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Biotech’s next destination: Why not Lynn?

Biotech’s next destination: Why not Lynn?

A piece of art commissioned by Beyond Walls in Lynn involves a rat made up of recycled materials. May 19, 2022. (Photo by Shira Schoenberg) UNCATEGORIZED Biotech’s next destination: Why not Lynn? Gateway City has all the ingredients – space, housing, workforce JARED NICHOLSON and JARED AUCLAIR Nov 13, 2022 AFFECTIONATELY KNOWN as an industrial hub hundreds of years […]

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How Art Creates Economic Health And Prosperity In Cities And Towns

How Art Creates Economic Health And Prosperity In Cities And Towns

with Al Wilson of Beyond Walls   “We activate spaces to strengthen communities, and that takes a wide variety of forms.” CEO of Beyond Walls, Al Wilson, talks using a creative lens to address community challenges in some of the downtown area in the Commonwealth. POSTED ON: OCT 23, 2022 HOSTED BY: NATHAN O’LEARY PRODUCED BY: GREATER BOSTON […]

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The Great Brick Race and Doors Open Holyoke return to the city

The Great Brick Race and Doors Open Holyoke return to the city

Updated: Sep. 28, 2022, 5:46 a.m.| Published: Sep. 28, 2022, 5:45 a.m. 05.14.2011 | HOLYOKE – Dan Overton sends his brick racer for a test run while John Degnan looks on at the 2011 Great Holyoke Brick Race. By Dennis Hohenberger | Special to The Republican HOLYOKE — The third Saturday in October will be a busy […]

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Free Community Events in July Celebrate Creation of 3 New Murals in Fall River

Free Community Events in July Celebrate Creation of 3 New Murals in Fall River

July 7, 2022 By mikesilvia   Get ready for a colorful and fun-filled July in Fall River! The Fall River Arts & Culture Coalition (FRACC) and Viva Fall River invite the community to participate in 4 free events celebrating Viva Murals. This effort will see the completion of 3 new murals in the City by […]

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LYNN COMMUNITY GETS TO PLAY AROUND WITH IDEAS FOR PARK

LYNN COMMUNITY GETS TO PLAY AROUND WITH IDEAS FOR PARK

BY ALLYSHA DUNNIGAN| April 6, 2022 Lynn City Councilor Rick Starbard is hosting a community meeting to discuss renovations for Cook Street Park. (Spenser Hasak) LYNN — City Councilor Rick Starbard, the Department of Public Works (DPW), Beyond Walls and the nonprofit KABOOM! have been working together to revitalize the courts and playground equipment at Cook Street Park. According […]

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Lynn will show its pride with a series of community events

BY ALLYSHA DUNNIGAN| June 2, 2021 LYNN — The city is celebrating Pride Month with a series of events in June, beginning with a downtown ceremony, where the Commuter Rail bridge will be lit up in rainbow colors, a symbol that has become synonymous with LGBTQ+ pride. Mayor Thomas M. McGee and U.S. Rep. Seth […]

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City of Nashua partners with Beyond Walls to create welcoming downtown district supporting local businesses

City of Nashua partners with Beyond Walls to create welcoming downtown district supporting local businesses

Image not taken from published article. Photo taken by Beyond Walls staff during install. “When I saw the thoughtful barrier design, I knew these barriers were both functional and aesthetically pleasing. We are trying to create a sense of place where people will want to stay and enjoy themselves. Beyond Walls has developed a very practical solution to a very real urban problem. The cold […]

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How Lynn Became The Shoe Capitol Of The World

How Lynn Became The Shoe Capitol Of The World

Chances are that the shoes you are wearing on your feet right now were made somewhere outside the United States. But that wasn’t always the case. Today we travel to the late 19th century, for the story of the African-American immigrant who transformed Lynn, Massachusetts into the shoe capital of the world. They were making […]

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