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UPDATE: Tommy’s staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Update (Tuesday, May 11, 2021): Tommy Hunter, owner of Tommy’s in downtown Kingston, shared more details on their COVID-19 exposure and voluntary shutdown on Tommy’s Facebook page on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. “On Saturday I received a message shortly after 12 p.m. from a member of my staff that they

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Pandemic won’t stop Tommy’s Annual Community Christmas Dinner

Tommy Hunter is looking for support to make his annual Community Christmas Dinner and Hamper Drive happen again this year. This is the seventh year of Tommy’s Christmas dinner campaign, which started as a dine-in Christmas Eve meal service for Kingston’s needy at his downtown restaurant. Hunter has partnered with

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Police seek suspect after fight sends man to hospital

Kingston Police are urging a suspect involved in a violent altercation in downtown Kingston to turn himself in. The incident took place on the night of Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, and began with a verbal disagreement inside Tommy’s Diner, located on Princess Street near the Barrie Street intersection. Those involved

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Over 1,600 meals provided through Tommy’s Sharing the Caring program

A Kingston restaurant owner and his community partners have provided over 1,600 meals to Kingston’s most vulnerable since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic through a program he calls ‘Sharing the Caring.’ Tommy Hunter, owner of Tommy’s Diner and Smoke ‘N’ Barrel, said he started preparing take-out meals for Kingston’s

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Urgent need for turkeys to fill Tommy’s Christmas Hampers

After a difficult year that saw his restaurant have to close its doors due to no fault of his own, you’d think Tommy Hunter has enough on his mind as the renovations are taking place inside his well-loved downtown eatery, Tommy’s. But for Hunter, even in the moments as he

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Tommy has left the building… well, for now, at least

Less than a month away from its eight year anniversary, Tommy’s restaurant on Princess Street has closed its doors to the public for the next two months. As a result of damage caused by the flooding that occurred in August of this year, the restaurant will have to undergo extensive

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