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Art Captured Through the Lens

By CB Wismar | arts@mainstreetmag.com

Joseph Meehan’s moment of clarity may have come in the cold light of an early Arctic morning. There was a rattling at the front of his tent. Not a knock, since […]

2019-05-28T17:26:20-04:00May 28th, 2019|

An Idle Monument

By Griffin Cooper | info@mainstreetmag.com

Twenty years have passed since the Roe Jan building held its final classes and closed its doors for the last time. Twenty years since anyone disembarked the early morning bus and, […]

2019-06-06T07:46:05-04:00May 28th, 2019|

Passing the Reins

By Ian Strever | info@mainstreetmag.com

In a 2012 report by the Social Security Administration, officials estimated that 10,000 Americans would retire each day over the next nineteen years. In other words, retirement isn’t exactly news-worthy these […]

2019-05-28T17:25:30-04:00May 28th, 2019|

Bold Beauty

By Regina Molaro | info@mainstreetmag.com

Style, color, and an entrepreneurial spirit has long been a part of Gun Nowak’s lifestyle and livelihood. In the early 1980s, she had a trio of chic fashion boutiques in Sweden. […]

2019-05-28T17:25:04-04:00May 28th, 2019|

Walking with History

By Griffin Cooper | info@mainstreetmag.com

When world renowned poet, naturalist, and Hudson Valley resident John Burroughs pondered about his time spent walking through the natural beauty of the area and observing its every nuance he remarked, […]

2019-04-29T21:27:20-04:00April 29th, 2019|

Life on the Rail Roads

By John Torsiello | info@mainstreetmag.com

Railroads were once vital links from agrarian Dutchess County to New York City and beyond, hauling produce and products from the many farms that once dotted the landscape. The rail lines […]

2019-04-29T21:24:17-04:00April 29th, 2019|

Growing a Family Business

By Christine Bates | christine@mainstreetmag.com

Monday afternoons are a quiet time to test drive a car or talk to the head of a multi-brand auto dealership. Kristin Ruge, the President of Ruge Automotive talked to Main […]

2019-04-29T21:21:39-04:00April 29th, 2019|

Keeps Me Out of Jail

By CB Wismar | arts@mainstreetmag.com

First impressions often do not lie. Meeting Istvan Banyai, a celebrated artist, animator, and designer who has chosen to live in the bucolic setting of Lakeville, CT, one is immediately impressed […]

2019-04-29T21:18:09-04:00April 29th, 2019|

Doing All We Can to Protect Where We Live

By Peter W. Greenough | info@mainstreetmag.com

Unfortunately, our environment has become a political football. Is the climate changing as a result of human activity or not? Don’t we all want the healthiest environment possible for our […]

2019-03-29T15:32:08-04:00March 29th, 2019|

Reduce, Reuse, and…

By Ian Strever | info@mainstreetmag.com

There was a time in the 1990s and early 2000s when recycling helped us feel better about our environmental impact. As programs sprouted in nearly every community and, single-stream programs made […]

2019-03-29T15:24:24-04:00March 29th, 2019|