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Kingston Life November 2014
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    THE FRANSION A LOCAL EMERGENCY ROOM DOC OPENS HER HOME TO TOURING MUSICIANS P.20 NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2014 KINGSTON PENITENTIARY Entangled in federal bureaucracy, the historic waterfront property represents an incredible income opportunity. So what now? p. 24 $3.50 kingstonlife.ca 87 7 16312 10399 4 PM40033187

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    TAYLOR AUTOMALL PROUDLY PRESENTS... 2015 CHEVROLET COLORADO • Extended & Crew cab options • 2 WD & 4 WD • 3 Engine Choices • Short or long boxes available Jack of All trades Ample Storage Surrounded in comfort 2440 Princess St. | 613.549.1311 taylorautomall.com

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    OUR ALL NEW REDESIGNED MID SIZED TRUCKS 2015 GMC CANYON • Duralife brake rotors • Electric power steering • 2.8 L Duramax diesel coming • 2 Year 40,000 KM complete car care Comfortable interior Powerful Engine Control & Convenience

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    A special advertising section presented by DOWNTOWN KINGSTON discover your downtown This winter, enjoy shopping DOWNTOWN KINGSTON Come and explore our many unique specialty, gift and fashion boutiques, art galleries and so much more! ACCESSORIES RED HOT From the beginning, Miz Mooz has been committed to the principle that fashion and comfort can happily co-exist, and we refuse to sacrifi ce form for function. With this sensibility, it’s easy to spot a Miz Mooz shoe. Find our vintage styling, hand-fi nished leather, and unexpected detailing at Fancy That in downtown Kingston! MENSWEAR SHIRTING THE ISSUE For many men today, ties are not required for work. Even jackets are optional. For this reason, Chris James has assembled a vast array of shirting featuring European fabrics, trim detail and fi t, elevating business-casual to a new elegance. FEATURED: Red boot by Miz Mooz FEATURED: Shirts by Bugatchi found HERE FANCY THAT 48 Princess St., 613-547-2041, fancythat.ca found HERE CHRIS JAMES 253 Ontario St., 613-541-0707, chrisjameskingston.com GREEN GOODS JEWELRY LOVE YOUR LAUNDRY SMOOTH OPERATOR This product is perfect for every household. Free from SLS, SLES, gluten, phosphates, fragrance and chlorine. Its highly concentrated formula will leave your clothes soft and fresh, rinsing residue free. Only one tablespoon is needed for a regular-size load of laundry! The Laundry Soda that you know and love! Land and sea collide as this stunning strand of hand-knotted pearls circles into a silver clasp with birch bark-inspired etching. Instantly add a splash of sophistication to your holiday dressing or your darling’s stocking with this unique piece by local designer Vicki Westgate, available exclusively at our downtown Kingston showroom. FEATURED: Nellie’s All Natural Laundry Soda (100 load) FEATURED: Freshwater pearl set by Vicki Westgate found HERE VERDE 123 Princess St., 613-544-1230, verdesalternatives.ca found HERE METALWORKS 352 King St., 613-544-5078, metalworkskingston.com SHOP.DINE.ENJOY. Find events, directories, maps and more online. Scan to visit our website: www.downtownkingston.ca 2 KINGSTON LIFE | KINGSTONLIFE.CA | NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2014

