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Road closures and traffic delays, week ending June 18, 2021

The following is a selection of the most significant road closures and expected traffic delays in and around the city of Kingston for the week ending June 18, 2021. Full lists of closures and delays provided by the City of Kingston and the MTO can be viewed here and here. In the Bayridge

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Love Kingston Marketplace: do Kingston businesses love or hate it?

After months of being cooped up during lockdown, Friday, June 11, 2021 couldn’t come any sooner for most Ontarians. It is the day we are able to have a small semblance of ‘normal life’—dining outdoors under patio umbrellas as well as doing some non-essential shopping. Last year, the City of

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Love Kingston Marketplace launches for 2021 season

The City of Kingston and its partners, Tourism Kingston and the Downtown Kingston! Business Improvement Area (BIA), have announced the official launch of Love Kingston Marketplace (LKM) 2021 this spring. The reimagined LKM 2021 has expanded on last year’s plan to support local downtown businesses and hopes to hold outdoor

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Road closures and traffic delays, week ending May 21, 2021

The following is a selection of the most significant road closures and expected traffic delays in and around the city of Kingston for the week ending May 21, 2021. Full lists of closures and delays provided by the City of Kingston and the MTO can be viewed here and here. Along Bath Road:

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Road closures and traffic delays, week ending May 14, 2021

The following is a selection of the most significant road closures and expected traffic delays in and around the city of Kingston for the week ending May 14, 2021. Full lists of closures and delays provided by the City of Kingston and the MTO can be viewed here and here. Garrett Street near

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Kingston musicians: Be featured on YGK Music 2021 playlists

The City of Kingston is seeking submissions from local musicians, groups and organizations that would like to have their music featured on two new YGK Music 2021 playlists. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Friday, March 19. “YGK Music celebrates Kingston as a music city and features and

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New EDI Manager, Love Kingston Marketplace 2021 discussed at Kingston City Council

City Council met virtually on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. After a closed session, in which they discussed labour relations, potential litigation over the collapse of 223 Princess St. on Christmas day 2020, and activity around Clyde Industrial Park, Council proceeded with a public meeting broadcast to YouTube starting at 7

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Downtown merchants say concrete barriers were a ‘waste of parking space’

The City of Kingston completely altered the landscape of downtown Kingston streets during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Love Kingston Marketplace, in partnership with the Downtown Kingston! BIA and Tourism Kingston, was designed to provide more space for pedestrians and businesses in the downtown core. “The City is reimagining parts of

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Princess Street closed to traffic Saturday for Love Kingston Sidewalk Sale

This Saturday, Sept. 12th, 2020, Princess Street will be closed to traffic to allow Love Kingston Marketplace to hold a Sidewalk Sale in support of downtown businesses. This safe and fun shopping experience will be a day-long event, running from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Princess Street will be

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Kingston’s Quiet Streets pilot program ready to launch

The Kingston Quiet Streets pilot initiative is set to launch on the week beginning Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, according to the Kingston Coalition for Active Transportation. The project, which aims to create corridors that connect neighbourhoods in downtown Kingston (including the Williamsville, Sydenham and King’s Town Districts) to “essential services,

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Contactless food ordering now available at Springer Market Square outdoor patio

The Downtown Kingston! BIA has announced contactless food ordering to the Love Kingston Marketplace patio in Springer Market Square. Diners can now order food from AquaTerra, Black Dog Tavern, Golden Rooster Delicatessan and Sharetea Kingston through a mobile ordering platform in the market. Food is delivered directly to a Love

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Outdoor art exhibit showcases local urban birds by Chantal Rousseau

This year’s Paved Paradise, titled Some of the Many Birds of Kingston, features a collection of reproductions of original watercolour paintings by Kingston-based artist, Chantal Rousseau. Paved Paradise is a temporary outdoor art exhibit created to improve the appearance of the parking lot space at the corner of Ontario and Brock

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