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Bars of Lynn Update


11/16/15 – This update is a neighborhood crawl, because sometimes I like to patronize the businesses I cover for this series and I Bars of Lynn responsibly. You can always contribute to the next one by sending photos of your good time out to editor@lynnhappens.com The first stop was the Ox, but I only managed…

Christmas Eve Parade Volunteers Meet


11-16-15 – At 6pm this evening Lynn Christmas Parade volunteers gathered in Ward 7 City Councilor-elect Jay Walsh’s garage next to a large boat covered in Christmas decorations to discuss parade logistics and safety. Whatever side you’re on in the debate over whether Christmas decor should go on display before Thanksgiving, one certain thing is…

Bars of Lynn Update (Lynn-o-Ween edition)


Let’s start with Friday. There were a lot of Halloween parties at Lynn establishments on October 30th. Your LynnHappens editor was DJ’ing one at Walnut Street Cafe. Rocky Horror was screening at the Lynn Auditorium (new window). On Halloween itself, before heading out to a few places in search of good costumes, I received a…

Bars of Lynn Update


Trio’s Mexican Grill, 70 Market Street, had a soft opening this evening. Tomorrow is their ribbon cutting with the North Shore Latino Business Association at 3pm and official grand opening. Sorry – close cropped photos only this round. You’ll have to see the new space for yourself or stay tuned for the next Bars of…

Young Professionals Poker Pub Crawl


10/7/15 Fun night for a Tuesday. The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Group had a pub crawl in downtown Lynn last night that started out at the LynnArts front gallery with a little networking and brief talks by State Representative Brendan Crighton, Downtown Lynn Cultural District Director Kate Luchini and Lynn Museum/LynnArts Director…

Bars of Lynn Update (Last call edition)


This Friday will be the last last call at the Sand Bar on Washington Street. Doors will be open from 5pm to 11pm, the time at which owner Christopher Brown anticipates being “sold out of everything.” Entertainment will be provided by DJ Julio Sanabia.   Check out all the Bars of Lynn posts, here.  

Announcing Breakfasts of Lynn


The next of Lynn series is all about the morning after. We’ll keep Bars of Lynn Updates coming, skip the walks of shame-of Lynn and just go to breakfast, which happens any time from the crack of dawn to *3pm around here. The first venue eatery to participate is the newly opened BLT’s on Broad…