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Lovin' Uptown . Valentines Week

If you are looking for the coziest, classiest, most unique and charming place to celebrate this special time of year...uptown Saint John is it.  You will not find anything comparable elsewhere.  Below are just a few of the awesome venues uptown and the specials they are offering.  Impress your date…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 1, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Hodo Cookies & Chocolate Shop

A new taste has recently been added to our Saint John City Market, in the form of a ‘Hodo Cookie’.  This walnut shaped special treat resembles a “donut hole” and has a delicious soft centre.

 

Abraham & Sarah Kim brought a unique mechanized cookie machine from South Korea and opened their new store, ‘Hodo… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 28, 2011 at 4:32pm — No Comments

Shopping Local . 'Hot Topics with Barbara World'

GIVE YOUR COMMUNITY A REASON TO SHOP LOCAL! 

Let's transform your community into a retail destination, draw traffic and encourage sales.



NOTE:  If your merchants are not moving forward, it means they're standing still, and that is not a healthy competitive

position.



Let's aim to improve the economic health of your neighborhoods, your localities and your shopping corridors.



1.     Shopping local creates jobs. Shops in your town create local… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 28, 2011 at 12:41pm — No Comments

What's up this weekend...

This is only a taste of what is going on uptown this weekend.

Check out our website event calendar for more info.

Also...don't forget how the Market Square Boardwalk rocks all year 'round.  Friday…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 28, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Olsen Europe . Brunswick Square

Olsen Europe is a national brand in over 50 countries worldwide, known for their high fashion.  Having opened in Brunswick Square (their only NB store) on December 7th, they are doing very well building a fashionable clientele in Saint John.  The store in BSQ is an outlet store so you will find the high quality… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 27, 2011 at 3:56pm — No Comments

Congratulations to Bobby Hayes, our National Champion of Change!

If you know Bobby Hayes,you know exactly where his heart is...it's with the kids.  You cannot talk to him without hearing a funny story squeezed in between smiles and chuckles; him beaming with his genuine appreciation for their happiness.  But there are also too many sad and horrific stories, which make him and The Joshua Group such a valuable part of our community.  You also can't bump into him on the street without him having two...three...maybe more kids in tow.  He lives his life to…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 26, 2011 at 12:57pm — 1 Comment

EAST goes EAST

Presented by Third Space Gallery

 

EAST goes EAST is a series of contemporary art and community events featuring an exhibition, artist talks, performances and workshops by visiting artists Karen Tam (Montreal), Kitsum Cheng (Vancouver) and Suzanne Caines (Halifax). EAST goes EAST investigates cultural… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 26, 2011 at 9:51am — No Comments

Salsa & Merengue Nights at Taco Pica!

Yes...on these chilly Saint John evenings, we know where the heat is! 



Ladies..take off your boots and slip on your heels; Men..dress to move and strut your stuff.  This February, join the folks at Taco Pica for Salsa & Merengue dancing.  Escape to another world in this corner of our…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 25, 2011 at 10:17am — No Comments

Chinese New Year Celebration - The Year of the Rabbit

Come celebrate a brand new year all over again. New Brunswick Chinese United, the Chinese Students and Scholars Association, and The Chinese Cultural Association of Saint John invite the public to join them as they feast and perform in recognition of their new calendar year – The Year of The Rabbit. The event… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 20, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Slam dunk uptown with the Mill Rats

During the Mill Rats home games in uptown Saint John, a number of uptown businesses want to invite game-goers to take advantage of these great specials.  Just show your ticket or ticket stub to clean up on these fantastic promotions...



These promotions are available during any of the scheduled…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 6, 2011 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Garth Drake - an uptown 'Animated' talent...

 

Garth Drake is a pioneer in 3D Animation who is now teaching and working from the Atlantica Centre for the Arts in a  repurposed industrial warehouse just off of Crown Street in the city’s uptown.  After working on… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 5, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Decimal 81 Now Open!

Decimal 81 . 81 Princess Street . 642.8181

The newest in fine dining uptown.  Decimal 81 opened over the holiday season and has delighted the tastebuds of many already.  Red Seal Chef Brad Richard will tempt and satisfy with his delicious cuisine creations.  Make it a date at Decimal 81; you will be…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 4, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Uptown Saint John - 2010 . a look back...

New Businesses Uptown:

 

Cottage Craft Woolens - City Market

ArtsLink NB - Saint John Arts centre

Bourbon Quarter - 112 Prince William Street…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 29, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Ring in the new year in Uptown Saint John

* BE SURE TO CALL FOR RESERVATIONS OR TICKETS *…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 22, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Blessed Fingers . Now Open Uptown

Welcome to uptown Saint John, Blessed Fingers...specializing in Braiding, Hair Extensions, Corn Rows, and Weaving.  With a large selection of hair extensions and accessories, and a huge amount of talent; we are fortunate to have this business right here in our own neighbourhood.  Also, if you are looking for hard…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 21, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Gift Wrapping at Brunswick Square to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters

Get your Christmas gifts wrapped at Brunswick Square from 11am to 2:30 pm (Monday-Friday) and support Big Brothers Big Sisters.  Any and all presents welcome!

