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Uptown Saint John is rich with unique independent businesses.  Our eclectic, diverse, and personal energy, lend to a very special experience shopping, living, working, dining, and socializing.  Doing even the most practical can leave us…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 10, 2014 at 10:35am — No Comments

"Show Us The World' Contest . Win Tickets to the upcoming World Women's Curling Championship!

Be on the look out for the "SHOW US THE WORLD"  If you see the sign you have found one of the countries windows! Take a picture and post it on the Word Women's Curling …

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 5, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Shawarma Of The Day . Local People Supporting Local Causes

Shawarma Hut proudly presents, the Shawarma of the Day, an event where a local personality is asked to put his own spin on one of our signature dishes, the Shawarma wrap or platter.  All profits will be donated to charitable cause of personality’s choice.

 

Objective:  Raise awareness,…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 25, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Welcome to the uptown neighborhood, 'Natural Moves Yoga & Belly Dancing'

Natural Moves Yoga & Belly Dancing has a fresh new studio in the heart of uptown!  Now located at 94 Germain Street, Natural Moves will be open for noon yoga classes beginning Monday, February 24th, as well as various other classes.  Stop in to check out the cool boutique with yoga clothes, jewelery, and…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 18, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Get your FLEX Tickets NOW for the World Women's Curling Championship (FLEX only available until February 21st)

 

The Full Flex package represents a significant saving compared to the price of single draw tickets. You’ll save 34 per cent per ticket for round robin draws, 46 per cent for the playoffs and 52 per cent for the championship final. 



For ticket information:…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 17, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

New Chef brings experience and a new taste to Bourbon Quarter

Bourbon Quarter would like to introduce their new Executive Chef Jeffery Wilfong.  Jeffery recently moved here with his family from Quebec City to become part of the Bourbon Quarter and Magnolia Café.  Jeffery has worked in and run some of the most successful restaurants in Canada and uptown is very excited to…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 30, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

The York Bistro + Pub introduces two new chefs

Just in time for Chop Chop Week, the York bistro + pub would like to introduce their two new chefs:

Jean-Daniel Cuenat is a Swiss Executive chef who brings with him 35 years of experience in the hotel industry. Prior to moving to Canada, JD worked with the Jumeirah Group in Dubai, 7-star hotel Burj Al Arab…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 30, 2014 at 3:41pm — No Comments

Some interesting Training and Business Events from Enterprise Saint John

Upcoming Training and Business…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 30, 2014 at 11:20am — No Comments

Heroes' Beacon . Comics & Games . 25 Charlotte Street

It's hard to beat a good indie comic book and gaming store.  Heroes' Beacon, at 25 Charlotte Street is just that.  Formerly Read's Books, this space has a new look and feel and is full of all things superhero, magic, fantasy, fanfiction, and comics.  Stop by and meet with like minds, get in on a game, or just peruse the plethora of comic books, games, and more.…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 15, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Barbara Crowhurst, Retail Makeover University . Live, via Group Skype Training Workshops

Retail Makeover University 2014

 

Barbara Crowhurst North America's leading Retail Business Coach and CEO of Retail Makeover will deliver hard hitting strategies, tactics, tips and techniques. You will leave with an action plan that will have you focused and working ON your business instead of IN it! Learn how Independent Retailers are best situated to grow their business BIG by thinking small and working the details. Barbara will share how tailoring your product for your…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 13, 2014 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Chop Chop Winter - February 3-9

It's almost that time again - time to brave the cold and settle in to cozy comfort and some good eats with friends! Uptown Saint John restaurants and the City Market are inviting you to come out and experience local…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 7, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Crosby's Gingerbread Trail . An Uptown Journey of Sweet Gingerbread Creations . Winners Announced!

Sponsored by Crosby's Molasses, and inspired by Saint John's Magical Holiday Classic 'The Nutcracker,' annual show at the Imperial Theatre, uptown patrons enjoyed a sweet trail of gingerbread creations again this year!



Below are the First, Second, and Third place winners, and all of the delicious and unique creations hosted by businesses uptown.



First Place Winner - Manchester…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 20, 2013 at 11:09am — No Comments

Uptown Holiday Decorating Contest Winners Announced!

Thanks to everyone who participated in our Uptown Holiday Decorating Contest!  With our historic feel uptown, we encouraged natural greenery and white/clear lights.  Every property doing their part adds to our unique seasonal presentation and we salute you all.  Uptown looks fabulous!



Congratulations to our 2013 winners!



First Place - Chipman Hill Suites, 76 Union Street…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 17, 2013 at 2:53pm — No Comments

A look back at 'Uptown Sparkles!'

Almost a week ago, uptown celebrated the season with a magical evening of old fashioned Christmas cheer!  The sidewalks were bustling as event-goers made their way from store to store for special, unique uptown treats and holiday greetings.  Victorian Carolers filled hearts with a warm joy as they strolled the historic streets at dusk amid the uptown sparkle.  The bandstand rang with angelic voices as the Saint John Rotary Boys and Rothesay Kings Rotary Elementary Honour Choirs…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 12, 2013 at 3:53pm — No Comments

Pride & Prejudice Auditions

Auditions will be held for the funny and romantic classic Pride & Prejudice.

