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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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Germain Street just got a little more artistic!  Good Fibrations, Fibre Arts Studio & Supplies is now open at 91 Germain Street.  This is the real deal; alpaca, lambswool, kid mohair, silk, dog and car fur, and other luxury fibres...hand…See More
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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

September 2, 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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Video Pick of the Week: Don’t Quit Before the Miracle

Apryll Aileen and Nick Perria invite everyone to a special event - “Don’t Quit Before the Miracle” – fundraiser for Gentle Path Counseling with keynote speak...
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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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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
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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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