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 […]

2015 New Year’s Eve Celebration and Day 1 Community Walk

Last week, the beginning of a New Year was celebrated by many, in many ways all over the world. Here in Kingston, we celebrated in the street as a community and not just on the eve of the New Year but on the day after as well. The Uptown New Year’s Eve celebration continues to […]

New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Kingston: From Tango to Fireworks!

Along with the bawdy New Year’s Eve extravaganza in Uptown Kingston, which includes fireworks for the first time this year, there are several other places and ways to celebrate in the area. Many of our local restaurants will be serving from special menus as they traditionally do, but did you know did you know that […]

2015 Winter Holiday Events in Kingston, NY

‘Tis the season for holiday fundraisers, concerts, theater performances, parties, special services and a lot more events to enjoy with family and the rest of the community. This year, there is everything from an ‘Ugly Sweater’ Fundraiser at Ole Savannah’s to the Hudson Valley Philharmonic’s presentation of Handel’s ‘Messiah’ at UPAC as well as many […]

The “Last Train” Arrives at the Trolley Museum

As Port Authority employees evacuated the World Trade Center rail terminal that fateful morning of 9/11, train crews and other survivors crowded aboard one train out. Leaving stranded another train, which remained as the towers fell. Today, the last surviving car from that train sits preserved in a massive plane hangar at JFK airport, where […]

Halloween Happenings Here in Kingston !

Wow, it looks like we have Halloween Week here now in Kingston with all of the events scheduled for the entire week. There are events for youngsters and oldsters that range from pumpkin carvings for the creative types to a ‘Zombie Escape’ event for thrill seekers! Everyone has gotten into the act with most of […]

The O+ Festival!: The Party is Over but the Spirit Lives On

For all appearances, this year’s O+ Festival was more successful than previous years with more attendees, more participants,  more sponsors and even more importantly, more clinical services provided to artists and volunteers. The kick-off parade was as enthusiastic as any other year despite a light drizzle and what the artists provided for the entire weekend […]

0+ Festival: Engaging the Entire Community Through Arts and Music

By contributing writer Lynn Woods Held over Columbus Day weekend, Kingston’s 0+ Festival was launched six years ago as a way to bring talented musicians and performance artists to the area to perform in exchange for free and reduced medical and dental care. Scores of bands descended on the city, performances sprouted up in restaurants, […]

First Saturday Celebrations

Vibrant First Saturday gallery receptions offer a glimpse of what this creative city has to offer. Events throughout the year include live music, open studio tours, theatrical performances, historical reenactments, arts & cultural activities and so much more.

Ready for the Hottest Weekend of the Summer?

You’d better mow the lawn, do the laundry, get the shopping done, and visit grandma before THIS weekend because there are some major happenings here in Kingston that you won’t want to miss. There are events from Friday to Sunday for kids and everyone else to enjoy and participate in, no matter what their interests […]

“There Will Be No Ants”, and Color Will Surround You

“I’ll affect you slowly as if you were having a picnic in a dream. There will be no ants. It won’t rain.” – Richard Brautigan Theresa Drapkin’s solo exhibition of pastels at Cornell St. Studios, entitled “There Will Be No Ants”, explores fleeting moments of pleasure. Florals, fruit and flâneurs are depicted in outdoor scenes […]