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A day at the spa? Thoughts on the intersection of Battersea and Glenburnie Roads

I want to see our city grow. Not in a blind or wasteful way. Some things, like pollution, should not increase, nor should poverty. Both need to be reduced as quickly as possible. But smart, sustainable programs that create jobs and support environmentally friendly and socially responsible industries and initiatives

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Kingston craft beer scene year-in-review

It’s been a whirlwind of a year for Kingston’s breweries.  Although the craft beer industry across Canada is still growing, Kingston seems to be going through a bit of a re-adjustment period. At the beginning of 2019, there were 11 craft breweries within a twenty-minute drive of here: Kingston Brewing

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Skeleton Park Brewery opens in former King’s Town location

Where one beer story ends, another begins. Such is the case with King’s Town Beer Company, which was the west end’s first craft brewery when it opened in late 2016. Earlier this month, King’s Town announced that it was no longer brewing beer and that they’d be handing the keys

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Should beer and spirits be allowed in farmers’ markets?

In July, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce released a report, “Unleashing the Economic Potential of Ontario’s Beverage Alcohol Sector,” providing recommendations to Queen’s Park on how the government can ‘modernize the sale and distribution of beverage alcohol to responsibly promote growth across all four categories – wine, beer, spirits, and

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King’s Town serves up Homebrew Contest

  Kingston is home to seven breweries, with one on the way this spring and three more only 20 minutes outside of the city. There are also the homebrewers: beer lovers of all ages concocting ales, lagers, stouts, hefeweizens and any number of other styles in their basements, garages, and

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Kingston’s newest brewery, SanTur Brewing, set to open soon

By Marisa Sandlin In a city already spoiled for choice when it comes to craft beer, Kingstonians can add another brewery to the growing list: SanTur Brewing. Owners Rolf Turunen and Judah Santos are taking a long-empty storefront downtown (177 Princess Street, which was formerly XO Lounge) and transforming it

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Kingston brewers respond to Ford’s ‘buck-a-beer’

  After the long weekend – during which, no doubt, many suds were sunk – Ontarians were treated to a press announcement in which current Premier Doug Ford proudly declared that his campaign promise to bring back ‘Buck-a-Beer’ was being kept. His choice of location for such a proclamation? Picton’s

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