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Oral Histories of Lynn


From NSCC – North Shore Community College Lynn Oral History Project, Wednesday, April 29th, 12-1:30 Mark your calendars for the North Shore Community College Oral History Project  as students present oral histories of notable Lynn businesses, including Durkee Mower (manufacturer of Fluff), the Capitol Diner, Zimman’s, the Lynn YMCA and Salvy the Florist.  This is the…

Over Lynn Woods


Norbert the Drone flew above Lynn Woods this week to get you these great shots of what we’re trying to protect. More photos and videos by Mike Barry can be found on LynnHappens and on his website.

Bars of Lynn Update


This week’s Bars of Lynn is all you. Thanks for using the #barsoflynn hashtag! Check out all the Bars of Lynn posts, here. Here’s The King’s Busketeers at Walnut Street Cafe courtesy of Erica Stockwell-Alpert. The song is ‘The Chilly Arms of Ocean,’ lyrics Josh Gannon-Salomon, melody co-written by Josh, Sam Atwood and Andrew Prete.…

Lynn Y will train you for that 5k


The price of admission to the class will also include entry to the Y’s own 5k, Stride Along the Tide May 30th. There’s also the Project Wheels Walk, Run & Roll 5k + Pancake Breakfast at Rolly’s April 26, The Sacred Heart School 5k & Spring Carnival May 9th, and the Run for Freedom 5k…

Bars of Lynn Update


Your band, pub, bar, club or what-have-you can be featured in Bars of Lynn very simply. Have an employee or happy patron post a photo to facebook or twitter with the hashtag #barsoflynn. If you’re using facebook, it won’t work if your privacy settings are fairly tight, but you can still share to the LynnHappens…

St. Mary’s Spartan Casino Night


“Spartan” is a noun only here, as the gymnasium was filled last night with alumni, staff and supporters for a casino night fundraiser.  There was a selection of food from local eateries, some adult libations and Kevin Kennedy on the keys. Food sponsors included Brother’s Deli, Rolly’s Tavern, D’Amici’s Bakery, Enzo’s Pizzeria, Chartwells, The Porthole…

Bars of Lynn Update


A lot of folks were busy with family this weekend for Easter and Passover. Your editor was out of town but appreciates these folks sending in their #barsoflynn reports. Use the hashtag on facebook or twitter to make the next one. If you’re using facebook, it won’t work if your privacy settings are fairly tight,…

Tony Toledo retires from Speak Up


Tony Toledo hosted his last Speak Up at the Walnut Street Cafe Thursday. Nick Zaino was there and shares his Blackberry photos. For a real flashback, see this story on Speak Up from 2009, before it moved to Walnut Street. The night will continue on Wednesdays at 7:30pm with featured performers at Walnut Street Cafe…

Another Lynn girl advances on La Voz Kids


You may remember when Amanda Mena from Lynn won La Voz Kids last year. Merlyn García of Lynn is in the top 50. In this interview (in Spanish), Merlyn mentions Lynn and the Lynn YMCA: Here is her performance: Thanks to Gregg Ellenberg at YMCA of Metro North for the tip.