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Proposed A&W gets green light from Kingston City Council for Market Square location

  In a unanimous vote, Kingston City Council voted in support of a recommendation from the Heritage Committee that will see a new A&W location opening up in the Market Square district. At their meeting held Tuesday, Apr. 2, 2019, members of Kingston City Council made it obvious they felt

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Balancing Heritage and Development in Kingston

Our final post from our Best of 2012 is a recent poll regarding the construction of new buildings or the revitalization of old buildings in Kingston’s historic downtown.  Prompted by the latest additions of Milestones and other shops and offices in the old S&R, and the reformation of the TD

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Balancing Heritage and Development in Kingston

In a city like Kingston, it’s hard to miss the history that is all around us.  From our narrow roads and nineteenth century architecture, to our historic landmarks, the past is everywhere.  This is a gift in many ways.  It’s an authentic part of Kingston’s culture that people come from

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The State of… Downtown Sidestreets (Part 2 of 3)

Last week we revisited a topic that’s near and dear to the hearts of many Kingstonians: the ever-changing landscape of downtown Kingston, specifically lower Princess Street. In our original three part series that was published two years ago, we provided a snapshot of new, relocated and recently closed local businesses. 

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The State of… Downtown Sidestreets (Part 2 of 3)

Last week we introduced the state of…Lower Princess Street, which sparked an unbelievable debate and received a record number of comments regarding the downtown business-scape.  Kingstonist’s readers weighed in on the cost of rent, the normalcy of vacant storefronts, as well as who owns property downtown.  In episode two, we

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