Bars of Lynn Update

It’s Memorial Day weekend, so here’s The Dirty Floorboards and three layers of the American Flag at Celley’s Pub. They played on Friday. In other #barsoflynn news, Bruno’s, just a…

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Temporary Bridge Broken (again)

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On Mother’s Day, the bridge was stuck in the open position for a while. From your friendly MassDOT – CONSTRUCTION ALERT: LYNN/SAUGUS ROUTE 107 (WESTERN AVENUE) NORTHBOUND AT THE FOXHILL DRAWBRIDGE LANE CLOSURE STARTING TONIGHT MAY 15, 2015 AT 7:00 PM  Beginning at 7:00 PM on Friday, May 15th and continuing until 11:00 PM on…

Family & Childrens’ Service to Debut Tot Lot on Tuesday

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  From Family & Children’s Service of Greater Lynn –     Family & Children’s Service of Greater Lynn Announces the Grand Opening of the Ruth LaCroix Darling Tot Lot Tuesday, May 19, 2015 from 10:30 – 11:30 111 North Common Street, Lynn, MA   Family & Children’s Service of Greater Lynn, Inc. (F&CS), serving…

Seagull’s View of Lynn Harbor

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Mike Barry says his drone Norbert wanted to give us a seagull’s view of Seaport Landing and Lynn’s harbor area. Boats are just beginning to fill the slips, a welcome sign of summer. More photos and videos by Mike Barry can be found on LynnHappens and on his website.      

6th Annual Clean Sweep is June 6th

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It’s time to gather your neighbors and assemble teams for the Lynn Community Association’s 6th Annual Clean Sweep to the Sea on June 6th, 2015.. The simple registration form for an individual or team is here. We’ll pick up our parks and neighborhoods from 10:30am to noon, then celebrate our hard work noon to 2:30pm…

GLSS Issues Request for Proposals for Elder Service Programs

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Posted 5-12-15 From Greater Lynn Senior Services – Greater Lynn Senior Services (GLSS), the Area Agency on Aging serving Lynn, Lynnfield, Nahant, Saugus, and Swampscott, has issued a Request for Proposals to fund elder legal services; emergency short-term care; and, access or in-home supportive services, such as socialization programs for isolated and neglected elders; mobility/transportation,…

Bars of Lynn (mini) Update

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Carlos Peralta & Fred Hogan, May 8th at Tatiana’s on Market Street – Here’s how it works, folks. You’re out with your friends somewhere and you want to help promote positive nightlife in Lynn, so you take a photo and hashtag it #barsoflynn or you email it to the Happens, editor@lynnhappens.com, to have it included…

Sweeping & Construction Notices

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION *Paving – Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Hurd Street starting 7am, weather permitting NO PARKING BETWEEN 7AM AND 5PM Woodlawn Street starting 7am, weather permitting NO PARKING BETWEEN 7AM AND 5PM Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Lynnwood Street starting 7am, weather permitting NO PARKING BETWEEN 7AM AND 5PM The contractor performing this work will…

Post-cleanup at Goldfish Pond

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The Goldfish Pond Association’s 35th annual Planting Day is Saturday, May 23. From 9am to noon you can join them in planting over 3,000 flowering plants. Here’s a link to the event on meetup. Bill Sabram writes, “I love my neighbors! Victory coffee and donuts after a couple hours of park cleanup.”  

Letter – Lynn Dems Not Down with TPP

From the Lynn Democratic Committee – LYNN DEMS OPPOSE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP DEAL Members of the Lynn Democratic City Committee, the political party’s local wing, voted unanimously last week to go on record in formal opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement (TPP). The TPP is a proposed free trade agreement between several North and…

5 Questions: Paul Reiser

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5 Questions is a feature by Steve Duffy –       Paul Reiser may be most remembered for his role on television’s Mad About You, but the veteran actor is returning to his roots as a stand-up comedian. SD: How did you get started in stand-up comedy? PR: I did it the old fashion…

Hot Pursuit

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Review by Steve Duffy – The simple storyline has Reese Witherspoon portraying an incompetent San Antonio policewoman who has been removed from the street and reassigned to the evidence room because of a mishap that involves a taser. She is given a second chance at redemption when she is assigned to protect and escort the…

Beats using the stairs

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A crane hoists drywall panels through an open window of 33 Central Square this afternoon. This is the former Arnold Stationery building, soon to become condos aimed at artists with some special financing available for those who qualify. See shots of the interior prior to drywall that were taken on a tour February 6th of…