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 "Few Canadian cities—large or small—have the soul, the influence and the sense of place of Kingston."

~ Canada's Best Cities

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2022 Canada's Best Small Cities Report

The 2022 Canada’s Best Small Cities Report ranks the nation’s best small cities using a combination of statistical performance and qualitative evaluations by locals and visitors in 23 areas grouped into six core categories. 

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VIA the Blog: Kingston's Culinary and Art Scenes

We all know Kingston as a beautiful historic city rife with entertainment and culture, but until recently, its culinary prowess has flown relatively under the radar. Did you know the city has one of the highest number of restaurants per capita in Canada?

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12-hour chalk art marathon on Kingston Waterfront Trail

From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, more than two dozen teams of artists covered the Kingston Waterfront Trail at the bottom of Johnson Street in colourful designs as part of the inaugural “Chalk Walk”.

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First female solo performer wins People’s Choice

The past weekend was a busy one in downtown Kingston. Kingston Buskers Rendezvous came to an end yesterday evening with a momentous Grand Finale.

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The best things to do in Kingston, Ontario

How on earth do I sum up all the things to do in Kingston, Ontario, in a single post? The short answer is, I can’t. There’s so much to see and do in the Limestone City.

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Kingstonist: 'Celebrate Summer'

After two years of cancelled or scaled back events, the Downtown Kingston! Business Improvement Area (BIA) has announced it’s “full steam ahead”...

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Festivals aplenty, and one announces its return

The lineup for the 25th edition of the Limestone City Blues Festival was revealed Friday, and it offers a full slate of performances and venues just like it did back in 2019.

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15 Fabulous Restaurants To Try in Kingston

If you had to hazard a guess about the hottest foodie cities in North America, what would be on your list? I’m guessing not many people would say Kingston, Ontario.....

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BIA poised to ‘celebrate summer’ 

After two years of canceled or scaled-back events, the Downtown Kingston! Business Improvement Area (BIA) has announced it’s “full steam ahead” with the return of its full lineup of signature events...

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