Guide to the Best Local Stocking Stuffers


This holiday season, many Kingstonians will look beyond big box stores and online retailers for special gift giving ideas. For many of us, the festive season is an ideal opportunity to have a positive impact on the community by shopping and supporting locally owned businesses.  Whether you choose to give that special someone their favourite […]

Kingstonist’s Guide to Holiday Entertainment 2014


As always, there are plenty of ways to get into the holiday spirit in Kingston over the next few weeks.  From entertainment-filled local shopping events to plays and choir and orchestra concerts, there is something for everyone.  Have a look at our guide and start planning your holiday entertainment today. Thursday, November 27th-Saturday, December 13th […]

Guide to Local 2014 Remembrance Day Ceremonies


In light of recent events at home and abroad, next week’s Remembrance Day ceremonies will likely have extra special meaning for many of us.  There are numerous Remembrance Day ceremonies taking place on November 11th at local area schools, churches, as well as various institutions. With most public ceremonies commencing around 10:45 and lasting between […]

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 about the best places to swim in Kingston. […]

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 them for kindergarten, or you may choose to send them to day care where they spend their days playing, with less emphasis on school preparation.  Then […]

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 public market, Princess Street Promenade and the list goes on. With so many reasons to stay and […]

Guide to Wedding Venues


A few weeks ago we posted a poll asking our readers which wedding reception venue they thought was the best in Kingston.  Of course, we couldn’t possibly include all of the excellent places to tie the knot in ygk so today, we’ve compiled a list of reception venues.  From hotels and banquet halls to outdoor […]

Guide to Canada Day in Kingston


Following the first day of Summer and last day of school, the time has finally come to bust out your favorite red and white flare and celebrate Canada Day in Kingston.  Similar to year’s past, there’s a full day of activities that largely take place in and around downtown Kingston and Grass Creek Park. In addition to the jam-packed schedule of family-friendly […]