This Weekend’s Happenings in Kingston, NY

These are just the highlights of this weekend’s activities in the Kingston, NY area. For the complete list of events check out the KingstonHappenings.Org weekly calendar at http://www.kingstonhappenings.org/events/

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 […]

FOR THE LOVE OF THE GAME: Semi-professional Football is a Thing, and it’s Right Here in Kingston

By Carrie Jones Ross One of Kingston’s best-kept secrets: Hudson Valley Buccaneers. Ever hear of them? Look no further than Kingston’s own backyard to find a homegrown team of 45 football players between 20-50 years old, practicing regularly and playing weekly for the love of sport. Team owner Lennard Byrd grew up in Kingston, and […]

Bob Dylan comes to Hutton Brickyards – Update

Hutton Brickyard isn’t just about Smorgasburg anymore! On June 24th, one of the biggest acts in the entertainment business is coming to Kingston. NY’s Hutton Brickyards to put the last functioning brickyard in the Hudson Valley on the map as a major event venue in its latest incarnation. Bob Dylan, one of the most recognizable […]

A PERFECT DAY TO SPEND IN KINGSTON ON THE HISTORIC WATERFRONT

Park your car at Kingston Point Park & take a $2.00 trolley ride to & from Downtown Kingston – dine, shop, stroll, enjoy the festival & concert! The Hudson River Maritime Museum and the Trolley Museum of New York have partnered to offer a special “park and ride” arrangement for visitors and concert-goers during the […]

It’s a Fathers’ Day Weekend at Smorgasburg Upstate

Smorgasburg Upstate at Hutton Brickyards is upping its game this weekend for Dads with new vendors and a full schedule of entertainment all weekend. Oyster, empanadas, tuna poke, and potato balls will be making an appearance along with the Gold Hope Duo, Paul Green Rock Academy, and lots of other local local talent. We have […]

Kingston Happenings: Making it Happen in Kingston for Three Years and Counting

By publisher: Kevin Godbey The Kingston Happenings media channel has completed its third year of operations since I assumed ownership as its publisher in 2014. Originally a project of the Business Alliance of Kingston, the original KingstonHappenings.Org website and newsletter were launched in 2009 as a project of the Business Alliance of Kingston and managed by […]

shesWELL, and Probably Going to Get Better

shesWELL is a first in Kingston; this pampering, luxurious weekend features a team of Kingston beauty and wellness experts. Acupuncturist Alexis Arvidson and hair stylist Cristina Fillorama (partners in Love & Citrine, a boutique healthcare and beauty care spa on Hone Street) and Liz Welter, a holistic licensed massage therapist with more than 10 years […]

2017 New Year’s Eve in Kingston

A New Year’s Eve ‘ball drop’ with a Wild West theme, fireworks, lots of live entertainment, DJs and certainly many choices for dinner and drinks, will  be bringing thousands of people to Kingston’s Uptown Stockade District again this year to celebrate the demise of 2016 and the beginning of the new year. And this year, […]

Kingston, NY’s Hometown Heroes (video)

The call to serve our country has been heard in many different ways over the years. Whether that call was a family tradition, a genuine desire to serve, a rational career decision, or a notice in the mail, our service men and women have one thing in common: They are all fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters, […]

Halloween Happenings Here in Kingston !

Halloween is for everyone, kids, adults, and even pets and there are fun events going on for everyone. Check out our list of events and schedule your week carefully to make sure you make the most out of this Halloween Week!   Be kind to your pumpkins!                 […]

Navigating Pokémon GO in Kingston, NY

Is Kingston is the best place to catch Pokémon in the Hudson Valley? Based on this Pokémon Go infographic published yesterday by local creative agency Kingston Creative, we’re going to say yes. Our Uptown, Midtown and Rondout neighborhoods all are packed with goodies for Pokémon players; and there are so many great businesses where players […]

Giving Area Kids Some Focus

By contributing writer:  Joe Gonzalez   As we rush through our busy lives we might be passing by something beautiful but miss out on seeing it. This something might be as grand as a landscape or as unlikely as sunlight illuminating a rusted piece of metal on the side of the road. As a photographer […]

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2016 St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Shamrock Run

It’s that time of year again when the city of Kingston busts out of the doldrums of winter when the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Fr. Con Colbert Woulfe Division 1 Ulster County  and the Ladies Ancient  Order of Hibernians Division 5 of Ulster County in cooperation with the City of  Kingston, NY puts on the biggest […]