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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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1812: The New Brunswick Story exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

July 31, 2015 at 9am to January 3, 2016 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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NBM Explorer Days are EVERY DAY in July and August! at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

July 31, 2015 at 9am to August 31, 2015 at 5pm
NBM Explorer Days are EVERY DAY in July and August!  Regular admission. These family adventures are for the young and young at heart.  Join the NBM for a full day of themed activities including art instruction, experiments, face painting, eco-friendly educational crafting, old fashioned games, and gallery discovery programmes. Face painting noon-1pm daily. A day pass at the NBM ensures you can plan your day to capture all of the excitement. Extreme Summer Fun. (Bilingual)New Brunswick Museum…See More
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Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo & Roussel exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

July 31, 2015 at 9am to September 28, 2015 at 5pm
June 11, 2015 – September 28, 2015: Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo & Roussel exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. This exhibition offers homage to Claude Roussel, an internationally acclaimed artist and sculptor. It represents a collection of thirty hooked rugs reproduced by Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo from Claude Roussel’s designs.New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6.www.nbm-mnb.ca  506-643-2300 / 1888-268-9595See More
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Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

July 31, 2015 at 9am to January 3, 2016 at 5pm
June 8, 2015 – January 3, 2016: Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. The New Brunswick Museum is pleased to host Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large, a travelling exhibition featuring the art of Jim des Rivières, produced by the Canadian Museum of Nature. This exhibition presents large-format prints of moths by photographer Jim des Rivières. These larger than life images are created by scanning each unexpected colours to reveal the intricate patterns. The…See More
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Mardi Gras for MindCare at Bourbon Quarter

August 12, 2015 from 5pm to 11pm
On August 12, Prince William Street will transform to a family-friendly Mardi Gras-style outdoor street party.  The street will be closed to traffic allowing music lovers the rare opportunity to experience a live 9-piece band direct from New Orleans on the Bourbon Quarter Restaurant patio-turned-stage.  Sweet Crude band members Jonathan Arceneaux, Sam Craft, Jack Craft, Stephen MacDonald, Alexis Marceaux, Skyler Stroup and Marion Tortorich hail from southern Louisiana and will be making a…See More
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Summer in the Square Presents: Leo LaFleur at King's Square Bandstand

August 27, 2015 from 12pm to 1pm
Uptown Saint John is proud to present free entertainment throughout the summer! Local artists will delight crowds at the King's Square Bandstand on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays throughout July and August. If the weather takes a turn for the worse, the festivities will head indoors to the Saint John City Market. Bring a friend and enjoy fabulous live entertainment in the heart of Uptown Saint John! Performing today is Leo LaFleur from noon-1pm.  See More
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Summer in the Square Presents: David Mudge & the Wherewithal at King's Square Bandstand

August 18, 2015 from 12pm to 1pm
Uptown Saint John is proud to present free entertainment throughout the summer! Local artists will delight crowds at the King's Square Bandstand on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays throughout July and August. If the weather takes a turn for the worse, the festivities will head indoors to the Saint John City Market. Bring a friend and enjoy fabulous live entertainment in the heart of Uptown Saint John! Performing today is David Mudge from noon-1pm.  See More
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Join the NBM for the opening of the exhibition New Brunswick Art Bank 2013-2014 Acquisitions at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

August 13, 2015 from 5pm to 7pm
13 August 2015 Thursday 5-7pm: Join the New Brunswick Museum for the opening of the exhibition New Brunswick Art Bank 2013-2014 Acquisitions. RSVP 506-643-2349 / 1-888-268-9595 or email vs-sv@nbm-mnb.ca This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 11 August. The NB Art Bank is a permanent collection of the visual arts in New Brunswick. Established in 1968, the Art Bank celebrates the province’s excellence…See More
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Acadian Day Fun at the New Brunswick Museum! at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

August 15, 2015 from 10am to 5pm
15 August Saturday 10am-5pm: Acadian Day Fun at the New Brunswick Museum! Free Admission. National Acadian Day. Discover historic and contemporary Acadia at the New Brunswick Museum. Experience storytelling, musical entertainment with the Famille Babineau at 1pm, Acadian treats at 1pm, Acadian-themed face-painting 1pm-3pm, an uptown walking tintamarre (joy-filled noisemaking parade!), and lots of fun for everyone! The tintamarre walking parade leaves the NBM Reception Desk at 3:00pm. Cakes and…See More
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Rosalie Elphick is now a member of Uptown Directory
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Uptown Mugs #37 . Dan Mcgaghey

There exists in uptown Saint John, a mid-high end, uber hip and modern men's clothing store, Colwell's Mens (Brunswick Square, Level 3).…See More
Jul 27
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TIM ISAAC ANTIQUES & AUCTIONS at Algonquin Resort, St. Andrews, N.B.

August 3, 2015 from 12pm to 5pm
  New Brunswick Day AuctionMonday, August 3 2015 (12 noon)Viewings:Sunday, Aug 2 (6pm – 8pm) & Monday, Aug 3 (10am - 12noon)To Be Held In The "New Brunswick Room" of The Algonquin Resort, St. Andrews, N.B.      Visit WWW.TIMISAAC.COM     for more catalogue and photosSee More
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Jane stevely commented on Uptown Saint John Inc's group SHOP
"Craftology Sj located at 177 Prince William - is the one-stop place for all your gift buying needs!  We have wedding and baby shower gifts, and ideas for all occasions, as well as, some lovely items to pamper yourself with.  Come see…"
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