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Volunteers needed to repaint the Marigold Wall Mural, Main Street



Mr. Barry Ogden is looking for volunteers to help paint some Marigolds on the Wall that runs from Paradise Row to Main Street on Saturday May 16th.



Paint is supplied, all you need to do is show up with your brushes and be a part in helping bring this mural (originally painted in 1999 back to life…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on April 16, 2015 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Over Twenty things to do uptown this weekend!

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on April 16, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Summer in the Square - Looking for Show Sponsors

Uptown Saint John Inc. presents the Summer in the Square entertainment series every July and August, showcasing local talent from our beautiful King's Square Bandstand.  We would like to invite YOU to help bring these FREE shows to the public, and be a big part in infusing such wonderful musical…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on April 8, 2015 at 10:02am — No Comments

USJI Façade Grant Applications due May 31st

It's a perfect time to spruce up your building façade, with the help of a USJI façade grant.  

Please see details below, or contact the office 633.9797 for more information.  Applications for this year are due on May 31st!  



DOWNLOAD A GRANT APPLICATION FORM HERE.…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on April 7, 2015 at 3:27pm — No Comments

Lolë opens in Brunswick Square

Lolë Activewear for women is now open on the 2nd level of Brunswick Square.  Trendy, colourful, fantasticly comfortable, you can find stylish casual and yoga wear in this shop with a mandate to encourage well being and a healthy community.  



'Live Out Loud Everyday' is the mantre of this store, and not only will they be providing us with stylish activewear, they are planning some very cool Meet Ups and classes, so stay tuned.



We are so excited to welcome this new…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on April 2, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Olivier and Canadian Air Plant Co. have moved to King Street!

Olivier and Canadian Air Plant Co. have relocated to a sweet space, both bright and luminous, at 70 King Street (next to Urban Deli).  There is so much to learn and experience in this store...many ways to enhance living and increase personal wellness.  



The Olivier section of the store provides natural scrubs, soaps, balms, oils, body treatments, and more.  The Air Plant section is very interesting and…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on April 2, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #30 - Sharon Rathod

Sharon Rathod is the Facility Director of ConnexionWorks, the most flexible and lively co-working office space in Uptown SJ and a Project Coordinator at iSpire-Inspired Technologies. She is very passionate about Saint John and strives to build a stronger and connected entrepreneurial community with the support…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 27, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Chop Chop Winter presents to Lunch Connection

Not long ago, Saint John was treated to a special Chop Chop Winter Restaurant Week menu.  Although we were in the midst of an uptown 'state of emergency,' and were dealing with massive snowfall and accumulation, that didn't stop hungry foodies from enjoying the delicious chef…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 20, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #29 . Gordie Tufts

Here's to the man behind Backstreet Records, Gordie Tufts.  As Backstreet celebrates a whopping 35 years this year, we thought it only fitting to spotlight the eternally hip gent who started it all.  …



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 11, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Popular decor expert from CityLine, Sharon Grech takes the stage at the Atlantic National Home Show this month!

Sharon Grech, Colour and Design Expert for Benjamin Moore, is coming to the Atlantic National Home show at Harbour Station this month!  

Sharon will be on stage on Friday, March 20 at 4pm and Saturday, March 21 at 2pm, presenting Benjamin Moore Colour Trends for 2015, and no doubt sharing valuable painting tips and information.  This is a perfect time of year to think about sprucing up our walls, so come and take advantage of hearing this expert advice first…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 4, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

East Coast Startup Week - Saint John. Register Now

March 16-22, 2015

Startup Week brings entrepreneurs, local leaders, and friends together to build momentum and opportunity around your community's unique entrepreneurial identity.  All events are free, informative and a fantastic way to network and build ideas and networks.  …

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 2, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Welcome uptown - Brick City Barbers

Gentlemen, uptown is now home to a new classic barber, "Brick City Barbers."  For that perfect trim or perhaps a trendy cut with an edge, Brick City specializes in hair cuts and shaves.  This is the real deal, a time-honoured…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 18, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Volunteers needed - Fundy Sound Choral Event happening in SJ next summer!

The organizers of this event are looking for volunteers!  Would you like to be a valuable part of the team behind the Fundy Sound event, June 27 - July 1, 2016?  

