All That Java

When coffee beans are picked from the stems of plants and removed from their protective coverings, they are green, tasting something like grass if they have any taste at all, and fibrous. The two species that dominate the coffee market, Arabica (coffea arabica) and Robusta (coffea canephora) did not rise to the top in their […]

By |2022-06-30T14:49:48-04:00June 30th, 2022|Monthly Entrepreneur|

Scottish Spirits

Several years ago, Main Street featured John Dyson and Millbrook Vineyards and Winery which Dyson and his wife started in 1979. Now he has created a new business with his daughter and son-in law – Tenmile Distillery in Wassaic, NY, and once again converted dairy acreage into a destination. It was time to talk again […]

By |2022-06-30T14:58:17-04:00June 30th, 2022|Monthly Entrepreneur|

A Blooming Business

The foundation of our local communities are its residents and businesses. We here at Main Street love nothing more than spreading their stories and the mantra of local as well as supporting local. With that in mind, we were excited to have a chance to learn more about Amanda Zick and Margaret (Greta) Anderson of […]

By |2022-05-28T16:13:35-04:00May 28th, 2022|Monthly Entrepreneur|

Moving Heaven

Moving is stressful. Upheaval, resurfacing of possessions that trigger memories, deciding what to keep, toss, and donate, guesstimating where the furniture will fit, and finding a mover all contribute to the angst. Even local moves in the same town stir up conflicting emotions and create drama. A recent local move brought all these issues and […]

By |2022-04-29T21:25:46-04:00April 29th, 2022|Monthly Entrepreneur|

The Heart of Cycling Returns

The notion of combining tradition with passion is baked into the spirit of the Hudson Valley. The open air, along with the history of our area have made it one of the most attractive destinations in the state. When folks come, they cannot help but linger, and when they linger for long enough, they have […]

By |2022-05-04T15:38:14-04:00April 29th, 2022|Monthly Entrepreneur|

A Building Not Set in Stone

The past few years have proved to be a time like no other for everyone around the globe – and businesses were effected in every which way, too. There were many businesses that struggled due to Covid, while others flourished. This can be said on a global scale and certainly at a local scale, as […]

By |2022-04-29T20:23:09-04:00April 29th, 2022|Monthly Entrepreneur|

A Lifestyle Fusion

The concept of what “home” means to people might be the most broadly defined word in modern language. Mostly because the idea of a home is so intrinsically tied to other core human values – family, personality, even morality. For interior designer Abigail Horace, owner of Casa Marcelo, throw in a bit of chaos and […]

By |2022-03-30T19:43:18-04:00March 30th, 2022|Monthly Entrepreneur|

Bird Man – Thomas JV Cullen IV of TC Management and Falcon Excursions, Goshen, NY

You and your father are nationally known as falconry experts. How do you describe your unusual business?

Simply put, our business is birds of prey. Our activities center around breeding falcons, owls, hawks, and eagles primarily for zoos and educators; wild bird control using birds of prey; and, through Falconry Excursions, introducing people to these wild […]

By |2022-03-18T12:20:35-04:00February 25th, 2022|Monthly Entrepreneur|

Mountainside Cafe

It’s a modest place, tucked away on Route 7 South in Falls Village, CT. Clean white building, ample parking with overflow across the road, a simple sign and a warm welcome. Mountainside Café is one of those unique places where the community inside the building welcomes and builds the community outside the building. During the […]

By |2022-02-08T14:01:41-05:00January 28th, 2022|Monthly Entrepreneur|

Creation Through Inspiration

Over the past 20 years, the Village of Millerton, New York’s commercial Main Street has transformed itself into the Hudson Valley’s epicenter of antique shopping. Despite the populous nature of design-inspired shops in town, Millerton native Charlotte Sheridan, owner of Merwin Farm and Home, has managed to carve out her own unique identity within the […]

By |2022-01-07T16:52:12-05:00December 28th, 2021|Monthly Entrepreneur|
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