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Lyric Chosen for Market Square Stone to Commemorate August 20 The Tragically Hip Concert

October 14, 2016 - The votes are in and Kingston has chosen the lyric "Everybody was in it from miles around…" from The Tragically Hip song Blow at High Dough to be displayed on a...

Discover hidden cultural treasures in Kingston during Culture Days

September 19, 2016 - More than 2,000 free activities will take place in more than 170 communities across Ontario to celebrate the seventh anniversary of Culture Days on Sept. 30 – Oct. 2,...

Kingston Blooms award winners announced

The Kingston Blooms awards were given out to the city’s best gardeners last night at the Cataraqui Golf and Country Club.

Work to urban K&P Trail moves closer to downtown

September 15, 2016 - The K&P Trail is moving closer to the downtown with work coming to the area around Doug Fluhrer Park and Molly Brant Point. "You can start to ‘see' the future...

Last chance to register your Culture Days events is Sept. 19

September 12, 2016 - Culture Days is coming to Kingston again this year on Sept.30 to Oct. 2. Culture Days aims to galvanize communities across Canada as part of a national network of...

"…Each stone
older than human life. Our lives, that blow through
brief as weather, on the surface of these streets,
these rock shelves,
this old mountain…"

 – From the poem "Limestone" by Helen Humphreys, Kingston's
Poet Laureate.