Kingston Road United Church looks to the future

Having been open for more than 100 years now, it’s easy for Kingston Road United Church (KRUC) to point to its rich history when discussing its service within the Kingston Road community. But they’re not looking to stay in the past. Instead, they’ve got their eyes focused on the future. “The landscape has changed, which […]

Find buzz and community on Kingston road

Located in the Upper Beach community, historic Kingston Road has taken shape as a burgeoning neighbourhood bursting with local shops, entertainment and an overall feel of community. While Kingston Road is a part of the Beach community, the vibe remains as unique to the area atop the hill as the stores and people that reside […]

Bridging the generational gap

The concept of an authentic “Open Doors” mandate is one that I know each church strives to achieve. Keeping the church on a path that makes our church relevant and continue to thrive in our community is always top of mind at Kingston Road United Church (KRUC). A big part of that is continuing to […]

Entertainment Beat

Scarborough Players present Parfumerie, by Miklos Laszlo, and adapted by E.P. Dowdall. Parfumerie tells the story of George Horvath and Amalia Balash, two employees at an upscale Budapest shop. While the two hardly get along in person, little do they know that they are, in fact, secret pen pals who share their frustrations, dreams, and […]

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The Beach’s Water Brothers, Alex and Tyler Mifflin, are back for a third season of H2O-focused television, with a deal for a fourth season in place. The pair’s popularity has soared, with deals inked for the show to be carried in more than 40 countries, including the US. The premiere of season three airs locally […]

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Kingston Road United Church will host a special holiday evening, including a reading of A Christmas Carol on Friday, Dec. 5 starting at 7 p.m. The annual event, sponsored by the Kingston Road Village Business Association, will also include carolling and holiday cheer. Donations at the door will be split between the church’s ramp fund […]

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The Bony Fiddle Theatre Group, a new company set up by east Danforth resident Blair Mueller, is presenting a double bill of two plays this weekend at the Tranzac Club in the West End. A Man of Two Minds is described as “a comedy about the troubles and awkwardness of discovering yourself, dating, and living […]

Deja Views

This photograph of Kingston Road United Church was taken in 1928, looking southeast from the corner of Kingston and Scarborough Roads. Do you have a photo you’d like to share? Call me at 416-691-4774.    

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Jeni and Billy from Nashville, Tennessee will be performing in the East End on Saturday, Sept. 21, to kick off the 17th season of Acoustic Harvest. Jeni and Billy’s ‘new old music’ has been described as sophisticatedly simple, a slow and spare sound with unrushed performances. Jeni Hankins drew early inspiration from childhood summers spent […]