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Tigerman WOAH’s Three Show Mini Tour


On Saturday, May 21, 2016 Tigerman WOAH embarked on a three-show regional tour. It was documented by Isaac S. Photography. Tigerman WOAH headline the Downtown Lynn Cultural District’s “Rock the Block” festival Saturday, June 11th, 2016! The first stop was the annual Food Project Farm Festival on Munroe Street at noon: Second stop – 2pm…

School of Rock at the Brickyard


On Saturday, May 7th the School of Rock House Band played the Brickyard prior to M.S.F. The S.O.R. Lynn House Band consists of adult and youth students and staff. School of Rock is hosting a David Bowie Tribute June 5th, 2016 at Fran’s Place, 776 Washington Street, Lynn. School of Rock Presents: A Tribute to…

Get Involved in Community Gardening – Here’s How


From the Lynn Food and Fitness Alliance –  Community gardens offer spaces for people to grow fresh produce and connect with their neighbors. These growing spaces are quickly expanding in Lynn. Last summer the Park Commission passed a series of procedures for creating and participating in community gardens on city park lands. The Ames Playground…

Photos of 2nd Annual Open Arms Pub Crawl


The 2nd Annual Open Arms Pub Crawl happened Saturday, May 7th and LynnHappens caught them arriving at Tony’s Pub, the second to last stop. Organizer Colt Mallett said about 50 people had registered and at that time they had raised about $2,000 for a scholarship in memory of Anthony Melanson, a Classical student who passed…

An “American Leather Craftsman” Passes Away

Frank O’Donnell passed away April 24th, 2016 at the age of 81, one month after he closed the doors leather shop in Lynn. His workshop was featured in a LynnHappens story from September, 2015 when Pat Gorham of Savorii and greenlifesavor launched a kickstarter campaign to save his shop in the J.B. Blood Building. Gorham’s bags were made with leather from O’Donnell’s shop and it was Pat Gorham of Savorii who emailed LynnHappens to report on his passing.

Buy local. Buy Lynn.

Three Days, Three Open Mics


4/21/16 – LynnHappens usually covers, or at least photographs, Lynn nightlife on the weekends. For something different, here’s a look at open mics from Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week: Monday Tim Foley hosts a weekly open mic at the Four Winds Pub Sign ups start 7pm and it goes until midnight. It was dark,…

Photos of a Saturday Night


On April 9th, a Saturday night, I set out to cover four events. I ended up with a lot of pictures. They can (partially) tell the stories. Vegas Night at the Knights of Pythias for Pine Hill and Lynn Shore Little Leagues Showcase at Walnut Street Cafe for students of MaryBeth Maes (wish I could…