This weekend kicks off the official start of the outdoor event season! Memorial Park opens up with the Egg Hunt & Spring Fling, followed by the Beacon Barks Parade and Beacon Open Studios later in April. Exciting times! Plus, we have a new Event Submission Page, and we're working on a new, much-requested Business Directory! If you want to get in on early-bird pricing for listing in the Business Directory, please contact us.
Vintage Pop-Up Shop
Head to the old high school to find vintage clothing and accessories from Psychedelic Sunset Vintage, who you've also seen at the Beacon Flea. She's unloading inventory to make room for more. Day: Saturday, March 31, 2018 Time: 5 to 9 pm Location: The Old Beacon High School, Studio PSV, 211 Fishkill Ave., Beacon, NY
Luxe Optique 183 Main Street www.luxeoptique.com
Sunglasses! Spring is finally here, treat yourself to a new pair of shades. You'll find lots of variety on the shelves at Luxe Optique. The two styles pictured here are by Anne & Valentin and Thom Browne. Go in and try some on!
INSIDER TIP: The eye doctor is in at Luxe Optique almost every day, including weekends! Not on Thursdays, though.
BOUTIQUES ON THE EAST END PARKING HINT: Park behind 1 East Main by the Hudson Valley Brewery and use the back walkway entrance!
2 Tioronda Avenue www.warestheshop.com
Congratulations to one of Beacon's newest shops, Wares, which offers a curated selection of independent designers. For lovers of small-batch, handmade and one-of-a-kind. Stop by their ribbon cutting! Day: Tuesday, April 3 Time: 5:30 pm Location: 2 Tioronda Avenue (just off Main Street near the Howland Cultural Center)
Where can you get your hair done in Beacon? Or take in a beard trim? Find out in A Little Beacon Blog's Beauty Guide! TIP: Amy's Hair has moved a few blocks down! Now ypu;; find the biz near the car wash on Main Street.
Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency
If you're one of the over 300 homes or bedrooms in Beacon, NY, listed on Airbnb, have you given any thought to your homeowners insurance and what it covers? Airbnb offers its own coverage, but it doesn't always kick in. This is new territory for insurance and cities. Susan Antalek Pagones and Vince Lemma, partners at Antalek & Moore, weigh in with their guidance. Go to the full article >
Keeping people in their community is important to Rhinebeck Bank. Part of keeping that connection is helping people meet the loan officers who handle a loan. Meet Susan Utter, a lender who recently helped a family purchase their grandmother's home. Here's what she says about the recent home purchase: "What’s more exciting then a customer purchasing a new home? Answer: buying a home that has been in your family for generations! Celeste and Leslie recently purchased the home of Celeste‘s grandmother. The house was originally built by Celeste’s great-great-grandfather and has been in the family ever since. They were so excited to be able to continue the family tradition and to have a new home of their own to enjoy! Congratulations, ladies – it was a pleasure to help you realize your dream!" Apply for a loan with Rhinebeck Bank online >
Beacon Open Studios is in one month! Mark your calendar for the weekend of April 27 to 29. During that weekend, you will be able to experience a citywide art gallery walk, and get to enter some of the private studios of artists that are not normally open to the public! A Little Beacon Blog is a proud sponsor. Get more information here.
InHouse Design Media
The photographers and designers at InHouse Design Media can help you take amazing pictures to pump up your Instagram presence. This four-week private workshop is like an amazing fitness class, but for your photo skills. Details >
When a business opens their doors and hangs their shingle, they need to work hard to be noticed by their customers - even by people who already love them! Tin Shingle puts the power of PR, Social Media, SEO, and Design directly into the hands of business owners, makers and artists by way of a custom-designed DIY PR subscription membership platform that includes education, training, directories and media insight. Learn more about it here >
Beacon Chamber of Commerce RIBBON CUTTING!
The Beacon Chamber of Commerce celebrates the opening of the new boutique, Wares!Then the meeting will move into the Chamber of Commerce's regular Member Meeting. You don't need to be a member to attend and you can invite a guest! Day: Tuesday, April 3 Time: 5:30 pm Location: 2 Tioronda Avenue (just off Main Street, near the Howland Cultural Center)
A Little Beacon Space
The time is right to host your workshop, now you just need a venue. A Little Beacon Space is the perfect spot to fit your audience, and it's conveniently located in the heart of Beacon.
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