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Don Cherry Online Hot Stove Event

Tickets are now on sale for the Don Cherry Hot Stove Fundraiser taking place Wednesday March 31st, at 7:00ESTpm. Buy your ticket now and register on Zoom to reserve your spot! Special Guests include Rick Smith, Terry O’Reilly and Rick Middleton. This event will be to support local Rotary Clubs,

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Mural with Don Cherry at Svendsen Bros Automotive defaced

Those with Svendsen Bros Automotive arrived to work today to find the mural on the west side of their building had been defaced. The popular automotive shop on Front Road at Days Road in Kingston’s west end has had a mural on the side of the building depicting well-known Kingston

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Kingston’s Original Hockey Hall of Fame announces new president

After serving 19 years as president and dedicating nearly 40 years to the organization, Mark Potter is stepping down from his role at the helm of the Original Hockey Hall of Fame. A well-known personality in the local hockey scene, Potter joined Kingston’s Original Hockey Hall of Fame in 1981,

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‘Kingston Loves Grapes’ Pushes for a Bronzed Don

The push to immortalize Don Cherry in statue form is another step closer to fruition after a petition created by the group “Kingston Loves Grapes” reached its goal of 15 000 signatures over the weekend.  The discussion surrounding such a project has come up before and it seems that those

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Kingstonian Most Deserving of a Musical

Musical theatre is not something that I proclaim to be an expert on, although I’ve seen my fair share and possibly yours over the past decade or so.  My wife has an affinity for musical theatre, performing in numerous pit orchestras, as well as frequently sitting on the opposite side

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The Year That Was

With less than two weeks remaining until the arrival of 2013, it’s time for our annual review of the headlines and news stories that shaped the past year for Kingstonians. Last December, a majority of our readers voted that the Shafia Family murder trial was the top story of 2011,

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The Fate of Kingston’s International Hockey Hall of Fame

Last July, beloved hockey commentator Don Cherry lent his support to a proposal to re-locate the International Hockey Hall of Fame (IHHOF) from its York Street location to the historic, newly renovated Smith Robinson Building.  Presently, the IHHOF is tucked away in an aging two storey building on the southeast

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Does Kingston Deserved a Walk of Fame?

Last week, City Council passed a highly contested motion to rename the lower half of Barack Street to celebrate Kingston’s own, The Tragically Hip. Amongst the various other commemorative proposals brought forward, Council also approved the establishment of a Walk of Fame, which will effectively serve to recognize other notable

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Honouring the Tragically Hip

Kingston is a city unlike any other, and yet similar to other urban centres our streets remind us of our rich and humble history. I’m not referring to the trademark limestone structures, monumental landmarks, gorgeous parks or longstanding commercial fixtures, rather the names of our well travelled streets, boulevards and

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The Works

Nearly one year ago, I wrote about an epic battle that was shaping up in downtown Kingston, whereby a handful of new burger and poutine joints had emerged to tantalize your taste buds.  While Harper’s, Smoke’s and Five Guys have succeeded thus far, casualties of the burger/poutine war include The

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Don Cherry Supports IHHOF Re-Location

The story of how the International Hockey Hall of Fame (IHHOF) came to be established in Kingston, and was later cast aside by the National Hockey League (NHL) is ripe with intrigue.  Over the years, the new, official Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto has allegedly attempted to procure the

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What if Kingston…

If you take a stroll around the campus at Queen’s University, you’ll be treated to a high concentration of outdoor art installations including Iron Man, Sakkarah, Thataway Again, Bent Yellow, A Minute of My Time, Untitled, and many more.  However, when you venture outside of the Queen’s bubble, you’ll notice

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