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 […]

Top Five Things to See and Do in Spring 2014


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


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


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 […]