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Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Dogs Of kingston, NY Need You!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of kingston..
A Taste of Italy: Discover Saugerties' 3 Must-Try Italian Eateries
In this article, we will be exploring three exquisite Italian restaurants in Saugerties. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments below!
Upstate NY eatery named one of the best new restaurants in America
Leeds, N.Y. — A restaurant with a “moan-inducing” menu at a revamped Upstate New York motor lodge has been dubbed one of the nation’s best new eateries. Casa Susanna, an eatery at the Camptown retreat in the breathtaking Catskills, made Esquire’s list of the 50 best new restaurants in America in 2023. Run by chef Efrén Hernández, the restaurant offers a bold take on modern Mexican food and dishes complimented by tortillas made from scratch in-house.
Holiday events in the Hudson Valley
Annual Winter Faire by Mountain Laurel Waldorf School. Holiday Cheer, Crafters, Great Food, Outdoor Fun, Puppetry, Live Music and more The festivals and fairs play an important part in the education of the students at the school and also serve as a wonderful gesture of welcome and outreach to the greater community for which families serve as enthusiastic ambassadors. In this spirit, the Winter Faire Festival Committee prepares the annual Gift Making Faire and with the joyful participation of the parents of each class.
‘Haunted’ Ulster County Dive Bar in a New Horror Movie
Have you ever visited one of the Hudson Valley's most unique bars?. Over the years there have been numerous stories about one of the most unique bars in New York. Often the stories have something to do with whether or not it's haunted and if they are even open. The bar and its "lure" have made it legendary to locals, but have you ever heard of it?
Remembering Rigoberta Menchú, and hopefully it rains coffee
Good Friday friends! Today on La Voz with Mariel Fiori is immigration and culture day. In his column, Books for the People, SUNY New Paltz literature professor Adolfo Béjar Lara invited us to read the book by Rigoberta Menchú and Elisabeth Burgos-Debray, My Name is Rigoberta Menchú and thus my conscience was born, a few days before celebrating Human Rights Day.
Christmas Spectacular at Ole Savannah
Holiday vibes will be strong at Ole Savannah’s Christmas Spectacular, a dazzling celebration set to illuminate Kingston’s waterfront. The spacious restaurant gets more ambitious with its holiday events each year, and this year they’ll be bringing in Olympic skating talent to honor what is perhaps the core of their Christmas Spectacular, the Rondout Ice Rink. Each year, Ole Savannah defies their Southern-style branding by putting up an ice rink outside their establishment, to the delight of Kingstoners who would otherwise have to go to Saugerties to skate.
Experience La Dolce Vita at Woodstock's Top 4 Italian Restaurants
In this article, we'll be exploring four exquisite Italian restaurants located in Woodstock. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences. Please feel free to leave your comments below!
Innovative jazz this Sunday in Kingston
This Sunday, The Lace Mill will resonate with the sounds of innovative jazz, as pianist John Blum and bassist Michael Bisio team up for a musical rendezvous. Witness a blend of rhythm and improvisation that will strike a chord with any jazz enthusiast. John Blum, a New York City-born Jazz...
International musician and Hudson Valley local reflects on a legendary music career
Gail Ann Dorsey is a multi-talented musician perhaps best-known for being David Bowie’s bass player for the last decade of his career. The number of other A-list artists she’s worked with is mind-blowing, and she’s put out three solo albums as well. If you missed her headline...
Celebrate Local Artisans at the Handmade Holiday Market
Get ready to immerse yourself in a world of creativity and craftsmanship at the Artists and Makers Handmade Holiday Market! On Sat, Dec 09 from 11am to Sun, Dec 10 till 4pm, ArtPort Kingston, a contemporary art gallery nestled in the historic Cornell Steamboat Building, will play host to this delightful event.
Celebrate the Holidays at Brunch With Santa in Poughkeepsie
🎅🎄 Get ready for a festive feast! The Dutchess County Gaelic Athletic Association is hosting its annual Brunch With Santa event on Sun, Dec 10 from 1pm to 3pm. This year, the lunch seating will be held at the cozy Mahoney's Irish Pub & Steakhouse on 35 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.
The arrival of Woodstock’s new Christmas tree (video)
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From Kingston to Kyoto: 5 Japanese Dining Destinations Worth the Visit
In this article, we're exploring five top-notch Japanese restaurants in Kingston. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Get Ready for an Electrifying Night of Music at Blackbird Infoshop & Cafe
Prepare to be electrified this Fri, Dec 08 · 7pm - 10pm as the Blackbird Infoshop & Cafe at 587 Abeel Street, Kingston, NY 12401 hosts the pulsating electronic dance music event, "Jack the Human b2b J-blü, Allie Young, Tall Glass". With tickets priced at a mere 12.51 USD, this promises to be a night to remember.
Experience The Magic Of The Polar Express In Kingston, New York
Whether you grew up with the book, the movie, or both, The Polar Express has been a holiday mainstay ever since its first publication in 1985. The tale reminds us that “seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can’t see.” The Polar Express has been a hit in my household for years. One year, my parents got me a Believing Bell from the movie, which I still cherish to this day.
Beloved local poets perform in Woodstock this Sunday
Two of our area’s most beloved word wranglers take the stage at the Mothership this Sunday for an afternoon of poetry and intellectual exercise. Michael Brownstein is not only a poet and novelist but also a shamanic practitioner. What’s more Woodstock than that? Brownstein will delight the audience with new pieces and selections from his latest collections, Let’s Burn the Flags of All Nations and World on Fire.
“Queen of Christmas” plays Woodstock this Saturday
You’ve jingled, but have you ever jingled all the way? That’s what love is all about – Darlene Love, that is. Her “Love for the Holidays” concert this Saturday at Bearsville Theater will feature passionate performances of holiday classics from the beloved R&B singer whom David Letterman dubbed “The Queen of Christmas”.
Join the Festivities at the Holding Space Opening Party
Clear your calendars, folks! The Holding Space Opening Party is just around the corner and you're invited to join the celebration. Located at the Holding Space 34 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401, this festive gathering is set to be a highlight of the season.
Garden designed to attract pollinators takes shape in Saugerties
A garden designed to attract pollinators to Saugerties began taking shape on Thursday, November 30 in the Cantine Field complex. A grant of $3,450 from Hudson Valley Climate Action helped get the project off the ground, said Lesley Surprenant, who headed the effort to create the garden. Surprenant contacted the...