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June 2022

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Second Saturday

In the hills of Connecticut’s Litchfield County is Kent Barns – a sprawling complex of antique barns that are home to a variety of stylish art galleries, shops, and top-notch eateries. Visitors flock there for Second Saturday – a family-friendly community event, […]

Making All the Difference

Whenever I see the title for this publication, Main Street Magazine, I think not just of the small businesses on “Main Street,” but of the sidewalks that connect the businesses and are a wonderful place to see familiar faces, be recognized by […]

The Renaissance

To be at the intersection of Railroad and Main Streets in Great Barrington, MA, today is, for people who know the history of the town, like being at the graduation of one’s child from a Master’s Degree program. Thirty years ago, today’s […]

Rising Up

As things heat up for summer and life continues to feel like it did pre-pandemic, we’ll all be yearning to go out and have some fun. While we’re reveling in our newfound freedom and embracing the summer season, we’ll want to crank […]

Word on the street is…

Looking at Analog Mastered on Main Street

In a world where we can access any part of the planet from a computer in our pocket, what does it mean to be “of a place”? For winemakers, this is “terroir,” the ultimate expression of not just a region, but even a particular plot of land and the micro [...]

Mobile Prostate Cancer Screening Event May 14th, 2022

My name is Luis Abramson founder of (CHJI) Cultivating Healing & Justice Initiative Support Services Inc. I would like to extend an invitation to the entire Hudson Valley community to join us in Otisville, for a dynamic community awareness event highlighted with the Mount Sinai, Robert F. Smith Prostate Cancer [...]

What’s happening on a Main Street near you

Explore Anywhere!

It’s time to get outside and support the Housatonic River Watershed with Explore-a-thon The Housatonic Valley Association's (HVA) Explore-a-thon event invites outdoors enthusiasts, families, friends, community members, and anyone who loves nature to participate in its inaugural Explore-a-thon—a month-long, virtual fundraising event that kicked off June 1 and lasts the entire month. Explore-a-thon encourages people to explore any part of the 2,000 square-mile, tri-state Housatonic River Watershed.  HVA is hosting this fundraising and awareness event as a means of achieving its mission: to conserve the [...]


Dubbed the “Northeast’s Garden Event of the Year,” Trade Secrets™ Returns This Year to a New Venue Lakeville, CT — It’s that time of year again to plan your annual trek to the Litchfield Hills of CT for Trade Secrets™ on Saturday, May 14, and Sunday, May 15, 2022. Considered the Northeast’s “garden event of the year,” the rare plant and garden antiques sale, founded by Bunny Williams, is the annual fundraiser for the not-for-profit Women’s Support Services (WSS) of the Northwest [...]

Baking with Olivia & Caroline

June 2022 Recipe – Old Fashioned Chocolate Fudge

Fudge you’re thinkin’? Yes! Fudge for June. When I (Olivia) was down south last year for my stepfather Claude’s funeral, I was looking through his things and came across a fudge recipe. It was written on a yellow, tattered piece of paper with chocolate smudges on it. I have a vague memory of my stepdad making the fudge years and years ago. I can’t recall the fudge itself, but only the joy it brought him while he made it. He said he [...]

Wine of the Week

Wine of the Week(end)

Summer is upon us and it's the perfect season for sangria. There are many premade sangrias that can simply be chilled and served over ice. Super easy and convenient. You can then add whatever you want to make it extra fun - fresh fruit, additional fruit juice, a splash of brandy or triple sec, even seltzer or soda. My choice for a premade sangria is Mija. They are made with natural, unfiltered fruit. The red is a blend of red wine, blood [...]

Deal of the Week

Come Home to Peace and Harmony

Deal of the Week 27 North Mountain Road, Copake Falls, NYMLS # 142414 This magnificent property boasts some of the finest Charming 1890's Victorian farmhouse with two-story barn (w/horse fencing) on 5+/- acres with the Taconic State Park/Bash Bish Falls (i.e. walking distance to hiking trails, swimming & thousands of acres of protected land). Just steps away. Three bedroom home, two full baths, custom kitchen, hard wood floors throughout, front sunporch, rocking-chair back porch overlooking a beautiful barn, field [...]

Latest Moxie Podcast

Moxie by Proxy is a feature of Main Street Moxie in which an “expert” introduces us to the moxie of someone from the past. In this episode, Sarah Getz discusses the moxie of her late father, The New Yorker magazine artist Arthur Kimmig Getz. We talk about Arthur’s creative and pragmatic moxie and explore the intergenerational and intentional moxie of Sarah in her yoga instruction and her own medium for her creativity–writing.

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