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Here in Kingston at 115 Ordnance Street

History takes many shapes in the city of Kingston, from historic homes and famous meetings, to the people who have walked the streets of our fair community. Here in Kingston at 115 Ordnance Street, surround by the prayers and worship of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Vincent de Paul,

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At the movies in Kingston: August 9 edition

Welcome back to ‘At the movies in Kingston.’ Several new releases this week hope to grab the crown from last weeks Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw. Will they have the muscle to claim the top prize? Not likely! Here is what’s new at the Kingston theatres for the

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Food truck travels: Loves Snack Shack

Who they are The Godfrey General Store has been one of the popular sites for groceries and gas for cottagers in the Godfrey area for quite some time. Loves Snack Shack is the perfect complement to the general store, with a variety of meals for cottage goers and locals. Where

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Food Truck Travels: Fries a la cart – Eh!

Who are they Owned and operated by Jeff Roberts and Julia Jones. Their combined experience in the food service industry spans decades. Roberts worked at the Walt Disney Company and Jones served as the Food and Beverage Manager at the Shorelines Casino in Gananoque when it opened. Their commitment to

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Kingston business Marin Pest celebrates first year of business

  My neighbor, Daniel Marin, has been in the pest control business for over a decade. His experience in this field is extensive, and one year ago, after turning 40, Daniel took a risk that he had long thought about. He went into business for himself. No longer the employee,

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Food truck travels: West End Smokey

  Who they are: Nelson Andre, owner and grill master of West End Smokey, grew up in a home where some form of grilling was always happening. To Andre, he had always been involved in smoking meat, and opening his own food truck was a natural progression. He began purchasing

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Here in Kingston at 1401 Highway 2

  There are artifacts of our history around every corner of Kingston, and as you walk down Penny Lane to 1401 Highway 2, you will come across a pioneer cemetery with history waiting to be discovered. Milton Cemetery at 1401 Highway 2 has long been abandoned from its original purpose.

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At the movies in Kingston: April 19 edition

  Welcome back to ‘At the movies in Kingston’. This week you have a choice of a vengeful demon, playful penguins, or the power of prayer. Here is what’s new at the Kingston theatres for the week starting Friday, Apr. 19, 2019.   Landmark Cinemas: Hoping to catch the horror

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Here in Kingston at 8 Gable Lane

  Here in Kingston at 8 Gable Lane are the remnants of the Rockwood Asylum. Overlooking beautiful Lake Ontario, the asylum was built to bring relief to mentally ill people who were often cast into gaols, almshouses, or left to wander the streets. In the 19th century, what constituted a

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Here in Kingston at 5 Court Street

My father has been the source of much of my curiosity about local history. He is often the one who can cite our family history, and usually knows something interesting about most of Kingston. One evening when I was a kid waiting patiently as my brother’s baseball game ended at

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Life is Sweet: How ‘Sweet Treats by Nadia’ opened its doors for business in Kingston

Kingston has always been home to innovation and growth, and recently a small cookie decorating business, Sweet Treats by Nadia opened for business. Nadia Gundert, owner and chief baker, has spent years using her talents with sugar and flour to create masterful desserts as a side project. This year she

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Here in Kingston at 3204 Highway 2

Here in Kingston at 3204 Highway 2 we can catch a glimpse of how life has dramatically changed for travelers in our province, and how an era has been lost to falling ceilings and broken glass. The Midway Country Motel, the last remnant of a bygone day, is the casualty

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