For more information: …

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 21, 2010 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Light Up The Uptown and WIN! 2010 Winners Announced...

The public votes have been tallied and the winners are:

 

First Place, $250 - Fishy Chores . 116 Prince William Street

Second Place, $150 - Keirstead's Flower Shop . 143 Charlotte Street…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 20, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Light Up The Uptown and WIN! Vote for your favourite here.

Follow this link to vote for your favourite storefront holiday decor this season! You can vote until Sunday, December 19. The winners will be announced on Monday, December 20.

Three prizes will be awarded: First Prize,…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 14, 2010 at 10:21am — No Comments

Irving Oil Donates $35,000 to Assist Chicken Noodle Club

A large crowd was on hand today at the Chicken Noodle Club as Irving Oil announced a $35,000 donation to allow the Inner City Youth Ministry to continue providing 1000s of hot lunchtime meals each year to school children in the community.

Exciting news indeed!

Learn more…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 13, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Queen Nails - Unique Nail Care and Design

Ladies, wouldn't it be cool to get something really unique, attractive and attention grabbing, done to your nails for the holiday season?

Queen Nails at 107 Princess Street offers professional nail care and impressive design ideas, as well as:

Acrylic, UV Gel, Gel powder, Solars Nails, Pink and…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 10, 2010 at 1:24pm — No Comments

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New Brunswick Museum Walk - Prince William Street Walk at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

August 7, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8pm
7 August Thursday 6:30-8pm: New Brunswick Museum Walk - Prince William Street Walk. Regular admission. Join a NBM Interpreter for a discovery walk and discover the geoscience heritage of Saint John by visiting buildings featured in the guide Rebuilt in Stone: Geology and the Stone Buildings of Saint John, New Brunswick. Meet at the New Brunswick Museum Reception Desk. (Bilingual)New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6.…See More
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Summer in the Square - Josh Mckinley at King Square

July 24, 2014 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Come out to Summer in the Square today for free entertainment in the Saint John City Market! Today's entertainment is provided by Josh Mckinley. 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

July 23, 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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New Brunswick Museum Explorer Days are every day in July and August at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

July 23, 2014 at 9am to August 31, 2014 at 5pm
New Brunswick Museum Explorer Days are every day in July and August:  Museum Explorer Days are EVERY DAY in July and August!  Regular admission. These family adventures are for the young and young at heart. Join the NBM for a full day of themed activities including art instruction, experiments, face painting, eco-friendly educational crafting, old fashioned games, and gallery discovery programmes.  Face painting noon-1pm daily. A day pass at the NBM ensures you can plan your day to capture all…See More
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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

July 23, 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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Denim Duo in Uptown Saint John

Denim is a staple is any wardrobe, especially in the colder months here in Canada.  However, denim is huge for summer.  Read on to see a few ways you can wear it this season.A classic denim is easy and breezy with a white linen shirt.  Want a slightly dressier look?  Try crisp white denim with a pair of heels or wedges. Top, Jeans & Bracelet – Collectables || Shoes – …See More
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"Thank you so much for commenting Heather! It is incredible that you've stayed the course since '75. We need more people like you who bring a positive 'can-do' attitude to the table! You're totally correct about all of the…"
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Pegasus at Taco Pica Restaurant

July 26, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
What better way to relax than listening to live music in a comfortable dining atmosphere!  Taco Pica was recently featured on "You Gotta Eat Here", come in and check it out.See More
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Uptown Mugs #15 Apryll Aileen

If anyone has there finger on the pulse of the action in Uptown Saint John it's the multi-talented Apryll Aileen. From music to marketing, Apryll is connected to countless uptown events in so many different ways. A sales & marketing professional by day, Apryll shows her artistic side in the evenings and can often be spotted…See More
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Video Pick of the Week: Cathedral Place

Designer Alessia invites everyone to the check out the all new Cathedral Place apartments at 20 Golding Street this Saturday & Sunday. Learn more at: http://...
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Saint John's Newest Modern Living!

Are you curious about that new building between St Joseph's Hospital and the gorgeous Cathedral? We are finally ready to share Saint John's newest modern living apartments! Join us this Saturday July 19th and Sunday July 20th from 9:00am to 8:00pm and take a tour of the freshest, brightest and most stylish units this city has to offer.Check out our splash page as we get our website up and running:www.cathedralplace.caLook us up on Facebook:…See More
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