Tag Archive for Waterfront

Sunset on the Waterfront, Open Space Plan at City Hall

5/2/17 Tonight while the waterfront discussion was happening, BlackKat Photography was at the waterfront photographing:   Tonight, they discussed the Lynn Waterfront Open Space Master Plan, the first in a series of public hearings on the matter, at City Hall. (Video forthcoming by Lynn Community Television.) There will be more access to enjoy such sunsets,…

Visions of Lynn at the Museum

4/19/17 In the current exhibit in the downstairs gallery of the Lynn Museum, advanced architecture students from around the globe re-envision the potential of Lynn’s waterfront with rising sea levels in mind. “The studio considered the city of Lynn, Massachusetts as a case study, focusing on applying resilient strategies to the redevelopment of the city’s underutilized…

Photos from the 2016 World Music Festival

9.19.16 The annual World Music Festival, “Celebrating the Music of the Multicultural North Shore,” was held on Saturday on the waterfront park adjacent to Seaport Landing. This year’s event was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising in Ireland and labor ‘troubadour’ Joe Hill. LynnHappens was there for Cape Cod African Dance and…

Waterfront Site Plan Review Committee gives nod to Starbucks

With this approval of a full service Starbucks Cafe on the Lynnway, the project can move forward to the Zoning Board of Appeals. This may be among the shortest meetings ever covered by LynnHappens. The headline pretty much tells the story, but why not be consistent with Waterfront zoning and development coverage? [edit] People have…

Photos – Fall Festival on The Waterfront on 9/17/11

  On Saturday, September 17th 2011, LynnArts and sponsors held their first Fall Festival on the Waterfront in Lynn Heritage State Park. This was a reinvention of the annual Meet Me Downtown Festival of the Arts, merged with the Daily Item’s Annual Dog Days of Summer (now Fall) event and a free outdoor movie at…

Future Lynn Commuter Ferry Trip Demo’d

  Story and photos by William J. Dowd   State Senator Thomas McGee’s office gathered roughly 70 community leaders on Wednesday for a trial-run on one of the MBTA’s ferries, which gave them a flavor of what having a ferry would be like for the city, moving one step closer to giving daily commuters a…

Signs of Lynn – Christie’s

Facebook friends were asked to suggest this week’s sign, so Christie’s it is. It was mentioned by several people when the series launched, so today’s recommendation bumped it up in line. I took this photo in 2009 while playing with a new camera. I love classic neon. If you haven’t been by in a while,…