Last Saturday in (mostly) Pictures

Friday was no slouch, but Saturday was the main reason the Rundown was dubbed “Busy Weekend Edition.” It wasn’t possible to do all, but what follows is a more Downtown-centric pictorial of Saturday, May 21st, 2011.         The first photos are from The Food Project’s annual Farm Fest on Munroe Street. A…

Weekend Rundown (Busy Weekend edition)

Thursday, 5/19   1. Get over to the Lazy Dog in Wyoma Sq. after 5pm and help raise fund’s for this year’s 4th of July Fireworks at Red Rock Park. Mouse-over the listing on the right for more information. 2. Tony Gallo & Friends featuring guests Second Axe and special guests the Follow Hymn Interfaith…

Fashion at the Museum

by William J. Dowd   The idea of holding a fashion show benefit doesn’t seem like a stretch for a city like Lynn, as it is a place where the textile and shoe industries were, at one point, the backbone of the city.   It makes sense to capitalize on this history and flaunt it, Lynn…

Letter to the Editor: There is an Arts District

To the Public: Following the EDIC’s presentation at Turbine Wine Bar last week regarding the proposed “Arts & Cultural District,” it has been the talk of the town in many circles.  Most of the people I have spoken with personally said a variation of “Isn’t there one already?”  That may be, in large measure, due…

Farm Fest on Munroe Saturday

  This Saturday from 11am to 2pm, The Food Project is holding its second annual Lynn Farm Fest, which includes a Spring plant sale, seeds and garden supplies. A workshop, Planning & Planting your Raised Bed Garden, will be held twice, starting at 11 am & 1:30 pm. If you are a participant in the…

Don White Show To Benefit Lynn Alma Mater

On Saturday night, May 21st at St. Michael’s Hall, Lynn, The Friends and Alumni of Lynn Classical High School present an evening of comedy and appreciation of what it means to be from Lynn, with nationally acclaimed folk artist, comedian, and LCHS alumni, Don White, Class of ’74. Don White has always been a community-minded…

RAW Opens New Exhibit, Enlivens Central Square

“Something from Nothing” story by Katey Ray RAW (Raw Art Works) hosted its annual opening exhibit on Thursday, May 12th from six to nine that night. Their building, located on Central Square was the cause of a creatively closed street. Members of RAW filled the dim pavement with bright chalk creations, making it quite easy…

Weekend Rundown (Late edition)

Lynn Happens was several places at once tonight, none of which were conducive to getting the Rundown out to include Thursday events. There were so many big things happening tonight, this week really needed two Thursdays. Starting with Friday, 5/13 1. Delvis plays original rock and folk at Walnut Street Cafe. #157. 8:30pm. 2. Starlight…

Video of Arts & Culture District Meeting

Residents, artists, stakeholders, and other interested persons packed Turbine in Central Square Tuesday to hear about the city’s efforts to apply for a state designated Arts and Culture District in DTL. A discussion with input from the audience follows the powerpoint.   Local coupons from Money Mailer!