Monthly Archives: July 2011

North Shore Dish Digs Donut City

More over Kane’s… make way for the City of Donuts? This fellow North Shore Blogger Consortium member, whose weekend picks are often linked to in Weekend Rundowns, has made several trips to Lynn establishments and comes through with another well rendered review. Fluff wars, doughnut wars… it’s all in good fun. I’m just sad my…

Weekend Rundown

  Thursday, 7/28 1. Festa Italiana starts tonight at 6pm and runs through the weekend at the Italian Church of Holy Family Parish. Hover over the calendar listing to the right for all the details and location specifics. 2. Brian Maes Band plays the Red Rock Park Beach Concert series tonight from 6 to 8pm.…

Signs of Lynn – Christie’s

Facebook friends were asked to suggest this week’s sign, so Christie’s it is. It was mentioned by several people when the series launched, so today’s recommendation bumped it up in line. I took this photo in 2009 while playing with a new camera. I love classic neon. If you haven’t been by in a while,…

Hodgepodge 2011 Photo Gallery

The second annual Hodgepodge Music Festival in Lynn Woods was a success, thanks to Dean Albert and Dom Landry and an army of youth volunteers, most of  whom attend or who have recently graduated Lynn schools.     Fountains and plenty of water helped beat the heat, and during the hottest hours of the day,…

Fotos del Festival Dominicano

How’s my Spanish? Not very good. I had to rely on Google Translate just for the title. But if I do that often enough, perhaps I’ll learn some along the away. Here’s a gallery of photos from the portions of the annual Dominican Festival I was able to attend, including the parade, ceremonies at Fraser…

Central Square Just Got a Little More Colorful

RAW’s Good 2 Go Crew, in cooperation with the City of Lynn and Ward 5 Councilor Brendan Crighton, gave some of Central Square’s drab utility boxes a make-over on Saturday. There was a large water jug, and free freeze pops to keep participants cool. Live entertainment was provided by Lynn musicians Christopher Keating, Dave Simmons,…

Weekend Rundown

I hope you’re all having more of a weekend cool down, but here’s the Rundown. Tonight, Thursday, 7/21 1. You can catch the last hour of The Classmates playing Red Rock Park. It goes until 8pm, and remember, it’s not rock and roll if you’re not breaking a sweat. More options to your right…  …

City Opens Cooling Centers

Mayor Kennedy Announces Availability of Lynn Tech Annex as Cooling Station and Lynn Senior Center Extended Hours for Thursday, July 21st and Friday, July 22nd Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy reminds residents to prepare for the hot and humid weather by taking precautions to reduce heat related problems especially the elderly, the very young and people with…