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Signs of Lynn – Little River Inn

This storefront doesn’t say the name of the name of the breakfast place within, but it does say that owner and Ward 7 Councilor Richard Ford loves America. It’s the perfect sign to post leading up to the 4th of July. The eye catching flag facade was only meant to be temporary, but he kept…

Highlands Coalition Plants Seeds of Goodwill

Highlands Coalition director David Gass sends us this update, saying the mainstream press hasn’t run it. For the record, LynnHappens finds nothing controversial or subversive in gardening and is happy to pass this along. Gardening! “Rich Randall and the Blue Crew from Blue Cross, Blue Shield built two raised-bed gardens at Mary & Grace Ishkanian’s…

Summer Photo Series – Signs of Lynn

There’s a lot of fantastic old signage in Lynn, and even some pretty good newer ones. Periodically throughout the summer, we’ll post them. We want to celebrate all that is uniquely Lynn and what gives it character. Posting photos of cool signage is just the beginning of that, and it is not meant to advertise…

Last Saturday in (mostly) Pictures

Friday was no slouch, but Saturday was the main reason the Rundown was dubbed “Busy Weekend Edition.” It wasn’t possible to do all, but what follows is a more Downtown-centric pictorial of Saturday, May 21st, 2011.         The first photos are from The Food Project’s annual Farm Fest on Munroe Street. A…

Photos & Sounds: Cambodian New Year

Happy 2555!! That’s the year according to the Buddhist calendar. Cambodian New Year, or Khmer New Year, is an annual tradition in Lynn that outgrew last year’s spot behind the Cambodian Temple on Chestnut Street. Last Saturday, April 30th, a parade led the way from the temple to the Lynn Common, where people had plenty…