Tag Archive for Downtown Lynn

WGBH: “Transit Oriented Development Comes To Lynn”

6/1/18 Story followed by a note from your LynnHappens editor – WGBH’s lastest story on Lynn, by Bob Seay, focuses on renewed efforts for transit oriented development in the city. READ AND LISTEN, HERE “A recent study Forman did of gateway cities, usually former industrial centers, found Lynn to have the greatest potential for housing…

Over Downtown Today

3/14/18 Isaac Davila of Isaac Davila Photography and the Lynn Shutter Society, a facebook group of 2,082 members, took his drone to the skies over downtown Lynn today, also getting great views of the waterfront, Lynn Shore Drive and Nahant. (Note: video may not play for those not logged into facebook) Local coupons from Money Mailer!

Beyond Walls Announces Second Mural Festival, Call for Walls

12/7/17 The mural festival is coming back in 2018 and seeks new walls From Beyond Walls – This coming August, Beyond Walls is planning a second mural festival featuring new street artists from around the world as well as local talent. Beyond Walls is currently looking for new canvases (exterior walls) in the downtown area.…

Lynners Help Clean After Flood

11:40 AM Saturday morning, Juan Gonzalez of Without Borders Magazine and Global Embassy of Activists for Peace  issued an alert on social media asking folks to help remove trash and debris from flooding downtown. He was joined by neighbors, daughter Dulce, and son Christian. Dulce Gonzalez sends these photos from Munroe Street:   Here’s an…

Well, We Had Some Weather

The DPW would like everyone know that Covantis is closed today due to the whopper of a storm we got overnight. So, you’ll have to put off some of those errands and … maybe check your basements, if you haven’t already. Also, Munroe Street downtown was flooded. 1A was closed. Cars had to be towed…

Beyond Walls to Brighten Downtown

3/23/17 Disclosure: LynnHappens editor Seth Albaum is volunteering as a downtown resident for Beyond Walls. This is as much an appeal as it is an effort to inform. First, the video: Beyond Walls is a group of community partners, downtown residents and business owners organized by Al Wilson and Amanda Hill, seeking funds for a placemaking…

Filming to take place on Verona St. and in Central Square

9.19.16 There are two film productions in Lynn that have filed notices to alert the effected communities. On Thursday, September 22nd, Verona Street from Euclid Ave. to Verona St. Ext. will become Detroit for an upcoming Kathryn Bigelow movie. The Verona Street scene will include interior and exterior shoots and will require the closing of…