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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|

Women’s Day Off

Once upon a time, on the tiny island country of Iceland, women across the land took a day off. From farms to factories, schools to shops, and homes to hospitals and hotels, women decided […]

2017-06-20T18:56:11+00:00 June 1st, 2017|