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POLL: Kingston’s best late-night bar

A night on the town. Girls night out. Boys night out. A staff or holiday party. Whatever reason you have for staying out late for a drink or two, Kingston has plenty of options! When it comes to nightlife, we have pubs, dance clubs, late-night eats, an arcade, a pool

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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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Guide to the 2017 Back to the Farm: MacKinnon Brothers Beer and Music Festival

On Sunday, August 20th, the MacKinnon Brothers Brewing will host their third-annual Back to the Farm: Beer & Music Festival. Billed as “a big ol’ field party”, Back to the Farm continues to showcase the brewery and farm, which serve as the backbone of the Bath-based brewing company. This year’s

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Best Bar in Kingston to Watch the NHL Playoffs

With the 2017 NHL playoffs one week away, many Kingstonian’s will soon flock to local watering holes to cheer on their favorite team’s campaign to claim Lord Stanley’s Cup. That got us wondering, which is the best bar in Kingston to watch the NHL playoffs? The number and size of

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Top Five Things to See and Do in March 2017

We survived winter, March is finally here, and if you believe the trusty groundhogs, that means we’re in store for a smooth transition from gross snow to budding flowers and song birds.  With March Break and St. Patrick’s Day also on the horizon, March is a busy month where we’re

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Ticket Giveaway: Back to the Farm: MacKinnon Brothers Beer and Music Festival

On Sunday, August 21st, the MacKinnon Brothers Brewing will host their second-annual Back to the Farm: Beer & Music Festival. Back to the Farm is billed as “a big ol’ field party”, that showcases the brewery and farm that have been instrumental in the Bath-based brewing company’s success.  As the

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Ticket Giveaway: MacKinnon Brothers Beer & Music Festival

On Sunday, August 23rd, MacKinnon Brothers Brewing will host the first-ever Back to the Farm: MacKinnon Brothers Beer & Music Festival. Back to the Farm will showcase both the brewery and farm that have been instrumental in the Bath-based brewing company’s hugely successful first year of operation. As the name

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Best Chicken Wings in Kingston

Now that we are well into the throes of the 2015 NHL Play-offs, and local spring sports leagues are starting up, many of us are searching for the perfect place to cheer on our favourite team or hang out after a soccer or baseball game. When it comes to finding

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Guide to Weekly Events in Kingston in 2013

In 2011 we did a Guide to Weekly Live Music that covered everything from regular house bands and music clubs to open mics and jam sessions.  We figured it was time to update that list and this time we’ve included not only live music but book clubs and trivia nights

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Guide to The 2012 Limestone City Blues Festival

The 16th annual Limestone City Blues Festival is fast approaching, and if you’re anything like me, you likely have a bit of a love-hate relationship with this massive weekend celebrating blues music and southern-inspired food. We love our local Blues Fest because we can enjoy four days of lively performances

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Guide to Kingston Pride 2012

This Thursday marks the beginning of a full month of celebrations for Kingston’s LGBTQ community.  This is Kingston Pride‘s 23rd anniversary and the Pride Board of Directors has been working hard to create a month full of great ways to celebrate.  Events vary from parties to art shows, live music,

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What Tourists Say About Kingston

Late last month, Star columnist Adrian Brijbassi visited various destinations in Limestone City, which he highlighted in an article titled: Perfect Weekend in Kingston: Markets, history and relaxation.  Brijbassi paid Kingston some very kind compliments, as he remarked that our city is “stocked with credible restaurants…unique experiences that are educational,

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