Downtown Kingston, 1948


This George Lilley photograph of Brock street between King and Wellington is from 1948. Starting at the corner, the businesses that occupied the block were Martin’s shoe store, McLeod’s Drug store, the Red and White Store (surprisingly there was an Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite Masonic lodge located above the Red and White), Cooke’s grocery, […]

Weekly Poll: The Year That Was


While there are three weeks remaining in 2010, for the most part, the big news stories and issues that shaped the year have already passed.  In the year MMX, Harvey Rosen handed over the gavel to Mark Gerretsen, the 35 year old son of a former Mayor and current MPP, John Gerretsen.  Kingston and the […]

Swarm Vandervoorts!

This Saturday, join members of DARN! (Downtown Action Revitalization Network) by making a purchase at this local business and show your support for Downtown Kingston.  DARN! is a local group that is promoting and advocating for a livable downtown by encouraging people to shop at and use specific locally owned businesses.  So make your way […]