Tag Archive for Salem

Field Trip to Salem

It’s nice to be near Salem on Halloween and enjoy it without having to fight through mobs of tourists for our everyday errands as Salemites must this season. It’s also handy to have a friend near downtown Salem with a driveway. These street shots are from a brief walk-around Saturday night:  

MassDOT Study Highlights 107’s Dangers & Deficiencies

A Public Hearing hosted by MassDOT happened at Salem High School Wednesday night in what appeared to be a gymatorium, or an audinasium, to discuss a study of a particular stretch of State Route 107. The audience of Salemites and Lynners (probably two-thirds Salem) was shown a series of slides with traffic and accident data…

Traffic on Western Ave. a Concern?

Come to a “Public Information Meeting” on 107, including the portion in Lynn we know as Western Ave., in Salem on Wednesday. Traffic on 107 is often cited as a concern should Union Hospital close. From MassDOT – Public Information Meeting on the Route 107 Corridor Study Wednesday, January 27, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM…

Big Night for Lynn Talent Abroad (ok, Salem)

A reception was held Thursday, January 14th at Gulu-Gulu in Salem to mark the opening of Lynn artist Heather Stewart‘s show this month. An assortment of Lynn artists were there in support, including her husband and musician Greg Allen, Steve Negron, and musician Ed “Moose” Savage. The musical act booked that night was Molly Pinto…

Places Serving Free Thanksgiving Meals

Thanksgiving Dinners on November 26, 2015 Salem, Peabody, Beverly, Danvers, Lynn, Gloucester, and Saugus All meals are free of charge & ALL ARE WELCOME! * Tavern in the Square Restaurant (189 Washington St, Salem, MA 978-740-2337) will be holding its annual free Thanksgiving dinner. Join us Thanksgiving Day from 11:00am to 1:30pm for a traditional…

Lynn + Essex County Images and Time-lapses

These are all from Sunday, February 15th, 2015 Here is a Central Square time-lapse from 1:15am to 8:15am accompanied by Open Sea Morning by Puddle of Infinity. (complimentary of youtube’s canned music) Later that afternoon, I went on a drive through parts of Essex County. I started in downtown Lynn, went over the causeway to…

Lots of Lynners at North Shore Pride Festival Saturday

Your LynnHappens editor was volunteering with audio setup/breakdown for the stage at North Shore Pride in Salem and spotted Mayor Judy Kennedy amongst elected officials and dignitaries in the parade. Many Lynners were also spotted in the crowd. After all, Lynn isn’t just part of the North Shore, it’s the “Gateway to the North Shore”…