Reviews

Arts After Hours Theatrical Debut a Success Downtown

by Seth Albaum photos by Josh Nunes In what’s a clear slap in the face of the doubters and the old codgers who like to ridicule efforts to revive downtown, Arts After Hours proved itself a very capable theatre company this weekend keeping sold out audiences rolling with laughter with The 25th Annual Putnam County…

Velev, Vibrantly on Display at the Willow Gallery

By William J. Dowd   Jackson Pollock was an influential American abstract expressionist painter who gained notoriety for his invention of the “drip technique” during the latter years of the 1940s. His technique had abandoned the painter’s traditional use of an easel, paint brushes, and palette. He chose to paint while standing or dancing around,…

Weekend Rundown (pirate edition)

Welcome to your weekly rundown of weekend events in Lynn! Friday, 10-8 1. Walnut da Lyrical Genie, Mike Cassetta & Friends and the Mirror Neurons play Walnut Street Cafe at 157 Walnut St., Lynn at 8pm! 2. Good Music Fridays at Tatiana’s Restaurant, 70 Market St. in DTL starts at 9pm. Saturday, 10-9 1. Comedy…

The Blue Ox

Review by Gregory Gray of Lynn, MA As usual, The Blue Ox was as busy as ever. I walked in and was greeted with smiling faces. I went to the bar, but no seats were available so I decided to have a beer, watch the Sox and hope for the best. I got lucky shortly…

Restaurante Lupita – Multiple reviews!

Review by LH contributor Raul C. We finally have a new restaurant in the location where Pho Lynn used to be: Lupita opened two weeks ago and in case you were wondering, it’s the same folks that own Tacos Lupita down the street. If you are a fan of Tacos Lupita, you will definitely like…

Antique Table

Review by Gregory Gray of Lynn, MA Was greeted by a smiling face, then enters Megan my server, very friendly, outgoing and attentive. The restaurant is small, quaint and nicely decorated. First off, I was delivered a nice plate of focaccia bread with an olive oil blend for dipping. I ordered a glass of Pinot…

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…