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Local man arrested for throwing items off a roof into a crowd at Buskers

A man who caused a disturbance during Buskers Rendezvous in downtown Kingston is now facing five charges due to his dangerous behaviour. Witnesses observed the accused man on the roof of a building at the corner of Ontario and Clarence Streets at approximately 5:25 p.m. on Saturday, Jul. 6, 2019.

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2019 Kingston Buskers Rendezvous opens in downtown Kingston

The 2019 Kingston Buskers Rendezvous kicked off with the annual Fool’s Overture at the Renaissance Event Venue on Wednesday, Jul. 3, 2019. Teen ukulele trio Callback opened the evening with covers of contemporary songs. Thirteen year olds Annie, Lucy, and Clara all call Kingston home, and said that they were

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Top Five Things to See and Do in July 2017

School’s out for the Summer, and that means the local event scene is kicking in to high gear to woo tourists and Kingstonians alike.  There’s certainly no shortage of daily activities and big festivals vying for your attention, so much so that you’d be hard pressed to take it all

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Top Five Things to See and Do in July 2016

Happy Canada Day, ygk! We hope you’re out enjoying the fun things Kingston has to offer on this first official holiday of the summer. Princess Street is open for business after Phase 3 of The Big Dig and the Red and White People Parade takes place at 11:30. It will

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Best of 2015: Slide the City

In the midst of minor heatwave last Summer, we asked the question “what if Kingston hosted Slide the City“?  Slide the City is a massive waterslide spanning the length of 3 football fields, which travels from city to city during the warmer months.  With the slide successfully hosted in Halifax,

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What if Kingston…

On Saturday, August 1st, downtown Kingston will once again be transformed into a pedestrian-friendly dream, thanks to the first of two planned Princess Street Promenade events of the Summer 2015. For the uninitiated, the concept behind the Promenade, is simple: close off a portion of Princess Street to vehicle traffic,

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Top Five Things to See and Do in July 2015

School’s out and although the past few days have been somewhat wet and dreary, I assure you, Summer has officially arrived!  The first statutory holiday of the sunny season will allow (most of) us to take a well-deserved break tomorrow. Looking ahead to a busy and hopefully sunny month, there

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Most Anticipated Events in July 2015 in Kingston

Schoooool’s out for summerrr!  Well, just about.  Many LDSB students are still plugging away at finals and getting ready for graduation ceremonies, but for the most part, summer is here and vacation is within reach.  While we all enjoy events like Feb Fest, or heading out for a skate on

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Top Five Things to See and Do in Summer 2014

Summer is undoubtedly the busiest season for events and festivals in the city of Kingston. Tourists flock to the city to take in annual spectacles such as the Buskers Rendezvous, while local residents enjoy free activities including the public market, Princess Street Promenade and the list goes on. With so

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Dianne’s Fishbar Restaurant

Last summer, Kingstonians were tempted with a fresh, new dining establishment whose angle was “seafood shack meets Baja Mexico”.  From Tim Pater, the man who made le Chien Noir, Atomica and Harper’s Burger Bar irresistible destinations on the local culinary map comes Dianne’s Fishbar Restaurant.  Dianne’s is located kitty-corner to

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