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 […]

Guide to The Skeleton Park Arts Festival


It’s time once again for The Skeleton Park Arts Festival.  The festival, now in its ninth year, has expanded to join forces with The Kingston Jazz Festival and also features other artistic genres such as film, theatre and visual art.  The festival begins this Friday and will run for a full week.  Check out our […]

Guide to Late Night Bites


Last year we posted a Guide to Late Night eating in downtown Kingston.  Today’s post is an updated version of that list.  Some places have since closed and a few new places have opened up offering anything from snacks to full on deliciously gut-busting meals (Tommy’s, I’m looking at you!) While there are plenty of […]

Guide to Community Supported Agriculture in Kingston


Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) – also known as Community ‘Shared’ Agriculture – is a revolutionary concept that will allow Kingston residents to have fresh and local produce this season by the crateful weekly while simultaneously supporting local farm harvest. It’s brilliant. Though CSA is not a new practice but instead one continuing to evolve throughout […]

Guide to Homegrown 2014


Homegrown Live Music Festival is celebrating its 6th year next Saturday, May 10th, at twelve downtown venues. The festival showcases some of Kingston’s finest musicians all in support of Joe’s MILL and The Partners in Mission Food Bank. Each venue will play host to one specific genre of music. This year’s festival boasts two new […]