Middle Main

A neighborhood just a little off center

October 2013 Blog Posts (7)

Exploring the Underwear Factory

Yesterday I ventured down Middle Main to investigate the old vacant Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory building with Lindsay Duvall and Steven Montera. Previously, I have had the opportunity to check out the site around the building; the space where kids play soccer and the area which is the potential gardening area, and the soon to be rain garden. But I was never able to explore the interior of the building. 

We began our sojourn in the basement of the building, although we were…


Added by Madeline Crabtree on October 24, 2013 at 9:09am — No Comments

Meet the newest Middle Mainiac - Lindsay Duvall

I am thrilled to be the new Community Development Coordinator with Hudson River Housing!  My first week on the job has been a whirlwind of meeting HRH staff, attending events, visiting project sites, and walking the streets of Middle Main.  I am excited to be a part of this vibrant community and to meet more residents and business-owners at some of the upcoming neighborhood events.  

I am new to the Hudson Valley, moving here from Portland, Oregon just a couple months ago. …


Added by Lindsay Duvall on October 21, 2013 at 3:58pm — No Comments

Orange Baked Acorn Squash

If that sounds good to you then I've got your attention and can remind you of the Middle Main Walking Club setting off tomorrow at 12:15 from the Mid-Hudson Heritage Center at 317 Main St. It looks like cool, partly cloud, dry fall weather tomorrow- perfect conditions for a mid-day invigorating walk that will leave you feeling great and full of energy for the rest of the day!

I encourage you to take part if you can for several…


Added by Elizabeth Celaya on October 9, 2013 at 9:18am — No Comments

La Poblanita


I love to explore new food spots and to try different cuisines, recipes, and products that I have never experienced before. Although I jump at any opportunity to go to a local farmer’s market, since I am very new to the Poughkeepsie area, I have found myself relying on the nearby Stop&Shop or Target for my culinary needs. Personally I enjoy planning my meals for the week and rely heavily on certain foods that I incorporate into recipes in diverse ways. I usually…


Added by Madeline Crabtree on October 8, 2013 at 4:27pm — No Comments

Poem about Poughkeepsie: deflating or really uplifting?

In celebration of the grand opening of the new neighborhood art center, Art Centro, I went on the look for other avenues of artistic creation and expression in this vibrant river city stalled in the crossroads between a centrally located prosperous manufacturing era and a sprawling suburban landscape beyond its confines. In every quarter I notice a distinct artistic tone, whether in the Victorian-era homes lining the streets of the south side or the ornamented string of Renaissance Revival…


Added by Steven Montera on October 4, 2013 at 3:25pm — No Comments

Día de los Muertos en Poughkeepsie

Día de los Muertos en Poughkeepsie

Art Centro, un nuevo centro de arte y cultura en Poughkeepsie, será el lugar para una gran celebración del Día de los…


Added by Jenny Coronel on October 3, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Art Centro Grand Opening

The morning of Saturday, September 28th, I woke up to a brisk morning that was layered with a dripping mist and hazy clouds that blocked the sun and covered the sky. From the looks of it, the day was not promising. As the hours passed, the cool clouds gave way to a bright blue sky and the day turned into one of the nicest I believe we shall experience this…


Added by Madeline Crabtree on October 1, 2013 at 9:10am — No Comments

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