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Uptown Mugs #30 - Sharon Rathod

Sharon Rathod is the Facility Director of ConnexionWorks, the most flexible and lively co-working office space in Uptown SJ and a Project Coordinator at iSpire-Inspired Technologies. She is very passionate about Saint John and strives to build a stronger and connected entrepreneurial community with the support…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 27, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Chop Chop Winter presents to Lunch Connection

Not long ago, Saint John was treated to a special Chop Chop Winter Restaurant Week menu.  Although we were in the midst of an uptown 'state of emergency,' and were dealing with massive snowfall and accumulation, that didn't stop hungry foodies from enjoying the delicious chef…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 20, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #29 . Gordie Tufts

Here's to the man behind Backstreet Records, Gordie Tufts.  As Backstreet celebrates a whopping 35 years this year, we thought it only fitting to spotlight the eternally hip gent who started it all.  …



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 11, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Popular decor expert from CityLine, Sharon Grech takes the stage at the Atlantic National Home Show this month!

Sharon Grech, Colour and Design Expert for Benjamin Moore, is coming to the Atlantic National Home show at Harbour Station this month!  

Sharon will be on stage on Friday, March 20 at 4pm and Saturday, March 21 at 2pm, presenting Benjamin Moore Colour Trends for 2015, and no doubt sharing valuable painting tips and information.  This is a perfect time of year to think about sprucing up our walls, so come and take advantage of hearing this expert advice first…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 4, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

East Coast Startup Week - Saint John. Register Now

March 16-22, 2015

Startup Week brings entrepreneurs, local leaders, and friends together to build momentum and opportunity around your community's unique entrepreneurial identity.  All events are free, informative and a fantastic way to network and build ideas and networks.  …

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 2, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Welcome uptown - Brick City Barbers

Gentlemen, uptown is now home to a new classic barber, "Brick City Barbers."  For that perfect trim or perhaps a trendy cut with an edge, Brick City specializes in hair cuts and shaves.  This is the real deal, a time-honoured…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 18, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Volunteers needed - Fundy Sound Choral Event happening in SJ next summer!

The organizers of this event are looking for volunteers!  Would you like to be a valuable part of the team behind the Fundy Sound event, June 27 - July 1, 2016?  

They are looking for some enthusiastic volunteers to be involved early, in this committee set-up and planning stage.  If you have an…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 17, 2015 at 1:45pm — No Comments

Shake the winter blues with FREE parking from Uptown Saint John Inc.

Let's not let the snow and cold get us down!  Your business improvement association, Uptown Saint John, is helping to shake the winter blues by covering  your on-street parking on Friday, February 27th (up to 2…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 13, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

FREE Parking uptown this Friday, February 13th!

Uptown Saint John and HotSpot Parking are sharing the love this Valentine's Day!  

 

Enjoy FREE on-street parking (up to 2 hours)…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 10, 2015 at 3:48pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #28 - No-Snow Bros.

This week's Uptown Mug introduces the No-Snow Bros! No-Snow Bros is an uptown based shoveling collective made up of five high school students and best friends!  The Bros are excited to get out and be part of the uptown community, make some money and…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 16, 2015 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

New Restaurant Uptown - Port City Royal

Uptown welcomes a new restaurant to our prominent dining scene.  Located at 45 Grannan Street (off Germain Street), this impressive renovation is a wonderful addition to our uptown streetscape, and an excellent choice in quality and tasty cuisine.  Port City Royal chef, Jakob Lutes recognizes the importance of using local ingredients as often as possible, supporting our regional providers, as well as presenting quality and delicious offerings in appetizers, entrees, and desserts.…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 6, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

2014 Crosby's Gingerbread Trail Winners Announced!

We are delighted to announce the winners of our 3rd Annual Crosby's Gingerbread Trail!  



First Place - Delta Brunswick

Second Place - Fishy Chores…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 23, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

2015 Facade Grant Application

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 22, 2014 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Light Up The Uptown and WIN! - Contest Winners Announced

We are happy to announce the winners of the 2014 'Light up the Uptown and WIN' decorating contest!



First Place - Fishy Chores

2nd Place Winner - Scheherazade Books & Music…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 22, 2014 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Chop Chop Presents Donation to Lunch Connection

Uptown restaurants who recently participated in Chop Chop Fall, Saint John's Restaurant Week, are very happy to present a donation to 'Lunch Connection.'  The donation amount presented this morning is $4,493, which represents $1 for EVERY Chop Chop plate sold this fall.

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 19, 2014 at 1:44pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #27 - Julia Wright

Julia Wright is an Uptown creative dynamo as both broadcaster at Acadia Broadcasting and the founder & editor of Hard Times in the Maritimes Magazine. 2014 has been a big year for Hard Times with a successful Indiegogo campaign and the introduction of a new expanded colour format. Their year end "Best…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 18, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #26 . Nails by Abby

Located at 145 Union Street, four lovely ladies work their magic at this Hair and Nails Salon.  Very cool hair colour transformations, cuts and styles happen here, as well as glamorous, funky, and modern nail designs.  If you are looking for the latest in trending styles,…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 11, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Holiday delicious uptown!

We are entering a season of delicious indulgence in the tastes of the holidays!  Uptown Saint John has many options to help you treat yourself and others.  Many of our restaurants have something festive to offer, just give them a call!



