Vision… Manifesting!


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


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

Member Bzzz Interview: Johnny LeHane

Member Bzzz

Johnny LeHane is a founding member of BEAHIVE Kingston, having joined when we opened there in December 2009. WAKA Kickball is a nationwide sport and social club for adults. In this interview (video and text), he talks about how WAKA was born and how collaborating as a member of BEAHIVE has supported him.  Keep Reading

Time to Leave Kingston


Thirty months. Forty-plus members. Dozens of events. Community catalyzed. Collaborations coalesced. Friendships formed. It's been a good run in Kingston. But it's time for my partners, Jason and Amara at Chronogram, and me to redirect our energies.  Keep Reading

Sustainable Hudson Valley Launches Urban Forum Series in Beacon


To advance urban sustainability in the Hudson Valley region, Sustainable Hudson Valley is creating a new hub for fresh conversations and learning through its new Resource Center for Sustainable Communities at BEAHIVE Beacon. An Urban Forum series will take place on the second Wednesday of each month at 6PM. Presented in collaboration with the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, the forum will provide an...  Keep Reading

Capital Region Business and Technology Community Supports Grand Opening of BEAHIVE


BEAHIVE announces its grand opening. Tracy Metzger, a leading commercial real estate broker in Albany, transformed part of her building, located at 418 Broadway in downtown Albany, into the region’s first coworking facility serving entrepreneurs, consultants and collaborators.  Keep Reading

Pacific Standard (fka Miller-McCune) Covers Coworking: Rural Coworking + Member Stories


BEAHIVE gets covered by the media from time to time. Coworking is a hot movement —and I'm a PR guy! — after all. But I'm especially proud of a recent piece in Pacific Standard (fka Miller-McCune) magazine — for a couple reasons.  Keep Reading

Hudson Valley’s 1st ‘Coworking’ Space Swarms to Albany


We're swarming to the state capital and expect to inject some energy into Downtown Albany by March 1. Get the details in this press release on our third hive and the little soirée we're having to celebrate.  Keep Reading

1+1+1=3… Coming Soon: Albany!


Beacon, then Kingston, and now.... Last week we reached an agreement to open a hive in our state capital! We're aiming to open late winter. More to come once we actually sign the papers with our partner and make things official.  Keep Reading

‘COMMUNITY STIMULUS: Local Currency + Barter Networks’ Recap


Current economic structures are arguably inadequate. Increasingly, communities are exploring alternatives. That was the focus of our Oct. 22 talk at the hive, "COMMUNITY STIMULUS: Local Currency & Barter Networks as Social & Economic Drivers." This is a recap of the event, from co-producer Venessa Miemis of Emergent by Design.  Keep Reading