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By Mary B. O’Neill, Ph.D. | info@mainstreetmag.com

Physical activity and fundraising go together like peanut butter and jelly.

Walks, runs, swims, triathlons, bike rides, and golf events to raise funds for local non-profits can accomplish several […]

2017-10-28T16:20:30+00:00 October 28th, 2017|

Hudson Hall at the Historic Hudson Opera House

By John Torsiello |info@mainstreetmag.com

When one views the renovated Hudson Opera Hall, now formally known as Hudson Hall at the Historic Hudson Opera House in the center of this chic town located along, quite appropriately, […]

2017-09-28T23:06:07+00:00 September 28th, 2017|

Boom town – The City of Hudson

By Christine Bates |christine@mainstreetmag.com

Hudson has always been a city of visionary entrepreneurs from its founding as a safe deep water port for whaling ships in 1783. Originally a small stopping point on the Hudson […]

2017-09-28T23:01:24+00:00 September 28th, 2017|


By CB Wismar | arts@mainstreetmag.com

The quote has been credited to two imaginative thinkers: “Those who can, do. Those who can’t, teach.” Was it H.L. Mencken or George Bernard Shaw who initiated the challenging, ironic, and […]

2017-09-02T14:47:51+00:00 September 2nd, 2017|

The Bacon Brothers

Kevin and Michael Bacon’s band, The Bacon Brothers, first made it onto my radar when I stumbled across a Youtube video from 2009. Though they had already been performing as a band for a […]

2017-08-19T10:04:23+00:00 August 19th, 2017|

Celebrating 125 Years

By Lindsey Clark | info@mainstreetmag.com

Before the thought of a fire department in Millerton, NY, even came to mind, a bucket brigade and the aid of the townspeople were the two main assets to putting […]

2017-08-19T10:04:03+00:00 August 1st, 2017|

Dutchess County’s Historic Tavern Trail

The tavern has been a part of everyday life in America since the country’s very outset.

Ironically, those supposed teetotallers, the Puritans, are reported to have established the first tavern, then called an “ordinary” in […]

2017-08-19T10:03:42+00:00 July 1st, 2017|

The Artist with a Knife

By CB Wismar | arts@mainstreetmag.com

Some artists use elegant sable brushes to apply their paints. Some artists use high carbon chisels to carefully form stone into sculpture. “Leon” Li uses a razor-sharp, forged two steel, single […]

2017-08-19T10:03:21+00:00 July 1st, 2017|