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Enjoy the holiday season with gifts, experiences from local merchants

Holiday shopping is at the forefront of everyone’s mind at this time of year. From handmade local products, to experiences to share with family and friends, Kingston merchants are bursting at the seams with ideas for your holiday gift-giving needs. Whether you are hoping to visit local shops or are

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ChefHack features dairy- and gluten-free sauces, take-out options

Chefhack, a line of dairy-free and gluten-free retail sauces along with a takeout-only menu featuring vegan and gluten-free options, has launched in the west end. Sauces are available at The Bella Market — Bella Bistro’s food shop with an entrance off the Bella parking lot — and will soon be

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Introducing the new Kingston Mortgage Solutions

After nine years serving the Kingston community, Janet MacDonald and the Kingston Mortgage Solutions (KMS) team have realigned their business. MacDonald has been in the mortgage industry for over 30 years. She was born and raised in Kingston, and graduated from Queens University (Commerce). As the sole business owner, she’s

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Support local makers with Artisan Made Co’s curated Holiday Collection

This holiday season, Artisan Made Co. continues to support small businesses, locally and across the country, by sourcing local products for their Holiday Collection. “We are very fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with so many talented Canadian makers and want to thank all of our loyal customers

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Shop Local campaign urges residents to support local businesses

To promote continued support of local businesses the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce is launching a shop local campaign this fall and winter. “Our local business owners are our friends and neighbours,” said Karen Cross, CEO of the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce. “When we support them, it means local

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Despite a semi-empty lot, Gan Chev has much to offer buyers

The pandemic is still affecting the supply of products and materials in many industries, and car dealerships are no exception. “A lot of dealers don’t have inventory right now — that is pretty obvious by driving by a dealership lot!” expressed Mike Kellam, Operations Manager at Gan Chev. “What people

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KFPL series Meet Our Makers highlights people of Frontenac County

The Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KPFL) has partnered with Frontenac Business Services and Suzy Lamont Photography to create a series of short films highlighting one amazing feature of Frontenac County: its people. According to a release from the library, there are many advantages to living, working, and playing in a

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KSD offering dance intensive training for youth this summer

With the return to in-person activities, Kingston School of Dance (KSD) is offering a week-long dance intensive for youth with previous dance experience. Youth dancers, ages 10 and up, can experience week-long intensive dance instruction at the long-running dance school. The dance intensives will take place during the week of

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Downtown Kingston merchants to offer outdoor shopping Saturday

While it isn’t the official Princess Street Promenade experience, it’s certainly the closest event to it Kingston has seen since the start of the pandemic.  Tomorrow, Saturday, Jul. 10, 2021, Princess Street will be closed to vehicles while downtown Kingston merchants participate in a day-long on-street shopping experience. From 10

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West-end patios open for business

Outdoor dining is one of the first options available to hungry Ontarians as the province reopens from months of lockdown. Kingston’s west end has a fabulous collection of patios ready to serve you. Patio dining is an amazing way to enjoy the summer months, support local restaurants, and start getting

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Simply J.R.: Basic cremation with no hidden fees

Caring for a loved one after death can be less difficult, and less expensive. James Reid Funeral Home offers two low cost, inclusive cremation packages: Simply J.R. Basic Cremation at $1997.55, and Simply J.R. Estate Cremation at $2997.60, taxes included. A thriving business in Kingston for 167 years, those with

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