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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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Glimpses of the Recent past slide show and talk at the NBM by David Goss at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6

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28 February Saturday 2pm-3pm: Glimpses of the Recent past slide show and talk at the New Brunswick Museum. Free admission. Join local author and Walk n’ Talk specialist David Goss for a slide show and talk of photos captured by David Goss during the 70’s and 80’s. The photos illustrate the dramatic change that has occurred overtime in areas around Saint John while also showing places that remain unchanged. This talk is part of the Saint John Heritage Fair, Saturday, February 28, 9:30 -3:30 pm,…See More
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Raise Your Hand Auction supporting the Saint John Volunteer Centre at New Brunswick Museum

March 19, 2015 from 6pm to 9pm
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New Brunswick Fine Craft Festival - Saint John at Marco Polo Cruise Terminal

July 10, 2015 at 5pm to July 12, 2015 at 5pm
The annual NB Fine Craft Festival, which we will host this year at the Marco Polo Cruise Ship Terminal in Saint John from July 10-12, is a vibrant cultural arts festival that features original works by award winning New Brunswick craftspeople. This event provides an opportunity for the public to connect with makers, discover locally made fine craft, witness live fine craft demonstrations, and participate in an important part of our New Brunswick culture and heritage. Along with established fine…See More
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Dragons' Den coming to Saint John at Delta Brunswick

March 4, 2015 from 10am to 5pm
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March 19, 2015 from 12pm to 1pm
Noon NuggetThursday March 19 2015Planning and Delivering a Top Notch Annual General Meeting.A successful AGM can improve employee and volunteer motivation, increase agency efficiency, bring more public awareness to your organization, and strengthen the overall work of your agency. BUT it takes thought, planning and effort to organize and carry out a top notch AGM.  This session will explore what is involved in planning and delivering such an AGM.Betty Hitchcock is well known in Saint John for…See More
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The Thing That Happened . Fine Craft Exhibition at Saint John Arts Centre

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Have you heard about The Thing That Happened? As New Brunswickers, we each have our own story to share. Our lives consist of many moments that have led us to who we are, as individuals, and as a people. These moments can lead us in new directions, or affirm our decisions.The Thing That Happened is an…See More
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New Brunswick Museum - Public Update sessions at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

February 24, 2015 from 12pm to 1:30pm
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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

February 18, 2015 at 9am to February 22, 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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1812: The New Brunswick Story exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

February 18, 2015 at 9am to February 22, 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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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

February 18, 2015 at 9am to February 22, 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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