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 […]

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 […]