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June 2011 Blog Posts (12)

Live Life Awards . Recap - Winners Photos

We would like to present the recent winners from our 2011 Live Life Awards, held June 9.  Uptown boasts the best of the best in Saint John, and we congratulate all of the nominees and the people who make us the best place to live, work, and play!



Best New Business

Bourbon Quarter/Magnolia Cafe, presented by Enterprise Saint John…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 28, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Kids & Karts 2011 . Another Exciting Race Day in uptown Saint John

This past Father's Day, June 19, was a very special one for those who participated or were spectators at the annual Kids & Karts go-cart race down King Street to benefit The Joshua Group.…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 27, 2011 at 1:09pm — No Comments

FREAK LUNCHBOX now open in uptown Saint John

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 22, 2011 at 10:39am — No Comments

Barbours General Store Grand Re-Opening

Barbours General Store has just celebrated its grand reropening today, June 21st. The historical museum at the foot of King Street is no longer just a museum. While it still houses historical artifacts,  it now sells a wide range of local New Brunswick products such as King Cole Tea, spices, nut butter, Crosby Molasses, Ganong chocolates, Magzy's popcorn, candy, maple syrup and "Tea" shirts (hand died in King Cole Tea). It is also home to a new tea room which serves hot tea and coffee, iced tea… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 21, 2011 at 2:25pm — No Comments

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PRINTING PLUS OFFERING Weather Resistant QR code DECALS. We made two(2) different types - (1) front adhesive for sticking on the inside of the window or (2) back adhesive for sticking either inside or outside to all sorts of material. These weather…

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Added by Printing Plus on June 20, 2011 at 4:26pm — No Comments

Great to see uptown bike patrol

Two of our wonderful city police officers were on duty today in summer attire and on bicycles.  A fine addition to uptown and a sure sign of…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 17, 2011 at 1:47pm — No Comments

Scores! Grill is now "Winger's Sports Grill"

Since 'Scores! Grill' opened a little over a year ago, it has been a huge success and one of the best sports bars in Saint John.  One slight bump in the road has been the issue of keeping the cool 'Scores!' name.  Well, sometimes change is good, and change it is.  This week Chris Grannan announced the new name…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 17, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Brunswick Square Renovations

Good News!  Brunswick Square is starting washroom renovations on Monday, June 20th!!!!  Please see below a rendering of what they will look like. The renovations will begin on Level 1 and will last for approx one month, then move up to level 3 where we will be renovating the two existing washrooms, plus the family washroom and adding a fully accessible washroom as well.  Great to see!… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 16, 2011 at 2:32pm — 2 Comments

Uni-Koo Clothing Store - Now Open . 90 Germain Street

 

Uni-Koo is truly unique and a welcome addition to our eclictic uptown.  This boutique offers famous brand names of hip-hop style T-shirts, hoodies, Jeans, shoes; heavy metal style T-shirts, especially the night glow T-shirts; Ladies’ party dresses and fashion bags; action figures, fashion jewelries,…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 16, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Amazing Residential Property for Sale . 216 Germain Street

 

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"Historically significant" George Robertson residence;  this fine single family 2 storey brick Italianate …
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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 15, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Imperial Theatre Performing Arts Schools: Register now!

Imperial Theatre Performing Arts Schools

Dance IT! Act IT! Sing IT! Rock IT!

Professional Training for Tomorrow’s Performing Artists



Not just another summer program, Imperial Theatre’s Performing Arts Schools bring together passionate professional instructors with young artists in a series of schools designed to nurture talent and creativity. We offer our students the opportunity to work with some of…

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Added by Imperial Theatre on June 6, 2011 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Proud of our Sea Dogs...

Uptown Saint John celebrated with the Sea Dogs as thousands lined King Street to watch the parade of blue and white, and of course the Memorial Cup.  Way to go boys...we're very proud!…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 4, 2011 at 8:20pm — No Comments

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going out of business like it's going out of style by sophia bartholomew, with Christa Treadwell at 122 Germain Street

October 30, 2014 at 6pm to November 2, 2014 at 7pm
This was the project: three hundred and eighty two texts on three hundred and eighty two t-shirts; a different one every day for more than a year.These were day-to-day acts of self-representation in an image economy obsessed with symbol management and branding. They were both a uniform and a disguise.Over four…See More
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Uptown Mugs #23 . Julia Park . Thai Pho

If you are looking for delicious Thai and Vietnamese Cuisine, you will find it at Thai Pho Restaurant, 165 Union Street in uptown Saint John.  Julia and Dave Park are experienced restaurant owners and are eager to please us with the sensational tastes of authentic and flavourful dishes, including popular dishes such as Cashew…See More
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The Way We Remember - New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

