MainStreet Magazine – NEW2023-03-23T10:01:14-04:00

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March 2023

Cover of Current issue of Main Street Magazine

Say Aloha to Aloha Tacos

Part of what Main Street Magazine has been delivering every month for the past ten – yes, ten! – years, is fresh and interesting local content. If the magazine were a buffet, it would be all kinds of deliciousness. So here’s another […]

Through the Years

As we celebrate our tenth anniversary, we invite you to glance back at the last decade. While we’re looking at where we’ve been, let’s also take time to look ahead with optimism for what’s to come. 

A decade is a long time. […]

First Person Singular

Many tear-sodden, crumpled papers ago, I wrestled with the geometry of diagramming sentences (yes, I went to Catholic school). A two-word sentence was simple enough, all horizontal and vertical, but when things went all 45 degrees, and sentences became complex and compound, […]

Main Street Magazine 10 Years in the Making

As you may have noticed, we’re in party mode over here! That’s right, Main Street Magazine has officially turned ten years old! Wow, what a journey it has been. And it’s really hard to believe that it’s been ten years, 120 issues, […]

Main Street News

What is Daylight Saving Time?

When is it?  This year, Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, March 12, 2023, and ends on Sunday, November 5, 2023. What is it? Our planet turns on its axis at an approximately 23.4 degree angle as it rotates around the sun. Both the northern and southern hemispheres lean [...]

Calling all animal lovers and artists!

Dear artists, Red Horse Rescue in Amenia, NY is presenting an art show “The Webster Diaries” with submissions featuring Webster, our white donkey, as the subject. Webster is nearly 50 years old and rules Windrock Farm located on Bangall Amenia Road in Millbrook, New York. Webby is often considered [...]

Artist Visit at the David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village, CT

In April, the David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village, Connecticut will welcome back artist and author Pieter Lefferts, who inaugurated the library's ArtWall exhibit space in 2011. Lefferts’ new exhibition features pastel paintings inspired by his recent book, “What the Kek Kek Saw,” an animist fable of braided [...]

Meltdown – It’s not too late

The Olana Partnership, in collaboration with Basilica Hudson, Hudson Hall, Partners for Climate Action, and Upstate Films, is proud to present a special screening of the 2021 film Meltdown at 4:00pm on Saturday, March 4 at Hudson Hall. The screening will be followed by a special Q&A with trailblazing [...]

Baking with Olivia & Caroline

March 2023 Recipe – Coconut Cream Bars

I was at work when I received a text from Caroline saying, “Mom, I just made coconut pudding. We should make coconut cream bars.” I immediately responded, “Heck yeah! Let’s see what we can come up with.” So we went to work.  Caroline had already made a perfect pudding with two cans of coconut milk that were collecting dust in her pantry. Now we had to make the crust and the whipped cream. The big question was whether to use a flour [...]

Wine of the Week

Chateau Guillon Graves

Chere amateurs de vin: When you read this post, think of me in Paris, which is where I'll be. Magnifique! You, too, can transport yourself to France by simply enjoying a glass of French wine. Classique. My suggestion? A Bordeaux, bien sur. There are many affordable and delicious Bordeauxs available in your favorite wine store, so see what speaks to you. One that I'm fond of these days is Chateau Guillon, from Graves, on the left bank of the Garonne where [...]

Deal of the Week

Sharon Contemporary With Gunite Pool

This 3 bedroom light filled contemporary affords Main floor living with 2 first floor bedrooms and a full bath. The sun-filled open floor plan has a living room with wood burning fireplace, and vaulted ceilings and is surrounded by windows and a wrap-around deck overlooking the private setting with a gunite pool. The kitchen with breakfast bar opens to the Living room and Dining room. The upper level is a private and spacious ensuite Primary Bedroom with a sitting area. [...]

Latest Moxie Podcast

Jenny’s moxie is like a snowball that keeps getting bigger! She adds a bit more moxie with every opportunity and experience she encounters. She has worked to improve the lives of others in ways that use her skills and talents while also getting out of her comfort zone and building her own capacities as well as those of the organizations and communities she serves. Having amassed a wealth of knowledge and expertise, Jenny believes in sharing what she has learned with others to help them find their own version of moxie.

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