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16th Annual Germain Street Open

The 16th Annual Germain Street Open took place this past Saturday in Uptown Saint John with over 100 participants taking part in the event. This year nearly $15 000 was raised for the Children's Wish Foundation with a great day of fun in the homes, offices and bars in the Germain & Princess Street areas of Uptown.


A great trend that has developed in that last couple years is the numerous teams that have taken the…
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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 28, 2010 at 4:01pm — No Comments

Granite Man gets second looks in uptown Saint John

This is not one of the Hooper Statues. This is Granite Man!

This stone cold figure is actually warm blooded and you never know where he will show up. Word is, he is out and about in uptown Saint John so keep a keen eye out for him. Double takes are common, as are smiles and gentle pokes...just to ensure he's the real deal. Watch for him and his antics in the next few months...and show him…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 27, 2010 at 3:38pm — No Comments

MOON GARDEN . NOW OPEN . 105 PRINCESS STREET

Moon Garden is best described as a Metaphysical, Mystical and Magical Exploration shop, dealing heavily in Body, Mind and Spiritual Wellness.



3 mottos:



1. One Center, Many Paths. Moon Garden celebrates every culture, religion and orientation. (This is the slogan)



2. Pay if Forward. Moon Garden is always looking for ways to be more green, involved in social issues in the community, and offer local artist a venue to sell… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 27, 2010 at 11:46am — 2 Comments

Big Turnout at Paramount Theatre Project Meeeting



A big crowd filled the UNB Grand Hall last night in Uptown Saint John has citizens met to discuss to potential for the vacant Paramount Theatre in King's Square. There was great energy in the room and some great suggestions were put forth ranging from live music venue to aquarium. Over the coming weeks the project will continue to be studied and hopefully a new life can be found for the amazing building. If you missed the… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 22, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

UPTOWN SAINT JOHN GETS COMPLIMENTS FROM VISITING JOURNALISTS

Recently, two Montreal journalists who write for the online magazine Zurbaines visited several NB cities; a project sponsored by the NB Department of Tourism. These ladies had a wonderful uptown experience, which included enjoying our rich heritage properties, tasting our fine cousine, mingling with our friendly townies, entertainment...culture...and all that accompanies the vibrancy of uptown Saint John.



The article from their magazine has… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 20, 2010 at 10:49am — No Comments

LEARN HOW TO SALSA DANCE - 6 WEEK PROGRAM


Offered with Taco Pica flare.....'Learn to Salsa'
6 week program
Sundays, starting October 3rd
Beginners 6-7pm
Intermediate 7-8pm

only 10 openings
ony $60

Contact Taco Pica at 96 Germain Street or at the Taco Pica City Market Stand.

633.8492

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 17, 2010 at 10:40am — No Comments

WHAT ARE YOUR IDEAS FOR THE PARAMOUNT THEATRE?



What are your ideas for the Paramount Theatre?



Uptown Saint John invites you to share your ideas as we explore the possibilities for this great urban space.

Join us for a special presentation and community conversation.



Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.



5:30 p.m. “Place Matters” presentation – the… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 15, 2010 at 12:44pm — No Comments

FIESTA PARTIES AT TACO PICA!



Have you been to a Fiesta Party lately? Do you know that every other Saturday at Taco Pica, 96 Germain Street...there is just that? At around 10:30pm, the lights go down and the heat goes up; the music sets the mood for a terrific, lose and loose yourself in the moment mingling and dancing. You haven't experienced everything until you've experienced this. Come out to a Fiesta right here in uptown Saint John every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. (Next one, this coming Saturday… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 14, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

MUSIC/MUSIQUE NB AWARDS - LOCAL NOMINATIONS!

We are very pleased and proud of the fabulous Saint John talent and quality that will be represented at the upcoming Music/Musique NB Awards. Nominations were recently announced and include the following with connections to our uptown; people and places we know well and are near and dear to our heart...



Market Square/The Hardman…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 9, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Jesse Vergen to represent NB at the Canadian Chef Congress in British Columbia

Chef Jesse Vergen of the Saint John Ale House will be the representing NB at the Canadian Chef Congress on Sept 11th -12th in Duncan BC cooking NB Seafood food for 500 Chefs.



