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POLL: Kingston’s best late-night bar

A night on the town. Girls night out. Boys night out. A staff or holiday party. Whatever reason you have for staying out late for a drink or two, Kingston has plenty of options! When it comes to nightlife, we have pubs, dance clubs, late-night eats, an arcade, a pool

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Fundraiser brings music and poetry together in support of Interval House

  At the heart of every community are the people and places that help those who need it most during difficult, uncertain times. Here in Kingston, Interval House is a place that does just that, offering emergency shelter and second stage housing, along with resources, to women, children, and youth

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“The time has come” – Amherst Island Radio throws birthday party fundraiser

Thirteen years after launching, Amherst Island Radio is ready for a signal boost. “The time has come,” said Eric Tremblay, program director of the community radio station. “We’re applying to increase the broadcast radius to cover about four times the area we do now.” While Kingstonians in most of the

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‘Even the walls will be rocking’ – Willie Nile previews show in Kingston

  If you don’t “feel a hell of a lot better than when you came in” after Willie Nile’s gig at BLUMartini this Saturday, Nile himself offers a money back guarantee. That is if you survive the fire. “I think the venue and the promoter should alert the fire department

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Kingstonist poll: Kingston’s best live music venue

As we discussed in our 2018 Year in Review, Kingston’s music scene has come a long way since the 90s, and the number of live music venues has increased greatly in recent years. Just last year, three new venues opened (all breweries!), and the number of live music options in

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Ginger St. James spices up BluMartini on Saturday

Not only does Hamilton-based singer-songwriter Ginger St. James play over 200 shows a year, she’s also a music booker, a promoter, a popcorn entrepreneur, and a sales rep for a CD and vinyl record manufacturer. And in her spare time, which apparently exists, she paints, visits a shooting range, or

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Local musicians band together for Autism Spectrum Disorder awareness this Sunday

Derrick Claridge can’t stop gushing about the Kingston music scene. He’s lived in Kingston, and been part of the scene himself, since 1992. “The spirit of cooperation that this scene continually shows is unmatched anywhere, as far as I’m concerned,” says Claridge. “The single biggest reason I am still in

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