Weekend Rundown

Welcome to your weekly Weekend Rundown on LynnHappens.  What follows is a selection from what’s happening, with more options on the right. If something is missing, send it in and it’ll go in the calendar! (Rundown entries are clearly biased towards bands that play originals and unique events, but you never know what’ll make it…

Council Meeting and Fortucci Hearing, Part 2

The first clip is of the regular City Council Agenda for February 15th, 2011. Following that, is the second night of the Fortucci hearing, continued from February 8th. It’s divided into separate clips, but there in its entirety. Part three of the hearing will take place tonight, February 16th, 7pm, in the Council Chambers. Local…

Letter to the Editor

Sent by Mary Ellen Palermo President Obama stated at his State of the Union that America would “need to out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world” to keep pace with the global economy.  Federal educational stimulus money was given to schools to improve technology so that children can learn through simulations, interactive games,…

Weekend Rundown

Friday, February 11 1. Delvis brings original rock and folk to Walnut Street Cafe at 8:30pm. 157 Walnut Street. 2. DJ Seth returns to Turbine in Central Square with 60’s Soul, Ska, British Invasion and Mod style. Creative/period dress is encouraged but not required. 9pm. No cover. 21+ (DJ Seth is also the editor of…

City Council Fortucci Hearing 2-8-11

The following clips are of the Special City Council Hearing on CFO Richard Fortucci held on February 8th, 2011. Not making it through the entire list of charges/complaints, the hearing is scheduled to continue as a portion of the regular City Council agenda for Tuesday, February 15th, 2011. The camera recording quality was adjusted lower…

Fortucci Hearing Will Continue Next Council Meeting

The video from last night’s Special City Council Hearing on CFO Richard Fortucci will post sometime tonight. The delay is due to its length, four and three quarter hours, and the extended time needed to process and upload that much video. From 7pm until approximately 11:40pm, only six of the charges were heard. There are…

Weekend Rundown

Thursday, February 3 Check the right hand side. Send in anything that’s missing! Friday, February 4 1. The Second Annual Legends of Rock ‘n Blues at the Lynn Auditorium, with “Four legends” and three bands. Edgar Winter and Rick Derringer,  Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, James Montgomery, Johnny A and Brooks Young. 7pm. Go to the…

Your Recent Storm Photos!

A big thanks is due everyone who has shared their photos with LynnHappens. Except for two photos, everything here is crowdsourced from the Lynn community. It’s also not too late to add your own photo or video. The gallery can be updated as new submissions come in. This photo and accompanying poem submitted byElizabeth Hilda…

Highlights from Lynn Blogs

The list has grown! Indroducing… James’ Blog, with A Semi Constructive Gripe about Lynn, MA and a strong interest in wind surfing. The Highlands Watch. Can you smell what they’re cooking? The Gestalt Project visits the Blue Ox. And also: Support TLGUTS by taking home a photograph from Cuba! Lynn School Watch ponders Lynn Tech.…

Snow Happens, Parking Ban Begins 5:00pm

Cars must be off the streets by 5:00pm this evening, February 1st, 2011. The good news is that LynnHappens is assembling another storm media gallery, full of your photos and videos. We’re looking for some real crazy and creative stuff (safety first, of course). Photos can be tagged as LynnHappens Lynn MA on Facebook, or…

Weekend Rundown (mixed media edition)

Thursday, 1-27 Some snow fell again. School was canceled. What did you do? Friday, 1-28 I hear there’s live country at Celley’s, 742 Western Ave, and that it’s the “Old school” kind. 9pm Saturday, 1-29 1. The opening reception for LynnArts‘ annual Mixed Media Show runs from 2 – 4pm at 25 Exchange Street. Curated…

Parking Ban Ends 2:00pm Today

Official word: “The snow emergency/parking ban will be terminated today, January 27, 2011 at 2:00pm.” There is no trash pickup today, but it will resume tomorrow, January 28th. Local coupons from Money Mailer!