Independent Workers United (!) at the Hive

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Around 30 freelancers (and others) joined us to connect with one another and learn about some available resources. Along with Poughkeepsie Journal we hosted "Hudson Valley Forward: Independent Workers Unite!" as an in-the-flesh continuation of its in-depth series exploring the "gig economy.".  Keep Reading

Citizens Packed the Hive at Beacon Zoning Forum

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On Dec. 16, 2017, we partnered with longtime city council member Lee Kyriacou to host the Beacon Zoning Forum — an open meeting to learn how zoning works, what the current zoning laws are, what proposed changes would do, and the like.  Keep Reading

Main St Summit: Packed Hive, Rich Discussions, Connection

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On Sept. 26 (2017) we convened fellow business owners and managers and city leaders to address some of the issues we confront in Beacon — as a community and in our businesses.  Keep Reading

Celebrate International Coworking Day With a Free Workday!

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From Aug 3-7 approximately 6,000 coworking spaces around the world will celebrate International Coworking Day. Locally, our Peekskill hive has teamed up with all 5 spaces in the Lower Hudson Valley (Westchester) to provide a Free Coworking Day.  Keep Reading

FOOD + Social Enterprise Panel… Wow.

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February 24 at the Beacon hive we had a lively, interactive discussion with established and emerging leaders around developing a food‐based social enterprise in the Hudson Valley. The room at the "FOOD + Social Enterprise Panel" was packed with nearly 70 people.  Keep Reading

TEDxLongDock: This is What Community Looks Like

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Nothing I've done has been as personally fulfilling as what transpired in Beacon, NY, on June 7, the culmination of months and months of planning and hard, selfless work with a small, dedicated team.  Keep Reading

Inaugural TEDxLongDock Comes to the Hudson Valley

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A group of committed citizens is organizing a day-long event full of stimulating and inspiring talks on the impact of arts, culture, the creative class and entrepreneurship in the Hudson Valley.  Keep Reading

WAMC ‘Happy’ Screening + Discussion Featuring BEAHIVE

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Does money make you happy? Kids and family? Your work? Do you live in a world that values and promotes happiness and well-being? Are we in the midst of a happiness revolution? We're excited to explore these profound questions in a panel discussion featuring BEAHIVE founder Scott Tillitt and Albany member Mary Judd. The panel follows a screening of award-winning film Happy as part of WAMC's regular...  Keep Reading

Vision… Manifesting!

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From the beginning we've had several large initiatives in mind to help cultivate this community-focused movement in the Hudson Valley. I'm pleased to announce that one of those initiatives is manifesting: the creation of a new, affiliated network of the national Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE).  Keep Reading

3 Groups Celebrate 3 Years of ‘Coworking’ in Hudson Valley

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A growing worldwide movement in collaboration called "coworking" — where people work in a shared space, alone and together — is growing in the Hudson Valley. Three local pioneers are collaborating to celebrate three years of the movement in the region: BEAHIVE in Beacon and Albany; The Purple Crayon Center for Learning and Social Innovation in Hastings-on-Hudson; and W@tercooler in Tarrytown.  Keep Reading