River Treasure


If you’ve not been down to the Hudson recently, make the trip. The ice that has covered most of the river north of the Rhinecliff bridge on our side is breaking up in large chunks. It’s magnificant.

The photo above was taken yesterday afternoon, and includes two brave — and cold — souls walking along the ice at Ulster Landing Park. This is a great reminder to me how valuable the Hudson River is as a natural resource.

— Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Q&A with Mark Greene

Mark Greene, Emmy-award winning animator, graphic designer and filmmaker, took some time to chat with KingstonCitizens.org on Kingston’s prospects as a tech-friendly city.

— Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Arthur: In your opinion, what makes Kingston attractive to digital tech entrepreneurs?


Clearly, digital creative entrepreneurs skew more urban. Kingston offers a much more urban aesthetic than some of the smaller towns around us. That’s why we call it Brooklyn on the Hudson. (Okay you coined that phrase, but I use it a lot.) But compared the New York City, Kingston also offers very very cheap office and living space. Kingston has mixed use buildings and a wide range of housing/home office options.

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