Weekly Poll: Kingston-to-Toronto GO Train Expansion

Mayor Gerretsen's recent decision to seek the soon-to-be-vacant federal Liberal nomination caught a lot of people by surprise, including city councilors and prospective mayoral candidates.  One such councilor, Rick Downes, saw the announcement as an opportunity to launch his third bid for the city's mayoralty.  While Downes has served as a councilor for numerous terms that span … [Read More...]


Chic Dry

Much to my dismay, I’m turning 30 on Wednesday and to “celebrate” I threw a party with 50 of my closest friends and family this past weekend. The party was wonderful … [Read More...]


Artel Sessions, Vol. 1

You may have heard of The Artel but you aren't really sure where it is or what it's all about.  The little limestone house at the corner of Sydenham Street and Queen Street in downtown Kingston is an unassuming hub of creativity for visual … [Read More...]


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 … [Read More...]


The Bajus Brewery

In observance of the opening of Kingston's newest brewery, Stone City Ales, the picture above is of one of Kingston's oldest former breweries. The Bajus Brewery (formerly the Kingston Brewery and Robbins Brewery) has occupied the location … [Read More...]


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 some time in the water, here’s a run-down of everything you need to know … [Read More...]


Weekly Poll: Mayor Gerretsen Seeks Federal Nomination

Nearly two weeks ago we learned that Ted Hsu, Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, will not be running for re-election in 2015.  We asked our readers how they felt about this decision and the majority of votes showed that he … [Read More...]