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Monday - Friday 10am - 8pm

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Sunday 12pm-5pm only until Dec 19th

December 24 - 10 am - 5pm

December 25 Closed

December 26 Closed

December 27 10am - 6pm

December 28 10am - 6pm

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 3, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Congrats to an uptown OBA winner...IBL - Clinic Server Inc. Emerging Enterprise

Photo courtesy of Frances Menton

High-fives all around for the boys from IBL-ClinicServer as they celebrate their win of the Emerging Enterprise Award at the recent Board Of Trade OBA Awards.



IBL-ClinicServer established the first internet-based practice management system designed for Canadian physiotherapists. Clinic-Server…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 30, 2010 at 11:04am — No Comments

Congrats to an uptown OBA winner...Kiera Fraser (Je Suis Prest Boutique) . Young Entrepreneur Award

Trendsetter and savy businesswoman, Kiera Fraser was the recipient of the "Young Entrepreneur Award" at the recent Board of Trade OBA Awards. Kiera owns and manages Je Suis Prest Boutique, located in Brunswick Square; a chic clothing store with high end fashion and unique, fun and swank attire and accessories. Kiera (and Je Suis Prest) is an exciting breath of cosmopolitan air to the uptown. …

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 30, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Retail Makeover University... RM"U" online

November's schedule focuses on

Driving Christmas Sales



Barbara Crowhurst North Americas #1 Retail Business Coach and director of programming will deliver all classes - LIVE. The classes she has picked are all focused to help you increase sales during these last weeks before Christmas. All the information she will share with you can be immediately implemented. …



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 29, 2010 at 3:44pm — No Comments

Try something new this Christmas - Home Made Guatemalan Tamales now available at Taco Pica - Order yours now!

The tamale is one of Guatemala’s traditional dish served during Christmas.



There are different flavours and variations; some use the corn husks to wrap the corn base and steam it, but the tastiest of all is when it is wrapped in banana leaf and steamed for several hours for the corn mix to absorb its flavour along with the meat and the red sauce that gives it its distinctive colour.



Taco Pica will be… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 25, 2010 at 3:59pm — No Comments

Get your re-usable lunch bag at uptown locations now...just in time for Christmas!

For the second year in a row Uptown Saint Johns Green Feet committee announced the winner of the Bring Your Own Bag art contest. The winner was announced at the Fusion Party with a purpose on October 22nd at The

Canterbury Lounge. …



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 24, 2010 at 3:58pm — No Comments

Santa Claus Parade Winners



The Santa Claus Parade Committee wishes to announce the names of the winning entries in the Saint John Santa Claus Parade held on Saturday, November 20, 2010. A special thank you to our volunteers, our sponsors, and to the many residents that came out to watch and enjoy the parade!



Winning Entries:



Best in Parade Simmonds High School

Best Commercial Entry 97.3 The Wave/ Country 94/… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 22, 2010 at 3:04pm — No Comments

Mill Rats Unveil New Team Jersey



The Saint John Mill Rats unveiled their new jersey today at a noon hour press conference at Scores Grill on Princess Street. The team's pre-season kicks off at Harbour Station in December with the regular season getting under way in January.



Get your tickets at:…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 18, 2010 at 6:09pm — No Comments

Important message from the Green Feet Committee...cast your vote now...

Green Feet wants everyone to vote for our favorite green corridor project - the Marsh Creek Restoration Initiative's Eco-Challenge to receive Aviva funding. Please cast your vote today.


Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 18, 2010 at 4:14pm — No Comments

The Black Dog boutique . 24 Germain Street

OPENING . Thursday . November 18 . 24 Germain Street (Beside Relish)



The Black Dog Boutique



This is me. This is Oliver, my inspiration.

Oliver, I cherish.

Fashion, I applaud.

Music, I adore.

Freedom, Big fan.



And so The Black Dog boutique represents this and so very much more for me.

All favorites, all good in one quaint, humble… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 16, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Start the season with a unique uptown experience...FREE Horse-Drawn Trolley Shopping Tour



FREE! Horse-Drawn Trolley Uptown Shopping Ride

The Streets of Uptown Saint John . 5pm-8pm



City sidewalks, busy sidewalks...dressed in holiday style. It's Christmastime in the city!… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 15, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Raise a glass in congratulations to happinez wine bar...5 years young!



A toast to Happinez! shown in photo: Peter Smit, Sue Furlong, Kathryn Russell, John McLean



Happinez celebrates 5 years!



