Bars of Lynn Update

In this edition of Bars of Lynn we’ll show you some pictures… …and announce that the Lynn License Commission, after hearing testimony last month in favor of trial 2am closing…

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Vids and Pics of August 19th’s NMITS

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Here’s the follow-up for August 19th’s New Music in the Square with Wreck Shop Movement and Tim Foley courtesy of Isaac S. Photography August 26th’s final show of the season with Fourshadow and Guns of Brighton will post soon.   Now for the photos: After you click on a photo, navigate using ← and → on…

5 Questions: Barbara Eden

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5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy –       Everyone’s favorite Jeannie is appearing at the North Shore Music Theatre. Don’t blink because you will miss her show! SD: How important was it for you to write your memoir, ‘Jeannie Out of the Bottle,’ instead of having someone else write it without…

Bars of Lynn Update

2nd stop, Lynnway Sportscenter. Here's a designated driver with his drinkers .

In this edition of Bars of Lynn we’ll show you some pictures… …and announce that the Lynn License Commission, after hearing testimony last month in favor of trial 2am closing time that included safeguards against our city becoming a last call destination again, and testimony tonight citing safety concerns, data and emotional appeals to keep…

The Last Great Kings Celebrate EP Release Downtown

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8/24/15 An EP release party was held Saturday in the Black Box Theatre inside the LynnArts building for the Lynn band, The Last Great Kings. Before The Last Great Kings took the stage, they generously opened it up to other local musicians. Lighting was club-level and the lens was 65 years old, hence all the…

New Music in the Square: Fourshadow / Guns of Brighton

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On the island-in-the-square in Central Square, Lynn – Bring a blanket, bring a chair, and join us for the season finale of New Music in the Square this Wednesday, August 26, 2015.   5:30-ish – Fourshadow plays rock/pop/alternative and features: Kevin Choi – Lead Vocalist/Guitarist Tyler Nam – Drummer Tyler Legare – Guitarist Darek Sin…

Boston Junior Derby Scrimmage

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Here’s some shots of Boston Junior Derby’s recent scrimmage courtesy of Joe Medolo. Their program in Lynn begins in September and you can learn more about it in this previous post. If your sports program would like to share photos with LynnHappens, please send them along and include any relevant photographer credit. You can be…

Recycle Team Wraps Up Door to Door Campaign

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8/21/15 From City Recycling Coordinator Julia Greene and RecyclingWorks in Lynn – Today was the last day this summer for our Recycle Team going door to door, talking about how to trash less, recycling more, and how to recycle right. They had thousands of door knocks, several hundred conversations, almost 300 pledging to recycle right,…

Sink Hole on South Common

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8/21/15 From the Lynn Police Department – Traffic delays on S. Common St, seek alternate route, expect delays in and around the area. Large sink hole at Shepard St and South Common St.

American Ultra

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Review by Steve Duffy –   Mike (Jesse Eisenberg), is an unmotivated mini-mart clerk and the local town pothead. He is content living the small-town life in Liman, West Virginia with his girlfriend, Phoebe (Kristen Stewart). As Mike and Phoebe get ready to fly to Hawaii (where he wants to propose), he has a panic…

Vids and Pics of August 12th’s NMITS

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Here’s the follow-up for August 12th’s New Music in the Square with Só Sol and Katy White courtesy of Isaac S. Photography August 19th’s wrap-up with Wreck Shop Movement and Tim Foley is coming soon. Next Wednesday on the island in the square, we conclude the season with Fourshadow and Guns of Brighton. Now for the photos: After…

Junior Roller Derby Begins New Session

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8/19/15 (Did you know the Boston Derby Dames practice in Lynn?) Press release – This is not your mother’s roller derby Roller Derby is a women’s sport that fosters empowerment, inspires self-confidence, and encourages fitness—and now self identifying girls ages 7–17 can experience just how satisfying the game can be. Registration for Boston Junior Roller…

5 Questions: Megan Nicole

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5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Rising pop star Megan Nicole is bringing her massive talent to Boston. She has garnered more than 2.7 million subscribers on YouTube, recently released her new EP “Escape”, and has a new movie coming out this month. SD: When you uploaded your first video to YouTube…

New Music in the Square: Wreck Shop & Tim Foley

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  New Music in the Square is every Wednesday 5:30pm-ish to 7:30pm-ish. Check out the full schedule. This Wednesday, August 12th: Wreck Shop Movement / Tim Foley Bring a chair, a blanket, a friendly pet and enjoy. In this episode we have:           From the Wreck Shop Movement – Big Brotha…