Middle Main

A neighborhood just a little off center

November 2012 Blog Posts (5)

Mainstay Poughkeepsie Hosts Ribbon Cutting

On Wednesday, November 28th, Mainstay Poughkeepsie hosted a Ribbon Cutting ceremony in conjunction with the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce. 

Mainstay Poughkeepsie is a shared working place on 356 Main Street (between Academy St. & Hamilton St.). Mainstay Poughkeepsie is part of the world-wide CoWorking movement which unites people working on…


Added by Jenny Coronel on November 29, 2012 at 11:31am — No Comments

Dateline: Factory Gets New Life

The large industrial factory, built in 1874 at 8 N. Cherry St. in the City of Poughkeepsie, housed various operations throughout its existence.

The building, originally occupied by William S. Patten’s Poughkeepsie Live Oak Leather Manufactory, was transformed several times to accommodate a cooperage, a paper mill, and its most well-known business, the Poughkeepsie…


Added by Jenny Coronel on November 15, 2012 at 4:06pm — No Comments

Plan a Ceramic Birthday Party at Barrett Clay Works!

Celebrate Your Special Day at Barrett Clay Works!

A Clay Birthday Party is Fun for Everyone!


Each guest receives enough clay for…


Added by Jenny Coronel on November 15, 2012 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Middle Main Pocket Park in Progress at 517 Main

If you’ve driven or walked past the 500 block of Main St. in Downtown Poughkeepsie since late October you’ve probably noticed the construction work going on at 517 Main St., a formerly vacant lot near the intersection of Main St. and N. Cherry St.  Throughout the rest of the month Hudson River Housing will be…


Added by Sean Bennett on November 14, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Day of the Dead traditions come to life on Main Street!

For those of you interested in learning a little more about the Day of the Dead, and particularly how it is celebrated in Oaxaca, Mexico, where so many of our Middle Main residents hail from, I have posted below an excerpt from “Day of the Dead or El Dia de los Muertos in Oaxaca, Mexico” by Maria Diaz, published 1 Nov 2002 …


Added by Elizabeth Celaya on November 1, 2012 at 8:35am — No Comments

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