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Hudson Valley Seed Library Pack Art Show opens this Saturday at KMOCA

The Kingston Museum of Contemporary Arts (KMoCA) will soon be filled with paintings and photographs depicting the state of small-ag farming and seed-saving efforts in the Hudson Valley. “The Art of Seed Stewardship:…

Inside the Mill House Brewing Company

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week(s), November 2-15

Hudson Valley chefs are at their best as Fall Restaurant Week once again showcases seasonal menus and locally sourced foods in a culinary event that continues to grow. From November 2 through the…

Mary Giuliani

Eat. Drink. Play. Recover.

Woodstock, Rhinebeck to host book-signings for Mary Giuliani’s The Cocktail Party She’s known as “the caterer to the stars,” and her website indicates a dedication to a “creative, boutique, customized approach to high-end…

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Writing the bus with Sybil Rosen

Sybil Rosen’s first collection of short stories is a small treasure of intimate encounters with the varied and obscure sort of people who travel by bus. In Riding the Dog, she gives us…

Front porch of The Last Bite in High Falls

Cheers with eggs: The Last Bite in High Falls

Faded silk flowers on the porch tables, a box requesting donations for the food bank, posters of events plastered on the windows, artwork and shark jaws displayed around the room, dinosaurs and odd…

Alice Waters (photo by Gilles Mingasson, courtesy of the author)

Book-signing with Alice Waters this Sunday in Rhinebeck

Alice Waters is known as “the mother of the modern food movement” for her insistence on using locally and organically grown foods in her restaurant kitchen at Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California, which…

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The British are coming! Prepare for the Burning of Kingston

Be on the alert for Colonial Era British soldiers marching in the streets of Kingston this weekend: It could signal the retaking of our nation by the Redcoats! Or not. Our national status…

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Stalking the giant puffball

I glanced out the bedroom window one afternoon and saw something big and white and round tucked under a rhododendron near the shed. Instantly I remembered a photo that a friend had posted…

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Lives after Landmark

Landmark Worldwide, along with its controversial precursor est, has offered evening seminars in Kingston to graduates of its flagship program, the Landmark Forum, for years. With topics like commitment, creativity, integrity, money, sex…

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Saugerties author Nelly Reifler at Word Café in Kingston

Word Café, held on Thursday evenings at Outdated on Wall Street in Kingston, started the season off last week with a rousing selection of poems by Gerard Malanga. Readers and writers turned out…

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