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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: Try a Good Food Box

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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Six Questions for Jan MacDonald

In the summer, Kingston is alive with numerous events and activities. Many promise delicious eats, perhaps none more so than the Local Food Local Chefs cooking demos that happen each Saturday in Market Square, hosted by Downtown Kingston!. The series kicked off on July 4. Here, the organization’s Projects Manager,

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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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Solutions for “Foodies-who-can’t-cook”

I think it’s fair to say that, in the last decade, food culture has exploded. While an appreciation for delicious food has always existed, with the proliferation of dining establishments, food bloggers, programs, and even networks entirely dedicated to showcasing food, culinary hedonism is now accessible to the masses 24/7.

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Best of 2014: Stone City Ales

The craft beer movement has exploded during the last decade and Kingston bars and restaurants have responded with great enthusiasm, featuring craft brews from near and far.  In the last couple of years, ygk has enjoyed the opening of places like The Alibi and The Brooklyn, who specialize specifically in

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Stone City Ales

Far too many local business owners have learned the hard way that the success of a new downtown establishment is never guaranteed, rather, it requires the right mix of quality ingredients, carefully crafted to meet the ever changing needs of thirsty patrons. In recent years, businesses have cashed in big

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Local Food, Local Chef Demo: Clark Day of Aqua Terra

When dressing a sandwich or a hotdog, most people wouldn’t believe it’s almost as easy to make your own mustard condiment than it is to squeeze it from a container. Chef Clark Day of AquaTerra was in Market Square this past Saturday demonstrating (among other things) just that: how to

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Local Food, Local Chef Demo: Andrew Kirby of Atomica

Kingston is blessed by a bounty of good restaurants, but sometimes you want that gourmet meal in the comfort of your own home. Fear not: the Downtown Kingston BIA is producing Local Food, Local Chefs cooking demonstrations every Saturday this summer until Labour Day weekend. At each demo in Market

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#ygkChallenge: Go on a Kingston By Fork Tour

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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