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Kingston’s ‘Street Mom’, the Kingston Street Mission, and the inconvenience of community service

Marilyn McLean is known to many as ‘Street Mom.’ Almost every evening from mid-November to mid-April, ‘Mom’ can be found at the Kingston Street Mission at St. Andrew’s Church at the corner of Princess and Clergy Streets. She’s the chair of that organization, volunteering her time to help the homeless,

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Non-profit music venue launches fundraiser CD

The Embassy Live Music Cafe is a unique and cherished music venue in downtown Kingston, and this Saturday, they’re launching a compilation CD as a fundraiser for the non-profit venue. “The idea actually came from (Westport-based musician) Shawn McCullough,” said Travis Blackmore, founder and chair of Lionhearts Inc., the food

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Kingstonist poll: Kingston’s best live music venue

As we discussed in our 2018 Year in Review, Kingston’s music scene has come a long way since the 90s, and the number of live music venues has increased greatly in recent years. Just last year, three new venues opened (all breweries!), and the number of live music options in

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