November 15, 2021

#StayLocal2021 Guide to Lynn, MA

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#StayLocalMA (#StayLocal2021) is an innovative and collaborative regional approach to explore, dine, and shop locally. Creative Collective created The Stay Local MA Campaign to support your favorite small businesses throughout the community – both in-store and online and keep your money local.

“Small businesses are the lifeblood of most communities and on the North Shore that couldn’t be more true,” said John Andrews (he/him), President and Founder of Creative Collective.

Lynn, MA is a thriving, multicultural city that has its share of museums, art galleries, restaurants, shopping, street art, and local happenings. Here is our guide to the best of Lynn, MA, making it easy for you to #eatlocal, #shoplocal, and #staylocal this Holiday season (and beyond!) 

Lynn is an eclectic place to get out and shop small, no matter what your budget. Here are some retail locations downtown that you definitely want to check out:

  • Lucille Wine Shop and Tasting Room – 776 Washington St: Wine, Beer, Cider with rotating tasting room opportunities
  • Lydia Pinkham Labs (Open Studios this weekend, November 20th and 21st) – 271 Western Avenue: Three floors of artists, shops, and food! 
  • Dig Enamels 271 Western Ave, Studio 313C: fine art and handmade enamel jewelry
  • studios: 271 Western Ave Studio 314C: traditional sign making, fine art hand lettering, art prints, and mural design
  • Ravenstone – 58 Exchange Street: Vintage designs given new life in New England with recycled brass and genuine precious metals 
  • Shop at Galleries at Lynn Arts – Fine arts, crafts, and gifts from local artists and makers 
  • Durum Fresh Pasta – 437 Eastern Ave: Artisanal fresh pasta and sauces 
  • Zimman’s – 80 Market St: Fabric and Interior Design Center
  • Jerusalem Discount Furniture – 64 Market St: Wholesale & Factory Pricing, Quality Furniture

Lynn has got a bit of something (a bite of something?) for everyone food-wise, a fact which is putting it on the noteworthy North of Boston culinary map. Here are some of our favorite places to Eat Local in Lynn:


Cafes, Bakeries, and Quick bites


Supporting small businesses means staying local. There is so much happening in Lynn that you don’t have to venture far to have some of the best art and cultural experiences Eastern Massachusetts has to offer. Here are some of our favorites: 

Arts and Culture

Health and Professional Services

Are you a Lynn-based small business who would like to be included in this list? Send us a message at with the subject line “#StayLocal2021 in Lynn.”

Creative Collective’s #NonprofitNovember to highlight nonprofits, foundations, and community organizations North of Boston

This November, Creative Collective is launching #NonprofitNovember, a social media campaign geared towards bringing awareness to local nonprofits and encouraging the public to support. Nonprofit and community organizations foster civic engagement, leadership, and growth for cities, and the role they occupy as cultural touchstones and educational hubs in North Shore communities is difficult to miss. 

Learn more.