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Skateful Dead double-header today

This afternoon (Saturday, Jul. 28,2018) at the Memorial Centre, the Skateful Dead will at likely end up the Skateful Dead Tired. The roller derby team plays two matches today, the first against Ottawa’s Bytown Blackhearts, the second against the Belleville Bombshells. “It’s important to rehydrate,” says Justine Aman, spokesperson for

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Top Five Things to See and Do in September 2015

The final holidays of the Summer and the first day back in class are fast approaching.  Whether either of those milestones makes you cringe or cheer for joy, the arrival of September is truly something we can all look forward too.  Soon, the city will be buzzing with post-secondary students,

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Guide to The 2015 Skeleton Park Arts Festival

The Skeleton Park Arts Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and we couldn’t be more excited! The 10-day solstice celebration’s line up is as impressive as ever, which is why it’s one of our top five things to see and do in Kingston this month. In addition to

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#ygkChallenge: Let’s All Go To The Derby

Welcome to Kingstonist’s weekly challenge, dare, resolution or whatever you prefer to call it. Each week we establish a new and ambitious community goal, encouraging our readers, followers, friends and families to step out of their comfort zones and do something great, and hopefully a little out of the ordinary.

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Most Anticipated Spring Events in Kingston

With the temperature ever so slowly rising, hopes of spring are in the air and Kingstonians are beginning to come out of hibernation once again.  Spring is a great time to start anew, clean out closets, sort through winter clothes and maybe even start planning your garden.  Along with these

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Most Anticipated Spring Events in Kingston

With Reelout, KCFF and The Scotties behind us, Kingstonians are coming out of hibernation and celebrating the arrival of March Break and the spring thaw.  Spring is a favourite time of year for many – it’s time to start anew, clean out closets, make plans for gardens and even toy

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Ticket Giveaway: Kingston Derby Girls

We love the Derby Girls and we know you do too!  Next Saturday, September 8th is the 2012 Season Finale: Back to Cruel III and we’re giving away two pairs of tickets! Finishing off their 3rd season of competitive flat-track action in Kingston, this double header features all three Kingston

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Six Questions for KDG’s Skate at Home Mom

Skate at Home Mom is one of the founders of Kingston Derby Girls and skates for the Disloyalists.  She has lived in Kingston all her life: her first job was slinging fries at Kingston Canadiens’ games, so she’s thrilled that KDG calls the Memorial Centre home. She is constantly blown

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The Year That Was

While there are three weeks remaining in 2010, for the most part, the big news stories and issues that shaped the year have already passed.  In the year MMX, Harvey Rosen handed over the gavel to Mark Gerretsen, the 35 year old son of a former Mayor and current MPP,

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Kingston Derby Girls: Back to Cruel

This past Friday night, along with what seemed like the entire city of Kingston, Harvey and I and a few friends had the opportunity to check out the official first bout of the Kingston Derby Girls. When we entered the Memorial Centre shortly after 7pm, there was a buzz of

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Friday Foto

Yum!  This week was delicious, wasn’t it?  Our unintentional focus on food has given us some ideas for possible future theme weeks…stay posted. So, we all survived the first week back and it looks like we’re going to be rewarded for our hard work with some gorgeous weather.  Hopefully this

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