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BE A HIVE (Looking for Partners)

BEAHIVE Bzzz

I'm making a concerted effort to grow the BEAHIVE community and our physical presence — and allow us to better support the growing creatives and microbusinesses in the Hudson Valley. This all fits our vision of shaping a Localist (or Local Living) Economy in the region.  Keep Reading

TEDxLongDock: This is What Community Looks Like

Event

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

Save Us. Be Creative!

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Think about how many of your friends and acquaintances work for themselves — not just those with their own business, but also those who freelance or consult (whether full or part time). How many consider themselves “creative”? Chances are, you know a lot. While the positive impact of cultural institutions is pretty much conventional wisdom at this point, the larger creative economy that includes...  Keep Reading

WAMC ‘Happy’ Screening + Discussion Featuring BEAHIVE

BEAHIVE Bzzz

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

Private Work Studio in Beacon Hive Available Jan 1

BEAHIVE Bzzz

One of our 2nd floor private studios in the Beacon hive is available. This doesn't happen very often. Get it before it's gone!.  Keep Reading

Private Work Studio in Beacon Hive Available

BEAHIVE Bzzz

One of our 2nd floor private studios in the Beacon hive is available. This doesn't happen very often. Get it before it's gone!.  Keep Reading

Vision… Manifesting!

BEAHIVE Bzzz

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

BEAHIVE Bzzz

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

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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