Reader Opinion – “Close The Tolls”

LynnHappens accepts essays, editorials and general musings from its readers, and gives them the same front page space as other content in order to promote a healthy conversation. Sent to us by Mary Ellen Palermo: It is time to end the tolls that are a burden on the North Shore residents and businesses. We need…

Pho Lynn

Review by LH contributor Raul C. 4/5 Stars Pho Lynn is a Vietnamese restaurant in downtown Lynn that has become a favorite hangout for the Lynn community, serving great food at reasonable prices. Here are some insider tips to make the best of your next trip to Pho Lynn: Menu favorites include Pho, the traditional…

Primary Results in Detail

Just the numbers, as provided by the City Clerk’s Office: Election Summary Report PRELIMINARY ELECTION LYNN, MA Summary For Jurisdiction Wide, All Counters, All Races 09/16/09 08:58:10 Registered Voters 48955 – Cards Cast 7286 14.88% Num. Report Precinct 28 – Num. Reporting 28 100.00% MAYOR Total Number of Precincts 28 Precincts Reporting 28 100.0 %…

DTLna To Have its Central Square Cares Cleanup Saturday

The Downtown Lynn Neighborhood Association’s Central Square Cares neighborhood cleanup is happening this Saturday, September 19th. Volunteers are meeting 9am under the train tracks near the clock. All are welcome to volunteer and can simply show up, but an RSVP will help organizers anticipate how much to provide in supplies and refreshments. To RSVP, please…

Annual Goldfish Pond Flea Market

by Tom Sheehan of The Lynn-side Edition For the past 28 years, the Goldfish Pond Association has held their annual Fun ‘N’ Flea day at Goldfish Pond, one of Lynn’s hidden treasures. On September 12th from 9:00 to 3:00 (Raindate Sept. 19) they continue the tradition for the 29th time, inviting people from all around…

Video of Mayoral Debate

On September 2nd, 2009 the East Lynn Community Association hosted a “Town Hall” style debate at Temple Ahabat Shalom with Mayor Edward “Chip” Clancy Jr. challengers Judith Flanagan Kennedy and David Rohnstock. It was unclear to event organizers as to whether Clancy would show. He previously was non-committal, but as organizers from the ELCA were…

Reader Opinion – “To the gangs who terrorize our city”

Introducing “Reader Opinion.” LynnHappens accepts essays, editorials and general musings from its readers, and gives them the same front page space as other content in order to provoke what is hopefully – healthy conversation. LH reserves the right to truncate or edit as necessary, but it never does so without permission of the author. Having…

The Blue Ox

Review by LH contributor Raul C. 5/5 Stars The Blue Ox opened recently its doors in downtown Lynn and has quickly become a favorite in the area for their great food and ambience. It was recognized as Best New Restaurant – North of Boston by Boston Magazine’s BEST OF BOSTON 2009 and was featured on…