This year’s Congress is called “Oceans for Tomorrow” and The Canadian Chefs’ Congress 2010 on Vancouver Island will focus on chefs and their relationship to the ocean and its current fragile state. We will look at sustainable practices as well as the impact of our actions of today on the oceans of… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 3, 2010 at 11:58am — No Comments

Media Release: Paramount Theatre Project

 

For Immediate Release:
Uptown Saint John Wants Ideas for Paramount Theatre
The former Paramount Theatre on Kings Square may have a new lease on life - Uptown Saint John Inc. officials have entered into a short-term agreement with the current building owner to explore ways in which the old theatre can potentially be used.
Over the past couple of months Uptown Saint John Inc. has been in talks with the current…
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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 2, 2010 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

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Author Book Talk and Signing at the New Brunswick Museum: The 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot in the War of 1812 at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

September 23, 2014 from 7pm to 8:30pm
23 September Tuesday 7pm: Author Book Talk and Signing at the NBM: The 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot in the War of 1812. Free admission. Join author John R. Grodzinski for a book talk and signing of his publication The 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot in the War of 1812. The 104th Regiment of Foot is best known for its perilous Winter March up the St. John River to the battlefields of Upper Canada. Until recently the story of the 104th had largely been forgotten, until the…See More
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Concerts in the Cathedral Presents: Miramichi Folksinger SUSAN BUTLER & DIVINE MERCY CATHOLIC SCHOOL CHOIR at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception - 91 Waterloo Street

October 19, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm
As part of the Concerts in the Cathedral series, Miramichi folksinger Susan Butler and the Divine Mercy Catholic School Choir are performing in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception October 19 at 2:00 PM. Hope to see you there!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

September 22, 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

September 22, 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

September 22, 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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Video Pick of the Week: Good Fibrations

Liz invites everyone to check out her newly opened shop "Good Fibrations" on Germain Street. So cool! Visit Uptown Saint John anytime online at: http://www.u...
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All Hallows' Eve at The Loyalist House at The Loyalist House

October 30, 2014 from 4pm to 8pm
At twilight on Thursday, October 30, The Loyalist House will open its door to guests who dare to enter one of the oldest houses in Saint John, left standing from the 19th century. Could the legends and stories possibly be true? Could The Loyalist House be haunted? For the first time in a number of years, The Loyalist House…See More
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New Brunswick Museum celebrates Culture Days 2014 at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

September 26, 2014 at 9am to September 28, 2014 at 5pm
26, 27, 28 September - Free art activities each day in the Main Foyer of the New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Center. (Bilingual).27 September Saturday 2pm – Kim's Academy of Dance students will offer an engaging dance presentation in the New Brunswick Museum Hall of Great Whales. Regular admission.28 September Sunday 12pm – 5pm:  Free Admission to the NBM Exhibition Centre.  Try out various art activities, from imaginative “future fossil” clay works to watercolour bookmarks. (Bilingual).New…See More
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Saint John Family Event at Saint John Trade and Convention Centre

October 5, 2014 from 1pm to 4pm
Welcome Wagon and its sponsors are holding a baby shower family event on Oct.5th hosted at the Saint John Trade & Convention Centre – doors open at 1pm. This event is for new or expecting parents with children up to the age of six. Free admission, gifts, door prizes, free face painting, contests and more! For more information and to register to attend: www.saintjohnfamilyevent.ca***Some vendor space still availableSee More
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Video Pick of the Week: Manchester Shoes 20th Anniversary

Cathy & Natalie invite everyone to join them in celebrating 20 years in business at Manchester Shoes in Uptown Saint John. Visit Manchester Shoes online anyt...
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All Hallows' Eve at The Loyalist House at The Loyalist House

October 30, 2014 from 4pm to 8pm
At twilight on Thursday, October 30, The Loyalist House will open its door to guests who dare to enter one of the oldest houses in Saint John, left standing from the 19th century. Could the legends and stories possibly be true? Could The Loyalist House be haunted? For the first time in a number of years, The Loyalist House…See More
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