MainStreet Magazine – NEW2023-06-03T14:53:41-04:00

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June 2023

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Overnight Adventures

It’s a celebratory year for Gatherwild Ranch – a glamping destination that initially opened in New York’s Germantown area in 2017. After operating for six years, the luxe habitat faced challenges regarding zoning legislation, which prompted the business to cease operation.

Luckily, the […]

Just say No

We are all too familiar with that uncomfortable feeling of rushing in to respond with a “yes” when we want to say “no” to a request. Most of us can easily recall the guilt we experience after declining an invitation to a […]

Finally, Dallas

This article is a little bit … different(?) from what you might be used to, but we love history around here, so I thought this would definitely be interesting or at least a bit of a head-scratcher making you go, “Hmm?” Jesse […]

Making Scents

This summer Hudson and lots of other towns in the Hudson Valley will be brimming with locals and visitors who are eager to explore, engage with others, and indulge in new experiences. Whether you’re a local resident entertaining weekend guests or a […]

Main Street News


HUDSON, NY – Join The Olana Partnership and Site-Specific Dances for "UNFOLDING OLANA: A Day of Dance" at Olana State Historic Site on Saturday, June 17th. This unique event will immerse visitors in a captivating celebration of movement and artistry, set against the stunning backdrop of Olana's 250 acres of [...]

Fibromyalgia Awareness Month

Fibromyalgia is a condition that is very personal to me, since I have been living with it for over 15 years. And the month of May - even though we are the very end of it at the time of this writing - is Fibromyalgia Awareness Month. Despite being late [...]

Ancram Opera House Announces 2023 Summer Season!

Co-Directors Jeff Mousseau and Paul Ricciardi are proud to announce the 2023 spring/summer season at the Ancram Opera House in Ancram, NY. “Through bold, inventive theater productions and vibrant community storytelling, we create opportunities for our rural region to connect through the performing arts,” Ricciardi said. “For our 2023 season, [...]

Baking with Olivia & Caroline

June 2023 Recipe – Key Lime Pie Creamsicle

Summertime is officially upon us! Our recipe idea for this month was born while shopping in one of our favorite grocery stores. I love collaborating with Caroline on these recipes. It’s not just the making of them; it’s the behind-the-scenes shopping and preparing for each recipe we create.  We were together one evening at Adams in Kingston, and Caroline picked up a bag of key limes. Neither she nor I had had the fortune of seeing them in a supermarket. She excitedly [...]

Wine of the Week

Whispering Angel

We could all use some heaven-sent help at times, and this week of smokey air seems an especially good occasion. Enter Whispering Angel, a dry rose from the heart of Provence, France, that will blow your worries away. This rose leads the category in firsts - it was the first French rose to win over Americans' hearts since its introduction in 2007, and it continues to rank in first place in sales here. I had some the other day for the first [...]

Deal of the Week

Riverfront Bensonwood Home With Net Zero Design Principles And Luxurious Amenities

Presenting a rare and unique opportunity, this sophisticated 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath Bensonwood-designed home, built by Hudson Valley Preservation, located in Sharon, CT, is beautifully situated on the banks of the Housatonic River and features a heated gunite saline pool. Bensonwood uses Net Zero design principles and no fossil fuels, with the intent of living lightly off the land. Triple-glazed windows and thick, super-insulated walls provide consistent indoor temperatures all year long. Energy/heat recovery air ventilation provides a constant flow of fresh, [...]

Latest Moxie Podcast

For Kelley, moxie involves seeing the gaps and finding ways to fill them. She strategically uses her considerable skills to create something that adds value and beauty to the world. Then she goes for it, bringing others along to develop collaborations and community.

When Kelley moved to the Berkshires over 20 years ago, she decided the area needed a film festival. A huge film fan since childhood, thanks to her parents, she set out to bring her vision to life. At her kitchen table, she sketched out the plan. She spoke with other film festival organizers and attended a handful of film festivals to make her vision a reality.

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