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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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200th anniversary of the arrival of the HMS Regulus in Saint John, NB at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

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25 May Monday 1-3pm: Documents from the New Brunswick Museum collection will be featured at the NBM Exhibition Centre as part of the event commemorating the 200th anniversary of the arrival of the HMS Regulus in Saint John, NB, organized by the New Brunswick Black History Society. Free admission. The vessel carried over 400 Black Refugees at the end of the War of 1812 which was the second large influx of Black settlers into the province.New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square,…See More
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1812: The New Brunswick Story at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

May 21, 2015 at 9am to May 31, 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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The Lost War: 1776-1783 exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

May 21, 2015 at 9am to May 31, 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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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

May 21, 2015 at 9am to May 31, 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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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

May 21, 2015 at 9am to May 31, 2015 at 5pm
February 11, 2015 – 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…See More
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FREE Community Breakfast at Trinity Church at Trinity Church

May 20, 2015 from 9am to 10:30am
Trinity Church (115 Charlotte Street) invites you to their monthly Free Community Breakfast.  Wednesday, May 20th from 9:00 – 10:30 am.  First come, first served.  All are welcome.See More
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Saint John Pride Celebrations at Uptown Saint John

August 20, 2015 at 12pm to August 23, 2015 at 1pm
Thursday August 20thFlag RaisingCoffee House – Second CupFriday August 21stDrag VolleyballDrag Show & BingoSaturday August 22ndPride ParadeCommunity GatheringPride DanceSunday August 23rdPost Pride BrunchLocations will be announced closer to event dates. See More
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Day for Ontario – Upper Canada - Centre Stage! at Market Square Boardwalk

June 20, 2015 all day
Ontario, also known as Upper Canada, and our northern neighbours-- we share a rich agricultural history; which we hope to convey with our amazing live entertainment. New age Country will be heard up and down the Boardwalk – paying homage to the deep-rooted traditions running from here to the home of the Great Lakes!For more information, please visit www.marketsquaresj.com.See More
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