Events
Kingston UFO conference to explore topics not of this world

Kingston UFO conference to explore topics not of this world

Aficionados of the extraterrestrial, mark your calendars — a two-day UFO conference will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 30 at the Quality Inn on Route 28, preceded on Friday, July 29 by an opportunity to meet the event’s speakers at 6 p.m. and a screening of Jenn Stein’s documentary...
Planned Parenthood sets youth leadership session

Planned Parenthood sets youth leadership session

The Planned Parenthood Mid-Hudson Valley Kingston Health Center at 21 Grand St. is offering a free youth leadership training program for teens between 14 and 18 on Thursday, July 28, from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Their mission, they state, “is to envision a world without barriers — where freedom and dignity are accepted as...
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Staged by our friends at Chronogram, KUBA, outdated cafe, Duo, Keegan’s and TechSmiths and centered around BSP, Boitson’s and the Stockade Tavern, Uptown Kingston’s 2015 New Year’s Eve celebration was a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...