Tomorrow marks five months with Middle Main Revitalization. As I look back at those five months, one month away from half a year, I realize that I have made many discoveries.
I admit that I didn’t know much about the region designated as Middle Main. One of my first tasks was to interview residents of Middle Main about their opinions about the Middle Main neighborhood. Not yet familiar with the side streets that make up the Middle Main neighborhood, I ended up getting a…Continue
Added by Jenny Coronel on January 27, 2011 at 11:21am — No Comments
Okay, so life is admittedly extremely busy these days…new baby (who shares my office with me five days a week), preschooler (four going on fourteen), full-time job, volunteer work, etc. etc. However, I’m hoping to make posting to the Middle Main blog a more regular occurrence over the next year. I hope you’ll join me! This is after all a community blog – we want you to share your experiences and thoughts about Main Street in Poughkeepsie. And it doesn’t have to…Continue
Added by Elizabeth Celaya on January 24, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments
With all the snowstorms we have been having as of late, I found this article uplifting. People connected to SnowCrew, an online gathering of people willing and able to help their neighbors shovel, were able to help their neighbors clear the streets from the snow the Northeast recently got hit by. It just goes to show you the power of being connected to an online forum! Do find out more in this article: In Boston, Residents…Continue
Added by Jenny Coronel on January 24, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
I want to inform you of a full day of workshops for aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners looking to grow their business. This event is hosted by the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce.
The Business Institute's small business seminars will be held from 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Holiday Inn & Conference Center, 542 Route 9, Fishkill.
Topics will cover launching a business, marketing, funding sources, Internet tools and…Continue
Added by Jenny Coronel on January 21, 2011 at 11:26am — No Comments
Find out if you are eligible for a New York State tax credit for the repairs and restoration of your historic home.
The NYS Historic Homeowner Tax Credit Program will cover 20% of qualied rehabilitation costs of owner-occupied historic houses, with a project minimum of $5,000 and 5% spent on exterior work, up to a credit value of $50,000.
A free program on the New York State Historic Homeowner Tax Credit Program will be held at 7 p.m.…Continue
Added by Jenny Coronel on January 20, 2011 at 10:26am — No Comments
Read about how small businesses can engage their customers and have them coming back all year long.
Added by Jenny Coronel on January 10, 2011 at 1:40pm — No Comments
It's great to hear a news item that focuses on the positives of Poughkeepsie's Main Street. Check out the video below.
Added by Elizabeth Celaya on January 5, 2011 at 9:31am — No Comments