lillian K BrownLillian Kiernan Brown is a writer living in Fleming Island Plantation, Florida where she writes for several publications. As a writer, a journalist, and a radio show host for Armed Forces Radio, she has traveled around the world. Her work has won many awards, but she never lost her love for Boston, burlesque, vaudeville and show business. In 1996 she was awarded the Best Actress Award for her portrayal of Flo in 'The New Girl.' Although many of her stories and photos have won many awards, her heart remains at home with her husband of 25 years, Jim Brown. Together they have raised a family of five children and she now regards being grandmother to seven children her greatest accomplishment.

"Lily Ann Rose Day" April 10th

Lily Ann Rose was born in Cambridge, raised in burlesque, and banned in Boston. On Monday night, March 23, the City of Cambridge made up for it's more prudish neighbor across the river. Mayor Denise Williams sponsored a resolution naming Friday, April 10, 2009 (the opening day of The Great Boston Burlesque Exposition) as "Lily Ann Rose Day". The proclamation was passed unanimously by the City Council.