Restaurante Lupita – Multiple reviews!

Review by LH contributor Raul C. We finally have a new restaurant in the location where Pho Lynn used to be: Lupita opened two weeks ago and in case you were wondering, it’s the same folks that own Tacos Lupita down the street. If you are a fan of Tacos Lupita, you will definitely like…

Weekend rundown

There are some big things happening this weekend in Lynn, so let’s get a head start with this first ever “Weekend rundown.” This post marks the beginning of a cooperative effort by members of the The North Shore Blogger Consortium. At the end of the post, you’ll find links to picks from other participating North…

Board of Appeals hearing on waterfront turbine

The special City Council meeting being short, LynnHappens had the time to head downstairs to catch the Board of Appeals hearing on a wind turbine that will be placed on Lynn Water & Sewer Commission property. Recent zoning changes for waterfront redevelopment plans made the variance necessary.

City Council 9-21-10

This brief special meeting of the City Council puts the schools in a position to benefit from green building assistance. Mics were not used. Audio was boosted to compensate, also bringing up room noise.

Clock to the Rock 2010, photos from the annual 5k race

Rain couldn’t dampen these runners spirits, who came from surrounding towns and Lynn itself to continue this annual event that is being carried forward from the old Third Thursdays. Among the runners were Ward 5 Councilor Brendan Crighton, former Lynn Mayor Chip Clancy, and Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce President , John Olsen. These first…

September 14th, 2010 State Primary Results

This is the spreadsheet data of the State Primary results in Lynn directly from City Hall, completely un-adulterated and without the filters of analysis and the inevitable biases of interpretation. See the numbers for yourselves and find out what the voter turnout was in your ward, and also, of course, who won where there were…

Photos: Goldfish Pond Fun ‘n Flea Day 2010

The Goldfish Pond Neighborhood Association‘s 30th annual Fun ‘n Flea Day was held on Saturday, September 11th, 2010.  To commemorate the occasion, a new book is available, called “On Goldfish Pond, 1629-2010.” Copies were on sale Saturday and are available for a $10 donation. To further celebrate their 30 years, an event is being planned…

Classical alumn elected to serve on national board

Vicente Gonzalez, a student at Cornell University, was elected to serve a two-year term as student representative on the Mortar Board National Council, the 10-member board of directors for Mortar Board, a prominent national honor society for college seniors. Vicente was elected to serve his term as one of the board’s two student representatives at…

Letter to the Editor

School Committee Budget has its 15 Minutes Sent by Jesse Jaeger – originally posted on Lynn-side Edition Tuesday August 31st the Lynn School Committee held its annual budget hearing. They took just 15 minutes. I almost missed it because I was running late from work. Three people spoke including me. A 15 minute school budget…

Lynn Auditorium announces Fall shows

The Lynn Auditorium is a 2072 seat venue inside City Hall. But the word “auditorium” doesn’t do this venue any justice. The seats are fully cushioned, the wood proscenium is an elegantly understated art deco and the acoustics are great for concerts. Beer, wine and other concessions are sold during shows. The following information is…

Antique Table

Review by Gregory Gray of Lynn, MA Was greeted by a smiling face, then enters Megan my server, very friendly, outgoing and attentive. The restaurant is small, quaint and nicely decorated. First off, I was delivered a nice plate of focaccia bread with an olive oil blend for dipping. I ordered a glass of Pinot…

Highlights from Lynn Blogs

In this roundup of area blogs, let’s start by welcoming what’s new, or at least newly discovered by LH: Linda’s Yummies has been offering Asian inspired recipes since March of 2010. Lynn School Watch began on July 23rd, 2010. LH appreciates the mention in this latest post. Do you know Simplified by Sarah? Sarah has…