The idea for opening a wine bar in Saint John came from a long time passion for wine, and in 2005 there was no wine bar in Saint John, nor, anywhere in Atlantic Canada…

We also had a small, awful little place in the basement of the Brodie building, which we owned at that time,…
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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 12, 2010 at 11:08am — No Comments

UPTOWN SPARKLES





November 17



Viva La Diva

Market Square . 6pm

A decadent evening of seasonal fashion, food,…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 12, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Welcome Relish to uptown . 26 Germain Street

We've all been waiting...and it's now here! Relish Gourmet Burgers is now open at 26 Germain Street. Be sure to stop by and amp up your burger in some very unique and cool ways. Welcome to uptown Saint John Relish! Hours of operation are Monday-Saturday 11am-8pm

645.2333

www.relishme.ca…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 10, 2010 at 10:38am — No Comments

Thandi is doing their part to contribute to the Empty Stocking Fund - and you're invited!

The lovely folks at Thandi are inviting the public to join them at the restaurant for their first annual benefit in support of the Empty Stocking Fund. This event will also honour Mr. Tom Crowther, a gentleman who always held the Empty Stocking Fund near and dear to his heart, participating in the event himself for years.



On Thursday, November 11…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 9, 2010 at 11:45am — No Comments

BRITTS PUB AND EATERY . 42 PRINCESS STREET

Saint Johns newest hot spot on the block is Britt's Pub & Eatery. Located at 42 Princess Street, you will feel a unique charm and ambiance as soon as you enter through the doors. The name "Britt's" pays homage to former Saint John artist Miller Brittain, whose art studo at one time was located just two floors above the pub.



The eatery combines…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 9, 2010 at 11:08am — No Comments

FLIRTY FASHIONS NOW OPEN . 88 KING STREET





ok ladies & gents...who doesn't deserve to treat themselves to a new handbag? ..or watch, scarf, belt, wallet...

Flirty Fashions is now open for business at 88 King Street and is a total wow. Whether you're are looking for something classic or funky and fun, you will find it here. Be sure to

stop by and check out the fantastic stylin…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 8, 2010 at 5:35pm — No Comments

Chop Chop Chef Profile: Lorraine Hogan-King - Mexicali Rosa's

As we continue with the… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 5, 2010 at 9:51am — No Comments

CHOP CHOP CHEF PROFILE: JOE MILLER - BILLY'S SEAFOOD



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 Joe Miller from Billy's Seafood...


1. Where we you born & raised?


Saint John, NB



2. What got you interested in…
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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 4, 2010 at 11:17am — No Comments

'Magnifier' shines this weekend at Silver Wave Film Festival

The short film "Magnifier" written by local artist Michael McDonald will be presented at its third Film Festival this weekend in Fredericton. Having recently won 'Best Production Design' at the inaugural awards in St. Andrews, Magnifier is a testiment to the quality it offers, as well as the talent and dedication behind it.



Set in a small american town during the late 1960's a young boy finds himself embraced by his curiosities in a world… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 3, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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Rick Lockyer invites everyone to the upcoming Start Up Weekend that kicks off on April 25th in Uptown Saint John. Get all the details at: http://nb.startupwe...
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Sophie Polanski . 'My Time Machine' exhibition, opening reception at Saint John Arts Centre

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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

April 17, 2014 at 9am to August 31, 2014 at 5pm
April 6, 2014 – 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…See More
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André Lapointe: Maritima Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

April 17, 2014 at 9am to April 27, 2014 at 5pm
January 23, 2014 – April 27, 2014.  André Lapointe: Maritima Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum.The NBM is proud to recognise and support contemporary New Brunswick art through the “Know Your Own Artists” Series. Maritima is a collection of André Lapointe’s sculptural work focusing on interactions with the maritime landscape. The artistic practice invites us to not merely look at, but to actually see, those familiar places around us that subtly influence our lives. Lapointe speaks to the…See More
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Small Town, Big Fashion at the NBM: Fashion from Southeastern New Brunswick from 1860 - 1960 at New Brunswick Museum , 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

April 17, 2014 at 9am to June 1, 2014 at 5pm
December 6, 2013 – June 1, 2014. Small Town, Big Fashion: Fashion from Southeastern New Brunswick from 1860 - 1960. Small Town, Big Fashion will show the progression of fashion over a hundred-year period, using women’s garments from the Keillor House Museum collection. The exhibition portrays how the Southeastern New Brunswick women kept abreast of the constantly changing styles of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The fashionable women represented in this exhibition would not have looked…See More
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Chrysalis Wellness Centre Massage Therapy Special at The Chrysalis Wellness Centre

