Entries by Kevin Godbey

Halloween Happenings Here in Kingston !

Halloween really gets people of all ages out to party in all sorts of ways. There are themed events of all kinds for the entire week leading up to the big night and you can find them all here.  Whether it’s “Witches and Weights” at the gym, a “Howl-a-Ween” party for your pooch, or “Salsaween” […]

Pairing It Up for Wine at The Forsyth

Kingstonians Tamara Ehlin of The Forsyth B&B and Christina Pickard of Wine with Christina have joined forces to offer grape lovers a weekend of wine immersion. From September 29 through October 1, Christina Pickard, a professional wine writer, educator, and presenter, will host this delicious and educational weekend based at The Forsyth B&B. No wine […]

The Secret’s Out: A True Storytelling Event in Kingston has Everyone Talking

Thursday night, 9/28, TMI Project, the Hudson Valley nonprofit that believes ‘too much information’ can be a good thing, will have BSP Kingston abuzz with true confessions. But this performance isn’t just about divulging our deepest darkest secrets, TMI Project Founder and Executive Director Eva Tenuto believes, “By sharing bravely and candidly, storytellers become agents […]

Doers and Dreamers – Tiffany McDermott

Retail is tough and unforgiving. Stocking merchandise that moves, setting the right ambiance that appeals to your market, and pandering to your clientele are all essential elements of a successful retail operation and missing a beat on any one of them can sink a business in a heartbeat. Uptown Kingston is very fortunate to have […]

Art Walk Kingston – Kingston’s Artists Show Off Again!

Art Walk Kingston is a celebration of the arts and the local community now in its second year. This is an opportunity for the public to explore three distinct areas of the city of Kingston and immerse themselves in a range of art and events presented by over 100 artists. Paintings, photographs, drawings, ceramics, jewelry, […]

West Point Cadets Invade Kingston Waterfront

Last Saturday night the City of Kingston was the benefactor of a benefit of a bit of serendipity when the West Point Glee Club was able to give an impromptu performance at the Kingston Rondout Waterfront’s T.R. Gallo Park. Even though the event was publicized on very short notice, there was a crowd of 200-300 […]

Doers and Dreamers – Josie Eriole

Kingston’s Rondout Waterfront has a number of well known attractions that draw people to that district and recently another establishment has opened that provides an attraction of a different flavor. The bright, cheery atmosphere of this coffee shop matches the personality of the owner and together they make a great place to hang out for […]

The Hooley is Happening Again!

Each Labor Day weekend for the past fifteen years Kingston’s Rondout Waterfront has been transformed into what has become the Hudson Valley’s largest Irish festival and this year will be a continuation of that tradition. Every year more performers and vendors participate and the crowds seem to get bigger. The festival is focused on being an […]

Chronogram Block Party Album – Previous Years

Live music all night along with food trucks, beer garden, activities for kids, a beach ball drop, and a whole lot more make the Chronogram Block Party the party of the summer. Each year Wall St. turns into a festival from 3:00 in the afternoon to whenever to make it great place for family entertainment […]

Doers and Dreamers – Bryan Richardson

Cycling has become increasingly more popular, especially in areas like the Hudson Valley where the terrain is generally easy on the legs and the diversity of scenery always keeps things interesting. However, not everyone is opting for the super lightweight touring bikes or rugged mountain bikes with heavy duty suspensions. This week’s Doer and Dreamer […]

Doers and Dreamers – Sarah Litvin

Besides just attracting $$$$$ to the area, Kingston’s resurgence is drawing individuals with talent, energy, and ‘fresh eyes’ to the community which can translate to a more effective utilization of the assets that have always been here. The historic aspects of any locale can be leveraged to establish an identity, attract visitors, and ultimately investors […]

The Beach Boys are Kingston Bound

The Beach Boys have often been called America’s first rock band with over eighty songs charting worldwide, thirty-six of them US  Top 40 hits (the most by any American rock band).   Timeless classics like Surfin USA,  I Get Around, Help Me Rhonda, California Girls, and Good Vibrations  secured the band their place in Rock and Roll history. The Beach Boys […]

Foodie Paradiso: First Capital Bistro is First Rate.

By contributing writer:  Susie Linn   Companion Two and I travel a great deal together. Sometimes we stay at bed and breakfasts, every now and again an inn, and when we want anonymity, a hotel. (FYI, I’m not having a sordid affair, I’m married to Companion Two.) Now we have stayed in some exquisite places, […]