Tag Archive for Downtown Lynn

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…

It’s going to look a little smokey on Essex Street tonight

9.10.16 A crime drama has been filming in and around Lynn lately that takes place during the Detroit riots of the 1960’s. This weekend, they’re by the Essex County Courthouse on Essex Street and Lynn City Hall. Notice just went out that they’ll be using fog machines tonight and possibly through Sunday morning, and the Happens…

Coffee With a Cop

The fourth Saturday of every month at Land of a Thousand Hills on Munroe Street is “Coffee With a Cop,” a chance for people to hang out a while and converse with Lynn Police. The next Coffee With a Cop will be Saturday, August 27 at 1pm. Everyone is welcome.

Neighborhood Meeting Downtown

On Thursday, July 14th 2016 downtown resident Mike Crounse organized a community meeting. The agenda is below the videos. Ward 5 Councilor Dianna Chakoutis was there along with Councilor-at-Large Brian LaPierre. Lisa Nerich was present from the DPW, Bob Stilian from the Parking Department, Clint Muche from ISD, as well as representatives from the Lynn…

Testing My Grandfather’s Leica IIIf Downtown

LynnHappens editor Seth Albaum – I’ve been playing with film, lately. Not so much for LynnHappens coverage, since waiting for processing would take far too long, but just for fun. I decided to load some Ilford HP5 black and white film into a camera my grandmother gave me some years ago, a Leica IIIf my…