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They can dissolve The Kingston Local, but not Kingston’s local journalism

It has happened again. Like a bad recurring nightmare that one attempts to keep at bay, we sat in our shocked-unshocked-ness, wondering how it would all play out… knowing full well how it all played out. On Monday, April 26, 2021, The Kingston Local, a Kingston-based publication, was shuttered by

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Local love, local concerns as Tourism Kingston lights up downtown core

Chilly pedestrians walking along the streets of the downtown core over the past months have been warmed by the glow of neon hearts hanging in the windows of local businesses, but the initiative that brought these signs to the community has raised some questions even as it raises spirits. The

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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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Two hours of free parking in downtown lots every Saturday until Christmas

Downtown Kingston! has partnered with HonkMobile this holiday season to offer shoppers two hours of free parking in surface lots. According to a release from Downtown Kingston!, starting tomorrow, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, and running every Saturday until Christmas (Dec. 5,12,19), Kingstonians can use the promo code “BIATWOHOURFREE” to receive

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Public Health urges continued vigilance as COVID-19 cases rise

Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington Public Health is asking Kingstonians to remain alert to the continued risk of contracting COVID-19. “With the Monday [Nov. 9, 2020] numbers coming in with six cases from over the weekend, that is quite a spike for us. I know it isn’t in comparison to

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Shop Small this holiday season at Artisan Made Co

Artisan Made Co is a brick and mortar shop located at 1724 Bath Road Unit 9 & 10, in the West End of Kingston. They opened their retail shop and creative studio on October 1, 2020. The ladies of Artisan Made Co say it has been a labour of love,

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Princess Street closed to traffic Saturday for Love Kingston Sidewalk Sale

This Saturday, Sept. 12th, 2020, Princess Street will be closed to traffic to allow Love Kingston Marketplace to hold a Sidewalk Sale in support of downtown businesses. This safe and fun shopping experience will be a day-long event, running from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Princess Street will be

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