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The (New) Kingston Brewing Company

If you were to ask a longtime Kingstonian or former resident for a casual restaurant recommendation, chances are The Kingston Brewing Company (KBC) would be at the top of their list. Founded in 1986, the Brew Pub as it’s affectionately known, is renowned for their shortlist of housemade-beer, the private

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Best Chicken Wings in Kingston

Now that we are well into the throes of the 2015 NHL Play-offs, and local spring sports leagues are starting up, many of us are searching for the perfect place to cheer on our favourite team or hang out after a soccer or baseball game. When it comes to finding

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Best of 2013: Local Restaurants Face New Kind of Competition

For a small city in between major centers, we sure are lucky to have such a wide variety of fresh, locally sourced restaurants.  The food scene in Kingston has thrived and this includes everything from smaller, ethnically diverse cuisine to gourmet restaurants, burgers and breakfast.  Most recently, we’ve seen an

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Local Restaurants Face New Kind of Competition

Restaurant business is a tough business. Profit margins are low – often 10-15%, and costs are always increasing. They say that 1 in 4 restaurants that open will close within a year. In Kingston, the density of restaurants downtown is very high, and although the natural lifecycle of openings and

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Best of 2011: Guide to Late Night Bites

Over the past year we presented guides to everything including local bakeries, Museums, Beaches, Bed and Breakfasts and the list goes on.  As a city with three post-secondary institutions and a pretty active bar scene, it’s no surprise that one of our most popular guides was the one that detailed

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Guide to Late Night Bites

We published this Guide to Late Night Bites back in 2011. Looking for a more up to date guide? Check out the 2015 version of our Guide to Late Night Bites, complete with new listings and our top recommendations. What do most of us like to do after an evening

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Kingston’s Best Signature Dish

Philadelphia is known for its cheesesteak.  Belgium is the birthplace of waffles.  And Quebec lays claim to first combining french fries, cheese curds and gravy.  While not every city in the world can claim responsibility for creating popular menu items, they each have unique and interesting restaurants, public markets, bakeries,

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Guide to St. Pat’s in Kingston in 2010

I know this incredible weather has some people a little out of sorts and confused, and then we throw in the time change and it’s like we’ve skipped ahead two months, but rest assured, we haven’t and tomorrow is in fact St. Patrick’s Day.  For me, St. Patty’s has always

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The Delta Highway Experience

Weekends frequently pass like molasses for most teens in Kingston. As a local teen, I understand that there are an outstanding number of events publicized via Facebook now-a-days, hence there is no excuse to miss extravaganzas such as the Limestone City Blues Festival. This past weekend, I ventured downtown to

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