- The SNETT rail trail is located just outside of downtown
- Local zoning was changed in 2017 to allow distiller, winery or brewery tasting rooms
- The downtown renovation project was just completed in 2016
- Local businesses and town officials are talking about what needs to be done
What remains to be done now?
"Downtown Hudson was quiet when Michael Kasseris stepped out into the late night air in 2012.
Behind him was a Main Street space that had once housed a printing shop, a bagel shop and a gifting shop.
His uncle owned the building. Kasseris and his two business partners had just opened Rail Trail Flatbread Co. -- a trendy new restaurant featuring wood-fired pizza and craft beer.
He looked around. The downtown stores, tucked inside historic brick buildings, were empty. The parking spaces were empty. There was no foot traffic."Continue reading the MassLive article about Hudson
|"It was the historic buildings and their curb appeal, the rail trail, the economy in an upswing, |
the streetscaping and a dozen little things that became big things."
Hat tip to Melanie for sharing the article!