"FYI, the focus should be on small businesses or helping people to develop their dreams and goals that's what's going to put beacon at the forefront. GET, Inc is a great resource to help entrepreneurs to start businesses. Utilize county…"
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An ongoing public discussion of politics, culture and community in Beacon. Opinions and journalistic reporting are welcome. We'll be discussing small town institutions and its business organizations in a fun, non-threatening manner.See More
Beacon Brewers is for the Hudson Valley’s finest homebrewers in the area as well as those who are aspiring to learn the art of homebrewing. Let’s get together to talk beer, taste beer, critique and share one of the oldest crafts in the world!See More
locavores are people who eat food grown or produced locally; lets use this space to practice sustainability and support local economies (gardening, CSAs, farmer's markets, seed exchanges, local organic food resources)See More
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I don't live in Beacon, I am a researcher who conducts research on small cities. My dissertation focuses on economic development in the city of Beacon
More about me:
I am currently the Assistant to the President of Marist and an Adjunct Professor of Public Administration and Policy and Political Science at Marist. I am also a PhD Candidate in Urban and Public Policy at The New School in New York City
What's your favorite thing about Beacon?
The current revitalization of the Main Street. It's exciting although the current economic climate presents challenges to the continued growth of the city.
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