Local business

Renting nostalgia

The first time I walked in to Classic Video, I was overwhelmed.Continue...

Out of the oven

There’s always something in the oven at Wolfe Island Bakery.Continue...

A canvas of skin

With grip and needle in hand, the tattoo artist sets ink to skin.Continue...

Books breed wonder

If a customer is ever short on change, Walter Cipin lets them buy their book at a discounted price. It’s a move that not many shop owners make nowadays, but Cipin likes to make an impression on first-time customers.Continue...

Travel treasures

Modern Primitive isn’t just another shop sprawled across the stretch of Princess St. — it’s a place that traces the travels of its storeowners.Continue...

Fundraisers planned for Sleepless Goat

The Sleepless Goat, a local destination for fair trade coffee and homemade food, is planning multiple fundraisers to address the business’s current financial challenges.Continue...

Brian’s Record Option shares tales from quarantine

Quarantine is nothing new to Brian Lipsin, who had to close his beloved record shop for nine months in 2018 after a flood destroyed a third of his stock.Continue...

During pandemic, Kingston FrameWorks helps artists enter global market

Colin Morris, who runs the framing business his father started in 1982, believes COVID-19 has helped rather than hindered artists who sell their work.Continue...

An inside look into some of Kingston’s Black-owned businesses

Each fall, Kingston’s businesses open up their doors to thousands of students who travel back to the city for the school year.Continue...

The Alibi, local Kingston bar, permanently closes its doors

The Alibi, a local Kingston bar, has permanently closed its doors because of the operational challenges associated with COVID-19.Continue...

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