Letters to the Editor

Here are two recent letters to the Editor. Information on how to submit your own, follows. 1. Remember when Wal-Mart was as American as apple pie… “In the 1980s, if you can believe it, Sam Walton and Wal-Mart not only used to have a “Buy America” program, but Wal-Mart made a public commitment to “buying…

Montecristo

Review by LH contributor Raul C. Lynn has a very diverse population and one of the great things about this is the variety of restaurants with authentic cuisine from different parts of the world. Montecristo is one of those places, a small hole-in-the-wall restaurant in downtown Lynn that serves great food. Owned and operated by…

Highlights from Lynn Blogs

Blogs are busy these days! There’s a new post on Lynn Lofts, The Skinny, which lay dormant for three years. Welcome back! Adventures and Forays. Ideas and Thoughts (say that ten times fast) discusses ideas for better use of public spaces in Lynn. DowntownLynn has the scoop on who and what is involved with the…

City Council 4-13-10

City Council Video from 4-13-10 Highlights: St. Pius CYO girls basketball team awarded for their performance this season Allcare VNA public hearing on proposed office building on a parcel in front of the MBTA garage

Neighborhood Meeting with AllCare VNA 4-6-10

City Councilor Brendan Crighton and Council President Timothy Cahill called a neighborhood meeting with downtown residents on April 6th, following rising questions and concerns over a proposed office building on the grass MBTA lot in front of the parking garage. Also present were Shawn Potter and other Allcare representatives, Jim Cowdell of the EDIC, Jamie…

Highlights from Lynn Blogs

DowntownLynn has seen a lot of activity lately. Corey gives you his opinion on a new Allcare VNA building in DTL with this recent post. Other opinions follow in the comments. Do you know about the Lynn Home for Women? The Lynn Philanthropy Chronicle reports on the renovation of this “Hidden Gem in the Gateway…

Artist Profile: Karen Johnson

by Seth Albaum You may have seen Lynn artist Karen Johnson’s work at the Meet Me Downtown Festival of the Arts, where you can purchase prints of her artwork, primarily of local landscapes and landmarks. She sat down with me at Tatiana’s, examples in hand,  to talk about it. (click these to listen) Karen Johnson…

LynnArts announces Thursday Night Club

Third Thursdays may be on a hiatus, but their spirit continues with LynnArts’  Thursday Night Club. “Over the course of the next year Thursdays in Lynn will take on a new flavor with dances, movies, and more. Join us from 7-10 PM for our kickoff dance party with live music courtesy of White Lightnin, with…