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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

"City sidewalks, busy sidewalks

dressed in holiday style

in the air there's a feeling of Christmas..."



Imagine horse-drawn trolley rides, festive…

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

Saint John Santa Parade, 2014 - Winners Announced

The Santa Claus Parade Committee wishes to announce the names of the winning entries in the Saint John Santa Claus Parade held on Saturday, November 15, 2014.  A special thank you to our judging committee, the volunteers and to the many residents who came out to watch and enjoy the…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 15, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Crosby's Gingerbread Trail

Join us in this magical journey of sweet gingerbread delights throughout uptown Saint John.



From November 21 - December, visit the following locations to see these unique, sweet creations.  …



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 14, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Uptown Holiday Calendar - December

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Uptown Holiday Calendar - November

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Uptown Mugs #24 - Lisa Riordon - Bourbon Quarter

Lisa Riordon is a wonderful new addition to the exciting Uptown Saint John culinary scene. As the Executive Chef at Bourbon Quarter - she perfectly combines her years of experience from the Rossmount Inn in St. Andrews with the dynamic southern cuisine on the menu at the Prince William Street restaurant.…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 4, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Friday Warm & Fuzzy Uptown

There are two new adorable fixtures at Loyalist City Coins & Books on Germain Street...Bear an Honey.  Do not walk by without stopping in to welcome them and warm your heart.…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 31, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

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…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 30, 2014 at 3:25pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #22 . Jim Holder, President of JB Holder Engineering

 

It’s seems like just yesterday, but Jim started JB Holder Engineering four years ago in the heart of Uptown Saint John on Prince William Street.  From day one, he knew…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 23, 2014 at 7:53pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #21 . Laurenne Foley aka La Reine ~ Queen of Dance

Laurenne Foley aka La Reine ~ Queen of Dance, is a familiar face in the hip uptown night scene as the house DJ at Mexicali Rosa's and the lady behind the music at countless other events & clubs.…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 15, 2014 at 11:13am — No Comments

Beatty & The Beastro . Old World Charm Meets Delicious in Uptown Saint John

Helen Buck is a 'jack of all trades' at Beatty & The Beastro - wearing the chef, owner, operator, and sometimes even server hat.  Stepping into this corner restaurant on King's Square is like stepping into a quaint…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 9, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #20 . Nawal Doucette

What makes uptown unique?  One of the factors is personalities like Nawal Doucette and the exceptional business she has at 94 Germain Street, Natural Moves Yoga and Belly Dancing.  …

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 7, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #19 . Liz Miller

It wasn't very long ago that Liz Miller set up shop at 91 Germain Street, but she and her studio, Good Fibrations, are very much a part of the uptown heartbeat already.  Liz is a true artist,…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 29, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #18 - José Carlos Pool

José is one of the freshest faces around Uptown Saint John, working as the lead barber out of the hot new "Famous Barbershop" on Water Street. Specializing in unique cuts that are difficult to get anywhere else in the region, José brings a cool perspective and positive attitude to his job everyday. Let's…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 23, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

The Sweet Cafe . 139 Union Street

Once you step through the door into 'The Sweet Cafe,' you are enveloped by the comforting aroma of fresh coffee and home-made breakfast and lunch delicacies.  The space is welcoming, with upcycled church pews and intimate table seating, catching wonderfully the crisp autumn sun rays gently shining in the Union Street windows.  This is definitely a sweet cafe.

Like many of our businesses uptown, The Sweet…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 11, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Sculpture Saint John

August 7th - September 20th

This event is open to all and free of charge.  This is a rare opportunity to watch as eight international artists bring their visions to life from over 100 tons of New Brunswick…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 4, 2014 at 11:53am — No Comments

'Good Fibrations' uptown!

Germain Street just got a little more artistic!  Good Fibrations, Fibre Arts Studio & Supplies is now open at 91 Germain Street.  This is the real deal; alpaca, lambswool, kid mohair,…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 2, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

New sign is a reminder of our history at 40 King Street

Many have noticed the new sign on the corner of King and Germain Street, but perhaps few understand the significance.  



The Business Resource Centre, located at 40 King Street, as well as the connected buildings below were built post great…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 29, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Saint John Volunteer Centre, "engaging people to volunteer effectively in the community"

I recently had the pleasure of sharing in an informative visit and chat with Eileen McLaughlin from the Saint John Volunteer Centre.  Immediately, I…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 26, 2014 at 4:26pm — No Comments

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BIRDS: A Two-Person Exhibition by Phil Savage and Sarah Jones at Jones Gallery

December 6, 2014 from 10am to 4pm
Join painter Sarah Jones and sculptor Phil Savage on Saturday, December 6, 10am - 4pm, for the opening of a special two-person exhibition as they each interpret things with wings.Watch Sarah's blog (http://www.jonesgallery.ca/journal/) for updates, photo sneak peeks, special offers and other awesome tidbitties over the next two weeks.…See More
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Thane Dunn's Ultimate Elvis Christmas/Gospel at Imperial Theatre

December 4, 2014 from 7:30pm to 8:30pm
The Christmas/Gospel show you've been waiting for is finally coming to the Imperial.  Join World Champion Elvis tribute artist Thane Dunn and his 8 piece Cadillac Kings as they perform everything from Blue Christmas to Blue Suede Shoes. Find out more HERE.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

November 19, 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

November 19, 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

November 19, 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

November 19, 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

November 19, 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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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 her storefront, Anne continues…See More
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Uptown Sparkles . An Old Fashioned Holiday Uptown Open House at Various Uptown Locations

December 5, 2014 from 5pm to 11pm
"City sidewalks, busy sidewalks dressed in holiday style in the air there's a feeling of Christmas..." Imagine horse-drawn trolley rides, festive Victorian carolers spreading seasonal glad tidings as they meander the historic uptown streets.  Shops, lit and warm, welcome visitors with gingerbread, hot cider, and…See More
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Uptown Sparkles . An Old Fashioned Holiday Uptown Open House . December 5

"City sidewalks, busy sidewalks dressed in holiday style in the air there's a feeling of Christmas..." Imagine horse-drawn trolley rides, festive Victorian carolers spreading seasonal glad tidings as they meander the historic uptown streets.  Shops, lit and warm, welcome visitors with gingerbread, hot cider, and…See More
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