Best of 2013: Mobile Sustainability


Our annual ‘best of’ series always tends to showcase our contributor’s latest gastronomic adventures, reinforcing Kingston’s enduring love affair with the local food scene.  2013 wasn’t any different, and as you may have noticed in our current review of the past year’s top trending stories, food trucks emerged as a decided focal point, attracting both […]

The State of… Downtown Sidestreets (Part 2 of 3)


Last week we revisited a topic that’s near and dear to the hearts of many Kingstonians: the ever-changing landscape of downtown Kingston, specifically lower Princess Street. In our original three part series that was published two years ago, we provided a snapshot of new, relocated and recently closed local businesses.  After publishing last week’s update, […]

Mobile Sustainability


Trailer fare has steered into a fresh new direction with an undeniable facelift, transforming your average chip trucks into slick mobile eateries as top chefs trade restaurant kitchens for the tight squeeze of mobile cooking quarters. Gone are the deep-fried chips and corndogs, in are gourmet dishes that you would normally find in an upscale […]

Guide to the Limestone City Blues Festival


The 16th annual Limestone City Blues Festival is fast approaching, and if you’re anything like me, you likely have a bit of a love-hate relationship with this massive weekend celebrating blues music and southern-inspired food. We love our local Blues Fest because we can enjoy four days of lively performances by world-class and local talents […]

Guide to Homegrown Live


The Homegrown Live Music Festival will celebrate its third birthday this Saturday with Kingston musicians, music production companies and local bars and restaurants all coming together for a full day of live music throughout downtown Kingston.  For the past three years this festival has taken place to raise awareness and funds for The Joe Chitalen […]

Picture an End to Violence: Men Wanted


Going on three years now, a group of committed Kingston educators, students, activists, artists and concerned citizens have come together to help put an end to men’s violence against women.  Members of the group include representatives from Kingston Interval House, Sexual Assault Centre Kingston and students and staff from Queen’s as well as other members […]