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Alternative Covers at Buchanan

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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…

Songwriters Play in Support of Walnut Street Cafe

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1/25/16 – Lynn songwriter Nick Zaino brought musicians, cafe regulars and supporters together Friday to help raise money for expenses not covered by Walnut Street Cafe‘s insurance after a stolen Jeep Cherokee crashed well into the cafe the night of December 28th, 2015. Some of the damages not covered include mic stands and the PA…

New Travel Themed Exhibit Opens at Lynn Museum

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1/21/16 From Sea to Sky: Outfitting for Travel An opening reception (as listed in the calendar) was held Thursday at Lynn Museum / LynnArts – in the museum part of the two-building campus – called “From Sea to Sky: Outfitting for Travel.” On view through August 27th. The Lynn Museum‘s new hours are: Tuesdays 3-7PM…

Bars of Lynn Update

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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

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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)

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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…