Reviews

Kids Explore at LynnArts

By William J. Dowd Over the past four years “Art Explorers” have descended upon LynnArts for participation in a week long program educating area youth on a broad range of visual and performing arts. Had you been at the agency’s 25 Exchange Street location last Friday, you would’ve been swimming with swaying seaweed, floating jellyfish,…

Letter to the editor

Willoughby Moment There is an episode from Rod Serlings’ The Twilight Zone whereby a man taking a train home from work in NYC to Connecticut falls “asleep” and wakes up in the 1890’s in a small town called Willoughby where it is always summer, town fairs reign supreme, large wheel bicycles cruise the streets, and…

Photos of Hodgepodge 2010

This is LynnHappens’ largest photo gallery yet, with 110 images. The eight hour music festival was organized by Dean Albert of This Day in History and Dom Landry of Slurm and held at the Lynn Woods Ampitheater near the Pennybrook Road entrance on July 25th, 2010. The lineup included Slurm, This Day in History, Fiddlehead,…

Rincon Macorisano

Review by LH contributor Raul C. Rincon Macorisano is a family owned restaurant on Washington Street (next to the Lynn Police Station) that specializes in Caribbean cuisine from the Dominican Republic, including plantain-based dishes such as Mofongo, made from fried green plantains mashed together with broth, garlic, olive oil and filled with pork or chicken…

China Lion

Review by Stacey They have been a staple in downtown Lynn for years. There is plenty of street parking and parking in the lot across the street.  And plenty of food for your dollar. China Lion offers up an inexpensive (think less than a Happy Meal at McD’s) choice of food.  Although not gourmet their tasty, yummy…

Yan’s Cafe

Review by LH contributor Raul C. Good Chinese food is not easy to find and Lynn has one of the best places for Asian food in the North Shore: Yan’s Cafe in Lewis Street. Yan’s is a small family owned and operated restaurant that stands out for its variety of dishes, including plenty of vegetarian…

DTL at Night – Los Retros at Turbine

April 23, 2010 by Seth Albaum Los Retros is a side project of Dave Mangione and Randy Hopkins of The Vic Morrows Band (link to FB page), a group that has been together since 1995 playing original retro-alternative hard rock with a strong surf influence. Friday night at Turbine, they were also joined by The…