Monthly Archives: June 2011

Weekend Rundown (With Fireworks edition)

This is the weekend of generations-old block parties and fireworks both official and un-official. Not having heard as much as we expected to from area bars and clubs, here’s what we do know:   Thursday, 6/30 1. The Navigators take to Fraser Field at 6:15pm to battle the North Adams Steeple Cats. Pardon my ignorance,…

Signs of Lynn – Little River Inn

This storefront doesn’t say the name of the name of the breakfast place within, but it does say that owner and Ward 7 Councilor Richard Ford loves America. It’s the perfect sign to post leading up to the 4th of July. The eye catching flag facade was only meant to be temporary, but he kept…

Highlands Coalition Plants Seeds of Goodwill

Highlands Coalition director David Gass sends us this update, saying the mainstream press hasn’t run it. For the record, LynnHappens finds nothing controversial or subversive in gardening and is happy to pass this along. Gardening! “Rich Randall and the Blue Crew from Blue Cross, Blue Shield built two raised-bed gardens at Mary & Grace Ishkanian’s…

Summer Photo Series – Signs of Lynn

There’s a lot of fantastic old signage in Lynn, and even some pretty good newer ones. Periodically throughout the summer, we’ll post them. We want to celebrate all that is uniquely Lynn and what gives it character. Posting photos of cool signage is just the beginning of that, and it is not meant to advertise…

Hodgepodge 2011 Line-up So Far

The follow-up to last year’s successful Hodgepodge festival in Lynn Woods is July 23rd, from 11:30 to 8:30pm. Enter through Pennybrook Road and follow the music towards the Rose Garden. It’s not in the Rose Garden. You can’t miss the big grass amphitheater on the left. Thanks to facebook, here’s a peak at the line-up,…

Clean Sweep Cancelled

From the ELCA: “The Clean Sweep for today is cancelled due to rain and wet conditions at the park. Please advise your team members. We are asking that you reschedule your cleanup to any time during the next two weeks that is convenient for your team. Even if it doesn’t rain more, the DCR cannot set…