All Posts Tagged With: "Smith and Robinson Building"
Restaurant business is a tough business. Profit margins are low – often 10-15%, and costs are always increasing. They say that 1 in 4 restaurants that open will close within a year. In Kingston, the density of restaurants downtown is very high, and although the natural lifecycle of openings and closing occur every year, there [...]
Continue reading Local Restaurants Face New Kind of Competition
Last July, beloved hockey commentator Don Cherry lent his support to a proposal to re-locate the International Hockey Hall of Fame (IHHOF) from its York Street location to the historic, newly renovated Smith Robinson Building. Presently, the IHHOF is tucked away in an aging two storey building on the southeast corner of the Memorial Centre [...]
Continue reading Weekly Poll: The Fate of the International Hockey Hall of Fame
The story of how the International Hockey Hall of Fame (IHHOF) came to be established in Kingston, and was later cast aside by the National Hockey League (NHL) is ripe with intrigue. Over the years, the new, official Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto has allegedly attempted to procure the IHHOF’s exhibits, as well as [...]
Continue reading Don Cherry Supports IHHOF Re-Location