November 22, 2014 from 1:30pm to 2:30pm
22 November Saturday 1:30pm: Clyde Wray Poet, Playwright and Director, and Debbie Adshade, Singer/songwriter, present “The Way We Remember” in the Hall of Great Whales.  Regular Admission. (In English)New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6.www.nbm-mnb.ca  506-643-2300 / 1888-268-9595See More
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Explorer Saturdays at the New Brunswick Museum: Fort Lore! at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6

November 1, 2014 from 10am to 4pm
1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 November Saturdays 10am-4pm: Explorer Saturdays at the NBM: Fort Lore!  Regular admission. Discover early defense activities in New Brunswick through new temporary exhibitions. Understand life in “ye ole fort days” with the help of museum staff. Fun for all ages! Explorer Saturday activities include art instruction, hands-on discovery tours, crafts, cooking and more! (Bilingual)New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6.…See More
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ALEJANDRA RIBERA ONSTAGE at IMPERIAL THEATRE

November 26, 2014 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
This amazing young singer is already being compared to the legendary Lhasa.Born in Toronto, she's the daughter of an Argentinian waiter and a Scottish actress. Her music is an eclectic mix of Latin folk songs, cabaret tunes sung in French and Spanish, jazz numbers and her own alternative pop compositions.Join her in the intimacy of a cabaret-style concert with performer AND audience onstage.See More
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Small Works Collection 2014: Boats! at Jones Gallery

November 15, 2014 from 11am to 4pm
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Remembrance day at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6

November 11, 2014 from 12pm to 5pm
11 November Tuesday 12pm-5pm: Visit the New Brunswick Museum and fill your afternoon with Wartime Memories themed stories and family craft activities. Free admission for veterans and their families. (Bilingual)New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6 www.nbm-mnb.ca   506-643-2300 / 1888-268-9595See More
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Heritage Crafting Evenings at the New Brunswick Museum: November is Macramé Memories at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6

November 6, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8pm
6, 13, 20, and 27 November Thursdays 6:30-8pm: Heritage Crafting Evenings: November is Macramé Memories. Free in NBM Foyer. Each Thursday evening throughout the fall and winter. Some evenings will feature guest artists working on their own projects.  Small fee of $2 per project, or bring your own supplies.  Don’t miss these evenings of friendship and fun. Ages 14 to adult. (Bilingual)New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6 …See More
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1812: The New Brunswick Story - exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

October 29, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
Until January 4, 2015: 1812: The New Brunswick Story exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. On June 18, 1812 the United States declared war on Britain and placed His Majesty’s colonies in British North America (now Canada) in peril. Already fighting a life and death struggle with Napoleon, Britain had no desire for a conflict on two fronts. The United States, on the other hand, felt their young independence threatened by a British embargo on American trade with France, the seizure of British…See More
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The Lost War: 1776-1783 - exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

October 29, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
Until January 4, 2015: The Lost War: 1776-1783 exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. New Brunswick was created out of the western portion of Nova Scotia in 1784 as a result of the American War of Independence. Many had opposed rebellion. More than 500,000 of these Tories or Loyalists existed at one time or another but most chose to remain part of American society. For others, at least 60,000, exile was the only alternative. In 1783, over 30,000 boarded vessels in New York for Nova Scotia and…See More
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Future Fossil Tools: Early Explorations Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

October 29, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
September 11, 2014 – January 4, 2015. New Brunswick artist Carol Taylor continues her exploration of the interaction between geological processes and human presence. The exhibition is the further development of artistic concepts first shown at the NBM in 2011. In the original exhibition, Carol Taylor conceived of Future Fossils as artworks that considered the continuum of geological processes in combination with vestiges of human presence. An aspect of her inquiry was inspired by a group of…See More
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Forming a Vision: The Art and Geology of the Stonehammer Geopark Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

October 29, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
September 11, 2014 – January 4, 2015. The exhibition features 20 pieces of artwork from the permanent collection of the NBM, dating between 1805 and 2008. Stonehammer Geopark contains some of the most extensively documented landscapes in New Brunswick.  For more than 200 years artists and photographers have taken inspiration from the magnificent vistas and natural wonders that abound. Two aspects of the landscape, in particular, have drawn the most attention: The Reversing Falls Rapids in Saint…See More
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Fossil Hunter at the New Brunswick Museum: Will Matthew and the Giant Trilobite at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

October 29, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
June 30, 2014 – January 4, 2015. Fossil Hunter: Will Matthew and the Giant Trilobite. Fossil Hunter is an interactive exhibit developed by the New Brunswick Museum. Based on a true story of New Brunswick geologist, Will Matthew, it recounts the true story of a curious young teenage boy, the son of noted fossil expert George Matthew.  Will discovered the largest trilobite fossil in the world, over 100 years ago in Saint John. The fossil of the crab-like creature was about 500 million years old…See More
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