“Present Tense” Exhibit Opened Wednesday


You can see Present Tense at the Lynn Museum through December 19, 2015. In October 2014, the Lynn Museum and LynnArts merged, joining the city’s long respected historical society with one of the North Shore’s premier centers for visual and performing arts. To celebrate the merger and highlight the union of these two vibrant cultural…

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…

Supermoon Eclipse Photos


It was a Super Bloodhound Gang Moon or something like that last night, coupled with an eclipse. Here’s more photos, some contributed and some taken by LynnHappens, to add to the overwhelming amount of moonshots that flooded internet – that is, until it was upstaged by Mars. A video by retired Lynn Firefighter Michael Barry…

Photos from the Walk For Peace


9/27/15 Yesterday’s Walk for Peace organized by “Stop the Violence: LYNN” wound its way from Barry Park, to the Lynn Common Frederick Douglass Bandstand and the steps of Lynn City Hall. This was the second year for the walk, and this time it was in memory of Ashlee Berryman. The gallery captures just a little…

Fire on Essex Street


9/27/15 Jason Taglieri of Olde Soul Photography says, “Woke up to the smell of fire, like plastic burning. Shortly, the neighborhood was lit up from first responder vehicles. The smoke was thick in the air which gave the whole scene an eerie vibe. From what I was able to find out last night, thankfully nobody…

Bars of Lynn Update (superhero edition)


9/22/15 Saturday night, a group of friends dressed up in (mostly) superhero costumes for a Superman pub crawl to celebrate Mike Amato’s birthday. They met first at Rolly’s in Wyoma Square. From there, they went to Four Winds and the Lazy Dog, where 80’s Reunion Band played – also in costume. There’s a few shots…

Photos from the 6th Annual History and Hops


Here are the photos from the Lynn Museum’s 6th Annual History & Hops, which featured tastings of local craft beers and a special appearance by Lynn’s own Bentwater Brewing Company. Their first brews should be available in 2016. Strungout Playboys played outside, DJ Seth selected tunes inside. Bob Bond,, took the photos:  

Photos from Clock to the Rock 5k


Thursday, July 17, the Downtown Lynn Cultural District hosted the annual Clock to the Rock 5k. Your editor was working the event, but Bob Bond, took lots of shots. If you ran the race, you’re probably in a picture! If you were hanging out and enjoying the music, food, ice cream and beer, you’re…