Lynn Auditorium announces Fall shows

The Lynn Auditorium is a 2072 seat venue inside City Hall. But the word “auditorium” doesn’t do this venue any justice. The seats are fully cushioned, the wood proscenium is an elegantly understated art deco and the acoustics are great for concerts. Beer, wine and other concessions are sold during shows. The following information is…

City Council 9-7-10

City Council Video from September 7th, 2010. There may be a brief commercial in the beginning. The noise you hear is a nearby fan. Local coupons from Money Mailer!

Antique Table

Review by Gregory Gray of Lynn, MA Was greeted by a smiling face, then enters Megan my server, very friendly, outgoing and attentive. The restaurant is small, quaint and nicely decorated. First off, I was delivered a nice plate of focaccia bread with an olive oil blend for dipping. I ordered a glass of Pinot…

Highlights from Lynn Blogs

In this roundup of area blogs, let’s start by welcoming what’s new, or at least newly discovered by LH: Linda’s Yummies has been offering Asian inspired recipes since March of 2010. Lynn School Watch began on July 23rd, 2010. LH appreciates the mention in this latest post. Do you know Simplified by Sarah? Sarah has…

School Committee Budget Hearing and Meeting 8-31-10

There are two videos here. The first is the public hearing on the budget, and the second is a regular School Committee meeting that includes budget discussion and a five to two vote of approval. The lecture hall at the Breed Middle School had a buzz, probably from lighting ballasts, that can not be removed…

Letter to the Editor

Why Salem leaves behind nature’s open space on the hilly summit by Spring Pond, for big-box development is unknown.  A great vision written in  “The City of Salem Open Space and Recreation Plan Update: 2007-2012” strategizes how to conserve important private, open space like this for people.  This  is a genius plan to put into…

Letter to the Editor

KIPP proposal raises questions To the Editor: The proposal by the renowned KIPP Academy to build their new facility on one of the finest scenic and historic parcels in Lynn has raised so many questions.   Among these include the following: How can so many adults in charge be so callous as to usurp the…

Photos: Dog Days of Summer 2010

This year’s annual Dog Days of Summer Parade and Pageant was held August 19th at Red Rock Park in conjunction with a Friends of Lynn & Nahant Beach Concert Series performance by the Mary Beth Maes Band. The complete story should go to the paper that sponsors the event. Here, are photos of pets and…

Photos: Stone Tower Ceremony on Aug 13th, 2010

On Friday, August 13th, 2010 Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy, the Office of Economic and Community Development and Friends of Lynn Woods hosted a re-dedication ceremony for the Stone Tower in Lynn Woods. The renovation was made possible through generous private donations, grants, and in particular, the Richardson family who gave $125,000 in memory of the…

Kids Explore at LynnArts

By William J. Dowd Over the past four years “Art Explorers” have descended upon LynnArts for participation in a week long program educating area youth on a broad range of visual and performing arts. Had you been at the agency’s 25 Exchange Street location last Friday, you would’ve been swimming with swaying seaweed, floating jellyfish,…

Letter to the editor

Willoughby Moment There is an episode from Rod Serlings’ The Twilight Zone whereby a man taking a train home from work in NYC to Connecticut falls “asleep” and wakes up in the 1890’s in a small town called Willoughby where it is always summer, town fairs reign supreme, large wheel bicycles cruise the streets, and…

City Council 8-10-10

City Council Video from August 10th, 2010 There may be a brief commercial in the beginning. The noise you hear in the background is a fan. It is turned down later in the meeting as the Council Chamber cools. Local coupons from Money Mailer!