Uptown Directory

Live Life

Uptown Saint John Inc's Blog (569)

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…

Continue

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.

Click…

Continue

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,…

Continue

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

Summer in the Square 2014

Our bandstand is freshly refurbished and summer is here!  Let’s enjoy this venue with our 2014 Summer In The Square music series!  



Every Tuesday, Wednesday evening, Thursday, and Saturday, come out to FREE shows from the King’s Square Bandstand.  Bring a char, grab a blanket.  Have a bite, share a soda.  Support our local talent and enjoy some wonderful live music…

Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 23, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Big Belly Solar Bins Installed Uptown

Big Belly Solar Bins Installed Uptown



In efforts to continue to leave a smaller environmental footprint uptown, Uptown Saint John Inc., in partnership with the City of Saint John, have installed three innovative solar garbage bins uptown.  This is a pilot project, and we hope that it will have a noticeable effect on the cleanliness and esthetic of our historic uptown streets.



These cutting-edge garbage bins are solar compacting so they don’t need to be…

Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 17, 2014 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #12 . Lauchlan Ough, Hemmings House

I'm Lauchlan Ough, I'm the lead director of photographer and editor at Hemmings House Pictures. Our office is located in uptown Saint John and I live in the uptown too!

About Hemmings House…



Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 13, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Are you seeking summer employment? USJI is hiring!

Summer Student Employment Opportunity



USJI is currently seeking a summer student to assist in supporting our vibrant uptown during the summer!



Uptown Ambassador - work outside to help keep the uptown clean, including general labor duties and helping with uptown events & festivals.  



Some of the responsibilities of the position include updating web site improvements, writing blogs and taking pictures, social media…

Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 9, 2014 at 10:58am — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #11 . Pamela Wheaton, Heartbreak Boutique

 

Heartbreak Boutique just recently turned two, and we are very lucky to have this unique boutique... and owner, Pam, uptown!  



Heartbreak Boutique is where classic meets quirky. We have a variety…

Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 2, 2014 at 3:56pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #10 . Liam Freill, North Market Seafood

Saint John is known for our seafood, and it doesn't get fresher than at our City Market.  Liam is a well known face at the market, and not just for his cool hat and friendly smile...but for his knowledge…

Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 20, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Queen Square Farmers Market - Every Sunday in Queen Square

One of the best weekend happenings uptown, and we are almost there!  The first Queen Square Farmers Market is Sunday, May 25th.  



Check out the FACEBOOK page for more…

Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 16, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #9 . Leah Godin, Java Moose

Saint John is proud of our local coffee roaster, Java Moose...and uptown is lucky to have two locations with friendly, fun, and personable staff.  Stepping into Java Moose on Prince William Street is like stepping into…

Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 12, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #8 . Carla Salazar . L'il Shop of Science LTD.

I'm Carla Salazar, owner of The L'il Shop of Science Ltd.  I've had the business for 3 years, but I worked before there as a employee, for maybe 5 years.  I really enjoy working there, because I have the chance to meet people,…

Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 6, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

The Saint John Early Music Festival

Enjoy this weekend musical journey through Germany, France and Italy!  The Early Music Studio of Saint John proudly presents Saint John's First Baroque Festival!



Introducing, the players:…



Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 1, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #7 . Ehab Radwan . Taste of Egypt

Taste of Egypt, located at 87 King Street is one of the most unique restaurants uptown.  Owners Ehab and Paula Radwan are always there with a warm welcome!  Ehab is the chef and he wants nothing more than to…

Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on April 24, 2014 at 10:28am — No Comments

New Location for The Corn Crib - 88 King Street

The Corn Crib has relocated to 88 King Street, and offers a wide selection of organic, natural, and healthy foods, supplements and body care.  Be sure to stop in and check out the cool healthy alternatives and some unique products, not always easy to find in the common grocery…

Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on April 23, 2014 at 4:34pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #6 . Roy Scribner . Britt's Pub & Eatery

Most likely, when you walk into the doors of Britt's Pub & Eatery on Princess Street, you will be pleasantly greeted by one of the owners, Roy.  Well known in our uptown and restaurant community, Roy brings a…

Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on April 15, 2014 at 11:05am — No Comments

Uptown Burger Week . May 5-11

Everyone loves a good burger, and with spring in the air and barbeque scents wafting throughout the city, the hunger for burgers is even more intense.  Uptown Saint John would like to announce our first…

Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on April 14, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

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…

Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on April 11, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Chop Chop Presents to Lunch Connection

The uptown restaurants who participated in our recent restaurant week, Chop Chop Winter were happy to present a donation of $4,787 to the Lunch Connection program, which helps to feed healthy lunches to inner city kids.  



Accepting the…

Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on April 10, 2014 at 2:38pm — No Comments

TOSS Solutions, new location on Canterbury Street!

It's quite apparent that we have a new neighbour on Canterbury Street!  



