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StockadeFaire: An Uptown Autumn Street Fair

Uptown businesses have come together to highlight Uptown’s thriving community and welcomes locals and visitors from afar to shop all the quaint shops, feast on culinary delights, and peruse the outdoor local makers market curated by Phoenicia flea. Heermance Farm from Tivoli, NY will be providing total fall vibes with a mini farm, including hay […]

Doers and Dreamers – Ian von Miller

Tucked away in Midtown Kingston is a modest, yet impressive woodworking workshop. The maker behind the magic at this studio is furniture maker and woodworker, Ian von Miller. An 18-year veteran in the trade, von Miller has mastered his craft through his studies of art, furniture making, and wooden boat building, as well as having […]

Hudson Valley History Repeats Itself with Imaginative Flair at Olde York Farm Distillery and Cooperage

By contributing writer: Veronica Fassbender While driving north through the Hudson Valley to Claverack from Kingston, one can be pleasantly surprised by the serene and relaxing environment. Right off Route 23, a meandering road with picturesque landscapes and intriguing architecture, sits Olde York Farm: distillery, cooperage and Bed & Breakfast. Olde York Farm is a […]

Doers and Dreamers – Karianna Haasch

A Packer’s fan in the “Land of Giants” might find it difficult to get traction as a business owner, but this artisan and entrepreneur is off to a great start right in the heart of Midtown Kingston. Meet Karianna Haasch and Local Artisan Bakery. The practice of utilizing locally sourced agricultural products is one many […]

Return of the Kalmar Nyckel

The Hudson River Maritime Museum is pleased to announce Kalmar Nyckel will be at the historic Rondout Waterfront from August 10 through August 14. The 141-foot reproduction of the 17th century Swedish explorer’s ship will be making her only stop in New York in Kingston from August 10 – 14. While in port, she will […]

Doers and Dreamers – Lydia Willoughby and Amber Billey

The dynamic duo behind the newly opened Sassafras Mercantile are doing their part to help project the image of Kingston as a community that wholeheartedly supports diversification.  Lydia and Billey have settled down in the Hudson Valley after living and studying all over the country. Sassafras Mercantile is a shop like no other in Kingston. […]

Pine Ridge Dude Ranch: The Short Road Back

It’s refreshing, to see a long-time Rondout Valley establishment rebranded and rejuvenated by someone with longstanding ties to it. The former Pinegrove Dude Ranch closed in 2017 with a unfortuitous end. Fortunately, a great group of people who had strong relationships (loyal guests) with the former Ranch stepped up after the doors closed to resurrect […]

2019 Fourth of July Happenings and More

Happy Fourth of July! It’s the biggest weekend of the summer, and you certainly don’t want to miss out on all of the fun activities that are happening over this long weekend. Everybody knows that Kingston has the best fireworks celebration in the area on the beautiful Rondout Waterfront, and you can get the details […]

New UCAT-City of Kingston Bus Routes

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“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 […]