I wrote this piece for The Beaverton online.
Here's an excerpt:
“For years we tried to show people that Kingston was more than teens slamming their jackets on the ground,” sniffled Paterson, looking wistfully into a Kingston snowglobe. “The city has an entire personality outside of Queens. I mean, Bryan Adams is from here! Gord Downie is from here… Uhm. I’m from here.”