglass Bandstand on Lynn Common to rally support for donations for victims of the earthquakes that hit Nepal, which killed approximately 9,000 people and leveled sacred and historic structures. Prayers were said and candles…

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…