downtown

Tourism traps downtown Kingston

The recent closure of downtown staple retailers such as the Empire Theatre and Indigo have brought issues about the area’s urban design to the attention of many — yet this isn’t a new problem for the community.Continue...

Shear competition down the block

Kingston’s barbers are the last of a dying breed.Continue...

A musical museum

Kingston’s Brian’s Record Option isn’t all about records — it’s a lot about Brian.Continue...

Downtown’s natural evolution

Downtown Kingston’s tight knit community may contribute to a common myth which suggests that businesses have a high turnover rate. But according to owners, this may not necessarily be true as business turnover downtown is just a microcosm of the situation in larger retail areas.Continue...

Debunked bomb threats made downtown on St. Patrick’s Day

Amid the yearly spike in calls and complaints to Kingston Police on St. Patrick’s Day this year, two unsubstantiated bomb threats were made involving establishments in the downtown core of Kingston.Continue...

Queen’s student called racial slur downtown

Two weeks ago, an incident of hate speech occurring on Princess Street and towards a Queen’s student was reported to Kingston Police.Continue...

Escalated argument at downtown nightclub leads man to draw knife, utter threats

What started as an argument inside one of the nightclubs at Princess and Division Street last Saturday night ended with a 30-year-old man drawing a knife, threatening the club’s security staff and smashing a parked car window.Continue...

Kingston’s best cafés and bakeries

In my eyes, downtown Kingston is one of the most charming things about this city: The old stone buildings, the waterfront, Market Square that hosts street markets and ice skaters.Continue...

A guide to downtown grub hubs

Whether you’ve danced up an appetite or you’re making a trip to Princess St. solely for the food, there are plenty of places for you to grab a late night bite downtown.Continue...

Dianne’s Fish Bar: One bite and you’ll be hooked

It’s over halfway through the semester and the stress of student life is evident on the drawn faces of Queen’s students everywhere.

Due dates are rapidly approaching, patience...Continue...

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