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Skateful Dead double-header today

This afternoon (Saturday, Jul. 28,2018) at the Memorial Centre, the Skateful Dead will at likely end up the Skateful Dead Tired. The roller derby team plays two matches today, the first against Ottawa’s Bytown Blackhearts, the second against the Belleville Bombshells. “It’s important to rehydrate,” says Justine Aman, spokesperson for

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Top Five Things to See and Do in May 2017

Spring is in the air in Kingston! The patios dotting our downtown are once again bustling with activity, weary students are shuffling into new digs, and the panic-inducing clouds of midges are choking anyone who dares to venture within 3 blocks of the waterfront.  With the city’s event calendar is

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Top Five Things to See and Do in September 2015

The final holidays of the Summer and the first day back in class are fast approaching.  Whether either of those milestones makes you cringe or cheer for joy, the arrival of September is truly something we can all look forward too.  Soon, the city will be buzzing with post-secondary students,

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Guide to The 2015 Skeleton Park Arts Festival

The Skeleton Park Arts Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and we couldn’t be more excited! The 10-day solstice celebration’s line up is as impressive as ever, which is why it’s one of our top five things to see and do in Kingston this month. In addition to

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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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7th Birthday Contest Winners

Monday, March 2nd was Kingstonist’s 7th Birthday! As we do every year, we wanted to take this occasion thank you, our loyal readers and followers, for your ongoing support.  We asked you to comment, Tweet and share our posts on Facebook for a chance to win one of five awesome,

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Kingston Ribfest and Craft Beer Show 2014

Last year, while heading to Back to Cruel, The Kingston Derby Girls’ season closer, Harvey and I were delighted to stumble upon Kingston’s first Ribfest and Craft Beer Show on the field at The Memorial Centre.  We walked right in, not having to pay an admission fee but instead making

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#ygkChallenge: Let’s All Go To The Derby

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 Spring 2014

Looking outside, it’s hard to believe spring arrived well over two weeks ago.  The dirty snowpack and wretched ice are still hip deep in the darkest corners of our yards, while trusty furnaces continues to churn out glorious heat on those bone-chilling nights. With warmer temperatures slowly revealing what use

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Top Five Things to See and Do in Spring 2013

This time last year, Kingstonians were frolicking about sporting flip flops and sleeve/pant-less attire as we hopped from one sun-kissed patio to the next. This year, thanks to the faulty predictions made by an out of work groundhog, we’re begrudgingly still trying to coax Old Man Winter out the door. 

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Ticket Giveaway: Kingston Derby Girls

We love the Derby Girls and we know you do too!  Next Saturday, September 8th is the 2012 Season Finale: Back to Cruel III and we’re giving away two pairs of tickets! Finishing off their 3rd season of competitive flat-track action in Kingston, this double header features all three Kingston

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Six Questions for KDG’s Skate at Home Mom

Skate at Home Mom is one of the founders of Kingston Derby Girls and skates for the Disloyalists.  She has lived in Kingston all her life: her first job was slinging fries at Kingston Canadiens’ games, so she’s thrilled that KDG calls the Memorial Centre home. She is constantly blown

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