Photos from the 2017 Hibernian (AOH) 5k

3/19/17 Advertise with LynnHappens - In unseasonably cold weather, runners, walkers, babies in strollers and dogs completed the Lynn Hibernian’s annual 5k road race today. The fastest time was 18:01,…

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They Rocked for a Reason

3.13.17 The Knights of Pythias was full Saturday night for what Mark Boland billed as the “First Annual Rock for a Reason.” Four local bands played the fundraiser for the…

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Tim Ring, Teacher at LEHS

Lynn English teacher Tim Ring passed way Saturday, March 4th. “Mr. Ring,” as his students knew him, “Shared and taught the great history of Lynn when everyone else was calling it ‘Sin city.’” said his son, David Ring. “He cared about things when no one else did.” Life-long Lynner Tim Ring also hosted Lynn Public Auctions…

Logan

Film review by Steve Duffy – It’s 2029. Mutants are gone–or very nearly so. An isolated, despondent Logan (Hugh Jackman) is drinking his days away in a hideout on a remote stretch of the Mexican border, picking up petty cash as a driver for hire. His companions in exile are the outcast Caliban (Stephen Merchant)…

Lynn Youth Summer Jobs for 2017

Lynn Youth Summer Job applications are available at City Hall in Room 412, the Lynn Department of Public Works on Commercial Street, or online at lynnma.gov All applications must be returned to the Lynn City Hall Personnel Department, Room 412, by Friday, May 5, 2017 For further information, please contact Lisa Nerich at 781-268-8000 ext.…

5 Questions: James Cole

James Cole will be performing in “The Classic Rock Show” March 2nd at the Lynn Auditorium 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – James Cole and the Classic Rock Show will be performing songs from classic rock’s greatest moments, which include music from AC/DC, Aerosmith, Eric Clapton, The Eagles, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Meatloaf, Queen,…

NSCC Celebrates Black History Month at Lynn Museum

The North Shore Community College Office of Student Engagement through a Harlem Renaissance party Thursday night as part of their Black History Month celebration. NSCC students interested in joining in off-campus and evening activities can become part of the North Shore Campus Squad on facebook, twitter and instagram. Revelers were treated to food and jazz…

Lynn Police Warn of Scammers Preying on ICE Fears

2/23/17 In this release, the Lynn Police also say there have been no ICE raids in the city. A message from the Lynn Police Department – LAW ENFORCEMENT DOES NOT SOLICIT MONEY IN EXCHANGE FOR NOT REPORTING IMMIGRANT STATUS There are rumors being spread that there have been ICE raids recently throughout the City of…

5 Questions: Ethan Bortnick

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Sixteen year old Ethan Bortnick has moved audiences nationally and internationally as a pianist, composer, singer, entertainer, and a driven humanitarian, dedicated to combining his musical pursuits with his charity work. The Hollywood, Florida native begged his parents for piano lessons and discovered an uncanny ability…

“Old and New: Barry Ridlon, New England Impressionist” at LynnArts

2.20.17 Story and photo by Holly Dow –        Barry Ridlon’s art show “Old and New Paintings” had an opening reception at the Lynn Arts building on Exchange St. on Saturday, February 18th.  The show features New England images in oil and water color paint. Art lovers of different ages were in attendance. The New England impressionist has…

The Great Wall

Film review by Steve Duffy – “The Great Wall” is not a great movie. I had great expectations for it because it was directed by Zhang Yimou, whose amazing filmography includes some of the most globally acclaimed features to come out of China. Matt Damon portrays William Garin, an ace archer with a really bad…

5 Questions: Dita Von Teese

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy –   Burlesque superstar Dita Von Teese is idolized by many for bring back the art of burlesque dancing. The legendary beauty has also been called the “Gypsy Rose Lee of her generation. She is currently on tour and bringing her new show to the House of…

Arts After Hours’ Season 7, and Photos of their Snow Ball

2.14.17 Lynn’s downtown-based theatre company, Arts After Hours, is now in its 7th season. On February 11th, they held a pro/anti Valentine’s party at the Lynn Museum with live music from the Free Downloads, food and drink. Photo evidence below, but first, here’s what to expect from season 7: “This season we look at characters…

The Parking Ban is Over!

2/13/17 The snow emergency parking ban is over, but those who parked in school lots will have until 6pm to remove their vehicles. It’s best not to wait until the last minute, as they will aggressively tow vehicles left after 6pm so lots can be cleared for school tomorrow. TRASH PICKUP From the Lynn DPW…