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 […]

Foodie Paradiso: A Journey Back in Time at the Third Rail

By contributing writer: Lynn Woods The Third Rail, located in a pint-sized wooden 1927 diner on East Chester Street, is a breakfast-and-lunch place that harks back to a time when factory workers crowded Kingston’s main streets and tugboats clogged Rondout Creek. It’s a trip down memory lane, with its row of vintage red vinyl upholstered […]

Dining in Kingston

No matter what section of town you’re in, there’s great food to be found in Kingston.

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 […]

Glancing Back – 2014 in Pictures

2014 certainly provided its share of photo ops with the wide variety of events that were hosted here in Kingston. Living in a picturesque, livable, city like Kingston certainly provides constant photo opportunities, as well.  Not only does KingstonHappenings.Org try to promote events for local businesses and organizations to ensure their success, it also tries […]

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’ […]

Countdown to Sinterklaas

The Sinterklass celebration is based on a Dutch tradition started in the Middle Ages and is still the most eagerly anticipated holiday in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and some parts of France today. The character ‘ Sinterklass’ is based on St. Nicholas, who is the patron saint of children, and makes a journey from Spain […]

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 […]