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Santa Claus is coming to town: 2019 nighttime parade

With the snow acting as the perfect backdrop, the 16th annual Nighttime Santa Parade will take place tomorrow evening in downtown Kingston. Presented by the Downtown Kingston Business Improvement Area (BIA), the 2019 parade will take place on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. The parade will take its usual route, leaving

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Man arrested for driving impaired in Sydenham Santa Claus parade

After receiving information from the public, officers from the Frontenac detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a man who was driving a float in the Sydenham Santa Claus parade while impaired. Police arrested the suspect at the intersection of George Street and Wheatly Street in Sydenham at 10:32

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We’ve had our first snow for the year, now bring on the parade!

Care got a little tied up today, so she wasn’t able to put together our usual Spotlight YGK listing of events in the city for this weekend. Don’t worry, Care is ok – just a minor fender bender on the heels of the first snow of the year! But she

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Top Five Things to See and Do in Kingston in November 2017

Time flies when you’re having fun, and how could one not be enjoying life with the fantastic weather Kingston has had lately? Although Fall has been somewhat late to arrive, seasonal staples including picturesque trips to the orchard, navigating challenging corn mazes, and trading scares for sugary treats have all

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Top Five Things to See and Do in November 2016

Another Halloween has come and gone, the leaves are falling and the days are getting shorter. If you’re like me, it can be hard not feeling a little down as we see summer getting smaller and smaller in the rearview mirror. The good news is, there is plenty to look

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Top Five Things to See and Do in November 2015

Thanks to the conclusion of daylight savings, this weekend we can either choose to gain an hour of sleep, or stay out a bit later than we should.  Ah, the Halloween shenanigans that will ensue… As we look beyond ‘falling back’, there are colder temperatures, snow banks and higher heating

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Most Anticipated Events in November 2015 in Kingston

School is well under way, pumpkins are being carved and the mercury was below zero this morning.  Fall is upon us and November will be here before we know it.  This week we’re taking a look at some of the events that will make this chilly time of year a

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Most Anticipated Fall Events

Summer 2014 is a tough act to follow in terms of its seemingly never ending schedule of amazing events. From Movies in the Square to the Skelton Park Arts Festival, last weekend’s Rib and Craft Beer Festival to raucous Derby Girl bouts, we’ve had a pretty good go over the

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Most Anticipated Fall Events in Kingston

Today we’re celebrating Labour Day, which coincides with the return of post-secondary students, last minute preparations for the first day of school, and a great opportunity to tend to last minute, summery pursuits.  While we’re looking ahead to the best fall events Kingston has to offer, keep in mind we’ve

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The Year That Was

With less than two weeks remaining until the arrival of 2013, it’s time for our annual review of the headlines and news stories that shaped the past year for Kingstonians. Last December, a majority of our readers voted that the Shafia Family murder trial was the top story of 2011,

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