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Photos: ECCO Juneteenth March for Racial Justice

6/20/17 Essex County Community Organization – ECCO – organized a march Monday for Juneteenth, calling for racial justice on the anniversary of the end of slavery. Marchers met at Zion Baptist Church (about to celebrate 115 years) and walked to Red Rock Park, where they held a rally, and then to the First Church in…

Punking Out Homelessness 2

6/19/17 Several local punk bands got together at O’Brien’s on Boston Street in Lynn for a Boston based homeless charity called Stop the Bleeding. The night’s beneficiary was the Lowell Transitional Living Center. The lineup: Charlie Don’t Surf (Clash tribute) Guns of Brighton (originals – from Lynn) The Natty D’s Powder Keg Of course the…

Lynn Teamed Up to Clean Up Saturday

A Lynn Community Association organized city-wide annual volunter cleanup program formerly known as Clean Sweep to the Sea took place Saturday. The new name is Team Up to Clean Up, and people did. First, some met at the Lynn Museum downtown for a breakfast catered by Andy’s Breakfast and Lunch and then they fanned out…

Flax Pond to Nahant

6/17/17 It’s not often you can see Nahant from Wyoma Square. To do so, you have to go up. From Irish Se7en Photography, taken with a drone yesterday, apparently before all the rain.   Follow Irish Se7en Photography on facebook for more.

Photos from Bent Water’s 2nd Annual Blast Off

5/22/17 On Saturday Bent Water threw a huge outdoor party with new beer releases, food trucks, bands and guests including Salem cider makers Far From The Tree. A suggested donation at the gate and a merch tent raised money for Beyond Walls Lynn. *Speaking of Beyond Walls, as of this paragraph, they have just under…

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…

Raw Art Works HOME in the Square

5/19/17 Raw Art Works had its annual exhibit opening yesterday in Central Square for HOME. Enzo’s sold $1 pizza slices, White Rose Coffeehouse sold $1 hot dogs, and Central Square replaced cars with people and art. Little bird-homes were placed around the square and can still be seen.  

First Neon Pieces Ceremoniously Lit for Beyond Walls

5/17/17 At a ceremony outside the Prime Building downtown elected officials, candidates and Beyond Walls supporters gathered to ceremoniously throw the switch on recently installed neon artwork. These are the first three of what will eventually be twelve pieces throughout the downtown. John Doherty of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 35 presented a check…