Grand Opening Ceremony for Artillery Park Aquatic Centre

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The City of Kingston is encouraging residents to attend the Grand Opening ceremony for the Artillery Park Aquatic Centre at 382 Bagot St. at noon on Thursday, May 1. Mayor Mark Gerretsen and Councillor Rob Hutchison will cut the ribbon to officially open the doors to this completely updated facility. “I am excited and proud […]

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 Challenge #124: Get Active in April

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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 zones and do something great, and hopefully a little out of the ordinary. Consider this your official and […]

‘Kingston Loves Grapes’ Pushes for a Bronzed Don

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The push to immortalize Don Cherry in statue form is another step closer to fruition after a petition created by the group “Kingston Loves Grapes” reached its goal of 15 000 signatures over the weekend.  The discussion surrounding such a project has come up before and it seems that those who are passionate about it […]

Kingstonist’s Challenge #117: Embrace Winter

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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 zones and do something great, and hopefully a little out of the ordinary. Consider this your official and […]

Weekly Poll: Kingston’s Favourite Gym

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The number one New Years resolution, according The University of Scranton, is to lose weight, with staying fit and healthy ranking at number five.  Considering this, I think it’s fair to say that a lot of you reading this made similar promises to yourselves four weeks ago.  Maybe you’ve chosen to follow through by dusting […]

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 […]

Weekly Poll: Most Anticipated Winter Events in Kingston

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2013 concluded in dramatic fashion in Kingston as a segment of Williamsville was devastated by a massive fire, and then Limestone City was forced to endure a cataclysmic ice storm that rivaled the 1998 version in terms of city-wide damage. The aftermath is glaringly apparent two weeks later with impassable sidewalks, downed trees, as well […]