Events
'Feast on Two Wheels' is this Wednesday

‘Feast on Two Wheels’ is this Wednesday

This Wednesday, Sept. 17 from 5-8 p.m., cyclists will fill the streets of Kingston on a three-part journey known as the “Feast on Two Wheels.” The annual fundraiser was created by Bike-Friendly Kingston, an advocacy group that promotes improvements that would make the city more “bike-able.” Over the course of three hours, ticket-holders will bike...
Pics of Shamrock Run and St. Paddy's Day parade

Pics of Shamrock Run and St. Paddy’s Day parade

Here’s a selection of Phyllis McCabe’s photos of the Shamrock Run and St. Patrick’s Day Parade Sunday, March 16. Check out the print edition, out Thursday, March 20, for more!
Kilty by association: Shamrock Run to include world-record attempt

Kilty by association: Shamrock Run to include world-record attempt

Don’t be startled if you at some point next month see a mass of men and women in skirts and sneakers bolting down Broadway with numbers on their chests. Wait a minute. They’re! Not! Skirts! as any properly pleated, plaid-donning Celt adamantly insists. They are kilts. Sunday, March 16 will be the 26th annual Shamrock Run....
Uptown New Year's Eve photos

Uptown New Year’s Eve photos

We’ll be doing a big spread of these in our print edition next week, but to tide you all over, here’s some of the shots Phyllis McCabe took at the super-smash-hit New Year’s Eve party in Uptown Kingston. – Dan Barton, editor
Brawl on Wall: Amateur MMA bouts at BSP

Brawl on Wall: Amateur MMA bouts at BSP

This weekend, there’s gonna be blood on the mats on Wall Street. This Saturday, Nov. 2, BSP, 323 Wall St., is hosting their first-ever amateur mixed martial arts event with 12 sweaty fights lined up for flyweight (130 lbs) and bantamweight (135 lbs) titles. Four men will compete through Kingston-based TNT Gym: Mike Colon (competing...
Relive Kingston’s famous conflagration this weekend

Relive Kingston’s famous conflagration this weekend

The entire City of Kingston will be struck by British lightning starting Friday, Oct. 4 — a fiery forecast predicted to last throughout the weekend and expected to resolve Sunday, Oct. 6. Look out for loud booms, sudden flashes, musket fire from Redcoats and Patriots alike and one Union Jack flag flying high above Kingston...
Kingston After Dark: T-Shirts, gin and visionaries

Kingston After Dark: T-Shirts, gin and visionaries

A wise man (and Hyde Park resident) once said, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” FDR was talking about overcoming the Great Depression, but the words still ring true today. I was listening to the awesome indie band Titus Andronicus’ album Local Business and was inspired to write a positive column...
BSP hosting 1913-style New Year’s Eve bash

BSP hosting 1913-style New Year’s Eve bash

In the unlikely event that the Mayan calendar was inaccurate and you, in fact, are on the hook for a New Year’s Eve party dress after all (Editor’s note: It was, and you are.) why not make it a vintage one? Uptown Kingston will be welcoming Jan. 1, 2013 as it did Jan. 1, 1913...
Seeing isn’t always believing

Seeing isn’t always believing

“Scenes Believing,” the current exhibition at the Kingston Museum of Contemporary Arts, is an exquisite show of work by four artists whose diversity of style and medium cast fresh aspersions on the power of art’s illusions and the rippling resonances of meaning that derive from the juxtaposition of unlike images. Each artist presents a convincing...
Positively O: Festival coming next month

Positively O: Festival coming next month

In what other world could you get 11 different meditation, yoga and tai chi classes for the price of a song? For the third time, Kingston will enter that world. Throughout the O-Positive (O+) Health and Wellness Festival weekend of Oct. 5-7, artists, musicians and even festival volunteers will be exchanging talent for talent with...
RUPCO, city team up for Fair Housing Expo Thursday

RUPCO, city team up for Fair Housing Expo Thursday

Mayor Shayne Gallo announces a Fair Housing Expo for all area residents will be held on Thursday, April 26 at the Midtown Neighborhood Center in Kingston. The event, which will feature a variety of family fun, educational activities and refreshments, will be held rain or shine from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. at the Midtown Neighborhood Center at 467 Broadway...
Old Dutch the center of Friday's Clinton commemoration

Old Dutch the center of Friday’s Clinton commemoration

Rifles will salute, bands will blare, and orators will emote at the 200th anniversary commemoration of the death of George Clinton, New York’s first governor and two-time vice president at his gravesite in the Old Dutch Church cemetery on Main Street next Friday, April 20. Clinton, born in Little Britain (then part of Ulster County)...