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Kingston Public Market readies to reopen by end of June

After a spring without it, one of Kingston’s most beloved and historic features is about to reopen, bringing flowers, fresh produce, and a variety of other offerings back to Springer Market Square. The Kingston Public Market – also known as the downtown farmers’ market – will return to Springer Market

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Here in Kingston at 303 York Street

  Here in Kingston at 303 York Street stands the Memorial Centre, which holds a farmer’s market, hockey games, rib festivals, a dog park, and the Kingston Fall Fair. The field that now welcomes rib specialists and midway rides, was originally a place of battle for harness racing athletes. Harness

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Top Five Things to See and Do in August 2017

As August lurks around the corner, we realize the bittersweetness of knowing that we’re halfway through summer. But fear not! There is still plenty of summer fun to enjoy in ygk. Narrowing down a list of the Top 5 Things to See and Do in August was tricky. We couldn’t

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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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Best of 2016: Kingston’s Market, 1907

Kingstonist’s Best of 2016 continues with one of our many favourite posts from Queen’s Archives. The Kingston Farmers’ Market, located in the heart of downtown Kingston, is still a focal point and go-to destination for Kingstonians and visitors alike. The image below shows a familiar scene. The landscape around the

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#ygkChallenge: Local Thanksgiving

The #ygkchallenge is an ongoing series where we dare you to be different, resolve to be better, and or do something awesome in support of our beloved community. Each week, Kingstonist establishes a new, ambitious or quirky goal, encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and do something

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#ygkChallenge: Support our Farmers’ Markets

The #ygkchallenge is an ongoing series where we dare you to be different, resolve to be better, and or do something awesome in support of our beloved community. Each week, Kingstonist establishes a new, ambitious or quirky goal, encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and do something

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#ygkChallenge: Local Thanksgiving

The #ygkChallenge is an ongoing series where we dare you to be different, resolve to be better, and or do something awesome in support of our beloved community. Each week, Kingstonist establishes a new, ambitious or quirky goal, encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and do something

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Top Five Things to See and Do in August 2015

There’s so much going on in Kingston during the Summer, that it’s practically impossible to make it out and enjoy it all.  We could easily suggest 50 or 100 things to see and do around the city in August, but we continuously strive to develop a short list of absolute

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Top Five Things to See and Do in May 2015

While May is just around the corner, let’s not forget that it snowed last week and it’s still a bit too chilly for wasting the day away on local patios.  Thankfully our top five things to see and do in May 2015 will warm you up and get you out

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