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March 2011 News (30)

Women's Business Networking Event Tonight @ Cup and Saucer

There is a local business networking event for women tonight at the Cup and Saucer on Main St. that Echo and Miss Vickie put together. Maybe you know about it already, but if not, details are here:

Added by Katie HM on March 31, 2011 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Priority Registration ends March 31

Thursday March 31st is the last day to take advantage of Priority Registration for Beacon Open Studios. Applications and fees must be received by Thursday to qualify for the special early bird rate of $20 (if you volunteer)-$50 (if you choose not to volunteer). On April 1st the registration fee goes up to $30-60.

Registration forms can be picked up and turned in at RiverWinds Gallery 172 Main St. Or you can email…


Added by Beacon Open Studios on March 30, 2011 at 5:50pm — No Comments

New! Where Is This in Beacon? Hint: "I Gotcha!!"

My goal is to do these every Wednesday, so here is this week's mystery picture. Guess where this is in Beacon, and you win a free coffee from the new brunch at Crumb!


There are other postings at the blog as well, including the schedule for the swim lessons at Beacon High School in case you…


Added by Katie HM on March 30, 2011 at 4:36pm — No Comments

NADA comes to the Hudson Valley

NADA, the New Art Dealers Alliance is launching a new art fair July 30-31, in a 19th Century former foundry up in Hudson.  It is so great to see this group expand to the Hudson Valley.  Good News.  Here's some info:



Added by Bud Siegel on March 29, 2011 at 10:59am — No Comments

Any suggesttions? Very frustrated.

Two weeks ago, my neighbor got water in his basement and of course, to get the water out it poured out onto the street. It must be awful to suffer from flooding like that.


So I didn't start complaining until it was over a week of my suffering. Last weekend our guests slipped in our driveway because of the unexpected water. This morning, I slipped on my property because of black ice. I can not put out salt because it is running water and would be washed…


Added by Anna West on March 25, 2011 at 10:42am — 10 Comments


Imagine what would happen if a pharmaceutical company introduced a drug which could effectively treat practically everything that could go wrong with a person.  The short list would include asthma, arthritis, indigestion, PMS, sinusitis, insomnia, fibromyalgia, hot flashes, high blood pressure, infertility, constipation, the side effects of chemotherapy, and the common cold, not to mention every conceivable variety of pain.


Not only can this…


Added by Evan Schwartz on March 24, 2011 at 12:04am — No Comments

Meet Trixie Starr

Trixie will be bringing her fabulous brand of style and glamour to Beacon this Saturday night as the host of 20/twenty, Beacon’s preeminent arty party of the spring. Don’t miss your chance to go home with a fantastic work of art and have unbelievable time. It may be cold outside but its always warm and sunny wherever Trixie goes.


20 artists. 20 artworks. 20 chances.… Continue

Added by Beacon Open Studios on March 23, 2011 at 3:51pm — No Comments

Lousy Landlords!!

Are you like me and sick of paying the outrageous rents that Beacon seems to think its entitled to and in return you quite possibly have a landlord like mine who feels she's entitled and does nothing to justify it!  I currently have a mold infested attic (that took her nearly a month to address) just to begin with and then when she finally decided to do something about it, her solution....wait for put a lock on the attic door!!  Ok, I'll wait until your done laughing, (pause) ok,…


Added by JoAnne Meyer on March 23, 2011 at 10:10am — 21 Comments

Thank you for coming to Maple Fest at Randolph School!


THANK YOU to everyone who attended our Maple Fest last Saturday! It was an extraordinary event and a true celebration of community.


Who and What: 

The Randolph School Presents Maple Fest!

A maple sugaring event for the whole community.




Added by Randolph School on March 22, 2011 at 12:12pm — 1 Comment

Last Randolph School Tour in March

Please join us for a tour of The Randolph School. We have openings from preschool through 5th grade for the 2011-12 school year. See the school, ask questions, and meet some of our teachers and administrators.

Saturday, March 26

Tours begin at 10am.

Please RSVP to 297-5600 or

The child who loves to learn, lives to…


Added by Randolph School on March 22, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Feeling Powerless? Go See a Movie.

With our fearless politicians and business leaders working tirelessly to make the world a better place, it almost seems pointless to do anything but go along for the ride.


We can change things, though. You are invited to a special meeting of Beacon Deserves Better, tonight at the Beahive, 291 Main Street, 7pm. We will have a regular meeting followed by a screening of "…


Added by Mark Roland on March 22, 2011 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

25% off echo, 10% off Moxie, Printmaking

Lots going on after our Sunday morning walk around Main Street, which always lands me at echo, where I learned about their Spring Fling this Friday March 25, for 25% off. And at Moxie, if you book right after your appointment, you save 10%! And from the bulletin boards, there are printmaking classes (etching) in Garrison.


Stop by to see the latest!



Added by Katie HM on March 21, 2011 at 10:20pm — No Comments

ImmortaLives Launched in Beacon

Please view this.


Every life is rich in its own way. Whether we play out our lives on grand stages or small, all of us have fascinating stories to tell — of love won and lost, of adversity overcome or somehow accommodated, of triumphs and…


Added by Chuck Pompeii on March 21, 2011 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Beacon Pop Warner


Beacon Pop Warner announces 2011 registration for youth football. Please note that all registrations for the 2011 fall football season must be submitted by the end of June. There will not be any registrations excepted after June 25, 2011. for more information go to the league website at:…


Added by Mark Price on March 21, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Affordable acupuncture in a comfortable group setting. Sliding scale fees of only $20 - $40.…


Affordable acupuncture in a comfortable group setting.  


Sliding scale fees of only $20 - $40.   YOU choose what you can afford to pay.



Added by Evan Schwartz on March 19, 2011 at 7:46pm — 1 Comment

More artists donate to 20/twenty

March 17th-Two more Beacon artists have offered to donate artwork to 20/twenty. Don't miss your chance to win an original work by 2 of Beacon's most talented and prolific artists: Catherine Welshman and Erica Hauser. See below for a complete list of artists who are donating to 20/twenty. 



A fundraiser for Beacon Open Studios

Saturday March…


Added by Beacon Open Studios on March 17, 2011 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Riverside Arts at Scenic Hudson's River Center information meeting

Please come join us at an informal information meeting about Mill Street Loft Arts at Scenic Hudson’s River Center in Beacon.  We've all seen all the construction happening at the Red Barn.  In addition, there many plans in place.      …


Added by Todd C. Poteet on March 17, 2011 at 9:53am — No Comments

Winter Fresh

Winter Farms

This blog entry/spot is from a friend who gives some inspiration to the local winter farm movement. Enjoy fresh year-round. Let's encourage those who would provide year-round produce locally.

Added by Vane Lashua on March 15, 2011 at 1:58pm — No Comments

A cry for help on behalf of the people of Japan and New Jersey!

  We here at Bubba's Hot Boiled Peanuts Inc. are gearing up for another nutty season of pleasing your palettes, but before we get started with that we have to help some good people first! I am personally involved with a non profit organization named "WaterWithoutBorders" whose prime mission is to bring clean drinking water to those who…


Added by Bubba's Hot Boiled Peanuts Inc. on March 13, 2011 at 8:16pm — No Comments

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