Fall Fun for Lynn’s own Little Green House Bakes

Sponsored You can order from-scratch pastries now at www.littlegreenhousebakes.com From Little Green House Bakes –     October 10th We will be at EforAll Lynn showcasing all of the yumminess that is Lynn’s own Little Green House Bakes. From our Vegan whoopee pies to our gluten free pumpkin spice cookies and everything in between, it’s all…

Blade Runner 2049

Film review by Steve Duffy – Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former…

5 Questions: Melissa Manchester

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Melissa Manchester’s career is remarkable not only for its longevity and accomplishments, but for its versatility. Following her stint as a founding member of Bette Midler’s Harlettes, Manchester’s tremendously successful solo career brought her critical and commercial acclaim. She has recorded twenty-one albums across her career,…

Lynners Help Clean After Flood

11:40 AM Saturday morning, Juan Gonzalez of Without Borders Magazine and Global Embassy of Activists for Peace  issued an alert on social media asking folks to help remove trash and debris from flooding downtown. He was joined by neighbors, daughter Dulce, and son Christian. Dulce Gonzalez sends these photos from Munroe Street:   Here’s an…

Evita

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – Evita is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. It concentrates on the life of Argentine political leader Eva Perón, the second wife of Argentine president Juan Perón. The story follows Evita’s early life, rise to power, charity work, and eventual death. Briana…

Well, We Had Some Weather

The DPW would like everyone know that Covantis is closed today due to the whopper of a storm we got overnight. So, you’ll have to put off some of those errands and … maybe check your basements, if you haven’t already. Also, Munroe Street downtown was flooded. 1A was closed. Cars had to be towed…

5 Questions: Constantine Maroulis

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Constantine first came to prominence as the beloved rock n’ roll underdog on American Idol. He then secured his place in pop culture as a Broadway superstar, best known for his TONY-nominated role in Rock Of Ages. Now, for his third act, he begins an invigorating…

Stronger

Film review by Steve Duffy – Stronger is based on the memoir by Jeff Bauman and Brett Witter. Some may say it is it too soon to see another movie about the Boston Marathon bombings. No one wants to relive the horrible events that forever changed our city, but also made us stronger. What I…

NSCC Promotes Respect & Inclusion Through New Series

iNSights, a new respect and inclusion-themed speaking and performance series at North Shore Community College will launch on September 27 with a “Meet a Muslim” program to be held on the college’s Danvers Campus, 1 Ferncroft Road, room DS119 at 2 p.m. The event will also be streamed on Facebook Live on the NSCC Facebook…

5 Questions: Jake Gyllenhaal

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – In this inspiring biopic, Jake Gyllenhaal plays Jeff Bauman, a man who lost his legs in the Boston Marathon bombings.  The film follows Jeff’s amazing journey of recovery as he rebuilds his life. SD: What did you know about Jeff Bauman going into the film? JG:…

The Phantom of the Opera

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – My fascination with “The Phantom of the Opera” began back in 1997 when I saw it for the first time. The Phantom of the Opera made its world premiere in London’s West End in 1986, where it still plays today. Lloyd Webber’s musical thriller has been running on Broadway…

5 Questions: Brian Wilson

If you missed Brian Wilson’s Pet Sounds show at the Lynn Auditorium in April, here’s your second chance. 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – The former Beach Boy and one of the most innovative and influential creative forces in popular music is bringing one of the most iconic studio albums of all…

2017 Preliminary (Primary) Election Results

9/12/17 Here are the results from the 2017 Preliminary City Election direct from City Hall – In Ward 2, Rick Starbard and Gina O’Toole move on to November. Peter Grocki and Christopher Magrane came in 3rd and 4th. In the Mayoral race, for which both incumbent and challenger would move forward anyway, Senator Tom McGee…

Arts After Hours presents Bat Boy: The Musical

Arts After Hours will present the critically acclaimed production of Bat Boy: The Musical October 19-29, 2017 at LynnArts on 25 Exchange Street, Lynn, MA. Performances are October 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 and 28 at 8PM, October 21 and 28 at 3PM and October 22 and 29 at 4PM. Tickets are $30 for table…