Chronogram Announces 20th Anniversary Celebration in Kingston

Chronogram magazine, launched in 1993 to chronicle life in the Hudson Valley, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a massive Block Party on Saturday, August 17, from 4-11pm. The Block Party will take place on Wall Street in Kingston between John and North Front Streets.

Online PR News – 11-July-2013 – Kingston, NY – The Chronogram 20th Anniversary Block Party is sponsored by WDST Radio Woodstock, BSP Lounge, Health Quest, Dr. Tom Cingel, DDS, Ulster County Savings Bank, Bard College, and Mountain Laurel Waldorf School.

It’s said that the best things in life are free, and the Block Party, like Chronogram, will be free to all. Here’s what we have lined up:

-Musical acts including Superhuman Happiness, Crystal Stilts, The Big Takeover, Dog on Fleas, and Passero
-Beer and wine garden featuring beer from Keagan Ales and local wineries
-Tarot fair hosted by Eric Francis
-Swing dancing with Got2Lindy
-Local Hudson Valley food trucks including Yum Yum on Wheels, Aba’s Falafel, and Pippy’s Hot Dog Truck, Kona Ice, Arkansas -
Tom’s Razorback BBQ, Little Apple, and Chef Shack
-Chronogram cover photo Instagram booth
-Dunking booth to benefit the Kingston YMCA Farm Project
-After hours masquerade dance party at BSP Lounge at 11pm
And much more!

The Block Party will provide entertainment for Chronogram fans of all ages. For the kids: A DIY art tent, popular children’s band Dog on Fleas, and a dunking booth to benefit the Kingston YMCA Farm Project. For the adults: swing dancing with Got2Lindy, age-appropriate music, a beer and wine garden, and an after-hours masquerade dance party at BSP Lounge.

“The Block Party will complement Chronogram’s mission to nourish and support the creative life of the Hudson Valley. We’re excited to be celebrating our 20th anniversary with the Chronogram community on the street in front of our office. We look forward to spending the evening with our fans from across the Hudson Valley as we ring in the next 20 years,” Publisher Jason Stern says.

The Chronogram Block Party will bring together the magazine’s readership for an exciting evening of great music, community, and celebration. Wall Street may never be the same!

About Luminary Publishing

LUMINARY PUBLISHING, publisher of Chronogram, Upstate House,, and custom publications, specializes in creating media that supports the creative and cultural life of the Hudson Valley and engages audiences through custom content solutions for clients.

Luminary Publishing was launched in the summer of 1993 with the aim of nourishing and supporting the creative and cultural life of the Hudson Valley through its flagship monthly magazine, Chronogram.

Luminary Publishing has over 15 years of custom publishing experience and producing tourism and travel guides as well as marketing publications and content for clients including Health Quest, the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Dutchess County Tourism, Walkway Over the Hudson, and HealthAlliance, among others. In 2013, Luminary Publishing relaunched Upstate House, a popular Hudson Valley real estate, design, and green living publication since 2003.