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Most Anticipated Summer Events

Remember the sheer terrible that was winter 2014? Kingstonians patiently and bravely endured, and with the arrival of summer, we’re now looking forward to much deserved outdoor festivals, mosquito bites and hot, sticky days made tolerable by frosty beverages. Tomorrow’s Canada day festivities mark one of the first opportunities for

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Most Anticipated Summer Events in Kingston

June is here and kids of all ages are counting down until the end of school, and the general winding down that the summer season brings.  Many would agree that the summer months are some of the best to spend in The Limestone City.  Downtown is bustling and patios are

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Fare on the Square

Last week, Kingstonist challenged you to check out “Fare on the Square,” a local-foods-by-local- restaurants event held this past Saturday in Market Square. Unfortunately, Mother Nature did not cooperate and it rained on and off for most of Saturday. However, undeterred and dedicated Kingston foodies, who didn’t mind getting a

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What if Kingston…

Last weekend, Confederation Park and Market Square played host to the Kingston Multicultural Arts Festival, Fare on the Square as well as the regular Farmer’s Market. All of these activities have grown in size and popularity over the past few years, which is a testament to the good work being

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#ygkChallenge: Enjoy Fare on the Square

Welcome to Kingstonist’s weekly challenge, dare, resolution or whatever you prefer to call it. Each week we establish a new and ambitious community goal, encouraging our readers, followers, friends and families to step out of their comfort zones and do something great, and hopefully a little out of the ordinary.

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Top Five Things to See and Do in Summer 2012

In the wake of the last day of school, the end of highschool exams and Canada Day festivities, few would argue that Summer has yet to arrive. The smell of campfires, booming sound of fireworks and welcome relief of a mid-day sun shower forge unbreakable memories that help keep us

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Most Anticipated Summer Events in Kingston

Looking at the long list of spectacular events that take place over the course of the Summer in Kingston, it’s no wonder why so many families, post-secondary students and tourists make an appearance on certain weekends. To say that there is a lot going on is an understatement, especially when

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Fare on the Square (2 of 2)

Yesterday we gave you Part One of our review of Fare on the Square. Today I’ll show you what other yummy items we sampled last Saturday. Our next stop was The Kingston Brew Pub. They were offering Local Bison Burgers. Once again, I didn’t sample since I don’t really like

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Fare on the Square (1 of 2)

As I’m sure many of you know, this past Saturday, Market Square played host to the Third Annual Fare on the Square. This event promotes locally sourced food by featuring dishes prepared by nine downtown restaurants.  At $2 a sample, it’s easy to try a bit of everything. In addition

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Kingston By Fork Food Tours

In the past, we’ve talked at length about the joys of being a starry-eyed tourist in your own backyard.  There’s something truly magical about re-discovering one’s surroundings, and breathing new life into our enjoyment and understanding of what the Limestone City has to offer.  Since founding Kingstonist, I’ve put forth

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Top 10 of 2010: The Rise of the Locavore

As I start to consider my New Year’s resolution for 2011, I think a look back at one of my goals from 2010 is in order. My personal quest to eat and support local food producers is an ongoing quest, while my initial plea for help was well received. We

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Tastes from Fare on the Square (2 of 2)

In case you missed part one of our coverage of last weekend’s Fare on the Square, don’t spoil the fun and read the reviews out of order. Thus far, we’ve featured delicious dishes prepared by Aqua Terra, Atomica, le Chien Noir as well as Curry Original. In part two, we

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