Arts After Hours comes to Lynn Museum Park Aug 12th

Looking to promote the already growing scene in Downtown Lynn and to showcase area talent and businesses, active residents Jocelyn Almy-Testa, Corey Jackson, and Seth Albaum have come up with a new independent series of events under the name, Arts After Hours. The name is, in part, a reaction to those who have commented online…

Artist Profiles: Joshua and Jacob Santa-Cruz

by Seth Albaum Local brothers combine a love for comics, sci-fi and anime into a variety of work and a web site and illustration business called strange-daze.net. I sat down with Lynn artists and brothers Josh and Jake for a conversation on the patio of Walnut Street Cafe to find out more. And to know…

Work by Men

The Little Gallery Under The Stairs will unveil its latest exhibition this Saturday, July 31st from 3-5pm, featuring art exclusively by men. It’s a new and bold step for the 25 Exchange Street gallery, also known for its series, “VOICES: Mothers Who Create” and other feminine explorations. And for a gallery known to attract artists…

Photos of Hodgepodge 2010

This is LynnHappens’ largest photo gallery yet, with 110 images. The eight hour music festival was organized by Dean Albert of This Day in History and Dom Landry of Slurm and held at the Lynn Woods Ampitheater near the Pennybrook Road entrance on July 25th, 2010. The lineup included Slurm, This Day in History, Fiddlehead,…

Highlights from Lynn Blogs

Bloggers making a difference edition: Lynn Blog readers are no doubt aware of recent efforts to improve conditions at the Central Square Commuter Rail station and garage. Here is a follow up from The Lynn Experiment and one from Downtownlynn after a meeting held Tuesday, July 13th in the Lynn Police Headquarters Community Room. Posts…

City Council 7-13-10

City Council video from 7-13-10. This video is in excess of three hours and some compromises in playback quality had to be made as a result. However, the sound is still clear. UPDATE: The “Fatal Error” issue is resolved. Also, it is possible to skip ahead on buffered video only. Otherwise, you will be sent…

Rincon Macorisano

Review by LH contributor Raul C. Rincon Macorisano is a family owned restaurant on Washington Street (next to the Lynn Police Station) that specializes in Caribbean cuisine from the Dominican Republic, including plantain-based dishes such as Mofongo, made from fried green plantains mashed together with broth, garlic, olive oil and filled with pork or chicken…

City sponsors free outdoor movies

On Friday, July 9th, Mayor Kennedy & The Office of Community Development present the original Karate Kid for free in Kiley Park. Bring a blanket, snacks, and show your kids the real deal. Before the film, watch a demonstration at 8:00pm by Master Lou Hopkins of East Coast Karate & Aerobic Fitness Center in Central…

Letters to the Editor

Here are two recent letters to the Editor. Information on how to submit your own, follows. 1. Neuroscience over KIPP at old 507, for the Veterans Dear Editor: Although lacking the financial wherewithal or the political connections to have a big impact on the economic development of Lynn, I do have an idea that I…