Weekend Rundown, now with Thursdays!

Given the fact that there’s just too much going on this Thursday to ignore, and simply that Thursdays are also pretty big nights here in Lynn, it’s time to expand the Weekend Rundown. Besides, even a 9 to 5’er knows it’s okay to stay out Thursday with just one more day to go! Thursday, 10-14…

DTLna’s 3rd Annual Neighborfest is Thursday, October 14th

The Downtown Lynn Neighborhood Association’s Neighborfest event returns to Tatiana’s Restaurant on 70 Market Street this Thursday to celebrate Lynn Octoberfest-style. From 7:30pm, DTLna volunteers will collect twelve dollars at the door to help the organization’s efforts in the neighborhood and to raise money for Time Exchange North Shore (formerly Lynn Time Bank). Admission also…

Belle Absente writing nights at TLGUTS

This Wednesday, October 13th at 8pm, The Little Gallery Under the Stairs and Subterranean Book Emporium introduce Belle Absente, a free mini weekly writing retreat collaboratively hosted by the owners, Jocelyn Almy-Testa and Chris Barber. In the spirit of Oulipo’s laboratory of potential literature and the Romanticist, Surrealist and Tel Quel salons that preceded it,…

Highlights from Lynn Blogs

Here’s a recent sample of some of Lynn’s blogs: Lynn-side Edition has a guest commentator on the new muzzle law. TLGUTS’s blog announces Belle Absente, a weekly collaboration with DTL’s newest used book and music store, Subterranean. It’s only appropriate that this good news for commuters is announced first by a blog. It was a…

What’s cookin’ at Cakin Boys?

Ed. note: With food, goods, and services, we often hear the mantra, “Buy Local.” Usually, it’s a plea to support the economy, environment, or both. Here, engineer and producer John Raye (aka Big Easy), owner of  Cakin Boys Studio at 10 Central Ave., plugs a couple of his artists with the message, listen local. LOCAL…

Weekend Rundown (pirate edition)

Welcome to your weekly rundown of weekend events in Lynn! Friday, 10-8 1. Walnut da Lyrical Genie, Mike Cassetta & Friends and the Mirror Neurons play Walnut Street Cafe at 157 Walnut St., Lynn at 8pm! 2. Good Music Fridays at Tatiana’s Restaurant, 70 Market St. in DTL starts at 9pm. Saturday, 10-9 1. Comedy…

Highlands Coalition to host Community Night

This event was moved from October 6th to Wednesday, October 13th in hopes of better weather. Click the poster for full details. Here are some photos LH took of the Ford School Garden last month. Chef Juan Gonzalez of Fernando’s will be on hand to make veggie tacos from some of the garden’s produce.

The Blue Ox

Review by Gregory Gray of Lynn, MA As usual, The Blue Ox was as busy as ever. I walked in and was greeted with smiling faces. I went to the bar, but no seats were available so I decided to have a beer, watch the Sox and hope for the best. I got lucky shortly…

Weekend Rundown

It’s time already for the second installment of LynnHappen’s Weekend Rundown, a cooperative effort by members of The North Shore Blogger Consortium.  At the end of the post, you’ll find links to picks from other participating North Shore blogs. As always, the complete list is on the right side and in the calendar. Friday 10-1…

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…