Doers and Dreamers – Clay-David Laugier

Clay, pictured 2nd from left, with fellow collaborators from left to right, Ed Christianson, Krystal Bullock, Natajah Ali, Jordan Scruggs, Mike Lamoree Welcome to the new economy! With the demise of corporate jobs and lower salaries across the labor market many people would like to, or have to out of necessity, take the initiative to […]

Doers and Dreamers – Tracy and Jamie Kennard

Finding your own unique niche in the ever dynamic Kingston nightlife scene certainly seems to be the formula that works these days and we’re fortunate to have another option to exercise in our community. This week’s Doers and Dreamers have created a quiet, little oasis down on the Rondout that will be a great neighborhood […]

Ready for the Hottest Weekend of the Summer?

You’d better mow the lawn, do the laundry, get the shopping done, and visit grandma before THIS weekend because there are some major happenings here in Kingston that you won’t want to miss. There are events from Friday to Sunday for kids and everyone else to enjoy and participate in, no matter what their interests […]

“There Will Be No Ants”, and Color Will Surround You

“I’ll affect you slowly as if you were having a picnic in a dream. There will be no ants. It won’t rain.” – Richard Brautigan Theresa Drapkin’s solo exhibition of pastels at Cornell St. Studios, entitled “There Will Be No Ants”, explores fleeting moments of pleasure. Florals, fruit and flâneurs are depicted in outdoor scenes […]

Doers and Dreamers – Jenna Benincasa

It’s comforting to watch one of your favorite businesses transition from  owner to employee. There’s a sense of continuity as well as an anticipation of healthy changes. This week’s Doer and Dreamer, Jenna Benincasa, is making her tweaks to what has been an Uptown institution for awhile and it doesn’t seem like a beat was […]

Foodie Paradiso: Just For You, in Oaxacan Style!

By contributing writer: Lynn Woods   Many of the small, more casual eateries that open on Broadway unfortunately have had a difficult time staying in business—a situation that should change when the new plantings, improved crossings, benches and other amenities the city plans to install, will result in a much upgraded streetscape. Just For You, located […]

Doers and Dreamers – Beth Petramale

It’s great to see the the fine art of retailing executed well with an inviting space, meticulously thought out displays, and carefully selected products. Add the charm of this week’s Doer and Dreamer, Beth Petramale, and you’ve got a winning formula that is going strong down on the Rondout. Your name: Beth Petramale Business or […]

2015 Kingston HITS Triathlon Photo Gallery

The Rondout Waterfront and much of Kingston was a backdrop for a Triathlon sponsored by HITS Endurance of Saugerties … Posted by Kingston Happenings on Sunday, July 12, 2015

Doers and Dreamers – Bentley Potter

Sometime things are as simple as ‘here is a problem, here is a solution, now just go fix it’. It appears that is exactly what this week’s Doer and Dreamer has done with his very worthy community service. Meet Bentley Potter, who is helping furry creatures find their owners all over the Hudson Valley.   […]

Doers and Dreamers – Aislinn A. Smith

Business opportunities come in all flavors, colors, shapes and sizes and it’s surprising what can be a successful venture when a lot of drive and an out-going personality are applied. Meet this week’s Doer and Dreamer Aislinn Smith who, if you’re lucky, may be sending a basket of goodies your way some time soon. Name: […]

2015 4th of July Fireworks and Celebration

Kingston’s 4th of July Celebration will be held on the Rondout Waterfront with live music performances beginning at 5:00pm and the fireworks display at 9:30pm. Take advantage of shuttle busses running from 4-11:00pm. They will pick up at Kingston Plaza and Cornell Street Parking lot by Frank Guido little Italy and drop off at Abeel […]

Foodie Paradiso: Foraging Made Easy at the Rail Trail Cafe

By contributing writer: Lynn Woods On a hot sunny day, there’s many reasons to ride your bike on the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail in Rosendale. There’s the Rosendale Trestle and the view of Joppenbergh Mountain, a steep pile of boulders looming directly over the trestle; the ruins of limestone cement kilns, remnants of industry from […]

Doers and Dreamers – Halima Smith

I think the consensus from a lot of area women(and probably some men) is that they’re really happy that this week’s Doer and Dreamer decided to deviate from her initial career choice. Say ‘hello’ to Halima Smith whose specialty is getting rid of unwanted stuff. Your name: Halima Smith Business or organization: Gata Bella Waxing […]

Doers and Dreamers – Liz Pickett

It’s been interesting to observe how the healthcare industry has been evolving and embracing methods that used to be thought of as primitive. Many practices were considered to be ‘alternative healthcare’ because they didn’t seem to be as technologically sophisticated, and therefore not as effective, as mainstream medicine had become. Old is new again and […]

Doers and Dreamers – Tim Atkinson

If being a ‘Citiot'(as Tim has been called) means investing in the restoration of grand old homes and making a unique contribution to the local arts scene while having a deep appreciation for all of the assets that our  community has, I’d say that we may have a new marketing campaign for promoting the city […]