Kingston

News in Brief

Announced as part of the Federal Budget on Feb. 27, the Liberal government has committed $4.3 million towards the revival of prison farms in Kingston. The aim is to have the farms reinstated by 2019 at the latest within the Joyceville and Collins Bay institutions.Continue...

Brunching in Kingston

Do you love brunch? Trust me, I do too.Continue...

VIA Rail announces more departures between Toronto and Kingston

According to an Oct. 30 announcement, VIA Rail plans to increase the amount of trains running between Toronto and Kingston effective Nov. 5.Continue...

Exploring literary pathways at Kingston WritersFest

Running from September 27 to October 1, Kingston WritersFest returned for its ninth consecutive year. With a roster of some 60 different authors, the annual festival aims to promote various forms of the written word within the Kingston community.Continue...

10 things to do in Kingston this fall

Autumn is, without a doubt, one of the best times to be in Kingston. Once October hits, sweater weather sets in, everything is pumpkin-spice flavoured and campus looks gorgeous.Continue...

A guide to ordering take-out in Kingston

It may only be Week 3 but odds are you’re already getting sick of cooking for yourself or waiting in the never-ending lines at the caf. But did you know Kingston actually has one of the highest restaurant-per-capita rates of any city in Canada?Continue...

Take Back the Night in photos

Take Back the Night is an event and non-profit organization committed to ending sexual, relationship and domestic violence internationally. Hundreds of events are held in over 30 countries annually – this Thursday, Kingstonians gathered at Confederation Basin to support the organization.Continue...

Free things around Kingston this month

While we now have to deal with night lectures, readings and longer lines at Starbucks, there’s one major benefit to the start of the school year: clubs around Kingston are offering free trial classes during the month of September.Continue...

Yoga with cats

Yoga is one of the few physical activities I really enjoy doing, probably because no one is yelling at me to kick or throw a ball with any degree of accuracy.Continue...

Three of Kingston's best coffee shops

With three post-secondary schools and a combined total of over 30,000 students, the city hosts a lot of people who need a lot of coffee. But which coffee shop serves the best cup of joe? Where is the best place to study? And which is the one you take a date to eat out at? I decided to investigate.Continue...

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