A Magazine About Food, Art & Exchange In Midtown Kingston, Published By The Hudson Valley Current.

Welcome to 2024

Midtown Lively is a publication that is dedicated to sharing uplifting and inspiring content about our fertile Hudson Valley community with a focus on the good news that surrounds the intersection of food, art and exchange in Kingston, NY.

April 2024

Sprouts for the Win

This is the season of sprout. As  a verb, sprout is synonymous with spring, and means both the fresh growth itself and the activity it’s engaged in. The sprouts are sprouting up all over the place, tough but tender, on

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September 2023

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER: The Kindness Meter

I never dreamed that I’d be honoring people for their kindness, but that’s exactly what we’re doing this month down on Seed Song Farm in Kingston. I think it’s a revolutionary concept—recognizing people simply for how nice they are and

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August Events 2023

135th Ulster County Fair: Promoting local agriculture, horticulture, animal husbandry and fun! Admission includes all entertainment, shows, and exhibits. WHEN: August 1-6, 10am-10pm WHERE: Ulster County Fairgrounds, 249 Libertyville Road, New Paltz. ulstercountyfair.com Phoenicia Festival of The ArtsA 3-day event

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September 2023

Warming up to you

In physics, heat is a measure of change. Temperature measures how much kinetic energy is happening in a given group of atoms or molecules; heat is the transfer of that energy to a cooler group of atoms or molecules. It’s

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July Events 2023

Let Freedom Ring: Commemorate American Independence with American music and a ceremony featuring historic speeches on American freedom. Outdoor event FREE! WHEN: Saturday, July 1, 11am–4pm. WHERE: Senate House, 296 Fair St, Kingston. 845-338-2786. senatehousekingston.org Kingston July 4th Celebration Music,

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July 2023

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Kimmunity Kombucha

Nobody’s really sure who brewed up the first batch of kombucha; it may even have been a happy accident, but it was a long time ago. It was as early as the third century BCE, during China’s Qin Dynasty. It

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