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New Uptown Saint John Inc. Executive Director

It is with great pleasure, that after an exhaustive selection process, the board of Uptown Saint John Inc. would like to introduce Nancy Tissington as the USJI’s new Executive Director. Nancy will officially start her position on Sept 2, 2014 but you may meet her prior to her start date as she familiarizes herself with the BIA membership.

Nancy Tissington is originally a native of Rothesay, NB and is a creative and energetic…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 13, 2014 at 4:38pm — No Comments

Fundy Fringe Festival

Saint John's hottest summer festival is back and runs from August 20th to August 24th! Enjoy 5 days of original,edgy performances. FRINGE theatre is the most democratic and accessible theatre in the world.

This year's Fundy FRINGE Festival will include 15 performing companies, 5 venues and over 75 performances over 5 days.

Performances include drama, horror, improv comedy, family friendly shoes...even a dance party and open mic night! …

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 13, 2014 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Saint John Mill Rats 2014-2015 Schedule

Saint John Mill Rats Season is coming soon! These exciting games happen almost every week from November 2014 to February 2015. Don't miss any of the action, season tickets are now on sale at the Harbour Station box office or by calling 506-657-1234. Or you could buy a season pass to ensure you make it to every game to cheer on your favourite team! 

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 13, 2014 at 11:43am — No Comments

Saint John Pride Week

This years Saint John Pride Week will not disappoint! August 9th to 16th is jam packed of awesome events, so come out  to promote pride and enjoy all that Saint john Pride Week has to offer. 

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 12, 2014 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Welcome uptown - The Foxes Den

Welcome uptown to The Foxes Den, located on the 3rd level of Brunswick Square!  The Foxes Den is an up-scale boutique with a vast array of gift and speciality items.  From local artisan creations such as paintings and wood turned and hand carved items, to…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 1, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #16 . Eric Scouten

Eric is a familiar face uptown.  Whether you spot him strolling through the City Market, shopping -  with great taste - at our uptown men's clothing stores, or bringing you a another round at the Saint John Ale…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 30, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

New Brunswick Day Weekend Celebrations

Make Plans for New Brunswick Day! There are free celebrations happening all weekend on the boardwalk.

August 1st: 5 o'clock work whistle sounded by Carl Killen and a performance from Penalty Box at 8pm.

August 2nd: Performance from Whitewater at 8pm.

August 3rd: Performance from John Mclaggen at 7pm.

August 4th: Celebrations will last all day! Performance from the Arsenault and Kendra Gale Band, 2 bouncy castles, tattoos, face…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 29, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

An uptown wedding

We always love to see our uptown backdrop used to compliment one of the most special days in a lifetime.  Below is a video, shot by videographer Greg Knudson (facebook - GK Media), that does just that.  



Have a peek into this memorable day for Vanessa and Rob, and appreciate the added uptown flavour!  Watch the video clip…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 28, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Paint Canada Pink Week

The much anticipated Paint Canada Pink Week (PCPW) is just around the corner. This special week is about celebrating 50 days until the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure on Sunday, October 5th, 2014! PCPW is a time to create awareness about the CIBC Run for the Cure with your families, friends, and co-workers. From August…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 25, 2014 at 1:19pm — No Comments

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…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 17, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Uptown Wedding

Uptown is the perfect backdrop for any event, even a wedding! Erin and Neil proved this with their awesome uptown wedding. Featured in their wedding video is; the Saint John Art Centre, King's Square and our unique Saint John Waterfront. Click the link to watch their adorable wedding video!

http://vimeo.com/97993249…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 10, 2014 at 3:34pm — No Comments

"Loved the Service!" Awards

Are you a business owner uptown who would like to recognize your top of the line staff?  Here is a good opportunity!

Register your business to receive ballots and a ballot box to the give people the chance to nominate your staff for the awesome work they do.The more entries for a specific person the more likely they are to win!

Winners will be announced this fall, so register ASAP!

