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Proposed Condo Could Throw Shade on Marine Museum

The biggest stories in Kingston in 2016 centred on high rises and the closure of the Marine Museum of the Great Lakes. Conversations around how high is too high are still ongoing in 2017 and Kingstonians are still feeling a sadness over the loss of the waterfront museum. In their

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What if Kingston…

Last Spring, Waterloo-based IN8 Development unveiled a grand proposal to transform the former Empire Theater on Princess Street into The Capitol, an 18-storey condominium high-rise that has the potential to change the shape of downtown Kingston.  While some argue that the radically modern landmark will erode historic charm, others contend

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The Ongoing Expansion of the Student Housing Area in Kingston

According to Canadian Real Estate Wealth (CREW) magazine, the area northwest of Queen’s University is one of the top 100 Canadian neighbourhoods to invest in. This lucrative slice of the Limestone City was listed alongside 41 other locales throughout Ontario, while the average price for a home in this coveted

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Condo-lences or Condo-nable?

Just over a year ago, it was announced that the massive hole at the corner of Bagot and Princess would become Anna Lane, a condo development that makes it easier to come up with an initial down payment. The building’s design sort of fits with the surrounding neighbourhood, which includes

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Kingston’s View Corridors

Downtown Kingston boasts some of the best vantage points in the city, allowing pedestrians and residents to stand at an intersection such as Princess and Clergy, and have clear visibility of our many heritage buildings, shops, and the waterfront. While the view corridor afforded by lower Princess Street owes a

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Friday Foto

Every city has a seedy, wart infested underbelly of ugly issues that are capable of dividing and disgusting the local population.  For Kingston, a short list includes the ongoing third crossing saga, Block D development, K-Rock Centre location/finances/naming rights/etc, dog parks, bike lanes and waterfront paths, and the grand daddy

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What if Kingston…

When you think of landmarks that shape the overall image of Kingston, institutions that stand out range from Fort Henry to City Hall, and even Kingston Penitentiary. Regarding the latter, there are a total of nine federal corrections facilities in and around the city, including: Joyceville, Pittsburgh, Collins Bay, Frontenac,

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Does Kingston Need a Batman?

On Sunday evening, I made my way to the theatre to take in one of the most anticipated summer blockbuster films in recent history. The Dark Knight is the follow up to Batman Begins (2005), a Christopher Nolan film which portrayed a much darker version of Batman and Gotham City

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Opening Soon

Walking around downtown, and driving throughout the township this weekend really opened my eyes up to all the new development that’s been going on throughout Kingston. Everywhere you turn there’s a new building being constructed, or leased sign posted in a future storefront. Then there’s the sprawling construction site bordering

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