Earlier today, King Square hosted the re-opening celebration of the King Edward VII Memorial Bandstand. As you may have noticed, the Century-old structure has been under construction undergoing a complete refurbishment for the past couple of months, and had remained hidden beneath a white…Continue
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Celebrate New Brunswick Day uptown with us!
Other than enjoying our uptown parks (check out the newly refurbished bandstand in King Square), waterfront, and historic streets...there are many other activities happening to celebrate our provincial birthday on Monday, August 5th.…
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For those planning to spend their sunny day walking uptown today might spot this new mural by Hilari MacLeod on the side of Veronica's Music on Germain St. The mural was painted Sunday and is a beautiful addition to the building.
Hillari in partnership with Uptown Saint John, Pulse, and the…Continue
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Fundy Fringe Festival
August 21–25, 2013
Never mainstream, but always entertaining. Fringe is a performance – typically theatre, film, dance, musical, improv, or stand-up – that is untested, a little quirky, and a lot unexpected! For the inaugural fringe festival in Saint John, enjoy 75 incredible shows over five days. Visit …
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 22, 2013 at 10:16am — No Comments
Uptown Saint John recently visited Jessika, owner of Luxury Tan at 89 Canterbury Street. Luxury Tan offers a sunless, natural looking tan in their new salon on Canterbury Street, as well as offering mobile services, if that works better for you.
Jessika says it best as she describes why she started her business…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 15, 2013 at 11:06am — No Comments
Green Feet, the environment committee of Uptown Saint John, along with Active Transportation Saint John and the City of Saint John, is happy to announce that Steven Macleod is the winner for the Campus Harbour Connection Bike Route “give us a sign”…Continue
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Inspired by the Brandon Stanton's poplar "Humans of New York" website, photographer Chris Donovan Has been sharing pictures and stories of the people that make our city what it is. After having only created the page on June 24th, "Humans of Saint John" has already accumulated over…Continue
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Erin, Logan and Brandon welcome you to come down to the waterfront for a tasty treat. With flavors such as the classic Cinnamon Sugar and Chocolate Hazlenut...these decadent pastries are freshly made and delicious! Also, try the refreshing Moozoo Smoothie! Welcome uptown…Continue
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Congratulations to Element5 Spa in Market Square! They did an awesome job on their window decorating for Salty Jam this weekend, July 5&6.
Heather from the Salty Jam Committee presents Kathryn and Diedre from Element5 Spa with jam-pass tickets to the…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 2, 2013 at 11:29am — No Comments
Uptown Saint John is proud to present FREE entertainment uptown during July and August. “Summer in the Square” will offer various local musical and theatrical performances in both King Square, and the Saint John City Market. Bring…Continue
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ATTENTION: UPTOWN BUSINESSES
Salty Jam . July 5-6, 2013
Salty Jam Window Decorating Contest
Help us grow our school of blue fish as we gear up for our big uptown music festival, Salty Jam, July 5&6. A sea of blue uptown will definitely create interest and…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 25, 2013 at 2:50pm — No Comments
Today, hundreds gathered at Market Square to dig into some poutine! As part of the Canada Day week-long celebrations, and in celebration of St. Jean Baptiste Day, several uptown restaurants and their creative chefs treated us to some very unique poutine tastes. Though a difficult task, a panel of three judges (Shirley McAlary, Mike Hawkins, and Craig Pinhey) ignited their discriminating tastes and determined a winner and two runners-up. The dishes were judged on taste,…Continue
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Today, June 19th, Fundy Region Solid Waste, in partnership with the City of Saint John, held a solid waste audit in King's Square. This comprised of gathering waste from the uptown trash containers, and within a 24 hour sample period. The goal is to measure the quantity and types of waste generated uptown, in…Continue
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 19, 2013 at 3:23pm — No Comments
Uptown is beginning to blossom with colour, from parks to planters to lamp posts! Uptown Saint John Inc., in partnership with Saint John Energy, is in the process of installing new street banners. These banners emphasize the uptown Saint John brand with the words; shop, play, eat, create, and live. They were designed by Revolution Strategy, an uptown PR firm, in keeping with the heritage feel, along with an…Continue
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Tomorrow, Wednesday the 19th of June, Fundy Regional Solid Waste, together with The City of Saint John will conduct a waste audit in King's Square. What does that mean? Basically, it's spreading out a day's worth of solid waste across the Square!
Okay, maybe that still leaves you…Continue
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On June 6th, we celebrated the businesses, organizations and individuals who make uptown Saint John so unique and vibrant. We would like to thank all of the nominees and winners of the eleven awards which were presented during the evening. Also, thanks to all who had a hand in organizing and helping to make the evening so spectacular.
Here are a few pictures. Please scroll through to the end of this post to see links to ALL of the visuals so wonderfully captured.…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 13, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Uptown Saint John Inc. loves the vitality that the Canada Day activities bring to the uptown. The market along King Street is a big part of the Canada Day festivities. We have met with the organizers of the market to encourage them to address some issues that impact the uptown and the various businesses that are paying taxes to be there. The issues that have been identified by our membership relating to the operation of the market include: cleanliness, safety,…Continue
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 10, 2013 at 9:02am — No Comments
The big tent will once again be rockin' this year with Salty Jam, Saint John's music festival uptown, July 5&6.
Two great nights of entertainment in the tent and free musical entertainment during the days at various venues uptown.
See the video announcement of the headliners here:…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 7, 2013 at 1:10pm — No Comments