Guide to Wolfe Island

Wolfe Island is like a whole other world just across the water from us.  I have heard it described as a magical place where time goes by a little bit more slowly, a place where saying a destination is "right from the ferry dock and 5km up hwy ___" is good enough.  Somehow, this magic is just a short ferry ride away from "the big city" and has so much to offer to tourists, … [Read More...]


Kingstonist’s Challenge #139: Share Your Summer Bucket List

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...]


Kingston’s Market Square, 1900

The summer is a wonderful (and tasty) time to spend the morning at the market. Not much has changed in that regard in over 200 years. Kingston’s Market Square has been in existence since 1801 when the government of the day called for the … [Read More...]


Local Food, Local Chef Demo: Andrew Kirby of Atomica

Kingston is blessed by a bounty of good restaurants, but sometimes you want that gourmet meal in the comfort of your own home. Fear not: the Downtown Kingston BIA is producing Local Food, Local Chefs cooking demonstrations every Saturday … [Read More...]


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 … [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 YOU think? Water park like this at Lake Ontario Park?!". The post went on … [Read More...]