Events
Fundraiser for Chief Cruise

Fundraiser for Chief Cruise

The Ulster Police PBA is putting on a spaghetti dinner on Friday, Jan. 15 from 4-7 p.m. at the VFW post at 708 East Chester St. to raise money for retired chief Anthony Cruise, who’s recovering from cancer. All proceeds will go to the Cruise family to help with expenses. It’s $10 a plate or...
Uptown's NYE 2015 photo album

Uptown’s NYE 2015 photo album

Staged by our friends at Chronogram, KUBA, outdated cafe, Duo, Keegan’s and TechSmiths and centered around BSP, Boitson’s and the Stockade Tavern, Uptown Kingston’s 2015 New Year’s Eve celebration was a beautiful bacchanal, packed with revelers, interesting things to look at and more enthusiasm than you could shake a dozen sticks at. Here’s a selection...
‘Midtown Loves Kids’ fest this Saturday

‘Midtown Loves Kids’ fest this Saturday

People from Kingston and the surrounding areas are invited this Saturday, Aug. 15 from noon to 3 p.m. to join the Caring Hands Soup Kitchen, the Sunday school of the Clinton Avenue United Methodist Church and Kingston Midtown Rising at the inaugural “Midtown Loves Kids” community bazaar and fundraiser at the corner of Liberty Street...
United Way fundraiser gets local stars out on the dance floor

United Way fundraiser gets local stars out on the dance floor

It’s a pretty good deal, really. Spend an evening at the deluxe Diamond Mills hotel up in Saugerties, pitch in for a worthy cause and watch local celebrities — some of whom you probably know in real life — show off their dance moves. It’s called “Dancing With the Stars: Ulster Style” and is slated...
Photos from Uptown's New Year's Eve!

Photos from Uptown’s New Year’s Eve!

Our photographer Phyllis McCabe was out with the hundreds celebrating 2014’s end and 2015’s beginning at the visually stunning and highly festive party in Uptown K-town – here’s some of the pics she got. (Click to see the full image, please. Thanks!)
'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...