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

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 how they treat other people. In fact, I would love it if kindness becomes a […]

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER: I’ve Got My Roots Down Deep

Creating this issue of Midtown Lively has been a joy, because people think about the word “roots” differently. Sometimes it’s about the people who we come from, but it’s also about who we are as an individual—where we’ve been and what we’ve learned. Try to think about all of your parents, grandparents, and then your […]

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER: THE ART OF BLOSSOMING

I saw a magnolia today, gently unfolding. It looked so simple and effortless. Just the day before, the flower was bundled up, ready to burst forth. And this morning happened to be the day that is easiest to become a full blown blossom.  It reminded me of the Art of Allowing, the conscious, gentle guiding […]