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Kingston Olive Oil Company

The Kingston Olive Oil Company is an intriguing new shop that’s brimming with delicious treats and gourmet creativity. It’s right at home on what I fondly refer to as the “foodie block” downtown – that small stretch of Brock tucked between Wellington and King Street East – where it keeps

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New Album, More Charm, Can’t Lose

It’s been four years since the Hard Water EP and almost two now since Til the Morning Shows Her Face to Me, but the wait is over. The Gertrudes’ third studio album, Neighbourhood, is finally here. Out this fall from local indie label Apple Crisp, Neighbourhood showcases the band’s on-going evolution

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A Taste of Summer

Our city’s air is thick with warmth and lakefront breezes, the Big Dig is almost finished, and Canada Day weekend is coming up. It’s time for long afternoons spent indulging in two of life’s greatest pleasures: Kingston patios and cold drinks. Here are my top five picks for summer cocktails—grab

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The Art of Printmaking with a Local Touch

I’ve wanted to visit Window Art Gallery for some time now, and this month’s show dedicated to the art of printmaking was the perfect opportunity to satisfy my curiosity. Because of this gallery’s location outside of the downtown core, tucked just off Princess Street at Victoria, it’s safe to say

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Kingston Celebrates International Women’s Week 2013

Organized by We Don’t Stop Kingston, International Women’s Week is a locally-driven grassroots extension of International Women’s Day. At the heart of International Women’s Week is a global, century-long tradition of taking time each March to engage with society at large about the importance of women’s social and political equality.

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Art in Review: Artists Statements at Modern Fuel

This week a new exhibition opened at Modern Fuel, one of Kingston’s finest contemporary art galleries. Chris Miner’s Artists Statements is a striking photographic installation that captures portraits of local artists alongside a representation of their work in sculpture, music, painting, and literature. His images offer a compelling, behind-the-scenes glimpse into

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Six Questions for Vintage Kingston

You might have stumbled across Vintage Kingston already. If not, here’s the scoop: it’s a creative community project that takes a nostalgic look into Kingston’s past through vintage photography. Bill Stevenson is the creator of the project’s Facebook page, which at about a month old is just shy of 4000

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