Parking Ban Lifted

The City lifted the Snow Emergency as of 3pm today. Please use caution on the roads and be on the look out for pedestrians in the road, as not all sidewalks are passable. Thanks to everyone tagging LynnHappens on FB and sending in their photos and videos! There’s still time to get yours in. The…

City Declares Snow Emergency

A parking ban is in effect from 2pm this afternoon until further notice. All parked cars must be removed from the streets. Any cars left behind will be ticketed and may be towed. Residents without off-street parking may use the following school parking lots: Brickett, Callahan, English, Ford, Harrington, Ingalls, Sisson and Tech. Parking is…

Weekend Rundown (Santa edition)

Thursday, December 23 Get your shopping done. Shop Lynn. Friday, December 24 Saturday, December 25 Prince Royce’s only New England appearance at the Lynn Auditorium. Sunday, December 26 Relax, enjoy Send in your happenings! Jane Ward  highlights seasonal posts from all of us, including her recent piece in Local In Season, Thanks! Heather at Food for…

Weekend Rundown

Thursday, December 16 1.Lynn singer/songwriter legend Don White and celebrated local poet Elizabeth McKim perform at The Little Gallery Under the Stairs (TLGUTS), down the stairs in 25 Exchange Street. This first edition of an intimate, bi-monthly Poetry, Story and Song series starts at 8pm. See the recent post for more information. $12/$6 seniors. (SOLD…

Central Square Tree Lighting (a few photos)

Check the photos while the event is still going on! If it’s too cold out for you, head indoors to LynnArts, TLGUTS, Subterranean, Lynn Museum, or leave the kids with Santa and the DJ and duck into Turbine. They’re all open in Central Square right now with various activities. Local coupons from Money Mailer!

Highlights from Lynn Blogs

Speak by Lynn artist Joshua Santa-Cruz “..told you there’d be masks!” Lynn-side Edition hangs wreaths with the East Lynn Community Association and goes for a ride in the “Mayor mobile.” Lynn School Watch‘s the “Showdown at the Ford Corral” TLGUTS hosts Poetry, Story and Song on December 16th, announced in this blog update. Heart of…

Weekend Rundown (Hanukkah already edition)

Thursday, December 2 It’s the second night of Hanukkah, which is so early this year it hasn’t even been included much in holiday marketing. It’s nice to be a little less commercialized, but there are seven more nights you can buy gifts for at any of Lynn’s fine stores. And don’t forget to buy for…

Lynn Teens Commemorate World AIDS Day

On windy, drizzly Wednesday December 1st, 2010, area teens and other supporters took shelter in City Hall’s lobby. Mayor Judy Flanagan Kennedy was present as a DJ provided tunes, glow sticks were handed out and refreshments served. Then they went together over to Central Square to hold a candlelight vigil for remembrance and awareness on…

Weekend Rundown (early edition)

Or, perhaps I should say “late edition,” as I’m late to hit the road with countless others as they weave their ways in traffic’s fits and starts to visit family and friends afar. And speaking of family and friends, many are coming home to Lynn tonight. This city has a great tradition of old friends…