Three Days, Three Open Mics


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,…

Pick Up Modern and More opens on Exchange Street


4/18/16 – On Exchange Street next to the former Daily Item Building and across form Charlie’s Junction Deli with its mid-century modern sign, is a new mid-century modern (and more) boutique called Pick Up Modern, opened by Laurence Elizabeth Howard of Marblehead. People have been traveling to Lynn to shop at Zimmans for years, add…

2nd Annual March for the Homeless


March for the Homeless, described as an awareness walk, began at Red Rock Park Saturday and ended at the Frederick Douglass Bandstand on the Lynn Common, where these photos were taken. There were performances along the way and at the Common by Spoken Word Flash Mob of Boston and members of Wreck Shop Movement. Tatiana…

Photos of a Saturday Night


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…

Kevin William performs at Land of a Thousand Hills


4/9/16 – Kevin William, accompanied by John on backup vocals and percussion, performed originals at Land of a Thousand Hills Coffee on Munroe Street this afternoon. To know what’s happening before the pictures are up, check the LynnHappens calendar. Often. Do your city a favor and send an event if you don’t see it listed,…

Lynn Public Schools All City Art Show


4/6/16 – The 2016 annual Lynn Public Schools All City Art Show had its opening reception in the LynnArts building in the Downtown Lynn Cultural District this afternoon. The show and reception is packed every year, and LynnArts/Lynn Museum staffers were on hand to manage things so spaces were not overcrowded. Everyone had plenty of…

April Storm Photos from Irish Se7en


Shawn Hogan of Irish Se7en Photography shares his April-snow galleries – From today, April 4th, 2016 – From Sunday, April 3rd, 2016 – Also see LynnHappens’ gallery from this afternoon, here. Have a photo you’d like to share? Send it in via email or the fb page!