Tag Archive for Capitol Diner

Oral Histories of Lynn

From NSCC – North Shore Community College Lynn Oral History Project, Wednesday, April 29th, 12-1:30 Mark your calendars for the North Shore Community College Oral History Project  as students present oral histories of notable Lynn businesses, including Durkee Mower (manufacturer of Fluff), the Capitol Diner, Zimman’s, the Lynn YMCA and Salvy the Florist.  This is the…

Ready for business

Some businesses managed to stay open today even with the travel ban. People were out walking, snowshoeing and even skiing. Plus, the plow drivers must have coffee. The Capitol Diner is ready to open tomorrow morning: Just like he did two years ago… Restaurants, shops and other businesses lost some money due to the storm.…

Signs of Lynn – Capitol Diner

  This week’s photo was sent by reader Dorothy Gallagher Kiley. Thanks! This historic diner was built by the Brill company in 1928 and thought to be the only Brill diner still in use, and is on the National Registry of Historic Places. It was originally named the Miss Lynn before Buddy Fennell’s uncle George…

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…