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March of the Museums goes virtual — in April

The Kingston Association of Museums, Art Galleries and Historic Sites (KAM) have announced their March of the Museum event will take place this year, though with some significant changes. Due to the pandemic, and the change to the regular school March Break, the event will happen in April, and has

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Local organizations ready to welcome kids and families back to fall programming

With the return of school, parents may be wondering what safe and fun activities are open for business this fall. Many local organizations are setting up registration and classes, and making changes to procedures, to ensure a safe return to regular programming. (Or at least close to it.) Take a

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Father’s Day gifts to support the local economy

Local businesses are still scrambling, months into the emergency measures put in place by the government. Times are tough, and small businesses are working tirelessly to follow provincial guidelines while still serving their customers. Despite these struggles, time marches forward, and we find ourselves at another special occasion: Father’s Day

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Improbable Escapes set to lock in west end expansion

Improbable Escapes, the popular escape room business that opened downtown in 2015, announced today that they are expanding to Kingston’s west end this fall. The new location, called Wonderland Escape Rooms & Board Game Lounge, will offer two escape rooms, a licensed board game cafe, and a party room. “Ever

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Finders Keepers in YGK

Treasure is waiting to be found in Kingston. I’m not talking about historic sites or fine restaurants, those are nice too, but starting Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, hidden treasure will be placed in certain spots by the wondrous people of Improbable Escapes, for anyone to find. All you need to

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Tourism and hospitality award a welcome surprise for Improbable Escapes

On the evening of Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, local escape room business, Improbably Escapes, was up for the Tourism and Hospitality Award from the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce. Halfway around the world, Melissa Eapen and Emma Rochon, founders of Improbable Escapes, were sleeping, as they were currently in Italy

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#ygkChallenge: Im-PAWS-ible Escapes Day for Kingston Humane Society

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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