Doers and Dreamers – Petie Russo

Health and fitness are the focus of many small businesses in this area with many health club options, styles of yoga, personal trainers, etc., for people to choose from to condition their bodies.  Say ‘hello’ to this week’s Doer and Dreamer, Petie Russo, who is offering a very specialized form of Pilates to Kingston that […]

Doers and Dreamers – Marie Klementis Shultis

Heroin kills at least five times as many people now as it did in 2001 and most of us have felt, or know someone that has felt the impact of deaths by an overdose of this killer. Substance abuse of any kind can lead to this lethal addiction and ensuring that young people become aware […]

Doers and Dreamers – Frank Marquette

One of the more gratifying aspects of publishing Kingston Happenings is being able to showcase the diversity of talent that we have right within our own community. There are a number of accomplished individuals that have settled in the Kingston area and in the case of this week’s Doer and Dreamer, actor Frank Marquette, it’s […]

Doers and Dreamers – Jacqui Nash and Leigha Butler

One of the refreshing trends that I see as I meet people in the course of publishing Kingston Happenings, is that business people seem to have a genuine desire to become an integral part of the community at large. Meet this week’s Doers and Dreamers, Jacqui Nash and Leigha Butler, who are incorporating that desire […]

Doers and Dreamers – Makio Idesako

It isn’t often that you get to meet someone that is truly a master of their craft and when you think that they’ve chosen this area to settle in, I think it gives one a sense of satisfaction. Maybe it’s confirmation that this area has a lot to offer and that respectable, accomplished, people are […]

Doers and Dreamers – Corinne Wolcott​

Everyone is faced with an amazing array of healthcare options these days and each of those options is continually demonstrating its effectiveness for people with many different types of conditions. Meet this week’s Doer an Dreamer, Corinne Wolcott, who offers her own set of unique healing practices to those who need them. Your name: Corinne […]

Doers and Dreamers – Jose Velasco

It’s great to see a landmark, Uptown building occupied again and especially with a lively Mexican restaurant. Meet this week’s Doer and Dreamer, Jose Velasco, who is rounding out the Uptown dining scene with some authentic Mexican cuisine.   Your name: Jose A Velasco Business or organization: Alebrijes Mexican Delicacies (Mexican Restaurant) , 298 Wall St., […]

Doers and Dreamers – Sari Botton

Like many people involved in artistic endeavors, this week’s Doer and Dreamer, Sari Botton, wears many hats and it just so happens that we can all enjoy one of her creative projects this week. A competitive story-telling event is being held Tuesday, 1/13 at BSP , when a number of current residents will tell their […]

Doers and Dreamers – Sam Osterhout

Along with a fair number of entrepreneurs that have set up shop in Kingston in recent years, a number of talented artists, musicians, and writers have also found their way to our community. They are drawn by all of the aspects that make Kingston a livable city and in turn make their contributions as well. […]

Doers and Dreamers – Christine Hein

The Kingston area is very fortunate to have a number of compassionate and dedicated individuals that have found their passion in addressing the needs of disadvantaged members of our community. Doers and Dreamers like this week’s Christine Hein are fulfilling that passion and certainly deserving of our respect and appreciation. Your name: Christine Hein Business […]

Doers and Dreamers – Paul Brazier

I often meet people that have grown up in this area, moved away to pursue careers in other parts of the country, and decades later returned to the familiar surroundings in the Hudson Valley. Meet this week’s Doer and Dreamer, Paul Brazier, who is leveraging a wealth of experience in the restaurant industry and an […]

Doers and Dreamers – Micah Blumenthal

When I meet people that have moved to this area within the last few years, they all seem to have the same perspective of our little city on the Hudson. Almost unanimously, they will comment on what a great sense of community there is, and how open and accepting it seems to them. Say ‘Hello’ […]

Doers and Dreamers – Niels Nielsen

I envision some chefs as sort of a ‘culinary samurai’ when I hear about the diverse experiences they have in applying their trade to various cuisines in different parts of the country, and the sometimes the world. Luckily, many of them settle down here in the Hudson Valley. Meet this week’s Doer and Dreamer, Niels […]

Doers and Dreamers – Chris Mauceri, JJ Russo, and Devon Kinch

There’s always something new popping up in Kingston, and Uptown may seem like an unlikely place for an enterprise like this one. However, this week’s Doers and Dreamers are off to a strong start amongst the eclectic set of restaurants and shops of the Stockade District.  Meet Chris Mauceri, JJ Russo, and Devon Kinch, who […]

Doers and Dreamers – Robert Provenz

It’s great to meet people that have traveled to many countries, experienced many cultures, and then decided that it was our community that they wanted to put down roots in. The landscape of businesses has changed significantly in Kingston and luckily it’s not including more Starbucks, McDonalds, Targets, or some other corporate clones. Businesses are […]