Doers and Dreamers – Jami Anson

It’s funny how many people may have one or two careers in their lifetime and those careers may be somewhat narrowly focused without a lot of interaction with very many other companies or organizations. However, it’s safe to say that this week’s Doer and Dreamer, Jami Anson, is definitely on the other end of that […]

A Classic Weekend in Pictures

Two annual running events were hosted in Kingston this weekend under brilliant blue skies and drew hundreds of enthusiastic participants between them. On Saturday, the YMCA held it’s annual Kids Classic and it was encouraging to see kids of all ages picking them up and laying them down as if they were competing in the […]

Doers and Dreamers – Jarad Keplinger, Ryan Hoy, Jake Back

In today’s transitional economy it takes an entrepreneurial spirit to be successful and it is heartening to see a group of young men taking a risk to build a business. Meet this week’s Doers and Dreamers,  Jarad Keplinger, Ryan Hoy, and Jake Back, who are applying some good business fundamentals to the their security services […]

Foodie Paradiso: A Bigger Taste of Spain at the Elephant

By contributing writer: Lynn Woods Eight years ago, Rich Reeve and his wife, Maya Karrol, opened Elephant on a shoestring. With only a couple of toaster ovens, a hot plate, and a sandwich grill, he whipped up tapas, Panini, cured meat dishes, cheese plates and salads, quickly gaining a following for his nose-to-tail, Spanish-inflected small […]

Foodie Paradiso: A Cool Contemporary Menu in a Warm Colonial Setting at The Tappen

By contributing writer: Lynn Woods On a cold, overcast March day, lunch in the cozy dining room at The Tappen couldn’t be more inviting. Located in a tiny, 18th-century stone house on Crown Street—the building survived the burning of Kingston by the invading British troops in 1777—the restaurant combines colonial charm with the cheerful elegance […]

The 2015 Kiwanis Kingston Classic: Classic in All Regards

The following timeline provides a brief overview of the weekend’s events at the Kiwanis Kingston Classic, presented by HITS Endurance. All times are subject to change. Saturday, April 18, 2015 – Robert Dietz Memorial Stadium 11am – 5pm: Athlete Packet Pick-Up for all distances* 10am – 5pm: Fitness Expo 1:30pm – 2pm: Registration Parties Winners […]

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 […]

Foodie Paradiso: A Sushi Oasis on Broadway at Yasuda

By contributing writer: Lynn Woods You know Midtown has arrived when there’s a sushi place right on the corner of Broadway and Cedar. Unfortunately, the pioneer, a place called Momiji, failed to make a go of it, but in September Oscar and Sanny Zheng, transplants from New York City, bought the restaurant, renamed it Yasuda, […]

St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2015: A community event for all

For 28 years, the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Fr. Con Colbert Woulfe Division 1 Ulster County, has been planning, promoting, and managing Kingston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Shamrock Run, which is easily one of the biggest community events of the year here in Kingston. This year, 2015 Grand Marshal Kieran Devlin led the parade which is […]

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 […]

Foodie Paradiso: A Sense of the Sea at the Sea Deli

By contributing writer: Lynn Woods For 40 years, the New York Sea Deli has been selling fresh fish from its long glass display case or served in sandwiches and on bountiful platters in the adjacent restaurant. The rough board-sided walls in the restaurant and colorful fishermen’s floats, a lobster trap, a model whale, a stuffed […]

The B-52s’, Kate Pierson, is Bringing Her “Guitars and Microphones” to Uptown Kingston

It’s not often that someone with the stature of a Kate Pierson can be seen in a venue that enables an ‘up close and personal’ experience with the artist, but fortunately fans will be able to do just that on Feb. 24 at BSP in Uptown Kingston. One of the founding mothers of the B-52s'(and […]