Weekend Rundown (pirate edition)

Welcome to your weekly rundown of weekend events in Lynn! Friday, 10-8 1. Walnut da Lyrical Genie, Mike Cassetta & Friends and the Mirror Neurons play Walnut Street Cafe at 157 Walnut St., Lynn at 8pm! 2. Good Music Fridays at Tatiana’s Restaurant, 70 Market St. in DTL starts at 9pm. Saturday, 10-9 1. Comedy…

Highlands Coalition to host Community Night

This event was moved from October 6th to Wednesday, October 13th in hopes of better weather. Click the poster for full details. Here are some photos LH took of the Ford School Garden last month. Chef Juan Gonzalez of Fernando’s will be on hand to make veggie tacos from some of the garden’s produce. Local…

The Blue Ox

Review by Gregory Gray of Lynn, MA As usual, The Blue Ox was as busy as ever. I walked in and was greeted with smiling faces. I went to the bar, but no seats were available so I decided to have a beer, watch the Sox and hope for the best. I got lucky shortly…

Weekend Rundown

It’s time already for the second installment of LynnHappen’s Weekend Rundown, a cooperative effort by members of The North Shore Blogger Consortium.  At the end of the post, you’ll find links to picks from other participating North Shore blogs. As always, the complete list is on the right side and in the calendar. Friday 10-1…

Live from Meet me Downtown, with Downtownlynn.com

Our live broadcast of the annual Meet Me Downtown Festival of the Arts on September 25, 2010 has ended. Clips of the broadcast are available, including interviews with Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy, James Marsh from Community Development, Rep. Steve Walsh, State Senator Tom McGee and more. Simply follow this link. Local coupons from Money Mailer!

Restaurante Lupita – Multiple reviews!

Review by LH contributor Raul C. We finally have a new restaurant in the location where Pho Lynn used to be: Lupita opened two weeks ago and in case you were wondering, it’s the same folks that own Tacos Lupita down the street. If you are a fan of Tacos Lupita, you will definitely like…

Weekend rundown

There are some big things happening this weekend in Lynn, so let’s get a head start with this first ever “Weekend rundown.” This post marks the beginning of a cooperative effort by members of the The North Shore Blogger Consortium. At the end of the post, you’ll find links to picks from other participating North…

Board of Appeals hearing on waterfront turbine

The special City Council meeting being short, LynnHappens had the time to head downstairs to catch the Board of Appeals hearing on a wind turbine that will be placed on Lynn Water & Sewer Commission property. Recent zoning changes for waterfront redevelopment plans made the variance necessary. Local coupons from Money Mailer!

City Council 9-21-10

This brief special meeting of the City Council puts the schools in a position to benefit from green building assistance. Mics were not used. Audio was boosted to compensate, also bringing up room noise. Local coupons from Money Mailer!

Clock to the Rock 2010, photos from the annual 5k race

Rain couldn’t dampen these runners spirits, who came from surrounding towns and Lynn itself to continue this annual event that is being carried forward from the old Third Thursdays. Among the runners were Ward 5 Councilor Brendan Crighton, former Lynn Mayor Chip Clancy, and Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce President , John Olsen. These first…

September 14th, 2010 State Primary Results

This is the spreadsheet data of the State Primary results in Lynn directly from City Hall, completely un-adulterated and without the filters of analysis and the inevitable biases of interpretation. See the numbers for yourselves and find out what the voter turnout was in your ward, and also, of course, who won where there were…

Photos: Goldfish Pond Fun ‘n Flea Day 2010

The Goldfish Pond Neighborhood Association‘s 30th annual Fun ‘n Flea Day was held on Saturday, September 11th, 2010.  To commemorate the occasion, a new book is available, called “On Goldfish Pond, 1629-2010.” Copies were on sale Saturday and are available for a $10 donation. To further celebrate their 30 years, an event is being planned…

Classical alumn elected to serve on national board

Vicente Gonzalez, a student at Cornell University, was elected to serve a two-year term as student representative on the Mortar Board National Council, the 10-member board of directors for Mortar Board, a prominent national honor society for college seniors. Vicente was elected to serve his term as one of the board’s two student representatives at…