April 15, 2014 to April 25, 2014
Hello everyone, just a shout out from The Chrysalis Wellness Centre. We would like everyone to know that for the next two weeks April 4th-April 18th I will be having a special on Massage Therapy Treatments at a special price of $60 an hour. I will also be open the following two Saturdays if anyone would like to book appointments for then, at our uptown location.You can make your appointments at either one of our locations. Our Uptown location( 89 Canterbury Street) or our Quispamsis location(…See More
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Explorer Saturdays at the New Brunswick Museum : Rearranging Nature! at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

April 26, 2014 from 10am to 4pm
26 April Saturday 10am-4pm: Explorer Saturdays at the NBM: Rearranging Nature! Regular admission. In conjunction with the temporary exhibition André Lapointe: Maritima.  Experiment with art using natural occurring landscape elements.  After experimenting with the basics, then try this out in the woods, at the beach, or even the backyard to create beautiful and impressive works of art.  Explorer Saturday activities include art instruction, hands-on discovery tours, crafts, cooking and more!…See More
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Explorer Saturdays at the NBM: Rearranging Nature! at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

April 19, 2014 from 10am to 4pm
19, and 26 April Saturdays 10am-4pm: Explorer Saturdays at the NBM: Rearranging Nature! Regular admission. In conjunction with the temporary exhibition André Lapointe: Maritima.  Experiment with art using natural occurring landscape elements.  After experimenting with the basics, then try this out in the woods, at the beach, or even the backyard to create beautiful and impressive works of art.  Explorer Saturday activities include art instruction, hands-on discovery tours, crafts, cooking and…See More
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Saint John Art Club Presents A Maritime Tale at New Brunswick Museum

April 24, 2014 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Saint John Art Club presents Joshua Thomson's A Maritime Tale. A fictional media trilogy based on Saint John's history. The story follows the life of a young boy named Liam as he grows and lives through critical points in Saint John's history such as The Irish Potato Famine and Partridge Island, The York Point Riot of 1849 & The Great Fire of 1877. Joshua will be showing Chapter's 1, 2 & 3 at the event along with Special Guest Singer/Songwriter Keith Facey who will be performing his new…See More
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Pegasus at Taco Pica Restaurant

April 18, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
Start the Easter weekend off with a relaxing dinner at Taco Pica, live music, unique flavours and drinks, friendly service...See More
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Join the NBM in celebration of the exhibition and publication Small Town, Big Fashion at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

May 3, 2014 from 5pm to 7pm
3 May Saturday 5pm-7pm: Join the New Brunswick Museum in celebration of the exhibition and publication Small Town, Big Fashion: Fashion from Southeastern New Brunswick from 1860-1960 from the Keillor House Museum collection.  RSVP 506-643-2349 / 1-888-268-9595 or email vs-sv@nbm-mnb.ca by 1 May. The exhibition Small Town, Big Fashion: Fashion from Southeastern New Brunswick from 1860-1960 will be at the NBM until 1 June 2014.  Small Town, Big Fashion will show the progression of fashion over a…See More
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The Chrysalis Wellness Centre/ Massage Therapy Special

Hello everyone,  Just a shout out from us at The Chrysalis Wellness Centre. We would like everyone to know that for the next two weeks April 1st-April 15th I will be having a special on Massage Therapy Treatments at a special price of $60. You can make your appointments at either one of our locations. Our Uptown location( 89 Canterbury Street) or our Quispamsis location( 116 Hampton, Rd). To schedule your appointment please call or text 506-663-8760. I will also be open this Saturday April 5th…See More
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New Lunch Buffets at Taste Of Egypt

Are you busy but would like to get out to lunch? We have a great option for you. We have all you can eat lunch buffets every Thursday and Friday at Taste Of Egypt. What a great way to get some healthy food which is made from scratch. Come and try out Taste Of Egypt for only $11.97 from 11:30am-2:30pm on Thursday and Friday!See More
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Cobalt Art Gallery . Now Open on Prince William Street

Chubbs Corner is one of the most intriguing and historic corners of our uptown.  The building on the corner of Prince William Street and Princess Street was once home to an established 'newsroom,' and reading room and is often noted for the interesting and unique gargoyles gracing the exterior.  It is very fitting that this building now home to a plethora of paintings, sketches, sculptures, textiles, and other various works of art. Cobalt Art Gallery invites you to stop by and peruse the…See More
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