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Stonecutter's Edge . A Small Space with Big Talent . 2 King Street

Stonecutter’s Edge is an exciting new Gallery here in uptown Saint John. Currently Stonecutter's Edge is featuring seven artists, six of whom are local.



Exhibits include water colors, stone carvings, prints, graphic art, photograghy… something for… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 19, 2011 at 3:49pm — No Comments

Sprucing up the Square

Helping keep King Square neat and groomed, city workers weed between the cobblestones.  Another fantastic day in uptown Saint John!

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 19, 2011 at 3:27pm — No Comments

ShowCadia . Francoise saves America

ArcF presents 'ShowCadia,' a fabulous multi-media live show, both informative and funny!  Participants will enjoy a dynamic and captivating retelling of the story of renowned Acadian heroine, Francoise Marie Jacquelin, and her role in defending Fort LaTour right here in Saint John.  Guests will have the opportunity to taste Acadian favourites, learn, laugh and who knows, they may just become part of the show!



Plans are for this 45 minute show to be presented three times daily when a… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 12, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

How would you like to manage the City Market?

 

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Please find above the link to competition #11-157: Manager, City Market. Please note this is a term position for up…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 10, 2011 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Destination Brunswick Square . Win $1000

Find out more about this fantastic promotion here.

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

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Art Battle 246 at The Sanctuary Theatre

March 28, 2015 from 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Art Battle is live competitive painting. Twelve artists compete; only one will emerge from the final round as the winner. Painters create the best work they can in 20 minutes. As they work, patrons move around the easels, closely watching the creative process. The theme is open, the medium is acrylic paint, and the tools allowed are brushes, palette knives or any non-mechanical implements. At the end of each round, the audience votes democratically for their favourite painting and bids in…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

March 25, 2015 at 9am to March 29, 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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2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture Exhibit at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

March 25, 2015 at 9am to March 29, 2015 at 5pm
Until May 31, 2015:  2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture Exhibit at the New Brunswick Museum. This exhibition is presented in proud partnership between the New Brunswick Museum and the Architects’ Association of New Brunswick. The exhibit includes 71 visual panels highlighting the 28 submissions received for the 2014 New Brunswick Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture.  The designs represent diverse structures within 15 communities from across the…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

March 25, 2015 at 9am to March 29, 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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March Break all month long at the New Brunswick Museum. Creative Constructions! at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

March 25, 2015 at 9am to March 29, 2015 at 5pm
March Break all month long at the New Brunswick Museum. Creative Constructions! Regular admission. Join the New Brunswick Museum this March Break to learn all about New Brunswick’s magnificent architecture and the people and animals behind it! Fun, educational hands-on activities throughout the day. Creative Constructions is inspired by the 2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture Exhibit currently being featured at the NBM until 31 May, 2015. (Bilingual)New Brunswick…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

March 25, 2015 at 9am to March 29, 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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A taste of Argentina at happinez wine bar

April 21, 2015 from 7pm to 9:30pm
Craig Pinhey just came back from this stunning wine country and will share his experiences and some great wines of course!tickets are $50 + hst per personfor reservations please contact us at happinezphone: 634 7340e-mail: smitpeterjh@gmail.comSee More
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Uptown Saint John Video Pick of the Week: The Saltys

Pete Stoddart invites everyone to the 5th Annual Social Media Awards - "The Saltys" on March 26th at the Saint John Ale House. Vote for your favourites at: h...
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Noon Nugget at Saint John Volunteer Centre

April 21, 2015 from 12pm to 1pm
 Noon NuggetPayroll Basics for small Non-ProfitsApril 21, 201512 Noon to 1pmFacilitator – Elaine DaleyPayroll - You Gotta Get It Right  Paying your employees can be very stressful. In addition to worrying about your funding there are all the rules and regulations you are expected to know. In this workshop we'll explore some resources for calculating a payroll cheque, preparing monthly payroll remittances, T4 returns and Worksafe NB forms. We will touch on some frequently asked…See More
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The Salty's return to the Saint John Ale House at Saint John Ale House

March 26, 2015 from 5pm to 7pm
Join  us at the 5th Annual celebration of the Social Media Community! See you on March 26th!  This year expanded to all of New Brunswick! Online voting is now open!Find out more HERE.See More
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Kent Theatre Concert Series - Blonde Jovi Tribute at Kent Theatre

March 28, 2015 from 7pm to 11pm
The Kent Theatre Concert Series is a set of shows all featuring unique artist and groups which will be from Septmeber 27th 2014 to June 27th 2015. Don't miss tonights show the Blonde Jovi Tribute. Single tickets are 20$ in advance and 25$ at the door but a big ticket pass which includes all shows is 125$. Purchase tickets at the Imperial Theatre box office or at http://www.imperialtheatre.nb.ca. …See More
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Connected Kids: An Introduction to Gentle Parenting at Thrive

March 22, 2015 from 1pm to 2:30pm
Do you wish your child had come with a manual?  Not sure whose advice to follow?  Wish you had a strong network of other parents striving to guide their children without being a pushover?Find answers. Learn to trust your intuition. Meet like-minded parents and build your tribe.Register now by clicking here!See More
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Chop Chop Winter presents to Lunch Connection

Not long ago, Saint John was treated to a special Chop Chop Winter Restaurant Week menu.  Although we were in the midst of an uptown 'state of emergency,' and were dealing with massive snowfall and accumulation, that didn't stop hungry foodies from enjoying the delicious chef specials.  As one can see from the…See More
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