5 Questions: Tracy Morgan

Tracy Morgan is appearing at the Wilber February 20th and 21st 2/10/16 – 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Tracy MorganPhoto: Paul Mobley I had the recent…


5 Questions: Tracy Morgan


Tracy Morgan is appearing at the Wilber February 20th and 21st 2/10/16 – 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – I had the recent pleasure of interviewing actor and comedian Tracy Morgan. 18 months after the car crash that left him critically injured, he is ready to get back to his stand-up roots.…

Wave Watcher

Photo by Jo Schu

12/8/16 – Today’s astronomical high tide presented us with quite a show. Jo Schu captures it with one photo. Then…     …SMASH

Parking Ban Ends, School Resumes

City of Lynn Weather Announcements 2/8/16 Contact: The Department of Public Works (781) 268-8000 The snow emergency parking ban will be lifted at 8pm tonight. Vehicles must be removed at 8pm from the school lots and other designated snow lots or they will be towed tonight. Trash missed today will be picked up tomorrow. Please…

“The Flip Side of Love” opens in LynnArts


2/8/16 – In the LynnArts building of the combined LynnArts/Lynn Museum, a new exhibit opened Saturday that’s the first in a monthly series to feature artists and creative organizations with studios in the building. The artists pulled their names from a hat and the first to exhibit is the artist whose idea it was to…

Lynn School Closings for Monday


We’re going to have an encore performance of Friday’s storm, though it’s predicted to be a little longer in duration. Closed on Monday, February 8, 2016 Lynn Public Schools St. Mary’s Lynn St. Pius Sacred Heart School KIPP Elementary / KIPP Academy North Shore Community College A parking ban will go into effect starting 9am.

Alternative Covers at Buchanan


2/7/16 – They’re called Malibu Sands Beach Club, and Friday night they brought the 90’s to today alternative party to the ‘buke. The members are known local musicians Joe Skahan, Jon Morse and Michael Cassetta. Most of the photos in the gallery were processed with VSCO filters to mimic the appearance (grain and all) of…



2/5/16 – Review by Steve Duffy – “Pippin” was made famous back in 1972 by Bob Fosse and then, in 2013, the revival opened at the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts before making its way back to Broadway. The story focuses on Pippin (Brian Flores), who is trying to make his life more exciting…

February 5th, 2016 Snow Photos


A few photos close to LynnHappens headquarters from today. Just a few. You can share your photos by emailing or through LynnHappens on facebook. You can also become part of the LynnHappens Street Team, here.

Schools and Parking – What We Know


2/4/16 – SCHOOLS Lynn Public Schools – Assume school is on for tomorrow until you hear otherwise St. Mary’s of Lynn – Closed St. John’s Prep – Closed North Shore Community College – Closed PARKING We know neighboring communities have parking bans in effect tomorrow morning. Swampscott banned parking as early as 8pm this evening…

Credit Union League Offering Scholarships

2/1/16 – The Massachusetts Credit Union League, Inc.’s College Scholarship Program will be awarding six $1500 scholarships. Only high school seniors enrolled in an undergraduate college degree program during the 2016-2017 academic year are eligible to apply. Either the applicant or their parent/guardian must be a Member of a Credit Union League affiliated institution. All…

Kung Fu Panda 3


Review by Steve Duffy – When Po’s (Jack Black) long-lost panda father (Bryan Cranston) suddenly reappears, the reunited duo travels to a secret panda paradise to meet scores of hilarious new panda characters.  But when the supernatural villain Kai (J.K. Simmons) begins to sweep across China defeating all the kung fu masters, Po must do…

MassDOT Study Highlights 107’s Dangers & Deficiencies


A Public Hearing hosted by MassDOT happened at Salem High School Wednesday night in what appeared to be a gymatorium, or an audinasium, to discuss a study of a particular stretch of State Route 107. The audience of Salemites and Lynners (probably two-thirds Salem) was shown a series of slides with traffic and accident data…