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Best Coffee Shop in Kingston

I love coffee, and I love independent, locally owned coffee shops. Regular readers might be experiencing a tinge of déjà vu after digesting that statement, as I’ve written a few times about my disdain for Starbucks and their quiet attempt to saturate downtown Kingston with their overpriced, over-hyped brand. While

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The Skeleton Park Community Songbook: PS I Love You and The Sleepless Goat Choir

When I first caught wind of the Skeleton Park Community Songbook project, I wanted to spread the good word and share the first video from the series featuring PS I Love You and The Sleepless Goat Choir.  There was a slight problem though, as we’d already featured a video by

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KAC Spotlight: What the Cheer?

Some of life’s fondest memories come from those unscripted moments, where we aren’t planning on witnessing or being a part of something special.  Nowadays, psuedo-spontaneous public events such as flash mobs (The Gertrudes and Open Voices sing “Catfish John“, Queen’s dances to “Beat It“) and lib dubs (Queen’s sings “We

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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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The Skeleton Park Community Songbook with David Francey & Open Voices

There’s a new Skeleton Park Community Songbook video featuring David Francey with Open Voices Choir, Ernestown Secondary School Choir, as well as members of the National Farmers Union and Save Our Prison Farms, who combine to perform Torn Screen Door.  I’m sort of embarrassed to admit that while I’ve heard

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Kingston’s Best Signature Dish

Philadelphia is known for its cheesesteak.  Belgium is the birthplace of waffles.  And Quebec lays claim to first combining french fries, cheese curds and gravy.  While not every city in the world can claim responsibility for creating popular menu items, they each have unique and interesting restaurants, public markets, bakeries,

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Tastes from Fare on the Square (2 of 2)

In case you missed part one of our coverage of last weekend’s Fare on the Square, don’t spoil the fun and read the reviews out of order. Thus far, we’ve featured delicious dishes prepared by Aqua Terra, Atomica, le Chien Noir as well as Curry Original. In part two, we

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Tastes from Fare on the Square (1 of 2)

The slogan for Fare on the Square boasts “a feast from the fields”. This gourmet event, which is now one of my annual favourites, features a variety of treats for locavores and foodies alike.  In case you missed it, last Saturday a dozen local chefs offered up their tastiest dishes,

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Guide to Breakfast in Kingston 2010

We published this Guide to Breakfast in Kingston back in 2010. Looking for a more up to date guide? Check out the 2015 version of our Guide to Breakfast in Kingston, complete with new listings and our top recommendations. You asked for it, you got it.  After the great response

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