Topics Under Tag: "downtown revitalization"

Can a Community-Supported Theatre Revive a New York Town Known Best For a Prison?

Anne Field | April 28, 2015

Ossining, New York, a tiny town along the Hudson River about 35 miles north of Manhattan, is mostly known as the home of Sing Sing, a maximum security prison that gave us the euphemism about going “up the river.” But some long-time residents are determined to transform their village’s languishing downtown into a thriving destination—and […]