Kingston Assistancy Christmas Effort

Today's photograph is a mystery to us at Queen's Archives. It is from Kingston, as is noted on the chalk board tally which states the Kingston Assistancy Christmas Effort. It is perhaps some form of benevolent society, or perhaps fundraising effort by an organization for the Christmas season? Perhaps it is related to war efforts? The props in the photo do nothing to help in … [Read More...]


Siem Reap

When it comes to take-out, Thai and Cambodian cuisine has dominated our plates and palates the past few years. The complex flavours and textures of the dishes are just something we have not been able to replicate at home. We frequent our … [Read More...]


Weekly Poll: Best Chinese Restaurant in Kingston

For me, and I think for a lot of other people too, once we have found the perfect Chinese restaurant, we tend to be incredibly loyal, ordering only from there.  When I was growing up in Hamilton, there was a Chinese restaurant about a 20 … [Read More...]


Earle Cornelius McCaig

In observance of Remembrance Day this week we thought it fitting to feature one of Kingston’s own fallen soldiers from the 1st world War. Earle Cornelius McCaig, Kingston citizen and Queen’s University student. Member of the Orchestra and … [Read More...]


Kingstonist’s Challenge #154: Spread Kindness

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...]


Six Questions for David Sereda

This Saturday, Canadian musician David Sereda will be visiting the Limestone City to host a unique, interactive musical workshop. Dubbed Desperate Road to Freedom after his forthcoming musical, the workshop invites guests to learn … [Read More...]