City Council 3-23-10

Video of the Ordinance Committee from 6:30pm, one of several committees to meet prior to the full Council, included due to heightened interest: City Council Video: Local coupons from Money Mailer!

Artist Profile: Karen Johnson

by Seth Albaum You may have seen Lynn artist Karen Johnson’s work at the Meet Me Downtown Festival of the Arts, where you can purchase prints of her artwork, primarily of local landscapes and landmarks. She sat down with me at Tatiana’s, examples in hand,  to talk about it. (click these to listen) Karen Johnson…

LynnArts announces Thursday Night Club

Third Thursdays may be on a hiatus, but their spirit continues with LynnArts’  Thursday Night Club. “Over the course of the next year Thursdays in Lynn will take on a new flavor with dances, movies, and more. Join us from 7-10 PM for our kickoff dance party with live music courtesy of White Lightnin, with…

G&S’s The Sorcerer at Lynn Arts this Sunday

Mass Theatrica presents THE SORCERER by Gilbert and Sullivan (LMLO with NEGASS) Mass Theatrica and The New England Gilbert and Sullivan Society (NEGASS) will co-sponsor a Last Minute Light Opera performance of ‘The Sorcerer’ on Sunday, March 14, 2010, 3:00 PM at LynnArts, 25 Exchange Street, Lynn, MA in the Neal Rantoul Vault Theatre. The…

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…