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POLL: Kingston’s best late-night bar

A night on the town. Girls night out. Boys night out. A staff or holiday party. Whatever reason you have for staying out late for a drink or two, Kingston has plenty of options! When it comes to nightlife, we have pubs, dance clubs, late-night eats, an arcade, a pool

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Best of 2017: Best Winery in Prince Edward County

One of the greatest benefits of living in Kingston is the city’s geographic location.  We’re practically equidistant to large getaway destinations such as Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, and we have amazing communities dotting our perimeter.  From Sydenham to Merrickville and Perth, there’s a number of alluring places well within reach

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Guide to the 2017 Back to the Farm: MacKinnon Brothers Beer and Music Festival

On Sunday, August 20th, the MacKinnon Brothers Brewing will host their third-annual Back to the Farm: Beer & Music Festival. Billed as “a big ol’ field party”, Back to the Farm continues to showcase the brewery and farm, which serve as the backbone of the Bath-based brewing company. This year’s

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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 Winery in Prince Edward County

On a recent trip to Toronto, I was having dinner at a restaurant downtown and opened up the wine list to find a number of wines from Prince Edward County available on the carefully curated menu. It was a definite moment of pride as I noticed just how many PEC

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Ticket Giveaway: Back to the Farm: MacKinnon Brothers Beer and Music Festival

On Sunday, August 21st, the MacKinnon Brothers Brewing will host their second-annual Back to the Farm: Beer & Music Festival. Back to the Farm is billed as “a big ol’ field party”, that showcases the brewery and farm that have been instrumental in the Bath-based brewing company’s success.  As the

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Best Microbrewery in Kingston

In recent years we’ve been increasingly obsessed with celebrating the best microbrewery in Kingston and the surrounding region.  Since 1986,  the Kingston Brewing Company was the only producer within the city limits, but that all changed in the Summer of 2014 when Stone City Ales hopped on the scene with

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Six Questions for Kody A. Paul

Meet Kody Paul. Or rather, you’ve probably already met Kody Paul. This frontman for The Kodeines is an unapologetic man about town (“I suppose when I needed it, the downtown scene was there for me,” he explains). Catch him sipping a Java at Casa Domenico or a bourbon at the

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Ticket Giveaway: MacKinnon Brothers Beer & Music Festival

On Sunday, August 23rd, MacKinnon Brothers Brewing will host the first-ever Back to the Farm: MacKinnon Brothers Beer & Music Festival. Back to the Farm will showcase both the brewery and farm that have been instrumental in the Bath-based brewing company’s hugely successful first year of operation. As the name

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Most Anticipated New Business in Kingston

The ebb and flow of Kingston’s business landscape is constantly changing and rarely predictable.  Recently, our storied downtown bid a final farewell to Dover’s, Tweed and Hickory, and Rockit Boutique, all of whom closed up shop for good.  With massive holes still remaining downtown thanks to the departure of Indigo

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7th Birthday Contest Winners

Monday, March 2nd was Kingstonist’s 7th Birthday! As we do every year, we wanted to take this occasion thank you, our loyal readers and followers, for your ongoing support.  We asked you to comment, Tweet and share our posts on Facebook for a chance to win one of five awesome,

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Best Beer Bar in Kingston

Kingston has an ample supply of bars, pubs, micro-breweries and even restaurants where one can go when they need to satisfy that insatiable thirst for beer.  The city has a wide array of well-established watering holes and new additions, which pour the finest draft and craft beer one could ever

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