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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



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

November 25, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
Until January 4, 2015: 1812: The New Brunswick Story exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. 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…See 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

November 25, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
Until January 4, 2015: The Lost War: 1776-1783 exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. 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…See More
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Future Fossil Tools: Early Explorations Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

November 25, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
September 11, 2014 – January 4, 2015. New Brunswick artist Carol Taylor continues her exploration of the interaction between geological processes and human presence. The exhibition is the further development of artistic concepts first shown at the NBM in 2011. In the original exhibition, Carol Taylor conceived of Future Fossils as artworks that considered the continuum of geological processes in combination with vestiges of human presence. An aspect of her inquiry was inspired by a group of…See More
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Forming a Vision: The Art and Geology of the Stonehammer Geopark Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

November 25, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
September 11, 2014 – January 4, 2015. The exhibition features 20 pieces of artwork from the permanent collection of the NBM, dating between 1805 and 2008. Stonehammer Geopark contains some of the most extensively documented landscapes in New Brunswick.  For more than 200 years artists and photographers have taken inspiration from the magnificent vistas and natural wonders that abound. Two aspects of the landscape, in particular, have drawn the most attention: The Reversing Falls Rapids in Saint…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

November 25, 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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BIRDS: A Two-Person Exhibition by Phil Savage and Sarah Jones at Jones Gallery

December 6, 2014 from 10am to 4pm
Join painter Sarah Jones and sculptor Phil Savage on Saturday, December 6, 10am - 4pm, for the opening of a special two-person exhibition as they each interpret things with wings.Watch Sarah's blog (http://www.jonesgallery.ca/journal/) for updates, photo sneak peeks, special offers and other awesome tidbitties over the next two weeks.…See More
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Thane Dunn's Ultimate Elvis Christmas/Gospel at Imperial Theatre

December 4, 2014 from 7:30pm to 8:30pm
The Christmas/Gospel show you've been waiting for is finally coming to the Imperial.  Join World Champion Elvis tribute artist Thane Dunn and his 8 piece Cadillac Kings as they perform everything from Blue Christmas to Blue Suede Shoes. Find out more HERE.See More
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Uptown Mugs #25 - Anne McShane

Anne McShane is one of the most familiar faces in uptown Saint John. The owner of the Germain Street fixture - "The Feel Good Store", Anne embodies the positive attitude and spirit of cooperation that makes our city centre such a wonderful place. Recently in the news after a car accidentally drove into her storefront, Anne continues…See More
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Uptown Sparkles . An Old Fashioned Holiday Uptown Open House at Various Uptown Locations

December 5, 2014 from 5pm to 11pm
"City sidewalks, busy sidewalks dressed in holiday style in the air there's a feeling of Christmas..." Imagine horse-drawn trolley rides, festive Victorian carolers spreading seasonal glad tidings as they meander the historic uptown streets.  Shops, lit and warm, welcome visitors with gingerbread, hot cider, and…See More
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