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Kingstonist poll: Kingston’s best live music venue

As we discussed in our 2018 Year in Review, Kingston’s music scene has come a long way since the 90s, and the number of live music venues has increased greatly in recent years. Just last year, three new venues opened (all breweries!), and the number of live music options in

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Kingston Music Scene Year in Review 2018

With 2018 planted firmly in the rearview mirror, it’s time for Kingstonist to take a look back at the year in local music. Our thriving local music scene continued to provide great new music for us to hear. There were new releases in 2018 from The Wilderness, The Huaraches, Greg

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Local artist sets sights on Guinness World Record for ‘largest indoor mural’

If you’ve been inside Raxx Bar and Grill, you’ve likely noticed something beyond the pool tables, bar, live music, and general revelry – a giant mural covering the walls and enticing the viewer to look closer. In fact, that mural covers nearly 20,000 square feet of area. It was started

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Best Bar in Kingston to Watch the NHL Playoffs

With the 2017 NHL playoffs one week away, many Kingstonian’s will soon flock to local watering holes to cheer on their favorite team’s campaign to claim Lord Stanley’s Cup. That got us wondering, which is the best bar in Kingston to watch the NHL playoffs? The number and size of

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Best Chicken Wings in Kingston

Now that we are well into the throes of the 2015 NHL Play-offs, and local spring sports leagues are starting up, many of us are searching for the perfect place to cheer on our favourite team or hang out after a soccer or baseball game. When it comes to finding

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Best of 2011: Guide to Late Night Bites

Over the past year we presented guides to everything including local bakeries, Museums, Beaches, Bed and Breakfasts and the list goes on.  As a city with three post-secondary institutions and a pretty active bar scene, it’s no surprise that one of our most popular guides was the one that detailed

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Guide to Late Night Bites

We published this Guide to Late Night Bites back in 2011. Looking for a more up to date guide? Check out the 2015 version of our Guide to Late Night Bites, complete with new listings and our top recommendations. What do most of us like to do after an evening

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Anything but Shameless

There is some really great music going on in this town. I’ve been reluctant to say that too often because I am a musician in Kingston and wouldn’t want to seem biased. But it just has to be said. The Kingston music scene is absolutely hopping and I want to

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