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Celebrate Artisan Made Co’s Grand Opening with their exclusive Virtual Spring Collection

Six months after opening their doors, Artisan Made Co is holding a Grand Opening. It won’t be an in-person event, but it will be a celebration of spring online. “April marks six months in business and we wanted to celebrate with our local community and makers,” said Jessica Pecore, the

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Simply J.R.: Basic cremation with no hidden fees

Caring for a loved one after death can be less difficult, and less expensive. James Reid Funeral Home offers two low cost, inclusive cremation packages: Simply J.R. Basic Cremation at $1997.55, and Simply J.R. Estate Cremation at $2997.60, taxes included. A thriving business in Kingston for 167 years, those with

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Gan Chev celebrates 45 years as part of the Gananoque community

This spring marks Gan Chev’s 45th year in business. A feature in Gananoque since the one-car showroom opened in 1976, the dealership is a true family business and a longtime sponsor of local organizations and events. “One of our most important accomplishments is our commitment to the Gananoque community,” said

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Local services for sexual assault and domestic violence survivors ‘Still Here for You’

A full year after pandemic protocols were put in place, we are still being asked to stay safe at home. Sadly, some homes are not that safe. The Kingston Frontenac Anti-Violence Coordinating Committee (KFACC) reminds Kingston and area residents that services for victims of partner abuse and sexual violence and

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Survey to support employment of KFL&A residents impacted by pandemic

The Eastern Ontario Workforce is hoping to hear from everyone in the Kingston area whose employment has been impacted by COVID-19. Through a public survey, the non-profit board will learn more about obstacles workers are facing regarding finding and keeping gainful employment. On Monday, Mar. 15, 2021, the survey, administered

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Shop sustainably with local fashion retailers

During the pandemic, a lot of us have spent time decluttering, organizing, and thinking about mindfulness and purpose. One area of our homes to consider when moving into intentional purchasing are our closets. Many brands and businesses are shifting focus from ‘fast fashion’ to high-quality, sustainable options. Here in Kingston,

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Insider tips to start your garden right

Local gardeners can feel spring approaching, even during the very cold sunny days of February. Those of us with a green thumb are already turning to thoughts of garden planning and seed starting, despite the cold Canadian winter we’ve been enjoying, mostly from home. A few local gardening businesses have

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February giveaways at Gan Chev supports community during lockdown

By February, we’re all feeling a little tired of the cold, and this year we’re tired of the COVID lockdown as well. Gan Chev is looking to support local Gananoque businesses, and perhaps lift some spirits, with 16 Days of Giveaways over the four weeks of February. “We wanted to

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Valentine’s Day gift ideas to enjoy an evening in

As we head into February, our thoughts usually turn to all things hearts and flowers. This year, we’ll be lucky to be able to leave the house, but we can’t let that stop us from enjoying Valentine’s Day to the best of our abilities. We’ve rounded up some fun and

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Drive safely this winter with a tire package from Gan Chev

As the days grow shorter, our thoughts turn to the holidays, snow, and winter tires. Or at least they should: “The primary function of a snow tire is to provide you stability on the road during the cold months and a softer rubber allows them to do just that,” reads

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‘Tis the season to shop local for unique holiday gifts

Here we are, back around to the holiday shopping season. This year we may be going “out” less, and doing more virtual shopping instead. Many local businesses have both in-store and online shopping options this season, and are gearing up to welcome holiday shoppers. We’ve gathered details on some local

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Loyalty program offers savings on quality plumbing to Kingston customers

For most Kingston residents, their home is their most valuable asset. Hiring a professional plumber to do high quality work in your home is important, so you can be confident in the longevity of your plumbing system. So what’s a Kingston resident to do? John The Plumber aims to make quality

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