Below are a few specials being offered uptown...…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 27, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #25 - Anne McShane

Anne McShane is one of the most familiar faces in uptown Saint John. The owner of the Germain Street fixture - "The Feel Good Store", Anne embodies the positive attitude and spirit of cooperation that makes our city centre such a wonderful place. Recently in the news after a car accidentally drove into…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 19, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Uptown Sparkles . An Old Fashioned Holiday Uptown Open House . December 5

Uptown Sparkles! Friday, December 5, 2014 - Uptown Saint John

"City sidewalks, busy sidewalks

dressed in holiday style…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 17, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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Divine Divas Uptown Dance Party at Imperial Theatre

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Rebellious Jukebox is Back at CALLAHAN'S Pub

April 12, 2015 from 8pm to 11pm
Great night of alternative music with LIKE ANIMALSand local bands Patient Zero and Forward Unto Dawn.Doors open at 7pm Cover $5. SHOW TIME 8 to 11pm.See More
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TGIF PARTY at CALLAHAN'S PUB

April 3, 2015 at 10pm to April 4, 2015 at 2am
2 Hours of great music and prices to kick off the night.POWER HOUR times 2......starts at 10pm & goes 'til midnight.beer, draft, bar & premium shots, coolers & wine all featuredDEL'S "new" mix of LIVE music starts at 10 pm and continues until 2 am. $5 cover**** beat the cover! come in between 5pm & 10pm, purchase 2 drinks and get a free cover. Offer Good Tuesday to FridaySee More
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ROCK'n'ROLL SATURDAY at CALLAHAN'S PUB

April 4, 2015 at 10pm to April 5, 2015 at 2am
"CELEBRATE" Saturday Night with our POWER HOUR times 2.Starts at 10 pm and ends at midnight.beer, draft, bar & prem shots, coolers & wine are all featuredDance On Happens every Saturday Night from 10pm to 2am.A great selection of "live"& recorded dance music specially mixed by DEL classic rock to new. DEL HAS IT ALL! Cover $5****beat the cover. Drop in today between 5pm and 10pm, purchase 2 drinks and we'll give you a free cover.See More
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Uptown Mugs #30 - Sharon Rathod

Sharon Rathod is the Facility Director of ConnexionWorks, the most flexible and lively co-working office space in Uptown SJ and a Project Coordinator at iSpire-Inspired Technologies. She is very passionate about Saint John and strives to build a stronger and connected entrepreneurial community with the support from the co-founders…See More
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Architecture in New Brunswick: an archival perspective at NBM Archives and Research Library. 277, Douglas Avenue, Saint John, E2K1E5

April 11, 2015 from 10:30am to 12pm
11 April Saturday 10:30am – 12:00pm: Architecture in New Brunswick: an archival perspective. Regular admission. Pre-register by 9 April: 643-2349/1-888-268-9595. Come to the Archives & Research Library (277, Douglas Avenue) and explore the history of New Brunswick’s architectural treasures. Join History & Technology Curator, Gary Hughes for a look at a wealth of architectural plans and designs. (In English).NBM Archives and Research Library. 277, Douglas Avenue, Saint John,…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

March 27, 2015 at 9am to March 29, 2015 at 5pm
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 deserters on U.S. vessels at sea and action to prevent American westward expansion. The war…See More
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2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture Exhibit at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

March 27, 2015 at 9am to March 29, 2015 at 5pm
Until May 31, 2015:  2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture Exhibit at the New Brunswick Museum. This exhibition is presented in proud partnership between the New Brunswick Museum and the Architects’ Association of New Brunswick. The exhibit includes 71 visual panels highlighting the 28 submissions received for the 2014 New Brunswick Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture.  The designs represent diverse structures within 15 communities from across the…See More
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Fossil Hunter: Will Matthew and the Giant Trilobite exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

March 27, 2015 at 9am to March 29, 2015 at 5pm
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 and was one of New Brunswick’s most important discoveries. The exhibit is packed with…See More
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March Break all month long at the New Brunswick Museum. Creative Constructions! at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

March 27, 2015 at 9am to March 29, 2015 at 5pm
March Break all month long at the New Brunswick Museum. Creative Constructions! Regular admission. Join the New Brunswick Museum this March Break to learn all about New Brunswick’s magnificent architecture and the people and animals behind it! Fun, educational hands-on activities throughout the day. Creative Constructions is inspired by the 2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture Exhibit currently being featured at the NBM until 31 May, 2015. (Bilingual)New Brunswick…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

March 27, 2015 at 9am to March 29, 2015 at 5pm
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 nearly half of these came to what is now New Brunswick in spring, summer and fall…See More
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Art Battle 246 at The Sanctuary Theatre

March 28, 2015 from 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Art Battle is live competitive painting. Twelve artists compete; only one will emerge from the final round as the winner. Painters create the best work they can in 20 minutes. As they work, patrons move around the easels, closely watching the creative process. The theme is open, the medium is acrylic paint, and the tools allowed are brushes, palette knives or any non-mechanical implements. At the end of each round, the audience votes democratically for their favourite painting and bids in…See More
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A taste of Argentina at happinez wine bar

April 21, 2015 from 7pm to 9:30pm
Craig Pinhey just came back from this stunning wine country and will share his experiences and some great wines of course!tickets are $50 + hst per personfor reservations please contact us at happinezphone: 634 7340e-mail: smitpeterjh@gmail.comSee More
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