Photos of Khmer New Year Community Fair 2018/2562

4/30/18 The Khmer New Year Community Fair took place on the Common Saturday, celebrating the year of the dog, 2018, or 2562, Buddhist Era. Just like last year, LynnHappens arrived in the afternoon, not long before the 4U Band took the stage with their blend of traditional and western rock-n-roll influences. (Speaking of Cambodian rock-n-roll,…

Spring Community Cleaning in Lynn

4/28/18 There were cleanups and other green activities throughout Lynn today. If anyone has photos they’d like to contribute to this post from their cleanup, please send them to editor@lynnhappens.com. Some folks were at the Warren Park Build-Out organized by Lynn Community Gardens building raised beds and filling them with composting. Other folks were volunteering…

Beyond Walls Teases New Underpass Lighting in Grand Tour

4/28/18 Friday night, Beyond Walls partners and supporters gathered at a private event at Land of a Thousand Hills on Munroe Street, and from there took a tour of the vintage neon on loan from collector David Waller and murals from last year’s Beyond Walls festival. The tour concluded with Congressman Seth Moulton, State Senator…

Avengers: Infinity War

Film review by Steve Duffy – It’s spoiler-free review, so continue to read. Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War” brings to the screen the ultimate, deadliest showdown of all time. The Avengers and their Super Hero allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation…

5 Questions: Jim McCarty of The Yardbirds

  To purchase tickets to see the Yardbirds (www.theyardbirds.com) perform at the Lynn Auditorium, along with Eric Burdon and The Animals, on May 10, 2018, visit www.lynnauditorium.com 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – The Yardbirds are more than a Rock band…they are an institution…which, in the brief period from 1963 to 1968,…

Downtown Lynn Cultural District Releases Calendar of ArtWeek Events

From the Downtown Lynn Cultural District – We have a spectacular lineup coming your way, brought to you by #ArtWeekLynn and www.lynnculturaldistrict.org, between April 27th – May 6th. Friday, April 27th ‘Stress Management with Mandalas’ by Christie Connolly / 11am-6pm:  http://www.artweekma.org/event/stress-management-with-mandalas/ ‘Beyond Walls Tour’ / 5-6:30pm:  http://www.artweekma.org/event/beyond-walls-tour/ North Shore Community College presents ‘Cota: Celebration of the Arts’…

Nightshade Pop-up Dinner (A few tickets remain!!)

sponsored From Nightshade Pop Up – Hello!   Here’s the deal: its our first birthday! What a year.   We’ve accomplished a lot in 12 months: finding a home for the pop up, tripling our staff, landing a couple of glowing write-ups, a ton of sold out events, and last (but certainly not least), we made a lot…

Lynn United FC Celebrates First Game

On Saturday, April 21st, Lynn United Football Club took to Manning Field to play against International Soccer Club from Haverhill. The next game is 7:15pm, April 28, at Manning vs. Unation FC. Lynn United Football Club via Metro Credit Union is one of LynnHappens’ sponsors. You can be, too! Check in with editor@lynnhappens.com for more…

A preview of tomorrow’s Food Truck Emporium

Tomorrow, that’s Saturday, April 21st, is the grand opening of the Ironbound Food Truck Emporium on Mt. Vernon Street in downtown Lynn. Earlier this afternoon, the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce came down for a ribbon cutting. They were joined by Mayor McGee and State Senator Elect Brendan Crighton, as well as by other community…

Girls Inc. of Lynn Celebrates Earth Day

Girls from Girls Inc. of Lynn helped clean up High Rock Towers Park to celebrate Earth Day. The clean-up was sponsored by the City of Lynn and Cameron Real Estate. “Cleaning up the Parks is just one of the many ways our girls help preserve the environment and give back to the community. We are…

On Your Feet!

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – On Your Feet! On Your Feet! is the inspiring true story about heart, heritage,  and two people who believed in their talent—and each other—to become an international sensation: Gloria and Emilio Estefan. Although the show is based on the Estefan’s rise to fame, the only reason to see the…