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Martello Alley’s virtual solution to pandemic shopping

Imagine being able to visit your favourite store from the comfort of your own home. Although there’s no replacement for the real thing, one business owner is hoping a virtual touch will help boost sales amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  “It made me really decide at the last minute that I

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‘Tis the season to shop local for unique holiday gifts

Here we are, back around to the holiday shopping season. This year we may be going “out” less, and doing more virtual shopping instead. Many local businesses have both in-store and online shopping options this season, and are gearing up to welcome holiday shoppers. We’ve gathered details on some local

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Froid’Art 2019 is here to enjoy

For the past five years, there’s been something pretty unique and interesting illuminating parts of the city in the coldest, darkest months of the year. Froid’Art, the project started by David Dossett and Martello Alley, is now installed throughout the area, with some of the frozen art installations as far

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Downtown Kingston BIA announces 2018 awards, new Board Members

The Downtown Kingston Business Improvement Area (BIA) honoured five local businesses in four categories, all awarded for demonstrating exceptional business traits in Kingston’s downtown core. The awards were presented at the Downtown Kingston BIA annual general meeting, held at the Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront on the evening of Wednesday, Nov.

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Guide to Art Galleries in Kingston

With March Break starting tomorrow, now seems like a good time for us to take a close look at the many art galleries in Kingston. While we usually make museums and galleries a key part of visiting other cities, we often find ourselves neglecting the great artistic and historical offerings

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Guide to the Best Local Christmas Gifts for 2015

The holiday season is a great time to have a positive impact on your local economy.  Kingston has a wide array of  offerings to choose from, making it easy to find something for everyone on your list.  From the foodie to the music lover to the socially conscious, Kingston has

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