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Who’s that guy gliding along Kingston’s waterfront?

He easily draws as much of a crowd as is permitted wherever he goes. Gliding on the water like a hot knife through butter. You may have seen him at his usual spots, either at Confederation Basin or down by the Pump House Museum. “Everyone who sees it is amazed

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Kingston City Council gives go ahead for Capitol Condos project

Kingston City Council unanimously passed a motion on Tuesday, Apr. 6, 2021 to endorse the settlement on the proposed Capitol Condos project at 223 Princess Street. The Capitol Condos project will see a nine-storey condominium building at the former Capitol Movie Theatre in downtown Kingston. Plans, revisions, and conversations have

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Heritage Foundation releases details on design settlement with IN8

The long debate over the height of a proposed residential building at 223 Princess Street has finally been settled. IN8, the developer of the residential building proposed for 223 Princess Street, Building Kingston’s Future Inc. (BKF) and the Frontenac Heritage Foundation (FHF) signed Minutes of Settlement earlier this week for

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IN8, Frontenac Heritage Foundation finally agree on Capitol Condos

The Frontenac Heritage Foundation and Building Kingston’s Future Inc. have finally given their blessings to The Capitol condo project. The appellants along with IN8 Developments out of Kitchener-Waterloo, the group responsible for The Capitol, have agreed on the matter after a long-standing dispute. The dispute was centred around the height

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Three arrested following downtown Kingston convenience store robbery

Kingston Police have arrested three people in connection with a robbery at New Merry Market which occurred on Saturday, Feb 13, 2021. At approximately 1:42 p.m. on the above date an unknown armed male suspect entered the New Merry Market at Barrie Street and Earl Street. The male walked through

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Local man charged after breaking into downtown business and resisting arrest

A local man is facing charges after multiple infractions at downtown Kingston businesses, including breaking and entering. At approximately 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021, the accused male proceeded to leave an establishment without making any attempt to pay for the alcoholic drinks he had consumed, according to a

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Local male arrested after assaulting girlfriend and damaging property

A local man is facing charges after a late night confrontation became violent at a downtown Kingston residence. According to a report from Kingston Police, dated Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, an argument between the male accused and his girlfriend, the female victim took place at approximately 3:05 a.m. on the

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Kingston Police seek assistance to identify parcel thief

A thief made off with multiple parcels from inside an apartment building after an unknown tenant let him through the locked door. Kingston Police have released images and are requesting assistance to identify the suspect. At approximately 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 1, 2021 the male suspect attended an apartment

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St Andrew’s looking to repurpose church manse to address housing crisis

The historic manse building belonging to St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church at the corner of Queen and Clergy streets in downtown Kingston may be a viable option amid the affordable housing shortage in the city. According to a release from the church, dated Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, the Session (governing board)

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Minotaur wins Window Winter Wonderland competition

After three weeks of voting, and a downtown tour by the judges, Minotaur Games and Gifts, located at 78 Princess Street, has been declared the winner of the Downtown Kingston! Window Winter Wonderland competition. In a release from Downtown Kingston! (DK!) dated Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, Marilyn Doherty from DK!

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Vote for your favourite downtown Window Wonderland

Every year businesses in downtown Kingston decorate their windows for the holiday season. Starting Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020 you can vote for your favourite display. “The businesses in Downtown Kingston! take great care to make sure their windows sparkle for the holidays,” says Marilyn Doherty, Projects Manager and Marketing for

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Kingston’s downtown light displays to shine all winter long

The City of Kingston and Tourism Kingston have partnered to add more LED lights and lighting installations downtown this winter. “Many have already noticed the heartwarming ‘Love’ lighting installation in Confederation Basin,” said Mayor Bryan Paterson. “Coming to see the lights we’ll have down Princess Street and around City Hall

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