Gallery: 2016 Made in Kingston

For the fourth year, the 2016 Made in Kingston event was a showcase for businesses and artisans making things in Kingston. and each year it has been held in different locations to draw attention to many of the event spaces in Kingston that can be utilized for other events like these. This year it was […]

Doers and Dreamers – Robert Hessler

It’s hard to ‘fly under the radar’ for 17 years in a small city but some people manage to in a section of town that had been ignored for so long. The large industrial buildings of Midtown Kingston have been re-occupied and not by companies like the textile and light manufacturing companies of old, but […]

2016 Snowflake Festival Gallery

         

Doers and Dreamers – Angela Rose Voulgarelis

One of the encouraging local economic indicators in the area is the investment being made in commercial real estate. The Broadmor building in Midtown, Mansion House on the Rondout, and the New York State Bank building (most recently occupied by the Tonnor Doll Co.) in Uptown are examples of properties where investments have recently been made. […]

Foodie Paradiso: The Aegean in Our Own Backyard

By contributing writer: Susie Linn Greek cuisine is a modest thing, fresh ingredients simply prepared with delicious results and Kovo Rotisserie in uptown Kingston is certainly delivering just that. The Kovo pledge is that they are committed to serving the finest, freshest local produce and meat as possible. Kovo is Greek cuisine at its finest, fresh, […]

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, […]

Doers and Dreamers – Janine Manley

Seeing a new business sprout up that just caters to kids is a welcome sign of vibrancy in the community and although retail shops can be risky endeavors, people are finding ways to adapt the traditional ‘bricks and mortar’ to a model that works. So, if you’re like this week’s Doer and Dreamer and have […]

Doers and Dreamers – Deborah Mills Thackrey

I never tire of tales of circuitous routes taken by people in their lives which have landed them here in our backyard. Of all the places that many have had an opportunity to settle in, they’ve gotten sucked in by the natural beauty of the Hudson Valley and Catskills as well as the vibe of […]

Doers and Dreamers – Tamara Ehlin

Take a great resource like an old building with great ‘bones’, add some imagination, a heaping dose of talent, and execute a plan with a high degree of professionalism and you’ve got a business that hits the floor running. Many of the ‘newbies’ in the Kingston area are recognizing potential business opportunities, bringing their skills […]

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!                 […]

Doers and Dreamers – Scott Neild and Michael Cook

Retail shops are a critical component to every business district because they help to make it that area a destination to draw local residents and tourists and entice them to spend more time there. If you look closely, small retail businesses are opening up in each of Kingston’s three business districts (Uptown, Midtown, and the […]

Doers and Dreamers -G. Riley Johndonnell(a.k.a. Uncle Riley)

Hopefully, the realization that art can drive economic development is becoming apparent to those in this community that may have previously thought of art as one of those luxuries only certain people benefited from. However, the value of art as a method of healing and community development may not be quite as visible right now. […]

Doers and Dreamers – Devon Marie Francis

Broadway in Kingston has long been perceived to be mostly a thoroughfare to get between Uptown Kingston and the Rondout. If you look closely however, it is becoming fertile ground for entrepreneurs who are seeing an opportunity for the Broadway corridor to become a vibrant business district serving the needs of the communities adjacent to […]

Doers and Dreamers – Dylan Johanson

“More fun than a barrel of monkeys” is the expression that comes to mind when I think of this week’s Doers and Dreamer’s endeavour. Swinging from bars to bars, vaulting over obstacles, jumping to one object from another would be tasks that lower primates do instinctively and out of necessity. Now, humans are getting into […]

Foodie Paradiso: Redwood….and a Stairway to Heaven

By contributing writer:  Susie Linn Kingston does not lack much in the way of dining. The restaurants are eclectic in nature, cuisine, price and formality; but therein lies the rub, there is very little outdoor dining in Kingston. Now when I say outdoor, I don’t mean a few tables and chairs set up on the […]