Razzmatazz 2016 Rocks the Woods

2016’s Razzmatazz Music Festival in Lynn Woods was Sunday, and in typical LynnHappens fashion, here’s a mega-gallery of images from the all-day event. This year’s lineup consisted of (not in…

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The Force Awakens at Goldfish Pond

On Friday July 15th at Lafayette Park, more commonly called Goldfish Pond Park, Mayor Kennedy, Lynn DPW/Parks & Rec., Community Development and the Goldfish Pond Association sponsored a free family…

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Hold Down Orlando Pulse Fundraiser at Fran’s

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On Friday, July 8th 2016 Fran’s Place held a fundraiser for Equality Florida, a civil rights organization. The entertainment was varied, from poets, musicians, singers, drag queens and dancers. Mayor Kennedy was there and made some remarks at the start of the entertainment portion of the evening, and won a few raffle prizes, too. List…

Sessions 1 and 2 of New Music in the Square

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The second summer of the LynnHappens produced New Music in the Square started with Wreck Shop Movement and Treading Water on June 29th, followed by Joe Skahan and *This Day in History July 6th. Thanks to Isaac S. Photography, we have plenty of photos and videos of the first two sessions to share. (The videos are…

Balanced

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A balanced camera records a balanced bicyclist on Lynn Shore Drive this morning. Photo courtesy of Al Quint. Thanks! It should go without saying, but attempting what you see in the photo is not recommended.

5 Questions: Charlotte Stewart

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5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy –   Charlotte Stewart is famous for portraying the beloved Miss Beadle on Little House on the Prairie. She has also worked with filmmaker David Lynch in his classic film Eraserhead and television show Twin Peaks. Stewart has a recently released autobiography titled Little House in the…

Photos from July 3rd at High Rock

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On July 3rd at High Rock Tower folks gathered for the 6th annual reading of Frederick Douglass’ speech on the meaning of Independence Day for the slave. They also came for entertainment, pony rides, food, and a commanding view of the fireworks, which are July 3rd for Lynn and Swampscott. The event was sponsored in part…

5 Questions: Stephen Marley

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5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – The sound of summer is coming to the Paradise Rock Club when eight-time Grammy winning Reggae producer, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Stephen Marley arrives in Boston on June 30th!  Marley is currently on the road for his 30-city tour in support of his fourth studio album,…

Neighborhood Meeting in the Highlands

The Highlands Coalition hosted a community meeting at KIPP Academy June 27th with an agenda that included voting location changes, pothole repair, litter, a neighborhood watch group and more.

It was about 15 minutes into the meeting that a microphone was connected and it becomes easier to hear.

A community meeting with downtown residents, businesses and stakeholders will take place July 14, 2016 in the LynnArts Building, 25 Exchange Street, at 6:30pm.

Treading Water at O’Brien’s

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Treading Water played O’Brien’s Friday, June 24th. The busy group also played a golf-tournament after party at Gannon Saturday (no photos of that, unfortunately). The Lynn-based alternative-rock band will be at New Music in the Square Wednesday with Wreck Shop Movement for a free all-ages show on the Central Square island.   Treading Water by Treading…

New Music in the Square Starts Wednesday, June 29th!

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Bring a blanket! Bring a chair! Bring an iced coffee from a local cafe! The 2016 season of New Music in the Square begins with Wreck Shop Movement at 5:30pm and Treading Water at 6:30pm. The series runs Wednesdays 5:30pm to 8:30pm through August 24th on the “Island” in Central Square. FREE All performers are…

Lynn Museum / LynnArts Celebrates Anniversaries

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It’s been two decades for LynnArts and ten years since the Lynn Museum moved downtown. Last night, they celebrated as one combined organization with a fundraising event called, “Meet Me at the Museum.” Performers included LynnArts building tenants School of Rock, Crystal Panjammers and Cultura Latina Dance Academy. Sound and DJ’d music was provided by…