Lost Cousins: Conscious Slips Below

If you live in Eastern Ontario, there is a good chance that you have heard of Lost Cousins by now. The Kingston band, who formed while attending Queen's, entered a song into CBC's Searchlight Competition and made it all the way to the semi-finals and were crowned the regional champions for Ottawa.  Lost Cousins already had a good following amongst their university peers and … [Read More...]


Six Questions for Kris and Dee

Kris and Dee met in 2003 and when Kris Abbott (The Pursuit of Happiness) joined Dee McNeil's band, The Strap Ons.  Their relationship went from musical to personal and the couple married in 2005.  They have been making music together as … [Read More...]


#ygkChallenge: Read a Book

The #ygkchallenge is an ongoing series where we dare you to be different, resolve to be better, and or do something awesome in support of our beloved community. Each week, Kingstonist establishes a new, ambitious or quirky goal, encouraging … [Read More...]


What if Kingston…

Last Fall I stumbled upon the YouTube channel for SkEye Stream, a self-described "drone business" offering spectacular views from above Kingston and southeastern Ontario.  Since then, SkEye Stream has uploaded a dozen or so impressive … [Read More...]


Women’s Work: AEAC Exhibits Showcase Female Self-Representation

By chance or design, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre has juxtaposed two fascinating—albeit wildly different—feminist exhibits this spring. The first, The Artist Herself, is a curated collection of self-portraits by 55 female Canadian … [Read More...]


Weekly Poll: Most Anticipated New Business in Kingston

The ebb and flow of Kingston's business landscape is constantly changing and rarely predictable.  Recently, our storied downtown bid a final farewell to Dover's, Tweed and Hickory, and Rockit Boutique, all of whom closed up shop for good.  … [Read More...]