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LCA School Committee Candidates Forum


7/30/15 The Lynn Community Association hosted a School Committee Candidates Forum in the Neal Rantoul Black Box Theatre inside the LynnArts Building Tuesday. Your editor/sometimes videographer was busy with New Music in the Square, but thanks to the close proximity of the event was able to set up a camera with a wide shot. If…

Hearing on Proposed 2am Closing Time, Part 1


7/29/15 – Yesterday at City Hall, proponents and opponents of a plan to revert back to 2am closing attended a special public hearing by the Lynn License Commission. The two hour meeting was not enough time for those who wanted to speak, so the meeting will resume Tuesday, August 25th at 6pm, same place. Mayor…

Photos from Friday’s Blues Cruise on the Lynn Ferry


On Friday, July 24th, the Downtown Lynn Cultural District and Lynn Museum/LynnArts organized a sunset cruise during the last evening run of the Lynn Commuter Ferry. EDIC and Boston Harbor Cruises collaborated to make it free. Over 200 people were in attendance. Following the cruise, some of those folks went to the after-party at Cafe…

Sounds & Images of the Past Two NMITS Shows


Catching up with some photos and videos of the past two LynnHappens’ New Music in the Square Shows because your editor was traveling for a few days in between. Thanks again to Isaac S. Photography for documenting the series so well. See the New Music in the Square page for upcoming shows and sponsor information!…

Eric Houde & Stolen Lions at New Music in the Square


posted 7/10/15 – Visit this link for the ever-growing schedule for LynnHappens’ New Music in the Square. Next Wednesday, we’ll have singer/songwriter Jon Waterman and a trio featuring Patrick Nelson, Michael Strakus and Sam Bouve playing originals heavy on blues, funk & soul. The following videos are thanks to Isaac S. Photography: The Stolen Lions…

Caribbean Heritage Month Festival Photos/Video


Posted 6/30/15 – North Shore Caribbean American Organization (NSCAO), Inc., in partnership with Lynn Museum and Downtown Lynn Cultural District held an event Saturday with food, music, dance, culture and more in the Lynn Museum Park. Here’s a snippet recorded by phone of the Crystal PanJammers. The tune will be familiar.     What you…