Pride & Prejudice will be directed by Sandra Bell and staged at Imperial Theatre May 15-17, 2014



Auditions to be held at Saint John Theatre Company, 112 Princess Street



Audition Dates…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 12, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

NB Museum's Holiday Gift to you!

December 27 - 29th

NBM Free  Admission Days! Bring your friends and family for heritage story-telling, creative…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 12, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Chop Chop presents to Lunch Connection

Chop Chop presents $4,282 to Lunch Connection, representing $1 per Chop Chop dish sold during our recent fall restaurant week.  Everyone who ate out during chop chop is a part of this important donation, and we thank you, as well as the generosity of the participating restaurants!  It's wonderful to see a good…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 27, 2013 at 4:50pm — No Comments

The New Brunswick Legislature is honoring our recent Guiness World Record for the Marigold Project!

We would like to take a break from the seasonal posts to recognize an important accomplishment for Saint John.  The Marigold Project recently set a Guinness World Record and we are proud to note that the New Brunswick Legislature is honoring this accomplishment.



The Marigold Project is entering…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 22, 2013 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Light up the uptown and Win!

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas uptown!



We love to see the uptown shops and historic street boutiques decorated to compliment the uptown sparkling trees and lights.  Once again, we are encouraging your part by having an uptown holiday decorating contest, 'Light up the uptown and…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 18, 2013 at 11:42am — No Comments

Santa Claus Parade Winners announced!

 

The Santa Claus Parade Committee wishes to announce the names of the winning entries in the Saint John Santa Claus Parade held on Saturday, November 16, 2013.  A special thank you to our volunteers and to the many residents that came out to watch and enjoy the parade!

 

Winning Entries:

•             Best in Parade                                  Harbourview High School                                    

•             Best Commercial…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 18, 2013 at 11:25am — No Comments

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Video Pick of the Week: Modified Addicition Car Show

Greg Lawrence invites everyone to King's Square on Monday, August 4th (New Brunswick Day) for the Modified Addiction Car Show! Get more info at: http://www.f...
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Sculpture Saint John Opening Ceremony at Coast guard Site

August 7, 2014 from 11am to 5pm
Take this opportunity to meet and welcome our eight wonderful sculptors and six interns! Tour the work site and enjoy the beautiful day on the waterfront. Open to the public.See More
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Modified Addiction Auto Show 2014 at King Square

August 4, 2014 from 10am to 5pm
Uptown Saint John King's Square will be packing on the muscle, shining up the chrome, and revving up the engines on New Brunswick Day, August 4th! Action Car and Truck Accessories and Uptown Saint John are bringing you the Modified Addiction Auto Show, located in the heart of Saint John, the beautiful King's Square! Get up close and see the craziest custom rides throughout the Maritimes!   Modified Addiction Car Show - Monday, August 4th from 10am to 5pm.  You gotta be there!!Register your…See More
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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…See More
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A New Way to Enjoy Great Music

So I thought to do something special after experiencing this type of venue in PEI.If you are tired of the same old, same old.If you would like to spend a relaxing evening enjoying some good food and appreciating musicwithout all the noise, confusion and nonsense of a wide open pub...consider CALLAHAN'S new LISTENING ROOM mini concerts.Our first show will be on Monday, August 4th and will feature multiple ECMA award winning JP Cormier.Doors open at 6 with dinner menu available from 6:30 to 8pm.…See More
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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 18th-August 24th, let’s all Paint Canada Pink to support creating a future without breast cancer!In 2013, the CIBC Run for the Cure brought together…See More
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New Brunswick Museum Walk - Prince William Street Walk at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

August 7, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8pm
7 August Thursday 6:30-8pm: New Brunswick Museum Walk - Prince William Street Walk. Regular admission. Join a NBM Interpreter for a discovery walk and discover the geoscience heritage of Saint John by visiting buildings featured in the guide Rebuilt in Stone: Geology and the Stone Buildings of Saint John, New Brunswick. Meet at the New Brunswick Museum Reception Desk. (Bilingual)New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6.…See More
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Summer in the Square - Josh Mckinley at King Square

July 24, 2014 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Come out to Summer in the Square today for free entertainment in the Saint John City Market! Today's entertainment is provided by Josh Mckinley. See 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

July 23, 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 July and August at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

July 23, 2014 at 9am to August 31, 2014 at 5pm
New Brunswick Museum Explorer Days are every day in July and August:  Museum Explorer Days are EVERY DAY in July and 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…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

July 23, 2014 at 9am to August 31, 2014 at 5pm
April 6, 2014 – 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…See More
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Denim Duo in Uptown Saint John

Denim is a staple is any wardrobe, especially in the colder months here in Canada.  However, denim is huge for summer.  Read on to see a few ways you can wear it this season.A classic denim is easy and breezy with a white linen shirt.  Want a slightly dressier look?  Try crisp white denim with a pair of heels or wedges. Top, Jeans & Bracelet – Collectables || Shoes – …See More
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