Resident Artists Exhibiting in LynnArts

The current exhibit in the LynnArts portion of Lynn Museum/LynnArts features selected works from artists in the building, including Yetti Frankel, Barry Ridlon, Leslie Fahn Rosenberg and more.  The following…

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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…

G&S’s The Sorcerer at Lynn Arts this Sunday

Mass Theatrica presents THE SORCERER by Gilbert and Sullivan (LMLO with NEGASS) Mass Theatrica and The New England Gilbert and Sullivan Society (NEGASS) will co-sponsor a Last Minute Light Opera performance of ‘The Sorcerer’ on Sunday, March 14, 2010, 3:00 PM at LynnArts, 25 Exchange Street, Lynn, MA in the Neal Rantoul Vault Theatre. The…

Gateway to the North Shore

Among the many great things about Lynn is its location. While this web site will continue to focus on activities within Lynn, it will begin to reach beyond Lynn’s borders to its neighbors, and weave itself into the fabric of the North Shore without losing its identity. And if Lynn is the gateway to the…

Rivera Brother’s Boxing Club Seeks Home

by Seth Albaum In large space under a vaulted metal roof, signs of four-plus years of club activity are all around. A boxing ring is dismantled to bare wood. Pieces of gym equipment lay in piles, ready to move out once they have a destination. Gloves lay on the floor. A sports drink vending machine…

Highlights from Lynn Blogs

In this edition of Lynn Blogs, Downtown Lynn has a more detailed posting on the Beer Tasting and Live Music night at the Lynn Museum this Thursday, March 11th. Plus, Turbine is open. What if we revealed the beautiful cobblestone under Lynn’s downtown streets? City of Lynn Concepts wonders. Also, there’s a ten-footer looking like…