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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 3, 2011 at 11:42am — No Comments

Enchanting Buskers Weekend in uptown Saint John

Sharing a few moments of magic from this past weekend...…



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 25, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Buskers are Everywhere in uptown Saint John!

Well folks, they are here.  Smiles, laughter, and awe will break through this fog easily.  Be sure to get out and enjoy the many different performers and locations.  Complete Buskers Schedule…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 21, 2011 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Hilari With an Eye . Open Art Studio Uptown

Hometown girl and outstanding artist, Hilari MacLeod, has graciously opened her upper floor working studio on Germain Street to the public. Open less than a week, she welcomes everyone to come share in the world as she beautifully captures it.



Her studio is located at 146 Germain Street.  Look for…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 21, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Third Space Gallery - Now Open in Market Square

Amy Ash is a local artist and one of the volunteer members who make Third Space Gallery happen.



Third Space is an artist-run gallery exploring all senses of the artistic community.  Today they open their new space in Market Square, showcasing many local artists and an eclectic array of visual pieces. … Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 18, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Free Uptown Shuttle



The Saint John Parking Commission is now offering a FREE Uptown Shuttle.



The shuttle will run continuously in intervals of approximately 15 minutes from Kings Square North down King Street along Water Street, up Duke Street, right onto Canterbury Street, down Queen Street, along Prince William… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 18, 2011 at 11:49am — No Comments

St. Mary's Band in the Square . Sweet Summer Entertainment Uptown

Recently Saint Mary's Band, sponsored by Uptown Saint John performed a free concert at King's Square.  An evening of light instrumental brass and woodwind band music filled the Square and was enjoyed by passers by, as well as those who nestled in with a chair or blanket for the… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 18, 2011 at 11:05am — No Comments

Summer Entertainment in the Square this Thursday evening



Saint Mary's Band, sponsored by Uptown Saint John and will be performing a free concert at King's Square on…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 13, 2011 at 11:37am — No Comments

Union Street Partially Closed for Improvements

Portions of Union Street from the St. Patrick Street and Wellington Row intersections will be closed for street improvements which include new water mains, storm and sanitary sewers, underground electrical, new sidewalks and lighting. However, at no time will this entire section be completely closed as the…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 11, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Live Life Awards . Recap - Winners Photos

We would like to present the recent winners from our 2011 Live Life Awards, held June 9.  Uptown boasts the best of the best in Saint John, and we congratulate all of the nominees and the people who make us the best place to live, work, and play!



Best New Business

Bourbon Quarter/Magnolia Cafe, presented by Enterprise Saint John…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 28, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Kids & Karts 2011 . Another Exciting Race Day in uptown Saint John

This past Father's Day, June 19, was a very special one for those who participated or were spectators at the annual Kids & Karts go-cart race down King Street to benefit The Joshua Group.…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 27, 2011 at 1:09pm — No Comments

FREAK LUNCHBOX now open in uptown Saint John

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 22, 2011 at 10:39am — No Comments

Barbours General Store Grand Re-Opening

Barbours General Store has just celebrated its grand reropening today, June 21st. The historical museum at the foot of King Street is no longer just a museum. While it still houses historical artifacts,  it now sells a wide range of local New Brunswick products such as King Cole Tea, spices, nut butter, Crosby Molasses, Ganong chocolates, Magzy's popcorn, candy, maple syrup and "Tea" shirts (hand died in King Cole Tea). It is also home to a new tea room which serves hot tea and coffee, iced tea… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 21, 2011 at 2:25pm — No Comments

Great to see uptown bike patrol

Two of our wonderful city police officers were on duty today in summer attire and on bicycles.  A fine addition to uptown and a sure sign of…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 17, 2011 at 1:47pm — No Comments

Scores! Grill is now "Winger's Sports Grill"

Since 'Scores! Grill' opened a little over a year ago, it has been a huge success and one of the best sports bars in Saint John.  One slight bump in the road has been the issue of keeping the cool 'Scores!' name.  Well, sometimes change is good, and change it is.  This week Chris Grannan announced the new name…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 17, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Brunswick Square Renovations

Good News!  Brunswick Square is starting washroom renovations on Monday, June 20th!!!!  Please see below a rendering of what they will look like. The renovations will begin on Level 1 and will last for approx one month, then move up to level 3 where we will be renovating the two existing washrooms, plus the family washroom and adding a fully accessible washroom as well.  Great to see!… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 16, 2011 at 2:32pm — 2 Comments

Uni-Koo Clothing Store - Now Open . 90 Germain Street

 

Uni-Koo is truly unique and a welcome addition to our eclictic uptown.  This boutique offers famous brand names of hip-hop style T-shirts, hoodies, Jeans, shoes; heavy metal style T-shirts, especially the night glow T-shirts; Ladies’ party dresses and fashion bags; action figures, fashion jewelries,…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 16, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Amazing Residential Property for Sale . 216 Germain Street

 

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"Historically significant" George Robertson residence;  this fine single family 2 storey brick Italianate …
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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 15, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Proud of our Sea Dogs...

Uptown Saint John celebrated with the Sea Dogs as thousands lined King Street to watch the parade of blue and white, and of course the Memorial Cup.  Way to go boys...we're very proud!…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 4, 2011 at 8:20pm — No Comments

Live Life Awards . June 9

Uptown Saint John invites everyone to come celebrate our uptown in high fashion, delicious style and grand urban innovation.  We will be recognizing a rich sampling of the best of the best uptown; what and who makes us happen like no other city.  Put on your glam and don't miss this party!  Call 633.9797 for more…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 31, 2011 at 3:41pm — 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

February 28, 2015 from 2pm to 3pm
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
It’s time for aspiring entrepreneurs from across the country to put their pitches to the test, as they fight to be a part of DRAGONS’ DEN’s landmark 10th season! Next month producers will hit the road, visiting cities from coast to coast in a quest to find Canada’s next great batch of entrepreneurs. The audition tour welcomes participants of all ages, with businesses at any stage of development. Aspiring entrepreneurs should be prepared to pitch their concept to the DRAGONS' DEN producers in…See More
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Noon Nugget at Saint John Volunteer Centre

March 19, 2015 from 12pm to 1pm
Noon NuggetThursday March 19 2015Planning and Delivering a Top Notch Annual General Meeting.A successful AGM can improve employee and volunteer motivation, increase agency efficiency, bring more public awareness to your organization, and strengthen the overall work of your agency. BUT it takes thought, planning and effort to organize and carry out a top notch AGM.  This session will explore what is involved in planning and delivering such an AGM.Betty Hitchcock is well known in Saint John for…See More
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The Thing That Happened . Fine Craft Exhibition at Saint John Arts Centre

March 13, 2015 all day
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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Uptown Saint John Video Pick of the Week: Final 12 Basketball

Jason Stephen gives us the details on the Final 12 provincial high school basketball championships that take place this weekend Feb. 20-21st 2015 at Harbour ...
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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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