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    FASHION FASHION ANIMAL MAGNETISM MALLIA COATS Self confi dent, open and curious are attributes which best describe the modern, cosmopolitan KAPALUA woman. Add a little sophistication to your fall attire with one of their trend-oriented styles for both leisure and business. Mallia Coats has long been regarded as one of the premier cloth coat manufacturers in Canada. Using the fi nest imported fabrics from Italy and Spain, their coats are stylish, yet provide the warmth required for our Canadian winters. Each piece is handcut and available in a variety of colours to suit your individual style. Only at Chris James. FEATURED: Wolf print shirt by KAPALUA FEATURED: Mallia Wool Cashmere coat in ivory found HERE THE ROUNDSTONE 50 Princess St., 613-536-5313, roundstone.ca found HERE CHRIS JAMES 253 Ontario St., 613-541-0707, chrisjameskingston.com BEAUTY FURNITURE WRAPPED UP ECHO Hair Studio is pleased to offer their Unite boxed sets. There are four different types available; moisture, volume, smooth and toning. At a 35% savings they make for great gifts! Unite products are exclusive to ECHO. LEE FURNITURE For years we have been bringing consumers comfortable, innovatively styled design-conscious home furnishings that we would love in our own homes. James Reid Furniture, downtown since 1854. FEATURED: Unite boxed sets FEATURED: Lee Furniture found HERE ECHO 344 Bagot St., 613-542-5069, echohairstudio.com found HERE JAMES REID FURNITURE 250 Princess St., 613-548-3022 1880 John Counter Blvd., 613-544-4415, jamesreidfurniture.net FASHION GIFT STORE FEATURED: Sympli fall collection DISCOVER INSPIRE LEAD Discover Sympli Clothing. Designed and sewn in Vancouver, B.C., Sympli offers endless possibilities. Inspired and created by women, Sympli combines style with comfort and easily takes you from home to the market, to the offi ce, to an evening out and is a traveller’s best friend to boot! Be inspired and lead the way. FEATURED: Baby Kiss blankets CREATURES OF COMFORT Get your cozy on! Unwrap one of these adorable Baby Kiss blankets from Midori today and get ready to snuggle, no matter if you’re big or small. Amply sized for an adult and soft enough for the little person in your life, Baby Kiss blankets also roll up into an adorable cushion that adds instant cuteness to your home or travel. found HERE GRACIE’S 326 King St. E., 613-545-3234 found HERE MIDORI GIFTS 238 Princess St., 613-766-2603, Find us on facebook! Stay informed with the latest news, happenings and tips. Connect with us and join the conversation on our social media pages. Downtown Kingston! @downtownktown @downtownkingston NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2014 | KINGSTONLIFE.CA | KINGSTON LIFE 3

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    A special advertising section presented by DOWNTOWN KINGSTON ART CAPE DORSET PRINTS Joyful news! Print Inuit is Kingston’s newest gallery. Owner Ellen Fraser is pleased to host the 2014 annual Cape Dorset Print Collection. Located at Cornerstone and at printinuit.ca. FASHION COSY CONCEPT Prepare for the cold. Cosy up with soft hats, scarves and hand warmers in a rainbow of stripes and solids. FEATURED: Diving Walrus by Tim Pitsiulak FEATURED: Winter wear by France Arsenault found HERE PRINT INUIT 255 Ontario St., 613-200-0213, printinuit.ca found HERE CORNERSTONE 255 Ontario St., 613-546-7967, cornerstonefi necrafts.ca OPTICAL PURE QUALITY FRAMES Masunaga Japanese designer frames have offered a classic fi t and feel since 1905, and are now available from Marc F. Raymond Opticians. Enjoy our fusion of the best in optical technology and good old-fashioned customer service. Marc F. Raymond Opticians have been providing quality eyewear, frames and lenses in Kingston for more than 40 years. FEATURED: Masunaga Optical Collection 009 found HERE MARC F. RAYMOND 324 King St. E., 613-549-2020, raymondoptics.com WELLINGTON ST. MONTREAL ST. BARRACK ST. ECHO QUEEN ST. PRINCESS ST. JAMES REID MIDORI VERDE FANCY THAT CORNERSTONE PRINT INUIT CHRIS JAMES METALWORKS THE ROUNDSTONE BARRIE ST. CLERGY ST. BROCK ST. JOHNSON ST. BAGOT ST. KING ST. GRACIE’S MARC F. RAYMOND DIVISION ST. ONTARIO ST. Stay informed with the latest news, happenings and tips. Connect with us and join the conversation on our social media pages. Downtown Kingston! @downtownktown @downtownkingston 4 KINGSTON LIFE | KINGSTONLIFE.CA | NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2014

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    Wrap Up Your Holiday Season in Downtown Kingston Pewter Collectibles November 17 New release every Monday - Collect all 5! Nighttime Santa Parade November 22 Santa Bucks November 22 BLACK FRIDAY November 28 Santa in the Square Extended Night Hours

