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Expanding Paid Residential Parking Permit Zones

While free on street parking is available on many residential streets in the central area of the city, most of these streets have time of day regulations during the week. These regulations are designed to keep drivers from leaving their car in one spot for an entire day which, according

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The Tragically Hip’s Final Concert in Kingston

Fans and supporters of The Tragically Hip have been painfully frustrated by the farcical reality of the ticketing process that goes hand-in-hand with stadium shows and big name performers.  Tickets for what may be the band’s final tour were virtually unavailable the moment they went on sale, as they’d been

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Top Five Things to See and Do in April 2016

It’s hard to believe that March Break, the start of daylight savings, the first day of Spring, Easter and even April Fools are all behind us, but today we welcome the arrival of April with open arms.  While the rain may have gotten you down over the past few days,

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Kingston Frontenacs 2016 Playoff Predictions

With the Kingston Frontenacs emerging from the regular season as the 2016 Eastern Conference Champions, excitement regarding the team’s post-season potential is hard to miss.  This past weekend, the Fronts embarked on their highly anticipated playoff journey, facing off twice against the eighth place Oshawa Generals – who just happen

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Top Five Things to See and Do in December 2015

Earlier this week we unwrapped our highly anticipated annual Guide to Holiday Entertainment, featuring nearly two dozen of the city’s most colourful concerts, parties and sing-a-longs taking place during the festive season.  However, as you well know, there’s more than just candy canes, red-nosed reindeer and sleigh rides when it

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Most Anticipated Events in June 2015 in Kingston

Today is the first unofficial holiday of the Summer: Victoria Day!  That likely means your coolers are fully stocked, the grill is prepped, and you’ve got big plans to hang out with friends and family and reminisce about surviving another wretched winter.  The arrival of Victoria Day also means that

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Top Five Things to See and Do in April 2015

For our top five things to see and do in April 2015, Kingstonist is highlighting a trio of highly anticipated concerts, as well as opportunities to embrace your inner geek and root, root, root for the home team.  Enjoy! Kingston Frontenacs Playoffs, various dates in April 2015 (and beyond?):  with

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Lynn Carlotto Nominated for 2014 Women of Influence Award

Lynn Carlotto, SMG Canada’s General Manager of the Rogers K-Rock Centre, has been nominated by Venues Today magazine for the 2014 Women of Influence award. The award honours women who have made a difference in the sports, music, and convention industries throughout their careers. A sports and entertainment industry veteran,

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Most Anticipated Winter Events in Kingston

2013 concluded in dramatic fashion in Kingston as a segment of Williamsville was devastated by a massive fire, and then Limestone City was forced to endure a cataclysmic ice storm that rivaled the 1998 version in terms of city-wide damage. The aftermath is glaringly apparent two weeks later with impassable

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Hall Monitor: Cycle Break

Last night, city council, staff and the public gathered in City Hall for Kingston City Council meeting number 21-2013. The city has published the agenda and addeds online. While we opened with a bit of debate over how to procedurally add a few delegations to the agenda, most of the

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Top Five Things to See and Do in Fall 2013

We’re now into the second week of Fall and have already witnessed a handful of significant seasonal events come and go.  Hard to miss extravaganzas such as Writersfest, Run or Dye, Chili Fest and one half of the reinstated Queen’s Homecoming are now part of the history books, but that

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A Farewell to Free Parking in Kingston

The availability, or lack thereof, of parking in and around the downtown core is a constant sore spot for local residents, shoppers and event-goers. In recent years, we’ve been increasingly circling the block in search of that perfect parking spot thanks to the implementation of the pay and display permit

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