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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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Noon Nugget - Creating a Communication Plan at Saint John Volunteer Centre

September 17, 2014 from 12pm to 1pm
Fall 2014 Noon NuggetsSeptember 17– Creating a Communication PlanCommunicate communicate, communicate.  Projects are more successful when you communicate the right message to the right people at the right time. Learn how to build a communication plan to ensure your project is more successful Kathryn Hanson is…See More
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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 fire, and were known at that time as the 'Commercial Block.'  The corner building, 40 King,…See More
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Air Cadet Fun Run at The Running Room - Brunswick Square

September 27, 2014 from 6pm to 7pm
The cadet program instills the attributes of leadership, citizenship with emphasis on fitness and well-being There are no fees or costs to join Air Cadets and uniforms are supplied free of charge. We believe it is important to be accessible to youth from all socioeconomic backgrounds and fundraising helps us with some of the enriching activities in which the youth take part.So come down, have fun and go for a walk or runSee More
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Susie McBay - for Air Cadets is now a member of Uptown Directory
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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

August 27, 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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New Brunswick Museum Explorer Days are every day in August at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

August 27, 2014 at 9am to August 31, 2014 at 5pm
New Brunswick Museum Explorer Days are every day in August:  Museum Explorer Days are EVERY DAY in 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.…See More
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John Corey’s Quilts Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

August 27, 2014 at 9am to August 31, 2014 at 5pm
Until August 31, 2014. John Corey’s Quilts at the New Brunswick Museum. John Corey’s interest in, and promotion of, the importance of textiles was a crucial factor in the survival and flourishing of the art of quilting in southern New Brunswick. His decision to commission these quilts not only drew attention to their production but also to their significance on a broader scale. This preserved suite of quilts pays homage to the customs of quilt-making in New Brunswick and it also focuses…See More
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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 was taken by Eileen's smile, with a wonderful intrinsic energy and passion behind it.  It is clear she loves what she does.  And, Saint John is very lucky to have the Volunteer…See More
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Dave Shoots, Bookseller updated their profile
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Dave Shoots, Bookseller posted a status
"Just arrived: softcover Jack Kerouac's "On the Road"...$15! Only the third copy of this hard-to-find book we've had in 14 years!"
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Uptown Saint John Inc and Pegasus and Snakecharmer are now friends
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