Guide to Weekly Events


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 […]

Peddling into a Smart City


With only one month before the winter parking ban sets in, Kingstonians alike are on the lookout to lock down available parking spots. With approximately 3,7000 parking spaces available downtown in conjunction with 1,400 street side metered parking spaces, it’s no wonder why our city with over 115,000 civilians are willing to pay big bucks […]

Weekly Poll: KP Re-Imagined as a World-Class Sailing Facility


The decision to close Kingston Penitentiary was undeniably the Limestone City’s biggest and most controversial headline of 2012.  The initial announcement was met with a flood of disappointment and skepticism as Kingstonians challenged Ottawa to demonstrate how the closure of Canada’s oldest prison would result in savings for tax payers, and wondered how it would […]

Top Five Things to See and Do in Fall 2013


We’re now into the second week of Fall and have already witnessed a handful of significant seasonal events come and go.  Hard to miss extravaganzas such as Writersfest, Run or Dye, Chili Fest and one half of the reinstated Queen’s Homecoming are now part of the history books, but that doesn’t mean the months ahead […]

Weekly Poll: Most Anticipated Fall Events


Today we’re celebrating Labour Day, which coincides with the return of post-secondary students, last minute preparations for the first day of school, and a great opportunity to tend to last minute, summery pursuits.  While we’re looking ahead to the best fall events Kingston has to offer, keep in mind we’ve still got nearly three weeks […]

Queen’s Football, 1923


Football has been a tradition at Queen’s since the 1870’s, when informal “Association matches of football (soccer) with catching” were played. In 1886, rugby football was introduced (a precursor to both modern rugby and football), with the crucial element of forward passing not being added to football proper in 1930. The above photo captured Queen’s […]

Opening Ceremony for CORK, 1969


This photograph was taken by Bill Baird on August 24th, 1969. The occasion was the opening ceremony for the Canadian Olympic-training Regatta Kingston (CORK). With the opening gun fired and the CORK flag hoisted the regatta was underway. The waters off of Kingston’s shore offer some of the best fresh-water sailing in the world and […]