Jennifer Tsakis, owner of Saugerties’ Pop Vintage Antiques, has been in the antique business for 24 years, starting out in a three-foot-wide antique booth in Annapolis, Maryland, to now selling fun, affordable finds from the 50s to the 80s at her 106 Partition Street location.
The former location of Murphy’s is being transformed.
Brooklyn-based lighting manufacturer RBW Studio plans to purchase a 98,000-square-foot building on Boice’s Lane in the Town of Ulster where it will employ 50 people doing office and manufacturing work. The deal is very close to completion, and there appear to be no major obstacles to its consummation.
The owners of Village Pizza opened the shop, located a few doors down.
What started as a joke has become a runaway success, with the proceeds going to help a program that pairs shelter dogs with veterans and first responders.
This town of many coffeeshops has long lacked a place downtown where tea aficionados can buy their favorite loose teas in bulk. To fill the gap, the Ridge Tea and Spice Shop opened its doors on Saturday, March 27, and word is already getting around.
The Kingston Planning Board concluded that a plan to add additional luxury cabins at Hutton Brickyards would have no significant environmental impacts, paving the way for owners to open the site with additional capacity for the tourist season.
Ulster County is now without a Barnes & Noble store.
Garvan McCloskey, owner of Garvan’s Gastropub on Huguenot Street, is looking to make some changes to settle in for the outdoor dining that could be becoming the norm. McCloskey would like to erect a 12-by-10-foot shed outside that will be used for storing of furniture and other items so that servers don’t always need to walk all the way back inside to get everything ready for the next diners. The application also includes a request to extend the right to have outdoor dining that came as an emergency pandemic authorization, and also a proposal to build a 256-square-foot deck for Maggie Mae’s, the eatery that has replaced Upstairs on 9 at the site.
“I always had these ideas of creating space more than having a coffee shop or restaurant or anything like that,” said owner Vanessa Piazza. “It was more about creating space where people would want to gather and be and spend time.”