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CHOP CHOP CHEF PROFILE: KERRY ST-COEUR - SCORES! GRILL





As we count down to the Chop Chop 'Feast'ival for Foodies (Nov. 1st to 7th) will be profiling chefs at each of the participating restaurants. Today we chat with Kerry from Scores! Grill...


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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 29, 2010 at 11:08am — No Comments

BYOB (BRING YOUR OWN BAG) CONTEST WINNER ANNOUNCED

Uptown Saint Johns Green Feet committee announced the winners of the BYOB contest at the Fusion Party With A Purpose on October 22nd.



The first place prize went to Fabiola Martinez Rodriguez

The second place prize went to Bing Shen

Honourable mention to Madeline…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 29, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

CHOP CHOP CHEF PROFILE: JESSE VERGEN - SAINT JOHN ALEHOUSE

As we count down to the Chop Chop 'Feast'ival for Foodies (Nov. 1st to 7th) will be profiling chefs at each of the participating restaurants. Today we chat with Jesse from The Saint John Alehouse...


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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 28, 2010 at 10:49am — No Comments

CHOP CHOP PROFILE: ALLEY GRIA

As we count down to the Chop Chop 'Feast'ival for Foodies (Nov. 1st to 7th) will be profiling each of the participating restaurants. Today we peek into Alley Gria...


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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 27, 2010 at 1:44pm — No Comments

Recycable Pick Up Service Available, discounted to uptown Saint John BIA members







Recipient of the 2008 City of Saint John Environmental Award!



The Blue Run has been in operation since May 2007, assisting businesses and households in achieving their 'green' initiatives. Our objective is to redirect recyclables from our landfill by offering an affordable weekly pickup service.



Businesses are looking for ways to manage their growing waste removal costs. By… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 27, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

CHOP CHOP CHEF PROFILE: SCOTT REID - GRANNAN'S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

As we count down to the Chop Chop 'Feast'ival for Foodies (Nov. 1st to 7th) will be profiling chefs at each of the participating restaurants. Today we chat with Scott from Grannan's Seafood Restaurant...


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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 26, 2010 at 9:05am — No Comments

HERE'S TO AN UPTOWN GIRL...HILARY BRANCH - NEW CD RELEASE





Congrats to Hilary Branch on the recent release of her new CD "Down The Road Again."



Hilary is the Manager at Brunswick Square Starbucks and was a top contestent in the Saint John Idol contest this past summer. She often plays at Magnolia Cafe and sometimes even treats her loyal clientele to a live acoustic performance at Starbucks.



Let's learn a little more about this cool lady with the… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 25, 2010 at 2:34pm — No Comments

CHOP CHOP CHEF PROFILE: ANDREW BREWER - URBAN DELI



As we count down to the Chop Chop 'Feast'ival for Foodies (Nov. 1st to 7th) will be profiling chefs at each of the participating restaurants. Today we chat with Andrew from Urban Deli...


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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 25, 2010 at 9:01am — No Comments

CHOP CHOP CHEF PROFILE: KEN SINGH - THANDI

As we count down to the Chop Chop 'Feast'ival for Foodies (Nov. 1st to 7th) will be profiling chefs at each of the participating restaurants. Today we sit down with five questions for Ken Singh from Thandi...


1. Where we you born & raised?


I was born in the India Village of Thandian



2. What got you interested in…
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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 22, 2010 at 9:17am — No Comments

CHEFS GATHER TO GIVE SAINT JOHN A TASTE OF CHOP CHOP WEEK

This afternoon, the chefs from restaurants participating in the upcoming Chop Chop week gathered to give us all a little teaser. Hot spiced cider and delicious cookies were enjoyed by everyone who gathered to get a rare peek at the the faces behind our pleasured palates. We are very excited about what these talented chefs will be chopping up for us this year!…



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 21, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

CHOP CHOP CHEF PROFILE: ALAN ARSENAULT - CHURCH STREET STEAKHOUSE

As we count down to the Chop Chop 'Feast'ival for Foodies (Nov. 1st to 7th) will be profiling chefs at each of the participating

restaurants. Today we chat with Alan from Church Street Steakhouse...


