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Ben Royce's News Posts Tagged 'Beacon Line' (5)

Introducing the watercolors of Timothy Delaney for the cause of the Beacon Line Project

Tim wanted to share his watercolors featuring the Beacon Line with us all with the special caveat that, in his own words:

Guys --

I've attached some of my artwork. All of these watercolors feature the Beacon line. I can output these on good paper with my printer at home and they look pretty darned good.
A possible moneyraiser for our cause?
Tim Delaney
If you would like one of these fine watercolors,…

Added by Ben Royce on February 11, 2012 at 8:14pm — 8 Comments

10/19 Beacon Candidates Forum, Some Video/ Thoughts

The first hour or so was devoted to the candidates for County Legislature, and the Ward candidates. On the Democrat side, I was most impressed with the performance of Ali Muhammad (at-large), and on the Republican side, I was most impressed with the performance of Thomas Cunningham (4th ward).


When the mayoral candidates came up to bat, about an 1 hour to 1.5 hours into the 3 hour forum, I was electrified to hear Randy Casale mention the Beacon Line THREE times, including at…


Added by Ben Royce on October 22, 2011 at 12:30am — 27 Comments

Keeping the drumbeat alive on the Beacon Line

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New rants and thoughts on this brain dead obvious way to drive growth (and therefore lower taxes) in Beacon, as well as prevent Beacon becoming a parking lot for a growing Southern Dutchess: reopen the Beacon Line. Tie it to the T.O.D. issue. Don't let the MTA sit on this engine of growth for our little city and do nothing. Either reopen it, or get out of the way.…

Added by Ben Royce on November 21, 2010 at 9:09pm — 5 Comments

Get the MTA to build us a bike trail on the Beacon Line

Click for an interactive maps version of this image:

Manhattan has the High Line.

Poughkeepsie has The Walkway Over the Hudson.

Make the Beacon Line a legal subsection of the… Continue

Added by Ben Royce on May 3, 2010 at 10:28am — 11 Comments

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