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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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Guide to St. Pat’s in Kingston in 2011

It’s that magical time of year again!  St. Patrick’s Day!  I have compiled a list of things going on in K-Town this Thursday but I have to say, it seems to be getting harder and harder each year to find places that are hosting Irish music.  I know I’ll be

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Best Live Music Venue in Kingston

Every so often I catch wind of a fantastic local band or out of town talent performing at one of Kingston’s small but mighty venues for live music. Name dropping aside, if you’re like me you’ll be able to recall a few times where you got to see ‘that band’

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Guide to The 2009 Limestone City Blues Festival

Next week is the 13th annual Limestone City Blues Festival. The music will be spread throughout downtown, both indoors and out, while the opening night will feature a show at the K-Rock Centre. As a Kingston musician who likes to think she can play the blues, I will give you

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The New Bar Scene

Kingston has a pretty happenin’ bar scene, with the Hub (Alehouse aka AJ’s, Stages, The Brass, The Griz and Elixir) drawing huge crowds night after night, while other downtown establishments (The Iron Duke , Brew Pub, Tir Na Nog, Merchant , and Joy) chorale the rest of Kingston’s age of

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Anything but Shameless

There is some really great music going on in this town. I’ve been reluctant to say that too often because I am a musician in Kingston and wouldn’t want to seem biased. But it just has to be said. The Kingston music scene is absolutely hopping and I want to

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Guide to St. Pat’s in Kingston in 2008

Whoever was in charge of scheduling St. Patrick’s Day on a Monday this year must have had one massive hangover after their shenanigans in 2007. For working stiffs like myself, this means that I have to use a vacation day, just to ensure that I get my fill of green

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