This Weekend’s Happenings in Kingston, NY

This is just a small sampling of all the events happening this weekend in and around Kingston NY. For more details, and plenty more great events, check out all of our Calendars below! Be sure to bookmark “Things to do Today,” to check back and see the full list of the area’s fun happenings, new […]

“Avengers: End Game” Timing is Sublime

‘Avengers: Endgame’ may be one of the biggest cinematic events in years AND it will owe some part of that success to the beautiful Hudson Valley. It is not yet known how many scenes in the movie will be showcasing the Hudson Valley, but just to have the bragging rights to say that some of […]

Spotlight on Ulster County’s Newest Addition: NCG Cinemas!

Since last summer, the Hudson Valley Mall has been without a cinema, but now, we no longer have to live without! Welcome the area’s newest addition: NCG Cinemas! You can find this new gem in the former Regal Cinemas location at the Hudson Valley Mall. This Easter Weekend is its grand opening. This new cinema […]

Doers and Dreamers – Kelly Jones

Kelly Jones, Scent Sommelier of Kelly + Jones, freshens up Kingston with her boutique fragrances handcrafted in her Scent Studio at Ferrovia Studios. As of recently, Kelly was permanently drawn to Kingston and Upstate NY, the place where she discovered much of the natural inspiration for her work. Having lived and worked all over the […]

Doers and Dreamers – Korina Brewer

It is only natural that if you grow up sailing and decide to get a degree in fashion design that you reach back to your roots and up-cycle material you’ve been surrounded with to make products, especially if you embrace the concept of sustainability. It is also natural that the Kingston area would entice talented, […]

Video: Reliving Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman?”, Kingston’s Black History Month 2019 Reenactment

On Saturday February 9th, the 1st Annual Sojourner Truth Life Walk took place. Traversing from Port Ewen to the Ulster County Courthouse, walk participants retraced many of the steps Sojourner Truth took during her life enslaved in Ulster County. The walk concluded at the Old Dutch Church where historian and reenactor Deborah A. Zull presented […]

Valentine’s Day in Kingston, NY

‘Twas the weekend before Valentine’s Day in and around Kingston, NY. If you are a fan of Valentine’s Day, you will be pleased with the awesome selection of love-themed events and activities taking place this year. Pet-themed sweetness this year will include Valentine’s Day photos at Petsmart on Saturday February 9th, the UCSPCA’s “Crazy Fur […]

Black History Month Kingston 2019

Friday February 1st kicks off Black History Month. Here in Kingston NY, the Second Annual “Black History Month Kingston” will celebrate all February long with exciting, inclusive events. 2019 marks the 400th Anniversary of Africans being brought to America as slaves. Black History Month Kingston (BHMK) will bring awareness to this fact by celebrating many […]

Doers and Dreamers: Sven Kennedy

We all know that precious things sometimes come in small packages and that is especially true when you are talking about a start-up business on Broadway in Midtown. Finding a funky, small space with plenty of foot traffic for an eatery with a very specific focus looks like a winning strategy based on the number […]

The Boutique Inns of Kingston NY welcomes Visitors to Our City

The Boutique Inns of Kingston NY is a dynamic group of accommodation owners working together to encourage people to visit and enjoy our city, Kingston NY.  With all the new boutique hotels touted to be coming into Kingston, a lot of people forget we started this trend.   The pioneer of the group, Schwartz’s Inn […]

Fun things to do this Thanksgiving Weekend in Kingston

Happy Thanksgiving from Kingston Happenings! Whether you’re back in Kingston for the holidays, or live here year-round, there is bound to be an exciting event for you occurring this weekend. Ring in Thanksgiving with JK Vanderbilt at BSP or dance the night away at Ole Savannah on Wednesday night. Eat too much on Thursday! Break […]

Family, Loss, & Love: “A Shayna Maidel” presented by Kingston’s Coach House Players

By contributing writer Veronica Fassbender     “A Shayna Maidel” (beautiful girl in Yiddish) is a striking play focused on family, transitions, and resiliency. Set in post-WWII America, it tells the stories of two sisters who grew up in different worlds. The youngest sister, Rose (played by Cheyenne Mitchell) grew up Americanized in New York City […]

Doers and Dreamers: Sylvia Grieser

It’s hard to believe that less than a decade ago, Uptown Kingston looked a bit like one of those old abandoned Western towns with creaky saloon doors and tumbleweeds rolling through it. Lots of vacant storefronts and few reasons to shop, spend an evening, or amble about were its unredeeming qualities at that time. However, […]