Top Five Things to See and Do in Spring 2014

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Looking outside, it’s hard to believe spring arrived well over two weeks ago.  The dirty snowpack and wretched ice are still hip deep in the darkest corners of our yards, while trusty furnaces continues to churn out glorious heat on those bone-chilling nights. With warmer temperatures slowly revealing what use to grass, and a few […]

Guide to Kingston’s Trails

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It’s better late than never. Spring has finally sprung which means the hard snow that has shielded the green in Kingston is now disappearing and the nature beneath is now visible! It’s time to get outdoors and enjoy the scenery! Spring is about becoming active and really enjoying the outdoors, so below we’ve put together […]

Kingstonist’s Guide to Breakfast

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We created a Guide to Breakfast back in 2010 and it still remains one of our most popular posts today.  Four years later, we figured an update was long overdue.  So here you go, Kingston: the 2014 Guide to Breakfast. Hotels: Aqua Terra – The Radisson (1 Johnson St.): Breakfast served daily from 6:30am to […]

Guide to the 14th Annual Kingston Canadian Film Festival

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The Kingston Canadian Film Festival is just around the corner! This year’s line up is as impressive as ever.  In addition to a huge list of feature films and local shorts, the festival also offers fun receptions where you can meet and mingle with filmmakers, guests, sponsors, volunteers, staff, and audience members.  Be sure to […]

Guide to Reelout 15

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Next week marks the 15th anniversary of Kingston’s Reelout Queer Film + Video Festival.  Reelout began as an offshoot of OPIRG Kingston in 1999.  Founder, Marney McDiarmid used the back room of 477, Kingston’s only gay bar, to screen films to see if our city could sustain a weekend long festival of LGBT themed films. Fifteen […]

Top Five Things to See and Do in Winter 2014

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While some may argue that hibernating is the only thing to do in Kingston during winter months, our latest installment of the top five things to see and do proves otherwise.  As someone who truly hates turning into a human-popsicle when I step outside, I can certainly sympathize with folks who prefer to stay indoors […]

Kingstonist’s Guide to Holiday Entertainment 2013

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I think it’s safe to say that most of us are now in the holiday spirit, getting our last bit (or first bit…) of shopping done, doing our baking and getting our decorations up.  Now is also a great time to make plans to get out and take in some live holiday entertainment.  Between The […]

Guide to Local Remembrance Day Ceremonies

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Kingston’s proud military roots run deep, which makes the Limestone City a perfect place to find yourself in on Remembrance Day.  In fact, there are numerous Remembrance Day ceremonies taking place on November 11th at local area schools, churches, as well as retirement and long-term care facilities.  With most public ceremonies commencing around 10:45 and […]

Guide to Weekly Events

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In 2011 we did a Guide to Weekly Live Music that covered everything from regular house bands and music clubs to open mics and jam sessions.  We figured it was time to update that list and this time we’ve included not only live music but book clubs and trivia nights as well.  Check out our […]