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125 get a good meal and great company.
Kingston has been a long overdue for more sets of umlauts in its window-fronts, and now we finally have some.
Metal artist Desirea Carr of Saugerties says she was always drawn to the underbelly of art, finding or creating works with busted or discarded everyday items like broken shovels, defunct Christmas tree lights and even animal skulls.
Families began to line up outside the doors at about 11 Monday night, waiting in the cold for the doors to open the next morning at 9, where they could be ushered in from the cold to do their holiday “shopping” for their kids. This was not Black Friday and these weren’t the doors to the mall. Families were lined up and huddled in anticipation outside of People’s Place Food Pantry and Thrift Store on St. James Street in Kingston.
One needn’t visit a yoga studio, a mountain peak or even an ashram to find one’s bliss. Just hoof it to Donkey Park, a farm with 13 of the gentle beasts of burden and braying, right off 9W in Ulster Park.
An indoor yard sale is being held at the Knights of Columbus hall on Saturday Dec. 2 for Leah Storms, a two-year-old Saugerties girl who was born with end-stage renal failure and has recently been hospitalized in Boston Children’s Hospital with intestinal complications.
In the 140 years that the Children’s Home of Kingston has been taking care of kids, a lot has changed.
“I’m not interested in moving them, harm them, or messing with their day,” said Felice. “I just want to be a gigantic ape with a camera.”
Ann Marie DiBella is a lifetime Kingstonian — St. Joe’s graduate, a former alderwoman and active Kingston Democrat, as well as a Kingston school social worker.