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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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Les Mikeys de Paul Édouard Bourque exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

June 28, 2016 at 9am to September 18, 2016 at 5pm
Until 18 September 2016: Les Mikeys de Paul Édouard Bourque exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. This exhibition is organized and toured by Galerie d’art Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen of Université de Moncton, with the support of the New Brunswick Tourism, Heritage and Culture. Curated by Rémi Belliveau, the exhibition includes a selection from more than fifty works from the artist Paul Édouard Bourque’s Mikey series, presented together in one exhibition. Produced during Paul Édouard Bourque’s…See More
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The Franklin Exploration Pop-Up Exhibit at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

June 28, 2016 at 9am to September 30, 2016 at 5pm
On-going: Franklin Museum Network Pop-Up Exhibit – The Franklin Exploration at the New Brunswick Museum. Led by Parks Canada and the Royal Ontario Museum, the Franklin Exploration Pop-up Exhibit highlights the story of the expedition as well as the discovery of HMS Erebus.  This three year national project will share the story of the Franklin Expedition and its discovery through displays, video and public programmes. The Franklin Expedition has fascinated generations of Canadians. Last seen…See More
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Marie Hélène Allain - Imagerie de l’héritière exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

June 28, 2016 at 9am to September 30, 2016 at 5pm
Until 30 October 2016: Marie Hélène Allain - Imagerie de l’héritière exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. Marie Hélène Allain from Sainte-Marie-de-Kent is one of New Brunswick’s most acclaimed artists. Allain’s installation, Imagerie de l’héritière, is the culmination of forty-five years of creativity and is an evocative statement about belonging. Imagerie de l’héritière is arranged in three interrelated sections: an upturned tree trunk with a mass of natural and sculpted stones; a pair of…See More
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Work Whistle Weekend Windup at Market Square Boardwalk

July 15, 2016 from 5pm to 10pm
It's Friday... Work Whistle Weekend Windup sounding at five o'clock sharp - it's quitting time!  Pulling the whistle today featuring .  Don't miss Buskers Live Entertainment at 10pm with Fireworks at Dusk!See More
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Canada Day at the New Brunswick Museum! at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

July 1, 2016 from 9am to 5pm
1 July Friday 9am-5pm: Canada Day at the NBM! Free admission. Be a part of Canada’s coast to coast celebrations! Get a glimpse of New Brunswick’s history, shipbuilding, natural sciences, decorative and fine art. Whale sightings guaranteed (full size models of course)! New temporary exhibitions! Fun for the whole family, all day long, at the New Brunswick Museum! (Bilingual)New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6.…See More
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Heritage Crafting Evenings at NB Museum: June is Pressed Flower Creations at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

June 30, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8pm
30 June Thursday 6:30-8pm: Heritage Crafting Evenings: June is Pressed Flower Creations. Free in NBM Foyer. Small fee of $2 per project, or bring your own supplies. Don’t miss these evenings of friendship and fun. Ages 14 to adult. (Bilingual)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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New Brunswick Museum Under the Sea! at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

June 18, 2016 from 10am to 4pm
18 and 25 June Saturdays 10am-4pm: NBM Under the Sea! Regular admission. Learn all about what’s happening under the sea around NB. Hear the story of Delilah, the beached North Atlantic Right Whale whose skeleton hangs in the Hall of Great Whales, and learn how her legacy is carrying on! Activities include art instruction, hands-on discovery tours, crafts, cooking and more! (Bilingual).New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6.…See More
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National Aboriginal Day at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

June 21, 2016 from 9am to 5pm
21 June Tuesday 9am-5pm: National Aboriginal Day at the New Brunswick Museum. Free admission. Join the NBM for a day filled with art creation, storytelling and other demonstrations celebrating the Indigenous people in New Brunswick. (Bilingual)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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Celebrate New Brunswick Day Weekend at Market Square Boardwalk

July 29, 2016 at 5pm to August 1, 2016 at 6pm
We’re hosting acts of our province all weekend long. On New Brunswick Day, enjoy a family event with entertainment, cake activities & more!See More
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