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Light Up the Uptown and Win! Christmas Decorating Challenge Contest Winners

First Place . Opera Bistro . 60 Prince William Street



Second Place . Thandi . 33 Canterbury Street



Third Place Big Tide Brewing Co . 47 Princess Street



Honourable Mention . Trinity Galleries . 128 Germain Street



Thank you to everyone who decorated their storefronts for… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 24, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Uptown Directory Continues to Grow



In it's first two weeks of operation, the Uptown Directory continues to grow in popularity amongst Uptown businesses. Users are able to promote events, add photos and spread the word about all of the cool stuff happening in the Uptown district. The #livelifeuptown twitter tag has also proved to be very successful with the Twitter crowd. Anyone can see what's up anytime… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 15, 2009 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Framed, Autographed, Sidney Crosby Jersey!

It’s the perfect gift for the hockey fan on your Christmas list…

You can bid on a framed, autographed, Sidney Crosby jersey and official game photos!

E-mail bids to Bid4Sid@mbsradio.com starting from Dec. 18 -Dec. 23, bidding ends at noon.

There will be bid updates at 8:40, 12:40 & 4:40 daily and hourly updates on Dec. 23rd. Winning bid announced at 12:40 on Dec. 23. Bidding is in increments of $10 and payment must be cash, certified cheque or money order. All proceeds go to… Continue

Added by Steph Downey on December 14, 2009 at 11:39am — No Comments

Toy Drive at Market Square

K100 was on site today in Market Square collecting toys for Hestia House. There was a great response for this great cause!

Hestia House provides a safe supportive environment for women and women with children who are victims of family violence in Saint John, and provides an opportunity for change.

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 11, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments

#livelifeuptown Phone Sticker Debuts

The #livelifeuptown Twitter hastag sticker has been spotted recently on phones around the Uptown area. Aside from looking cool, the sticker reminds Uptown residents and visitors that whenever the want to know what's happening "right now" they can search #livelifeuptown on Twitter and find out.



Check it out for yourself… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 9, 2009 at 4:44pm — No Comments

December at the New Brunswick Museum

Come visit one of the ongoing exhibits at the NBM this December 4th to January 3:

Beyond the Garden Path: Tapestry Art by Susan Vida Judah (Know Your Own Artists):



More than a dozen Victorian and Edwardian chairs upholstered with elegant tapestries inspired by Judah's own garden and memories of her years in Jamaica.



SMILE! The Tooth and Nothing but the Tooth



Never has the world of teeth and dentistry… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 5, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Operation Red Nose

Operation Red Nose is a unique program against drinking and driving. Essentially, it is a volunteer safe ride home service provided during the Holiday Season to all motorists who have been drinking or who do not feel fit to drive their own vehicle. It is an original and free way of getting a safe ride in one’s own vehicle without driving it - and it is absolutely free!



The Greater Saint John service will be available to residents from Grand… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 4, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Spirit of Christmas is Giving! Saint John Santa Shuffle, Saturday, December 5th

The annual Santa Shuffle Fun Run & Elf Walk brings families and friends together. This merry event helps The Salvation Army to assist families and individuals in need during the Christmas season and throughout the year.



Registration anytime, Race Kit Pickup:



* December 03: 05:00PM - 08:00PM

* December 04: 01:00PM - 08:00PM

* December 05: on Site from 9:00-10:00AM RACE STARTS AT 10:00 AM

Brunswick Square Running Room - View Map

Brunswick… Continue

Added by Running Room - Santa Shuffle on December 2, 2009 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Uptown Gallery Hop



Come enjoy a day of great art and good fun in Uptown Saint John this Saturday December 5th as all of the neighborhood galleries welcome visitors to check out their wonderful selection of art just in time for the holiday season.



The New Brunswick Museum, Tim Isaac's Antiques, Trinity Gallery, Handworks Gallery, Peter Buckland Gallery and others will all be hosting special events.



See you this… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 1, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Mayor's Tree Lighting


Santa Claus was on hand has the mayor officially kicked off the Holiday Season in Uptown Saint John last Friday night. A great evening was had by all in attendance!

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 1, 2009 at 12:17pm — No Comments

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