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Christmas in July Sale

Drop by Wicked Good Treats and check out our Christmas in July 1/2 price sale corner. Lots of great gifts items, mugs, belgian chocolate and more. Watch for our another big sale starting July 15th.

Added by Wicked Good Treats on July 6, 2010 at 9:45pm — No Comments

JULY RETAIL HINTS FROM BARBARA CROWHURST



12 Steps To Being A Top Salesperson - for the Stores of Uptown Saint John



1. Maintain a positive attitude towards yourself and your work. When something goes wrong, don't waste time complaining but work towards its correction.



2. Understand a clean and organized store directly correlates to high sales.



3. Approach more customers.



4. Realize that customers are on the defensive. Make a personal remark that… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 6, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

SALTY JAM IS TWO DAYS AWAY! - JULY 8-10

Saltyjam, Saint John’s Festival of Music, dates back to 1995 as the Saint John Jazz & Blues Festival. From humble beginnings as a small, modest festival, the event has grown significantly over the last few years, including the following:

• Gaining of non-profit status;

• Becoming incorporated;

• Expansion of free venues;

• More shows;

• Increased awareness; and

•…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 6, 2010 at 10:35am — No Comments

Element5 Is Now Open at Market Square 2nd Level !



5 basic Elements make up the universe: infinity, air, fire, water and earth. The discrepancy of the 5 Elements from time to time reflects on our skin and body. Engage in all 5 senses, Element5 aims to provide a series of treatments that balance the 5 Elements, and store our skin.



Element5 offers a series of services to female guests, services such as facial treatment,… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 6, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

FISHY CHORES, 116 PRINCE WILLIAM STREET

Fishy Chores is an open studio, a place where all are welcome to watch me at work, shop for things precious or just play dress up….



I get asked so often about the name… “Fishy Chores” has been my studio name for the last 30 years, while I was living in Stratford, Ontario, and referred to me doing something fishy… the fish dressed up for swimming was a decoy… Stratford was nowhere close to any water or fish, it was more “fishy”, if you know… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 6, 2010 at 9:18am — No Comments

Kids "n" Karts

The first annual 'Kids & Karts' go-cart race was held in uptown Saint John on June 20. This very exciting event showcased custom built go-carts racing down King Street with spectators gasping at the speed, techniques, and unique design of karts. A fire-engine red stock-car roared up and down the street marking the beginning of the race and pumping the racers up for the thrill.



This fundraiser has been a dream of the Joshua Group for awhile… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 5, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Winners of Canada Day Window Decorating Contest !!!

Some stores and companies in uptown decorated their windows to celebrate Canada's 143th birthday. To appreciate their effort, Uptown Saint John Inc. held a Canada Day Window Decorating Contest from June 30th to July 4th. Public voted for their favorite decoration through a survey posted on surveymonkey.com. Based on the votes complied, Uptown Saint John is pround to announce the winners of the Canada Day Window Decorating Contest.…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 5, 2010 at 10:33am — No Comments

Jess Darrah . Uptown Saint John COTW . July 5-9



No, it's not only her hair...though that's pretty cool! Jess can act and…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 5, 2010 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

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Recently Conserved Paintings from the New Brunswick Museum Collection exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

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The Franklin Exploration Pop-Up Exhibit at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

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Marie Hélène Allain - Imagerie de l’héritière exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

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Until 30 October 2016: Marie Hélène Allain - Imagerie de l’héritière exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. Marie Hélène Allain from Sainte-Marie-de-Kent is one of New Brunswick’s most acclaimed artists. Allain’s installation, Imagerie de l’héritière, is the culmination of forty-five years of creativity and is an evocative statement about belonging. Imagerie de l’héritière is arranged in three interrelated sections: an upturned tree trunk with a mass of natural and sculpted stones; a pair of…See More
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Uptown Mugs #48 . Chris and Steve

Our uptown heroes, Chris and Steve can be found at 25 Charlotte Street.  They have one of the most fun stores in our entire uptown, dare we say, city.  Just walk in the door and you see action heroes, gaming supplies, comic books, and all things intelligently amusing.  At…See More
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