Memorial Day Weekend 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/

Doers and Dreamers – Caitlin Millard

By contributing writer Tomm Morton –  From humble beginnings making clothes out of college, to designing clothes for her own store in Rhinebeck, Caitlin has expanded her creativity to a fresh new boutique in the Rondout. This weeks Doer and Dreamer puts a spotlight on a bold new creative branching out into Kingston, and a hint […]

Doers and Dreamers – Janette Bower and Norman James

Uptown Kingston is worth exploring again if you haven’t done so in awhile. There are many small boutique businesses that have recently opened that are unique and very selective about the products and services that they have to offer. This week’s Doers and Dreamers have added to that mix of businesses and certainly worth a […]

Migrant Workers: People of the Fields at the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center

By Linda Marston-Reid Linda Marston-Reid is an artist, writer, and executive director of Arts Mid-Hudson. The portraits are painted with a bold brush, many of them larger than life depicting people that usually don’t get their portrait painted. Barbara Masterson’s Migrant Workers: People of the Fields, is a beautiful exhibit up now at the LGBTQ […]

Doers and Dreamers – Steve Leibowitz

Building a business around your life’s passion certainly sounds like a great basis for success. It also helps to ride the wave of a growing trend towards healthy lifestyles in a community that is investing a lot to support that trend. Meet this week’s Doer and Dreamer who has jumped in with both feet (or […]

Doers and Dreamers – Lester Strong

Each of our lives have probably been an interesting journey, especially for some that have been around long enough to have had multiple careers and lived in a number of different communities.  It must be very gratifying when that journey leads to a place which is all about helping others find ways to navigate their […]

Doers and Dreamers – Aaron Quint

The “pop-up” concept has gotten traction over the last few years as a way to start a new business on a small scale and to see how a product flies in a specific market. Leveraging an existing commercial kitchen and captive market in a space that sells books and beer makes a lot of sense to […]

We are INTO Yellow

By Linda Marston-Reid Linda Marston-Reid is an artist, writer, and executive director of Arts Mid-Hudson. First Saturday Kingston attendees will have an exciting opportunity to experience collaborative exhibits at The Storefront Gallery and ARTBAR Gallery this month. We Are #INTOYellow features two concurrent exhibits with gallery owners Allie Constant and Nancy Donskoj working with conceptual […]

Machinama Makes Its Debut in Kingston

By Linda Marston-Reid Linda Marston-Reid is an artist, writer, and executive director of Arts Mid-Hudson. This month during 1st Saturday Kingston don’t miss the fresh exhibit at the Lace Mill Gallery featuring the artwork of resident Frank Waters. His exhibit, “Bluu Motion: The world of machinima and animation,” will kick off Black History Month at the […]

Sawkill Creek Wines Founder Shares Talents at bluecashew Kitchen Homestead

Sawkill Creek, a Woodstock-based boutique brand of limited production handcrafted wines, ciders, bitters and elixirs, was started in 2008 as a pop-up by Brooke Vosika, former Exec Chef of the Four Seasons Hotel Boston. Brooke’s tenured career with Four Seasons Resorts spans over three decades including stints in DC, Chicago, Seattle, Atlanta and New York […]

Doers and Dreamers – Suzanne Walton and Tim McCann

If you poke around the nooks and crannies of Midtown Kingston, you may be surprised at the number of small businesses flourishing in that area these days and their usage of formerly vacant or under-utilized buildings is something we should all be grateful for.  Recognition has already been given to the number of arts-related businesses […]

Doers and Dreamers – Eli Winograd

The emergence of micro businesses is characteristic of today’s new economy and one of the factors that has made Kingston attractive to outsiders has been the availability of relatively inexpensive space and presence of a creative and entrepreneurial community . Large, spacious, and sturdy buildings that may have once housed textile and light manufacturing facilities […]

Kingston’s Uptown 2018 New Year’s Eve Celebration: A Quick Glimpse

The brutal cold kept many of the casual revellers home but there were still quite a few die-hards that bundled up and came out to celebrate the end of the year 2017 and the christening of 2018 in the annual Uptown New Year’s Eve Celebration at the intersection of Wall and North Front Streets.. There […]

Things to do in Kingston, NY today !

Doers and Dreamers – Amanda and Anthony Stromoski

Sure, sure. You can get a glass of beer or wine in all sorts of places around town, books are available in plenty of stores too, and there are also lots of coffee shops in town, but there is only one place where you can get all of those sources of comfort in one establishment. […]