Beyond Walls 2018 Underway

8/9/18 Not all walls can be in every post. Stay tuned for more! Links to more photos, 2018 artists list, map and more are below the photos – keep scrolling.…

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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…

Capitol Diner

Review by LH contributor Raul C. The Capitol Diner is an authentic all American diner in downtown Lynn, great for the typical three egg omelette, pancakes, eggs or sandwiches. The place is always busy with regulars and a very friendly staff that’s been there forever. The diner is exactly what you’d expect: boxcar style with the traditional long counter which gives…

City Council 2-23-10

The City Council video from 2-23-10 is preceded by two committee meetings. The first, is the Ordinance Committee public hearing on a nuisance tenant law, which was approved by the committee and later tabled by the full Council. In the second, the Waterfront Committee discusses the moving of the power lines with James Cowdell of…

Double Feature at TLGUTS Feb 27

The Little Art Gallery Under the Stairs (TLGUTS) located at 25 Exchange Street will host a double feature movie screening on Saturday, February 27th, 2010, from 1:30-5pm. Films included in this screening event are “FEMLink, Fragility”, and “Who Does She Think She Is?”. This screening is part of three months of arts programming focusing on…

Letters!

Lynn Happens would like to thank  everyone who has sent words of encouragement, from near and far. Selected letters will be published here, in gratitude. “Dear fellow Lynnsters, I’m your native Son, born 1950 on Chatam St. Visit my site: www.howardkline.com. My first studio was in the Vamp building. Now, I’m in Cambria Ca. I…

Highlights from Lynn Blogs

City of Lynn Concepts has visions of green rooftops. What’s a Cone Flower? Tammallamma’s Photo a Day will show you. Attention local storefront business owners:  How about $4,000 for a new sign? Downtown Lynn will tell you all about it and who to contact. The Lynn-side Edition tells a personal story about volunteering for the…

Artist Profile: Alexander Sewell

by Seth Albaum For this first installment in a new series profiling Lynn artists, I sat down with Alexander Sewell at the Walnut Street Cafe with the intention of gaining some insight into his creative process and to dig into how being from Lynn may influence his work. Alex Sewell describes himself as a figure…