Walking into the recently opened Luna Dermatology at 216 Route 32 North in New Paltz, the impression is of a welcoming, wide-open space with lots of natural light.
What’s behind the plastic sheets at Sunflower, where various drug stores have held down the Bradley Meadows corner spot for years?
Carthaigh Coffee, the newest-kid-on-the-block café offering an excellent cup, is owned and operated by an idealistic young man who ultimately wants to contribute his energy to creating a tighter community in Marbletown.
“Jewelry is taking over my life,” said 23-year-old Brooke Michaels of Saugerties, who has been making jewelry and energetically merchandising it since middle school.
The new owners plan to rent the 5000-square-foot space to a combination of entrepreneurs but are starting out with an arts-and-crafts market, dubbed Phoenicia Pharmmarket, which opened Columbus Day weekend and is expected to continue on weekends through the holidays.
Potential guests are routed to one of six participating bed & breakfasts, commission-free, thanks to a site created by the owners of the Rondout Inn.
Salt therapy for respiratory issues is nothing new: it dates back to ancient Greece, when Hippocrates recommended the inhalation of steam from heated salt water as an effective treatment for breathing problems.
Charles Blaichman is one of the developers who transformed Manhattan’s Meatpacking District into some of the most valuable real estate in America. In Uptown Kingston, Blaichman is planning a smaller-scale revival, but one rooted in the same sense of a neighborhood with untapped potential.
Jim Boice Sr. said this agri-horror show “is not for the faint of heart.”
“I think we can do something unique and terrific.”