Holiday Shopping

November 25th, 2013

Teri Ann Renee Paisley, Gleaner Online Writer My favourite time of year is fast approaching. No it’s not visions of sugar plums that are dancing in my head, it’s bargains that are just waiting as in a few weeks the shopping season will be in full swing. Stores need to showcase their new stock, but [...]


Devon House Lawns – A Shopper’s Paradise

November 25th, 2012

Devon House, located on Waterloo Road in Kingston is famous for its delicious brand of ice cream and at any given moment its lawns are teeming with activity. People come to this oasis in the town from all walks of life. They can often be seen just walking around and visiting the many shops scattered [...]


How to choose the perfect gift

December 21st, 2011

I know I have gotten your attention since buying gifts can be a chore especially if you have limited funds.  Gifts to family and friends however,does not need to be a frustrating search.  Just a little can really go a far way. I got a few ideas from watching a prize giving function recently at [...]


7 Tips for Safe Shopping

December 14th, 2011

Although the Christmas season is traditionally associated with good cheer and well wishers, it unfortunately also has been linked to an increase in crime. The increased activity of consumers make them easy prey for those who want to steal their hard earned cash. Here are 7 tips to ensure that you remain safe during this [...]


Are you sure that you are getting a bargain?

November 30th, 2011

You know that Christmas is in the air when you see the stores start advertising  reduced rates for their products. Massive sale usually translates to trying to get rid off old stock before the Christmas rush. The advertisers step up this time of year as they compete to get your attention.  Sometimes the advertisement uses [...]


The Mayor’s Christmas Gift!

December 17th, 2010

It’s not often that our political representatives make announcements that spread cheer.  However, it was great to hear that the Mayor of Kingston has extended a special courtesy to the vendors in Downtown. He has allowed them to sell on the streets during the busiest time of the year without facing police seizure of their [...]