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    Contents november I december I vol.16 no.6 VIEWPOINT 13 Personality How a family name and a general store have sparked passion in Ginny Trousdale 14 City File Celebrating 200 years of Sir John A. 16 The Reporter Setting priorities for the next city council 18 Home Game Brooke Henderson: A golfing prodigy FOOD & DRINK 29 For Starters Madigan’s Irish restaurant 30 In Good Taste Old-world tastes 20 32 Wine Behind the scenes at the InterVin Wine Awards 34 Restaurant Guide A guide to the city’s best restaurants CITY LIVING 37 Spotlight Journey Home: Kyra and Tully 38 Lifestyle Fall arts preview FEATURES 20 THE FRANSION A local ER doc creates a high-end hostel for touring musicians BY GORD HUNTER 24 THE FUTURE OF KP How this historic waterfront property is wrapped in red tape BY IAN COUTTS 40 Letters from Kingston From the bustle of the city to the solitude of the forest 43 What’s Happening A guide to special events, live theatre, music, gallery exhibits and more IN EVERY ISSUE 10 Editor’s Letter 47 Emporium 48 In Person photo by tim forbes 6 KINGSTON LIFE | KINGSTONLIFE.CA | NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2014

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    Fancy That/The Roundstone Fancy That/The Roundstone | Home Thank you for 40 successful years! ABOUT Post Photo/Video Write Something on this page... 48 & 50 Princess Street Fancy That 613-547-2041 The Roundstone 613-536-5313 http://fancythat.ca PHOTOS Fancy That/The Roundstone Thank-you so much! We are celebrating our 40th anniversary in Kingston and want our loyal customers to know that we appreciate your continued support. Like • Comment • Share 324 People Like This Write a comment...

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    AD{TS3444066} AD{TS3510110} NOVEMBER/DECEMBER I VOL.16 NO.6 Editor Danielle van den Brink Graphic Designer Omar Cushnie Contributing Writers Patricia Henderson, Arthur Milnes, Harvey Schachter, Lawrence Scanlan, Gord Hunter, Ian Coutts, Josephine Matyas, Christopher Waters, Tricia Knowles, Iain Reid, Kristen Coughlar Cover Illustration Tim Alblas Contributing Photographers & Illustrators Tim Forbes, Tim Alblas, Tim Gordanier Advertising Sales Manager Nancy Bradshaw Business Development Manager Kerry Salmon Account Executives, Print and Digital Andrea Almeida, Dave Coulter, Joanna Coulter, Amanda Dube, Mike Dwyre, Melody Hammond, Stephanie Miller, Debbie Newton, Glen O’Donoghue, Kim Popovich, Aleisha Proudfoot, Graham Thompson Publisher Liza Nelson Creative Supervisor Marc Bonitatibus CTP Printing Solisco Kingston Life is a division of Kingston Publications. 6 Cataraqui St., Kingston, Ont., K7L 4Z7 Tel: (613) 544-5000 ext. 222; Fax: (613) 530-4122 Visit us at kingstonlife.ca and kingstonpublications.com Kingston Life is a registered trademark of Kingston Publications, a division of Sun Media Corporation, copyright 2014. All rights reserved. The publisher accepts no responsibility for advertiser claims, unsolicited manuscripts, transparencies, other materials, errors, or omissions. No part of this magazine may be reproduced in any form without the written permission of the publisher. SUBSCRIPTIONS: Kingston Life is published eight times per year — January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December and special issues Interiors Spring and Interiors Fall — and is distributed in pre-selected home-subscriber copies of The Kingston Whig-Standard. Subscriber rates: 8 issues for $14.95 CDN; $54.95 U.S.D. Sub scribe online at kingstonlife.ca or call (613) 544-5000. Single-copy price $3.50 at selected newsstands in Kingston, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. Canadian Second Class Mail Registration 5273. Postmaster: Publications mail agreement No. 40033187. Return undeliverable Canadian addresses to 18 St. Remy Place, Kingston, ON, K7K 6C4 All rights reserved. Printed in Canada. ISSN 1488-5239 KINGSTON LIFE IS A MEMBER OF HOLIDAY GIFT GIVING MADE EASY Your Subscription Includes: • Six issues of Kingston Life • Two issues of Kingston Life Interiors Order today Kingstonlife.ca | 613.544.5000 ext. 258 Get inspired by life.......Kingstonlife POST-CONSUMER RECYCLED CONTENT 10% 313 TREES PRESERVED FOR THE FUTURE 518,382 LITRES WASTEWATER FLOW SAVED 8,550 KGS SOLID WASTE NOT GENERATED 15,763 KGS GREENHOUSE GASES PREVENTED 216,000,000 BTUS ENERGY NOT CONSUMER 8 KINGSTON LIFE | KINGSTONLIFE.CA | NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2014

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