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Lynn City Farm Fest Delights

5/22/17 The Annual Food Project Lynn City Farm Fest was held Saturday on Munroe Street immediately following the Run for Freedom 5k and featured live music from Tigerman WOAH Photos and words by Carla Scheri – It was a beautiful bustling day in downtown Lynn on Saturday May 20th. There were a ton of people walking around…

Mad Men of Lynn Book Party and Reading

Sponsored The Madmen of Lynn; Writings from the Walnut Street Coffee Café book party and open mic will take place this Wednesday May 10, 2017 at 7:30pm at the Walnut Street Café in West Lynn.      The Beat Poet Lew Welch, in his poem “I Saw Myself” wrote “ I saw myself- a ring of…

Special Mother’s Day Treats by Little Green House Bakes

Sponsored You can order from-scratch pastries now at www.littlegreenhousebakes.com A special treat just for Mother’s Day!! Little Green House Bakes has created the perfect treat for Mother’s Day, a cake for a brunch or a light dessert after a Mother’s Day meal. The cake is home-made with just the right amount of firmness offering a…

A New Old Sign

That’s not a new shoe store coming to the Prime Building, it’s part of something else. More on that later, but couldn’t resist resurrecting the old Signs of Lynn for a beautiful piece of neon mid-restoration. By the way, more are coming. If you spot one, share it with #beyondwallslynn #beyondwalls and to contribute so…

The Art of Lettering

Contributor Carla Scheri recently sat down with Sign Artist Brian Denahy at Bent Water Brewing Company by Carla Scheri The Bent Water Taproom was full of energy on Trivia Night as I sat tipping a Pearl Wheat with local sign artist Brian Denahy. We both agreed the Taproom was a hidden jewel of Lynn, of…

Volunteers Cleanup for Earth Day Throughout Lynn

4/22/17 Rain didn’t stop people from turning out to clean sections of Lynn Woods, the Community Path in West Lynn, Ames Playground, Kylie Park or the downtown. For the Sisson PTO cleanup at 3pm, the rain had ended. The Downtown Lynn Beautification Project, organized by Soraya Cacici, re-installed planters removed during construction, cleaned up the…

Visions of Lynn at the Museum

4/19/17 In the current exhibit in the downstairs gallery of the Lynn Museum, advanced architecture students from around the globe re-envision the potential of Lynn’s waterfront with rising sea levels in mind. “The studio considered the city of Lynn, Massachusetts as a case study, focusing on applying resilient strategies to the redevelopment of the city’s underutilized…

Photos: Vigil Monday Night for Shooting Victim

4/17/17 The greater Lynn community, Lynn Museum/LynnArts community, neighbors and strangers came out Monday night to a candlelight vigil for Easter Sunday shooting victim Leonardo Clement. Another man was also shot and remains hospitalized. Clergy from a number of houses of worship and representatives from a number of downtown organizations were present, some spoke. Senator…