Single in the Suburbs: Starting Over
Posted 1 year ago

 
Please welcome our new anonymous writer of our popular column Single in the Suburbs.  Our previous 2 writers have graduated out of the column after finding themselves in relationships.  Read on…

Single in the Suburbs: Starting Over
Girls’ Night Out on the Cheap
Posted 2 years ago

by Alyson M. Komyanek
Anyone else feeling the pinch from the tax increase hitting your pocketbook this year? I don't know about you, but even with my 2% raise this winter,…

Miss Funny Money: Girls’ Night Out on the Che…
Diving For Perfection
Posted 2 years ago

Today we would like to tell you about a young Ulster County man- Kyle Kaznowski. Kyle graduated from Kingston High School in June 2009, while in attendance there, he participated…

Diving For Perfection
Nominations: Happening Kid Happening Hero Wanted
Posted 2 years ago

Ulster Happening is looking for our readers to nominate a “Happening Kid” and “Happening Hero”.
To nominate a person, you can go to our form located at ulster.happeningmag.com click on contribute…

Nominations:  Happening Kid  Happening Hero W…
Restaurant Review: Stella's Station
Posted 2 years ago

By:  Steven W. Kaznowski Being a long time resident of Ulster County I enjoy traveling about and trying different restaurants through out the area. Stella’s Station located at Partition Street in…

Restaurant Review:  Stella’s Station
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Top Spots to Host a Memorable Birthday Parties from the Starter Mom

Top Spots to Host a Memorable Birthday Parties from the Starter Mom

by Nicole Loughan There is one way to party that will keep your house clean, your floors free of damage and your yard free of clutter. These parties’ keep you stress free and give the worry of prep work and clean up to somebody else.  If you want this type of party nirvana, step back […]

Storytime for grownups: Get your geek on

Storytime for grownups: Get your geek on

by Nicole Loughan Geek culture has become chic and with it, geeky reading. The evidence is clear; open reading of sword and sorcery fantasy like “Game of Thrones” and comic book based shows going main stream like “The Walking Dead.” Geek culture is hot right now, need more proof one of the most popular shows on T.V. “The […]

Miss Money Funny: Approved Splurges

Miss Money Funny: Approved Splurges

by Alyson M. Komyanek This month I am going to let you all in on a really big secret. Are you ready? Ok—here it goes…every once and a while it is OK to splurge. Can you believe that? Okay, now that the secret is out, you should know that there are rules for splurging too. For […]

“A Will for the Woods” arrives at Upstate Films

“A Will for the Woods” arrives at Upstate Films

The award-winning documentary A Will for the Woods, about a man whose quest for a final resting place that will benefit the earth leads him to the burgeoning green burial movement, will be coming to the Hudson Valley to screen at Upstate Films on August 24 (updates on Woodstock or Rhinebeck location to come). The […]

Miss Money Funny: 6 Must-Visit Discount Decorating Destinations

Miss Money Funny: 6 Must-Visit Discount Decorating Destinations

by Alyson M. Komyanek I’m constantly looking for affordable ways to spice up the rooms in my house. Here are some of the best places to stop for the best decorating bargains: Home Goods Before I became a homeowner, I honestly had never heard of Home Goods. But now? We’re practically best friends. There are so many […]

The Starter Mom: Toddler Travel Tips

The Starter Mom: Toddler Travel Tips

by Nicole Loughan Summer is officially here. For many people it means time for summer camp or to join a swim club like Fanny Chapman. Not in my house. Summer for us means it’s time to hit the road for our annual trek to the mid-west. We have gone on this trip every summer for […]

Gifts without the Guilt

Gifts without the Guilt

by Allison M. Komyanek  Why is Christmas referred to as “the season of giving” when, in reality, the buying never seems to end? With Birthdays, showers, weddings, graduations, births, anniversaries…the list of gift giving occasions goes on and on. So, how does someone on a tight budget give presents to so many different people for so many different special […]

Miss Money Funny: Cheap Meals for the Busy Working Type

Miss Money Funny: Cheap Meals for the Busy Working Type

by Alyson M. Komyanek Last month, I told you how I purchased my first house, but saving up for the downpayment was only the beginning. With mortgage payments on my mind, I’m sharing my favorite budget friendly cooking secrets. Check out 4 of my favorite simple and cheap meals: Sausage, Peppers and Onions I like this […]

The Starter Mom: A Mother’s Day throwback thank you

The Starter Mom: A Mother’s Day throwback thank you

by Nicole Loughan Our mom’s had it tough. The other day I came across an article called “If 70s moms had blogs.” It is filled with old visions of parenting that included mass smoking and Formica countertops, but my mother-in-law assures me it was not all Bon Bon’s and Harvey Wallbangers. Parenting in the 1970s and 1980s […]

Water Lillies - triptych by C Bachmann

Art Exhibit “Flora of Ellenville” by Hudson Valley Artist Charlene Bachmann Hart

Kayrose Gallery presents “Flora of Ellenville” For seven weeks beginning January 8th, Kay Rose Gallery is excited to exhibit a selection of bas relief sculpture panels by the artist Charlene Bachmann Hart. Celebrating the Feast of Saint Valentine with a floral display that re-envisions the tradition of relief sculpture in a modern form. The exhibition […]