Bars of Lynn

Three Days, Three Open Mics

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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

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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…

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…

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…

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…