While I love plugging inspiring bands or discussing the area with interesting people, many have mentioned to me recently how Kingston’s dining scene is actually the most poppin’ thing going on lately.
From the standpoint of identity politics, you are in a particularly strong position if you can claim more than one downtrodden identity. As a white male there isn’t a lot to choose from, but I do have one card…
Twilight won’t be the same without Venus hovering in the middle of it.
Random evolution can’t explain the dragonfly’s wing. Unlike the evolution of giraffes’ necks, where any incremental increase in length would offer evolutionary advantages, a step-by-step process just wouldn’t work for a wing design. The wrong shape would be useless, and confer no advantage whatsoever.
There is something empowering about not only facing mortality but also coming into yourself.
Two of the nation’s top climate scientists told me that our region should see its greatest anthropogenic changes during winter nights. These are statistically the year’s coldest few weeks, with a normal high around freezing and normal nightly low around 13 degrees.
An astronomy professor at a small Midwestern college, along with some of his students, predicts that an odd type of exploding star called a red nova would appear in our skies five years from now.
The new record “Holy Rollin’” from area heroes The Grape and the Grain is crackling with a sense of adventure and even more of a funky hard rock sensibility than perhaps anything they have released to date.
J.K. Vanderbilt and his band of high-class renegades will be having their debut performance on Saturday, Dec. 3 at The Old Dutch Church here in Kingston.
The DEC last year set about on a plan to completely revamp the whole trail system in the Kaaterskill Falls vicinity. In this first in a series of columns about the trail, we look at the history of one of the most popular natural destinations in the Catskills.