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Welcome to Main Street Magazine!

January 2020

Cover of Current issue of Main Street Magazine

Bridging the Gap

As we turn the page on the second decade of the 21st century, the country’s political climate has perhaps never been more volatile. The rise of social media and the ease of connectivity has transformed the public forum dramatically. Political discourse has become […]

Game Changer

“Just go for it.” Those were the last thoughts I remember thinking before I rolled up and over a wooden ladder, and attempted to huck a 4-5’ drop on my mountain bike this past September. I’ve been mountain biking for over twenty years now […]

Hope on the Horizon

Woven into the tapestry of our lives is the culmination of all that we have experienced. From the fertile soil of our childhood, formative years where each moment has the capability of leaving an indelible impression, to our howling youth, where our sense […]

A Love Story

Great Mountain Forest (GMF) is an emerald jewel in the crown of an area that covers over 6,000 acres in Norfolk and Canaan, CT. It also tells many stories – an understory of ecological diversity, a succession story of trees and families, a […]

Word on the street is…

Noble Horizons Auxiliary Gears up for 2019 Festival of Trees

Annual Festival remains one of the most anticipated in the area. Beginning on Saturday, November 23, Noble Horizons in Salisbury, CT will open its doors once again to members of the surrounding community for a season-long holiday celebration that remains one of the most anticipated in our area. Each year [...]

A New Era on the way for Eddie Collins Memorial Park

Village Board with Blueprint for Renovations. For more than a century, Eddie Collins Memorial Park in Millerton, NY has stood as a testament to both the village of Millerton, and the town of Northeast’s resilience to economic hardships and enduring communal bond. Now, after years of adapting to the surrounding [...]

Main Streets be like, “Whoa!”

Millerton Antiques Center Heating up Winter with 4th Annual Red Tag Sale

Beginning on Saturday, January 18, when it comes to the best deals available for the fervent antique and home decor traveler, all roads lead to the Millerton Antiques Center located on Main Street in Millerton, NY. For two decades, Millerton’s antique mainstay has proved to be the foundation for the village’s eclectic boutique main drag and for the fourth consecutive year, the center will once again offer residents and visitors a premiere destination for one-of-a-kind deals on antiques and home decor [...]

Festival of Lights marches through Millerton

Annual Celebration rings in the season. Families and visitors looking to ring in the holiday season in the heart of the Hudson Valley this year will again gather in the village of Millerton, NY to celebrate the annual Festival of Lights. On Friday, November 29 businesses along the village’s Main Street will once again open their doors to the surrounding community for an entire day of festive shopping and entertainment. The Yuletide bash begins at Millerton’s Moviehouse located on 48 Main Street [...]

Rankings & Reviews

Top Five Wines at Hudson Chatham Winery

One of the most enduring aspects of exploring the Hudson Valley is finding those spots that offer the world class views we have come to expect, the lushness of upstate New York’s natural world, and a little something for our own spirits to enjoy. As you saunter through this historic region during these dog days of summer, allow yourself a bit of respite, and perhaps imbibe at one of the area’s many idyllic vineyards. Here are five of our favorites from the [...]

10 fashion faux pas

High rise jeans with crop tops Crocs with socks Sandals with socks Pajamas outside of your house Active wear when you're not being active Equestrian wear / apparel when you don't even ride! Clothes that just don't fit, i.e. too big / small Pull up your pants, no one wants to see your underwear or crack Too much makeup Knowing when to tuck or leave your shirt un-tucked.

Real Estate

45 Years in Real Estate

There are many real estate offices that dot our region. But have you ever thought about what it takes to not just start, but to also run a real estate firm? This month we caught up with David Bain of Bain Real Estate, based out of Kent and Sharon, CT. When did you start your real estate career? When I was in graduate school in New York City I looked all over the Tri-state area for land in the country. Finally I found [...]

Animals & Outdoors

What You Feed Your Cat or Dog

Pet owners know that what you feed your cat or dog can be just as important as how much love and attention you give them. According to longtime dog owner, pet lover, and dog groomer Hayley Cooper, salon manager at PetSmart in Greenport NY., fish is the way to go. "Feeding your pets food with any kind of fish based nutrients helps to moisturize and take care of their skin from the inside out. Her experience in the pet grooming industry has [...]

Health & Beauty

Bacon

Who doesn’t love a good slice of bacon, is there anything more representative of an American morning than the familiar sounds and smells of a mouth watering piece of bacon sizzling over a hot frying pan. However, despite the popularity of this sprightly piece of pork, it remains debatable whether or not the risks outweigh the tasty reward. Here are a few things to watch out for when it comes to bacon according to Reader’s Digest Cardiovascular diseases- a lot of the [...]