My office is location in Downtown Lynn…
Lynn, Lynn the city of Sin….
I am the butt of jokes amongst family and friends more often, than not as to why the earth I moved my offices to downtown Lynn? They are concerned (mostly my mother) that I will be murdered and shot.
So far a year later, I am still alive and a lot wiser.
Last year, I was looking to relocate my offices somewhere closer to my home on the North Shore .
I stumbled across this great building in downtown Lynn. I fell in love with the space. So here I am.
I will admit that the crime and grime of the area has not gotten to me a bit over the past year. The area also has a vibe I love.
My eyes have been opened to a world I would not have been exposed to if I had not taken my office space here.
If you are in the downtown Lynn area, as a resident or a business; I would encourage you to look outside your door.
Look around and try to help your neighbor.
Explore local youth activities; stop in at the local homeless shelters. These people are there and they need help. Ignoring them is ignoring the problem.
The past year I have had some adventures myself in downtown.
-I have had the privilege of being able to donate to a local homeless shelter.
-I have been able to hire city youth this summer in a program sponsored by the city.
-I have been leered at and assaulted in broad daylight by a weirdo on a Tuesday afternoon.
-I have had some great dining experiences at Pho Lynn and Tatiana’s.
-I have become involved in the local business community.
-I have been introduced to local residential groups I would never have known existed. http://www.lynnhappens.com/
Downtown Lynn is a piece of art in the works. I hope more businesses set up shop here in 2010. Its affordable, on the MBTA, and did I mention close to the beach?.