“This week’s ‘Woman Boss Wednesday’ is Donna Moschella. Donna is the owner of ‘Nest on Main’ – a fabulous 3,000 square foot home decor marketplace in the heart of Northport Village. A serial entrepreneur and former buyer for Macy’s and designer brand, Liz Claiborne, Donna has channeled her passion for home decor and her experience in merchandising and retail to create a warm and welcoming place that people have been flocking to (pun intended!) since the store opened in November 2017…”
”On a weather-perfect weekend afternoon in early November I strolled down Main Street in Northport, soaking up the atmosphere. People were out in droves, chatting, socializing, shopping and spending.
A small hubbub was happening outside 135 Main Street. Inside, Nest on Main was marking its first anniversary. The store, a home décor outlet with a different kind of business model, is winning over fans big time. A crowd had gathered for a ribbon-cutting presided over by Northport’s exuberant village trustee and deputy mayor, Tom Kehoe…”
“Since moving to Northport with her family five years ago, Donna Moschella has become an active member of the community. And since November, she’s planted her roots, or rather built her Nest in the village.
At her Nest on Main, a high-quality home decor shop, Moschella provides a place where local artists, designers and creative minds can spread their wings…”
”While the typical “business incubator” model is corporate, in Northport Village it is more of a nest. Donna Moschella, in cooperation with 22 vendors, or “nesters” as she refers to them, has opened The Nest on Main at 135 Main Street, a shop that features home decor produced by local craftsmen and artisans. The result is a growing community that is truly forming a nest of creative inspiration, where all can come to grow and thrive…”
“Nestled in Northport Village, Nest on Main elicits shoppers into its nest with high-end furnishings, carefully curated home decor and creatively inspired workshops. Every item in the marketplace has a story, as do many of the spaces rented out to local artisans and vendors…”
“Jessica Affatato is passionate about cheese. She teaches pop-up cheese-making classes at Harbor Cheese and Provisions in Locust Valley. She said the classes are popular because when her students realize they just made cheese with their own hands, they feel like magicians. On Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, she taught a class at Nest on Main in Northport. (Credit: Yvonne Albinowski)…”