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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 21, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

CHOP CHOP CHEF PROFILE: PETER SMIT - HAPPINEZ WINE BAR

As we count down to the Chop Chop 'Feast'ival for Foodies (Nov. 1st to 7th) will be profiling chefs at each of the participating restaurants. Today we chat with Peter from happinez wine bar...


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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 20, 2010 at 11:26am — No Comments

Chop Chop Chef Profile: Fernando Bregal - Taco Pica

As we count down to the Chop Chop 'Feast'ival for Foodies (Nov. 1st to 7th) will be profiling chefs at each of the participating restaurants. Today we chat… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 19, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Chop Chop Chef Profile: Sebastian Matheja - The Brigantine



As we count down to the Chop Chop 'Feast'ival for Foodies (Nov. 1st to 7th) will be profiling chefs at each of the participating restaurants. In our first installment we sit down for five questions with Sebastain Matheja from The Brigantine...


1. Where we you born & raised?


I was born…
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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 18, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Chop Chop: Saint John's Feastival for Foodies

Join us here in New Brunswick's dining capital - Uptown Saint John as we celebrate the taste & talent of our local restaurant scene with a week of special menus & special prices with Chop Chop: Saint John's Feastival for Foodies from November 1st to 7th.


Restaurants will offer at least one of either a three course dinner for $30, a 2 course lunch for $12 and/or a…
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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 18, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Moosehead Cask Ale Launches at the Ale House

Moosehead Cask Ale was unveiled tonight at the Saint John Ale House to a full house of appreciative beer fans. Moosehead President Andrew Oland (centre) addresses the packed bar, accompanied by brewer Mark Dobson (right) as the new product is launched exclusively in Uptown Saint John. This evening's first batch sold out in less than two hours.The limited quantify beer will be available each Thursday at the Ale House in the…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 14, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Santa Claus Parade

 

 

 

For information on the 2011 Santa Claus Parade please visit the www.sjsantaparade.com.

The date of the 2011 Parade is November 19, 2011.

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 8, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

MARCO POLO REPLICA HAS REACHED A MILESTONE!

After years of planning, dedication and hard work, the Marco Polo hull is now complete. This replica, a project undertaken by Barry Ogden, is hand crafted and finished by masters in the trade and built 1/3 the size of the original ship.



In 1851, the original Marco Polo was launched from the yard of James Smith at Marsh Creek in Saint John. Known…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 8, 2010 at 10:25am — No Comments

GREATER SAINT JOHN'S VITAL SIGNS 2010...OUR REGION'S ANNUAL CHECK-UP

On October 5th, Vital Signs 2010, a project of The Greater Saint John Community Foundation was released. This is an annual 'check up' of our the greater region of Saint John in various areas such as health, employment, education, etc. To find out more or provide feedback to this initiative: www.saint-john-foundation.nb.ca…



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 5, 2010 at 11:09am — No Comments

SOUTHERN NB HAS BEEN DECLARED AN OFFICIAL GEOPARK...yes, that's us!

Yes, it's true...Southern New Brunswick, including many sites in and around Saint John, is now an official Geopark Site.



The announcement was made late Sunday at the 9th Annual European Geoparks Conference in Lesvos, Greece.



This is truly an honour and something we can be very proud of. Saint John is rich in heritage and history and we are now recognized world wide for these significant and unique geological… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on October 4, 2010 at 2:30pm — No 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
As a result of recent funding cuts OUR Volunteer Centre may not survive!RAISE YOUR HAND!... BUY a $10 event tickets NOTE: TICKETS GO ON SALE MARCH 1stTicket will be available at the following locations:~ NB Museum (Market Square)~ Slocum & Ferris (City Market) ~ Saint John Volunteer Centre office (66 Waterloo Street)RAISE…See More
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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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Noon Nugget at Saint John Volunteer Centre

March 19, 2015 from 12pm to 1pm
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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
24 February Tuesday 12pm or 6pm: Public Update sessions. The New Brunswick Museum is planning for its future! To learn more about the NBM’s plan for its facilities, you are invited to the public update sessions at NBM Exhibition Centre, Market Square, Saint John, NB.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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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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