Lynn City Farm Fest Delights

5/22/17 The Annual Food Project Lynn City Farm Fest was held Saturday on Munroe Street immediately following the Run for Freedom 5k and featured live music from Tigerman WOAH Photos and…

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Heroes and Villains in DTL

5/22/17 The First Annual North Shore Comic Con Hosted by the Downtown Lynn Cultural District Happened Saturday Photos and words by Carla Scheri – The Lynn Arts Building was alive…

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Raw Art Works HOME in the Square

5/19/17 Raw Art Works had its annual exhibit opening yesterday in Central Square for HOME. Enzo’s sold $1 pizza slices, White Rose Coffeehouse sold $1 hot dogs, and Central Square…

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Reader Opinion – “To the gangs who terrorize our city”

Introducing “Reader Opinion.” LynnHappens accepts essays, editorials and general musings from its readers, and gives them the same front page space as other content in order to provoke what is hopefully – healthy conversation. LH reserves the right to truncate or edit as necessary, but it never does so without permission of the author. Having…

The Blue Ox

Review by LH contributor Raul C. 5/5 Stars The Blue Ox opened recently its doors in downtown Lynn and has quickly become a favorite in the area for their great food and ambience. It was recognized as Best New Restaurant – North of Boston by Boston Magazine’s BEST OF BOSTON 2009 and was featured on…

Happen’s Stance – Signs of Downtown

This first Happen’s Stance is going to begin with the issue that drew me into neighborhood and city politics. It is not something that should be on the top of Lynn’s list of priorities, and there are also people for whom this matters more than it should matter to me. And yet, when I first…

Dog Days of Summer Parade & Pageant

  Central Square Lynn, August 20, Third Thursdays presents the Dog Days of Summer Parade & Pageant. Bring your ‘best friend’ down to the 4th Annual Dog Days of Summer Parade & Pageant on Thursday, August 20, 2009 from 5-8 PM, brought to you by the Central Square Collaborative and The Daily Item/Itemlive.com. Dog owners…

Mexico Lindo

Review by LH contributor Raul C. Mexico Lindo is a small, inexpensive place with good food that actually tastes like something people would eat in Mexico. Here, I have found the type of food I grew up with – I am originally from Tampico, Mexico – and great service from the family that owns and…

Raw Arts Fills Empty Storefront with Signs of Awareness

Image Gallery  – From the write-up on the exhibit ‘AWARENESS TOWN, IN PROCESS’ “Over a 4 week period, 26 teenagers from the city of Lynn and surrounding communities collaborated to create this art installation. Houses were created to symbolically represent a universal community. The signage which hangs above ‘Awareness Town’ represents messages of importance to…

LynnArts Announces First of 2009 Workshop Series

From Jennifer Ashworth at LynnArts Artist Trading Cards Meet Greet Trade Create! Thursday, August 27th, 7-9pm Artist Trading Cards are the new creative craze; miniature pieces of original artwork being created and traded! LynnArts is introducing its first ever A.T.C workshop, hosted by one of our very own artist members Robin Samiljan. Come enjoy the…

Agit’Arte Youth Open Mic Fundraiser August 30th

Agit’Arte Presents… Sent by Jennifer Ashworth of LynnArts Sunday August 30th 4-7pm LynnArts Rantoul Theater Are you a singer, rapper, poet, dancer, story teller? Do you have something that you want to address? Are you looking for change? Please come support Agit’Arte’s Youth Open Mic! Help us Raise funds to raise consciousness. Young people are…