Weekly Poll: Shark in Lake Ontario Prank Swimming in Controversy

Last week a video surfaced on YouTube, which featured a trio of men fishing from Wolfe Island on Lake Ontario.  The clip made significant waves online and throughout the local community as it captured what appeared to be a shark swimming in fresh water.  As the one-and-a-half minute video quickly ascended to viral status, the myth was promptly busted as its creators admitted … [Read More...]


What if Kingston…

In late June, Mayor Mark Gerretsen teased his Facebook followers by posting a refreshing photo of whimsical waterslides on Facebook along with the question: "What do … [Read More...]


Guide To Childcare in Kingston

Finding the right childcare in Kingston can be a daunting task.  You can leave your child at a preschool or nursery school that has a curriculum designed to prepare … [Read More...]


Weekly Poll: Big Screen to Small Screen Movie Watching

Harvey and I had a great time at Kingston Family Fun World this past Friday.  We got there early enough to do a few laps on the go-kart course, grab ourselves some popcorn at the concession and then hunker down for a couple of summer … [Read More...]


Kingstonist’s Challenge #137: Visit the Market

Welcome to Kingstonist’s weekly challenge, dare, resolution or whatever you prefer to call it. Each week we establish a new and ambitious community goal, encouraging our readers, followers, friends and families to step out of their comfort … [Read More...]


Invisible Mother

This lovely ambrotype (in a union case) dates back to the 1850's or 1860's. The exposure times for an ambrotype varied depending on the lighting and the speed of the camera lens, sometimes requiring as much as 60 seconds. This is an … [Read More...]


Top Five Things to See and Do in Summer 2014

Summer is undoubtedly the busiest season for events and festivals in the city of Kingston. Tourists flock to the city to take in annual spectacles such as the Buskers Rendezvous, while local residents enjoy free activities including the … [Read More...]


Weekly Poll: Best Patio in Downtown Kingston

Kingston is known for its fantastic restaurants and along with many of these establishments come great patios.  It's been two years since we last asked you which downtown spot is your favourite for outdoor seating.  Some changes have … [Read More...]