Heartstrings on Display at Lynn Museum

2/13/17 “Heartstrings: Embracing Armenian Needlelace, Embroidery, and Rugs” is at the Lynn Museum through June 17th, 590 Washington Street. For museum hours and additional information, visit the website for Lynn…

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Parking Ban Begins Midnight

2.8.17 A Snow Emergency has been declared for this storm, Lynn Public Schools, as we previously posted, will be closed, and a parking ban begins at midnight tonight. The flashing blue lights go on at 10pm (as does the one in the LynnHappens header). DPW Commissioner Andrew Hall said in an emailed statement, “Trash and…

No School in Lynn Thursday, February 9

Parking ban, trash collection info, here. 2/8/17 First, folks started posting the news to social media. Soon after, the Lynn School Department website was updated. Kids, stay home and help shovel! Snow emergency parking ban information will be forthcoming, for sure.

LPD Seeking Suspect After Park Street Armed Robbery

2.7.17 From the Lynn Police Department – “The suspect in the attached photo robbed a 44 year old male on Park Street near North Common Street. The victim stated that he was walking on Park Street when the suspect struck him in the face with a gun and then robbed him of his money and…

Race

Film review by Steve Duffy – Race is based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens (Stephan James), the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan…

5 Questions: Donny Most

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Donny Most will always be most recognized for his role on TV series “Happy Days”, but the veteran actor/director has always loved music. When his acting career started taking off, he placed his singing career on the back burner. He has now returned to his musical…

A Dog’s Purpose

Review by Steve Duffy – Based on the 2010 novel of the same name, A Dog’s Purpose tells the story of a devoted dog (voiced by Josh Gad) who discovers the meaning of its own existence through the lives of the humans it teaches to laugh and love. Reincarnated as multiple canines over the course…

5 Questions: George Takei

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy –   George Takei, actor and activist, will take the Boch Center Wang Theatre stage on Friday, February 3rd to share fascinating and humorous behind-the-scenes stories from portraying the original “Mr. Sulu” in the Star Trek television series and movies. The evening will also include a screening…

“Traces to Remember” at Lynn Auditorium Tomorrow

1/25/17 In commemoration of the 78 years of the liberation of the concentration camps in Auswichtz, the Global Embassy of Activist for Peace and Dr. Catherine Latham, Superintendent of Lynn Public Schools will be holding a forum and photographic exhibition titled: Traces to Remember- The Holocaust and Human Rights. The event takes place Thursday, January…

Protesters at Lynn City Hall

1/20/17 The evening after Donald Trump was inaugurated in D.C. protesters from Lynn United for Change gathered on City Hall’s steps to voice opposition to Trump’s policies and Mayor Kennedy, who has been quoted in the Item saying she voted for Trump.

Something Rotten!

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – Something Rotten! is set in the ‘90s – the 1590s – this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom (Tony nominee Rob McClure and Broadway’s Josh Grisetti), two brothers who are desperate to write their own hit play while the “rock star” Shakespeare (Tony nominee Adam…