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…

An artful Saturday (in photos)

This past Saturday, November 20th 2010, the Lydia Pinkham building at 271 Western Avenue, The Neal Rantoul Theatre in 25 Exchange Street, LynnArts at 25 Exchange and TLGUTS at 25 Exchange all held events. I was able to photograph all but Mass Theatrica’s performance of La Boheme in Italian at the Neal Rantoul Theatre (‘black…

Arguments for and against the farm

The Food Project’s Ingalls Elementary School Farm has been renewed, with some appeasements for a disturbed neighbor to be negotiated. Thankfully, Corey Jackson of Downtownlynn.com was there to cover the pro and con arguments last night, and is graciously allowing LH to cross post them. Further opinion and coverage can be found on his site…

Weekend Rundown (Veteran’s Day Edition)

We’re going to start with Veteran’s Day, Thursday November 11th. If you’re not aware, Lynn has excellent veteran’s services. Here’s the info straight off of the city’s own web site: “The Lynn Department of Veterans Services is a one-stop shop for veterans and their families in need of information or assistance in obtaining any federal…