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  • Dig Into The Lowell Community This April, Earth Month!

    written by Christina Khem / above photo taken by Christina Khem Celebrate Earth Day in Lowell This April! April is known as Earth Month – the unique, month-long celebration, recognizing our collective commitment to the environment and our community. In 1970, Earth Day was established by Senator Gaylord Nelson to create awareness and appreciation of our precious, and increasingly fragile, planet.   Read More...

  • Celebrate Lowell Women's Week With Us

    Written by Christina Khem  Hi All! It is the 20th year that Lowell Women's Week are celebrating and recognizing women's achievements, sacrifices, and contributions in Lowell, Massachusetts. Many organizations in the community are paying attention and plan to honor and pay tribute to the many generations of women whose commitment to communities, education, the environment and numerous other parts of the world that have proved most valuable to the overall society in which we live.   Read More...

  • Events coming up this week and weekend! October 1-4, 2015

    If you are looking for things to do, never fear...so many great things are going on in the city over the next few days! Thursday October 1 FILM: "Browsing Through Birke's" documentary screening 6-8:30PM  |  United Teen Equality Center (UTEC), 50 Warren St A film about a Jewish Holocaust-surviving family, their quirky 50 year-old downtown Lowell clothing store, and its eccentric owner. Soak up some Lowell history!   Read More...

  • Exploring Lowell with our Interns: Jack Kerouac

    On Monday, COOL interns Janessa, Marangely, Michelle and Amauris decided to visit a few locations such as the Jack Kerouac Park, Lowell High School, and the Boott Cotton Mills. We wanted to learn more about Jack Kerouac and his life.   Jack Kerouac Park was the first stop that we visited.   Read More...

  • Exploring Lowell with our Interns: UnchARTed

      At the beginning of August, UnchARTed opened up at a new location! They are now located at 103 Market Street in Downtown Lowell. UnchARTed is owned by Mike Dailey, who is one of the nicest guys you can meet.   Read More...

  • "An Adventure Through Lowell" - Through The Eyes of COOL Interns

    Experienced and Written by Amauris Delvalle, Janessa Isaac, Karolina Rijo, and Marangely Pagan  On our majestic journey through Lowell, we learned many interesting facts we did now know before. From touring the Whistler House Museum of Art, to visiting the ALL Gallery, and taking a trip on the trolley tour, we learned that Lowell contains many different aspects of life and that there are four main elements. Can you guess what those four main elements of Lowell are?   Read More...

  • Dance 4 Peace this Wednesday at LMA

      Dance 4 Peace is Lowell’s largest youth violence prevention event. This year it is held on Wednesday, August 5th at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium. Dance 4 Peace is an annual event that takes place during the summer.   Read More...

  • Behind the Scenes at the Lowell Folk Festival

    There's a lot of work that goes into making the Lowell Folk Festival a success!  Our interns were around town checking out the behind-the-scenes prep work.                         Photos by Michelle Sann and Visaka In.   Read More...

  • Exploring Lowell with our interns: What is that monument on City Hall Plaza?

    COOL has several interns this year, and they will be guest-posting on the Street Team blog as they explore and learn more about the city's cultural offerings.  Christos G. Rouses Monument, Located at City Hall Plaza   The Christos G. Rouses monument is a statue dedicated in 1980 in honor of Officer Rouses.   Read More...

  • 3 Reasons Why You Should Be The Happiest Person At Your Job This Monday

    Monday, Monday, so good to me Monday morning, it was all I hoped it would be - The Mamas and The Papas   That's right, it's Monday. Typically over exaggerated as the worst day of the weekday life, usually with no good reason at all, but everyone kind of goes along with it anyways. But still - it's the beginning of the work week nonetheless.   Read More...

  • Silent Disco at Dudley's! Tomorrow Night!

    There is a silence where hath been no sound, There is a silence where no sound may be... No voice is hush’d—no life treads silently, - Thomas Hood If you haven't already heard, grab a pair of headphones and listen up! Tomorrow night starting at 7:00pm, Dudley's will be host to their first ever Silent Disco!   Read More...

  • The Flower Mill's GRAND RE-OPENING PARTY!

    This is a Blossom of the Brain - A small - italic Seed Lodged by Design or Happening The Spirit fructified - - Emily Dickinson Tomorrow evening the Street Team will be helping to celebrate the new home of The Flower Mill in Lowell! Created by lifelong Lowell resident, Joanna Hall, this flower shop is anything but run-of-the-mill. Helping you celebrate or commemorate the milestones of your life with artistic and unique floral designs, The Flower Mill still achieves the intimacy and personality of...  Read More...

  • This weekend with the Street Team

    Hello world! Especially those residing in the Lowell area... Sam DeAngelo here, member of the COOL Street Team.   Read More...

  • Winterfest Photo Contest

    We are so excited that Winterfest is less than a week away! What's even better than live music, ice sculptures, the soup bowl & horse carriage rides around downtown? FREE STUFF!   Read More...

  • Mothers of Rock Concert

      This Saturday, March 7th, the 11th annual “Mothers of Rock” is taking place at UMass Lowell.  This event, produced by UMass Lowell’s Music and Entertainment Student Association (MEISA) is a rare opportunity to see a huge production right in Lowell for little to no cost.  That’s because admission is donation based, with donations benefiting Girls Inc. of Lowell.  Girls Inc. is a non-profit agency that serves girls ages 5-18 from a variety of backgrounds with after school pro...  Read More...

  • Weekend events

    Hello world! Sam here reminding you of some upcoming events. This Sunday, March 1st, is the Lowell Philharmonic Orchestra Family Concert at St.   Read More...

  • Giveaways

    Hey, this is Melissa, writing today about three exciting giveaways sponsored by some of the local artists and organizations in Lowell! The first one is sponsored by your very own COOL Street Team, with some prizes provided by Brew'd Awakening and Sweet Lydia's.  WINTERFEST PHOTO CONTEST In this photo contest, we are looking for the best "selfie" of you, your friends, and anyone else you'd like to grab participating in any of the Winterfest events. Hopefully you've heard that Winterfest has ...  Read More...

  • This Weekend in Lowell: NEMA and more!

    Hello!  This is Ben, I’m sure you have all heard, but Winterfest this weekend has been POSTPONED to March 13-14.  That being said, there is still a lot going on around Lowell this weekend, much of which revolves around the New England Music Awards (details at the bottom of post). I was able to go to a number of great events this past week including Brew’d Awakening's “Untitled Open Mic Poetry Slam”.  I had been intrigued by this event for a while (it repeats the first and thi...  Read More...

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