Monthly Archives: April 2012

Happy 2556! Khmer New Year on the Common

2012/2556 – The Year of the Dragon. Here are a few photos from today’s celebration on Lynn Common. A crowd gathers by the stage, set in front of the Frederick Douglass Bandstand on the Lynn Common, for a full day’s worth of entertainment, including speeches from local pols, fashion shows, dance troupes, and live music.…

Volunteers Clean Gateway Park

Courtesy Photo– The Gateway Project for Lynn, Al Nesser, photographer  (L-R)  Master I.E. Victory, Now’ Allah Ceeking, Calvin Anderson, Kingasiatic Allah, Lenny Alvarez   Community activist groups The Gateway Project for Lynn and the Nations of Gods and Earths teamed up over the Patriots’ Day holiday weekend to spruce up Gateway Park and the playground…

School Committee Public Hearing 4-26-12

The Tiger’s Den was packed Thursday at Lynn Tech for a School Committee Hearing on Stanley Wotring’s petition to post the Superintendent’s position. Pro and con speakers were alternated. The School Committee’s discussion and close 4-3 vote against posting the position is in the last clip. There is a loud buzz during a portion of…

Weekend Rundown

Friday, 4/27 1. North Shore Navigators Grand Slam Party at the Lynn Museum, 590 Washington Street, 5 to 7pm. Meet the new manager, eat ball park food, drink beer and wine, and each attendee gets two free tickets to a Navs game. 2. Jeff Savlon plays original acoustic tunes at the Walnut Street Cafe, #157…

Bars of Lynn – Buchanan Cafe

  Following the Handy Guide to Outdoor Drinking posted last week, here’s the first regular edition of Bars of Lynn. Your LynnHappens Editor and cohorts will attempt to visit each and every bar in this city and introduce it to readers who may be curious, but who have never ventured in. During the long journey,…