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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


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


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


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!


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