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Opinion: Lilacs a sign of summer more welcome this year than others

The repeated, four-note riff coupled with characteristic distortion signals the start of one of Jimi Hendrix’s earliest tunes. Purple Haze. For people of “a certain age” (that’s me), those four notes are as instantly recognizable as the first four notes of Beethoven’s 5th. Purple haze also indicates the beginning of

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1000 Island Drive-in coming soon to Gananoque

The timing is finally right for a drive-in movie theater in Gananoque — an idea that’s been circulating for years in the mind of Silver Cinema owner Jamie Peterson. “Since Kingston’s drive-in closed, there’s been a void in the area. With (the COVID pandemic), it just seems like the right

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City readies to reopen some outdoor recreational spaces

Beginning on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, the City of Kingston will reopen some of the outdoor recreation spaces closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the City, the following outdoor public recreation amenities will be open for casual use: Off-leash dog parks Sports fields CaraCo Home Field

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Family-friendly winter activities in Kingston

Christmas has almost come and gone, and the new year brings long, cold nights and dreary, cold days.  Winter isn’t my favourite season – but there are still a lot of ways to have fun here in Kingston. The beauty of winter can’t be denied.  Pristine, fresh-fallen snow, frozen expanses

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