21aug_futureme

Kingstonist’s Challenge #143: Write to Your Future Self

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 zones and do something great, and hopefully a little out of the ordinary. Consider this your official and personal invitation to join us in … [Read More...]

19aug_swimming

Guide to Swimming in Kingston

Although the last few days may have felt more like October than August, we still have a couple weeks of summer left. If you want to make the most of it by enjoying … [Read More...]

15aug_stonecity5

Stone City Ales

Far too many local business owners have learned the hard way that the success of a new downtown establishment is never guaranteed, rather, it requires the right mix … [Read More...]

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Kingstonist’s Challenge #142: Listen To Local Music

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...]

13aug_fardella1

Fardella’s Classic Bakery and Internet Café

It was a Friday night; my partner and I were out for dinner in the West End before a board games engagement at a friend’s. As usual, I had forgotten the obligatory “thanks for having us!” bag of chips at my apartment, so we stood outside of … [Read More...]

12aug_ffcce

Fifth Field Company Canadian Engineers, 1914

August 1914 marks Canada's entry into WWI. The Fifth Field Company Canadian Engineers, pictured above, spent the years preceding the war becoming a well-qualified military unit. By 1914, total enrolment in the Fifth was 160 men. The … [Read More...]

11aug_tedhsu

Weekly Poll: Hsu Won’t Seek Re-Election

Ted Hsu, the highly-respected first-term Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands made a surprise announcement last Thursday that he would not seek re-election in 2015.  In a statement released on his website, Hsu outlined the … [Read More...]

08aug_soapbox

Community Soapbox: Arresting Reckless Development

Anyone who has been following discussions about large new development projects in Kingston over the last few decades is bound to have experienced a disquieting sense of déjà vu about the proposed new development on Frontenac Street, which … [Read More...]