MainStreet Magazine – NEW2023-01-31T18:12:03-05:00

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February 2023

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The Kent Flower Market

Regular readers will know I am a bit of a stuck record regarding the importance of finding local seasonal flowers. Firstly, flowers are no different from fruits and vegetables. They ALWAYS grow, look, smell, last – and even taste – better in […]

Hop in to the Year of the Rabbit

January 22 was the official start of the Chinese New Year, which extends to February 9, 2024. Each year is celebrated with a different animal, and each animal cycles through only every 12 years. This year – 2023 – is the Year […]

Farming Legislation

Oftentimes it has crossed my mind how much new legislative effort is being undertaken to help make life better, as in profitable, for farmers. While many folks tend to equate farming with the wide open spaces of the Midwest, those of us […]


Based on information published by the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), 6.3 million companion animals, mostly dogs and cats, enter US shelters every year. Even more sobering, “Each year, approximately 920,000 shelter animals are euthanized (390,000 dogs […]

Main Street News

Life After You

The film Life After You, will be showing at The Moviehouse in Millerton NY Saturday, February 11th at 2pm and at 5pm. Directed by Sarah T. Schwab of Cardinal Flix Inc., (CFI) this original independent feature is centered around a suburban family's struggle with the death of their 19 [...]

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 [...]

The Language of Flowers

Sue Adams, Vice President of Adams Greenhouses is hosting a lecture and flower reading on February 11 at the Locust Grove Estate. It’s almost Valentine’s Day and it’s an ideal time to have some fun with flowers. While some people enjoy getting readings via tea leaves or tarot cards, Sue Adams, [...]

Mid-day Music and Meditation at Salisbury UCC

The Congregational Church of Salisbury, UCC will present its monthly Mid-day Music and Meditation on Friday, February 3 from 12:00 to 12:30 pm at 30 Main Street, Salisbury. "Music has many wonderful benefits for stress management and overall health. It can help you calm your physiology without making a [...]

Baking with Olivia & Caroline

February 2023 Recipe – Coffee Crumb Cake

Happy February! This month is all about the LOVE! For Valentine’s Day we are making something that neither one of us can say is our favorite. This dessert is specifically for our main squeezes. Both Caroline and my (Olivia’s) significant others love coffee cake. Now, Caroline has been making coffee cake for her beau’s birthday and Valentine’s Day for around three years. Every time she makes it, my sweetheart drools over it. Never having been able to try it, because someone (not [...]

Wine of the Week

Mondavi Bourbon Barrel Cabernet Sauvignon

It's February, and here comes Valentine's Day, a stand-out occasion for wine. Why not make celebrating the loves in your life about more than one overdone day (the 14th)? How about leading up to it in lots of little ways? Breakfast in bed just because. Leaving love notes around the house. Making dinner when you usually don't. And, don't forget, having wine on hand. Keep it simple but special with bottles that won't break the bank but will delight the senses. [...]

Deal of the Week

352 Old Middle Street, Goshen, CT

This spacious, well maintained home is a must see! The first floor includes a mud room with 1/2 bath, large working kitchen with breakfast bar, island and plenty of cabinet storage! The living room has a beautiful bow window and fireplace. The dining room has pocket glass doors to separate a sitting area/den and foyer. There is a primary suite separated from the living area on the first floor that includes a laundry room, full bath, closets and bedroom. Upstairs [...]

Latest Moxie Podcast

Leo believes moxie can benefit from solid financial planning and a long-term approach. Taking risks feels less risky when you know your big picture and are clear about your life and fiscal priorities. In this episode, Leo shares his financial planning, entrepreneurial, and life philosophy, all of which can be traced back to working in his parents’ hardware store in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania.

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