It was the fertile floodplain along the Esopus Creek that attracted the first Dutch settlers to this area — and before them, the Lenape, who planted the fields with maize. But centuries later, with the building of the massive IBM manufacturing complex, the remaining land was forgotten.
Breakfast is a peak experience at the Phoenicia Diner.
Re-creating a moment in time through a Rondout baker’s list of orders.
If it weren’t for Kingston historian Edwin Ford, this treasured building wouldn’t exist: Hoffman House was one of several Colonial-era stone buildings targeted for demolition in the late 1960s.
“The ethos of zine culture has always been that if you are not finding what you want to be reading, go and make it yourself.”
It’s a beacon to those seeking not just a nosh or a drink, but also a cultural adventure that embodies all the mystique of the American bar without the dreariness.
A former corner grocery store in Kingston’s Ponckhockie neighborhood has a new lease on life as a library and community center devoted to African-American history and culture.
Benjamin Wigfall, a retired professor of art at SUNY New Paltz and former owner of the Watermark Cargo Gallery in Kingston, died on Thursday, Feb. 9, at age 86.
Barbara Masterson, who lives on a farm at the top of a small mountain in the southern Ulster hamlet of Milton, had always painted landscapes. But one day in May 2015, when she was out painting on a neighboring farm in Marlborough, some migrant workers wandered into the scene and her subject began to change. “I just painted them in quickly,” she said. “It was kismet. I was just innocently painting and they just kind of appeared.”
Panelists portrayed the 178-mile pipeline as potentially dangerous and gave suggestions for those in opposition to make their voices heard.