Register by contacting Hospitality Saint John Tourism…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 9, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #14 . Heather Quinn

Heather Quinn has a unique passion and energy for arts and culture.  Many know her from the music scene, or from one of the various volunteer positions she holds.  She carries with her a special style, grace, and ambition – and has a hand in many of the happenings uptown…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 3, 2014 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Sculpture Saint John Workshops

During the Sculpture Symposium, there are workshops being held for children,youth and adults!

The main goals of these workshops is to encourage creativity, explore the three dimensional world of sculpture and learn how to make your own sculptures.

Workshops for children ages 5 to 8 or 9 to 12 are August 9,13, 23, 27 and September 6th from 10am to 12pm. The cost is 20$.

Workshops for youth or adults are August 16, 17, 30, 31, September 13 and 14 from 9am to 5pm with an…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 2, 2014 at 1:09pm — No Comments

Country Meets City

Do you love camping but also enjoy a night out? We have a way you can have the best of both worlds.

Come Uptown for a night of fun; enjoy a drink and a good meal at one of our local restaurants, do a little shopping at our many unique boutiques and stores, or enjoy entertainment that is provided almost every night!

After that you can head to Rockwood Park Campground, just a 9 minute drive away from Uptown, and spend a couple nights tenting or bring a trailer whichever you…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 30, 2014 at 2:23pm — No Comments

Saint John Uncorked - Uptown Walking Tours

If you love wine,beer, food and walking Saint John Uncorked is for you! Sign up for the 2.5 hour walking tours which stops at 5 places for beer,wine and food sampling.

These stops include the Winegarden in the City Market, Big Tide Brewing and happinez wine bar.

Along the way you'll learn the history of wine in Saint John.

Reservations have to be made in advanced so call ASAP! Tours are happening from June to September, Tuesday to…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 30, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

The Second International Sculpture Symposium 2014

From August 7th to September 20th don't miss the Second International Sculpture Symposium! You will have the opportunity to watch as eight sculptors from around the world transform giant chunks of New Brunswick granite into beautiful works of art at the Coast Guard Site.

These pieces of art will permanently be displayed in; the town of Sussex, the town of Hampton, NB Community College, Saint John Waterfront Developtment, the town of Grand Bay-Westfield, the village of Black's Harbour,…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 27, 2014 at 10:49am — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #13 . Emma Blois . Uptown Ambassador, USJI

We would like to introduce Emma Blois, our summer student and “Uptown Ambassador” this year.  Emma recently graduated from St. Malachy’s and is heading to Acadia this fall to study psychology.  She is a gal with great energy, avant garde taste and truly appreciates our…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 26, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

New Restaurant on Union Street - Thai Pho

We would like to introduce to you Thai Pho, formerly Taro, a new Thai and Vietnamese cuisine restaurant!

The newly renovated and decorated restaurant looks amazing. They offer an extensive range of Thai and Vietnamese food within their menu including gluten and vegetarian options. They also offer take out and catering.

Located on 165 Union street, come check out the new restaurant and owner Julia.

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 25, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Chop Chop presents The Second Annual Poutinerie Challenge!

We hope everyone got down to the Poutinerie Challenge today to try all the amazing poutine's!

Congratulations to the Saint John Ale House for winning "Best Poutine of 2014" ! Also congratulations to Thandi's and Bourbon Quarter who were the runners up.



A big thank you goes out to everyone who helped with this event; Market Square for hosting it,…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 24, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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Architecture in New Brunswick: an archival perspective at NBM Archives and Research Library. 277, Douglas Avenue, Saint John, E2K1E5

April 11, 2015 from 10:30am to 12pm
11 April Saturday 10:30am – 12:00pm: Architecture in New Brunswick: an archival perspective. Regular admission. Pre-register by 9 April: 643-2349/1-888-268-9595. Come to the Archives & Research Library (277, Douglas Avenue) and explore the history of New Brunswick’s architectural treasures. Join History & Technology Curator, Gary Hughes for a look at a wealth of architectural plans and designs. (In English).NBM Archives and Research Library. 277, Douglas Avenue, Saint John,…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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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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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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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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