TOSS Solutions know how to make a statement and certainly have, with their splash on the windows at 17 Canterbury Street!  Embracing…

Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on April 9, 2014 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Blog Topics by Tags

Monthly Archives

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

1999

The Think City

Uptown Recycles

Uptown SJ Geocache

Cruise Ship Schedule

Groups

Latest Activity

Fishy Chores commented on Fishy Chores's photo
Thumbnail

IMG_3013

"A gift for Clara- Crosby's Gingerbread Trail 2015"
11 hours ago
Fishy Chores commented on Fishy Chores's photo
Thumbnail

IMG_3021

" A gift for Clara- Crosby's Gingerbread Trail 2015"
11 hours ago
Fishy Chores posted photos
11 hours ago
Jones Gallery posted an event
Thumbnail

BIRDS: A Two-Person Exhibition by Phil Savage and Sarah Jones at Jones Gallery

December 6, 2014 from 10am to 4pm
Join painter Sarah Jones and sculptor Phil Savage on Saturday, December 6, 10am - 4pm, for the opening of a special two-person exhibition as they each interpret things with wings.Watch Sarah's blog (http://www.jonesgallery.ca/journal/) for updates, photo sneak peeks, special offers and other awesome tidbitties over the next two weeks.…See More
18 hours ago
New Brunswick Museum posted events
yesterday
Uptown Saint John Inc posted an event
Thumbnail

Thane Dunn's Ultimate Elvis Christmas/Gospel at Imperial Theatre

December 4, 2014 from 7:30pm to 8:30pm
The Christmas/Gospel show you've been waiting for is finally coming to the Imperial.  Join World Champion Elvis tribute artist Thane Dunn and his 8 piece Cadillac Kings as they perform everything from Blue Christmas to Blue Suede Shoes. Find out more HERE.See More
Thursday
ConnexionWorks updated their profile
Wednesday
New Brunswick Museum updated an event
Thumbnail

1812: The New Brunswick Story - exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

November 19, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
Until January 4, 2015: 1812: The New Brunswick Story exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. 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…See More
Wednesday
New Brunswick Museum updated an event
Thumbnail

The Lost War: 1776-1783 - exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

November 19, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
Until January 4, 2015: The Lost War: 1776-1783 exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. 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…See More
Wednesday
New Brunswick Museum updated an event
Thumbnail

Future Fossil Tools: Early Explorations Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

November 19, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
September 11, 2014 – January 4, 2015. New Brunswick artist Carol Taylor continues her exploration of the interaction between geological processes and human presence. The exhibition is the further development of artistic concepts first shown at the NBM in 2011. In the original exhibition, Carol Taylor conceived of Future Fossils as artworks that considered the continuum of geological processes in combination with vestiges of human presence. An aspect of her inquiry was inspired by a group of…See More
Wednesday
New Brunswick Museum updated an event
Thumbnail

Forming a Vision: The Art and Geology of the Stonehammer Geopark Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

November 19, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
September 11, 2014 – January 4, 2015. The exhibition features 20 pieces of artwork from the permanent collection of the NBM, dating between 1805 and 2008. Stonehammer Geopark contains some of the most extensively documented landscapes in New Brunswick.  For more than 200 years artists and photographers have taken inspiration from the magnificent vistas and natural wonders that abound. Two aspects of the landscape, in particular, have drawn the most attention: The Reversing Falls Rapids in Saint…See More
Wednesday
New Brunswick Museum updated an event
Thumbnail

Fossil Hunter at the New Brunswick Museum: Will Matthew and the Giant Trilobite at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

November 19, 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
Wednesday
Uptown Saint John Inc posted a blog post

Uptown Mugs #25 - Anne McShane

Anne McShane is one of the most familiar faces in uptown Saint John. The owner of the Germain Street fixture - "The Feel Good Store", Anne embodies the positive attitude and spirit of cooperation that makes our city centre such a wonderful place. Recently in the news after a car accidentally drove into her storefront, Anne continues…See More
Wednesday
Pegasus and Snakecharmer posted events
Tuesday
Uptown Saint John Inc updated an event
Thumbnail

Uptown Sparkles . An Old Fashioned Holiday Uptown Open House at Various Uptown Locations

December 5, 2014 from 5pm to 11pm
"City sidewalks, busy sidewalks dressed in holiday style in the air there's a feeling of Christmas..." Imagine horse-drawn trolley rides, festive Victorian carolers spreading seasonal glad tidings as they meander the historic uptown streets.  Shops, lit and warm, welcome visitors with gingerbread, hot cider, and…See More
Monday
Uptown Saint John Inc posted a blog post

Uptown Sparkles . An Old Fashioned Holiday Uptown Open House . December 5

"City sidewalks, busy sidewalks dressed in holiday style in the air there's a feeling of Christmas..." Imagine horse-drawn trolley rides, festive Victorian carolers spreading seasonal glad tidings as they meander the historic uptown streets.  Shops, lit and warm, welcome visitors with gingerbread, hot cider, and…See More
Monday

© 2014   Created by Uptown Saint John Inc.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service