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Citizens Packed the Hive at Beacon Zoning Forum

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. Continue reading

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Coworking: Good for Cities

Transforming neighborhoods, connecting communities: just a couple of the reasons why, according to real estate crowdfunding platform Small Change. Our experience shows this to be true. (1-minute read) Continue reading

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A Lot Has Changed in 8 Years

Happy anniversary to us: We first opened our doors 8 years ago on Beacon’s charming Main St! A then (May 2009) and now comparison. And a hint at what’s to come. (2-minute read) Continue reading

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BE A HIVE (Looking for Partners)

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. Continue reading

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TEDxLongDock: This is What Community Looks Like

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. Continue reading

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