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Wondering about all of the commotion on King Street?  Well, Brunswick Square/Delta Brunswick is undergoing a major facelift!  This multimillion renovation project will see the exterior and entranceways sporting a modern new look, and the interior also will be seeing extensive mod renos.  We…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on April 12, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

EASTER ACTIVITIES IN UPTOWN SAINT JOHN



Bunnies Galore Card Making Workshop

Time: April 16, 2011 from 9:30am to 11:30am

          April 16,…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on April 5, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Salty Jam 2011 Lineup Announced

Rosanne Cash is headlining this summer's SaltyJam music festival set for July 7-9 at various venues along the waterfront and uptown Saint John.



And that's not all - SaltyJam has committed to donating 10 per cent of its proceeds to the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation's The Give,…

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

Part of our great uptown...our remarkable Bay of Fundy. New7Wonders of Nature - help us gain this cool distinction...

Bay of Fundy - New7Wonders of Nature campaign overview



How did the Bay of Fundy qualify to become one of the New7Wonders of Nature finalists?  Because it has:

•    The highest tides in the world

•    A diverse marine ecology

•    Home to 12 species of whales

•    Unique culture and history

•    Home to the world’s most complete fossil record from the Coal Age, the oldest reptiles, and Canada’s oldest dinosaurs

•    Four UNESCO designations, and

•    One of… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on April 4, 2011 at 2:56pm — No Comments

More recognition for our incredible uptown! Flare Magazine . April Issue

Flare Magazine...you got it...a popular national fashion magazine, is talking about uptown Saint John!

Michele Sponagle travels to New Brunswick and finds charm and rich culture in our uptown. 



Mentioned in this article:



Delta Brunswick

Market Square…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 30, 2011 at 2:50pm — No Comments

High Fives to uptown locations voted 'Best of the East 2011' - Happinez, Goodlife, and Cora's

Progress magazine has just released the results of their 7th annual readers poll. 

 

Three of our uptown gems were voted 'Best of the East'.......



Happinez Wine Bar - Best Place to Socialize

Goodlife Fitness - Best Gym/Fitness Centre…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 30, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Official sign of spring! Patio open at the Ale House

A sure signal of warmer days to come, the patio is open for  lunch today at the Saint John Ale House. Come down and…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 30, 2011 at 11:57am — No Comments

The Urban SHOE Myth . NOW OPEN . 78 King Street

The newest taste of high style fashion in uptown Saint John, the Urban SHOE Myth, is now open and shows off a fine selection of high end, trendy, stylin' hot shoes and bags.  With a definite urban classy ambiance, this boutique is a welcome addition to our uptown retail district.  Stop in to see Shelley and walk out with…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 11, 2011 at 10:07am — No Comments

Key Industries - T-Shirt Sale

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 8, 2011 at 4:59pm — No Comments

March Break Activities Uptown



Saint John Free Public Library 

Time: March 5, 2011 to March 12, 2011

Phone: 506-643-7239

Location: Main Library-Market Square-2nd level

FAMILY DROP IN:
During March Break, make a flower to spruce up the library, and help us give spring a hint. Available any time the library is open.    Time: March 5, 2011 to March 12,…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 2, 2011 at 2:52pm — No Comments

2 Bags or Less - a campaign to 'brag' about





 

 

Fundy Region Solid Waste Commission has started a new campaign called 2 Bags or Less.  This social networking campaign is designed for two simple reasons:



It allows those of us who are proud of our efforts to brag.



We hope to…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 10, 2011 at 11:04am — No Comments

Retail hints from Barbara World . Ten Tips for Effective Customer Service Training

Ten Tips for Effective Customer Service Training



Important points to consider when training customer service employees. . .



 



Who are the most important people in your organization? It may come as a surprise to learn that the most important people are your employees -- not your customers. Customers come second.



 



Without qualified and well-trained employees committed to strong customer service all of your efforts to please customers will be… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 4, 2011 at 11:39am — No Comments

The Saltys - Saint John Social Media Awards

On February 17th the Saint John Ale House will be the setting for the 1st ever Saint John Social Media Awards - The Saltys. With awards for Twitter Person of the Year, Best Facebook Page, Coolest Blog and Best Use of Social Media in a Campaign the event is certain to be a blast. The evening starts at 5pm…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 2, 2011 at 1:32pm — No Comments

9th Annual Saint John Wine Fair



Please join us February 26 at the Trade and Convention Centre for the 9th Annual Saint John Wine Fair presented by Stewart… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 2, 2011 at 12:21pm — No Comments

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

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Noon Nugget - Creating a Communication Plan at Saint John Volunteer Centre

September 17, 2014 from 12pm to 1pm
Fall 2014 Noon NuggetsSeptember 17– Creating a Communication PlanCommunicate communicate, communicate.  Projects are more successful when you communicate the right message to the right people at the right time. Learn how to build a communication plan to ensure your project is more successful Kathryn Hanson is…See More
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New sign is a reminder of our history at 40 King Street

Many have noticed the new sign on the corner of King and Germain Street, but perhaps few understand the significance.   The Business Resource Centre, located at 40 King Street, as well as the connected buildings below were built post great fire, and were known at that time as the 'Commercial Block.'  The corner building, 40 King,…See More
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Air Cadet Fun Run at The Running Room - Brunswick Square

September 27, 2014 from 6pm to 7pm
The cadet program instills the attributes of leadership, citizenship with emphasis on fitness and well-being There are no fees or costs to join Air Cadets and uniforms are supplied free of charge. We believe it is important to be accessible to youth from all socioeconomic backgrounds and fundraising helps us with some of the enriching activities in which the youth take part.So come down, have fun and go for a walk or runSee 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

August 27, 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 August at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

August 27, 2014 at 9am to August 31, 2014 at 5pm
New Brunswick Museum Explorer Days are every day in August:  Museum Explorer Days are EVERY DAY in 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 of the excitement.…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

August 27, 2014 at 9am to August 31, 2014 at 5pm
Until 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 focuses…See More
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Saint John Volunteer Centre, "engaging people to volunteer effectively in the community"

I recently had the pleasure of sharing in an informative visit and chat with Eileen McLaughlin from the Saint John Volunteer Centre.  Immediately, I was taken by Eileen's smile, with a wonderful intrinsic energy and passion behind it.  It is clear she loves what she does.  And, Saint John is very lucky to have the Volunteer…See More
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"Just arrived: softcover Jack Kerouac's "On the Road"...$15! Only the third copy of this hard-to-find book we've had in 14 years!"
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Summer in the Square - Leo Lafleur and Hilary Branch at King Square

August 26, 2014 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Come out to Summer in the Square today for free entertainment in the Band Stand! Today's entertainment is provided by Leo Lafleur and Hilary Branch. Rain Location is the City Market. See More
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