Citizens’ Preservation Group Moves Forward to Purchase Historic Sherburne Inn

Submitted by Chris Hoffman

(Sherburne, NY – March 2013) The newly formed citizens’ preservation group known as Save the Sherburne Inn Restoration Project, Inc. (SSIRP) is pleased to announce that it has raised the funds to purchase the Sherburne Inn property (most recently known as The Bullthistle Inn) from current owner Jim Webb and is […]

Genius, Power and Magic

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By Chris Hoffman

(Sherburne, NY – Jan. 2013) In October, I wrote about a miracle on South Main Street in the Village of Sherburne – the nascent yet determined effort of a group of preservation-minded citizens to save the historic Sherburne Inn from destruction.

In about 12 weeks, despite Thanksgiving, Christmas, and […]

Miracle on South Main Street

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By Chris Hoffman

(Sherburne, NY – Oct. 2012) You have, I’m sure, heard the phrase “It takes a village …” generally meaning that for anything good to come about, everyone must come together and do what’s necessary, look at the big picture, and make it happen.

I am thrilled to tell you that, […]

It Feels Like Betrayal

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By Chris Hoffman

(Sherburne, NY – Oct. 2012) I recently read an article by Michael Hudson, who is President of The Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends (ISLET), a Wall Street financial analyst, and Distinguished Research Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. The article was titled “Wall […]