They are looking for some enthusiastic volunteers to be involved early, in this committee set-up and planning stage.  If you have an…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 17, 2015 at 1:45pm — No Comments

Shake the winter blues with FREE parking from Uptown Saint John Inc.

Let's not let the snow and cold get us down!  Your business improvement association, Uptown Saint John, is helping to shake the winter blues by covering  your on-street parking on Friday, February 27th (up to 2…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 13, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

FREE Parking uptown this Friday, February 13th!

Uptown Saint John and HotSpot Parking are sharing the love this Valentine's Day!  

 

Enjoy FREE on-street parking (up to 2 hours)…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 10, 2015 at 3:48pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #28 - No-Snow Bros.

This week's Uptown Mug introduces the No-Snow Bros! No-Snow Bros is an uptown based shoveling collective made up of five high school students and best friends!  The Bros are excited to get out and be part of the uptown community, make some money and…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 16, 2015 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

New Restaurant Uptown - Port City Royal

Uptown welcomes a new restaurant to our prominent dining scene.  Located at 45 Grannan Street (off Germain Street), this impressive renovation is a wonderful addition to our uptown streetscape, and an excellent choice in quality and tasty cuisine.  Port City Royal chef, Jakob Lutes recognizes the importance of using local ingredients as often as possible, supporting our regional providers, as well as presenting quality and delicious offerings in appetizers, entrees, and desserts.…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 6, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

2014 Crosby's Gingerbread Trail Winners Announced!

We are delighted to announce the winners of our 3rd Annual Crosby's Gingerbread Trail!  



First Place - Delta Brunswick

Second Place - Fishy Chores…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 23, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

2015 Facade Grant Application

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 22, 2014 at 2:29pm — No Comments

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Acadian Day Fun at the New Brunswick Museum! at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

August 15, 2015 from 10am to 5pm
15 August Saturday 10am-5pm: Acadian Day Fun at the New Brunswick Museum! Free Admission. National Acadian Day. Discover historic and contemporary Acadia at the New Brunswick Museum. Experience storytelling, musical entertainment with the Famille Babineau at 1pm, Acadian treats at 1pm, Acadian-themed face-painting 1pm-3pm, an uptown walking tintamarre (joy-filled noisemaking parade!), and lots of fun for everyone! The tintamarre walking parade leaves the NBM Reception Desk at 3:00pm. Cakes and…See More
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1812: The New Brunswick Story exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

July 27, 2015 at 9am to January 3, 2016 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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NBM Explorer Days are EVERY DAY in July and August! at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

July 27, 2015 at 9am to August 31, 2015 at 5pm
NBM 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 of the excitement. Extreme Summer Fun. (Bilingual)New Brunswick Museum…See More
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Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo & Roussel exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

July 27, 2015 at 9am to September 28, 2015 at 5pm
June 11, 2015 – September 28, 2015: Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo & Roussel exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. This exhibition offers homage to Claude Roussel, an internationally acclaimed artist and sculptor. It represents a collection of thirty hooked rugs reproduced by Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo from Claude Roussel’s designs.New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6.www.nbm-mnb.ca  506-643-2300 / 1888-268-9595See More
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Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

July 27, 2015 at 9am to January 3, 2016 at 5pm
June 8, 2015 – January 3, 2016: Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. The New Brunswick Museum is pleased to host Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large, a travelling exhibition featuring the art of Jim des Rivières, produced by the Canadian Museum of Nature. This exhibition presents large-format prints of moths by photographer Jim des Rivières. These larger than life images are created by scanning each unexpected colours to reveal the intricate patterns. The…See More
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Uptown Mugs #37 . Dan Mcgaghey

There exists in uptown Saint John, a mid-high end, uber hip and modern men's clothing store, Colwell's Mens (Brunswick Square, Level 3).…See More
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TIM ISAAC ANTIQUES & AUCTIONS at Algonquin Resort, St. Andrews, N.B.

August 3, 2015 from 12pm to 5pm
  New Brunswick Day AuctionMonday, August 3 2015 (12 noon)Viewings:Sunday, Aug 2 (6pm – 8pm) & Monday, Aug 3 (10am - 12noon)To Be Held In The "New Brunswick Room" of The Algonquin Resort, St. Andrews, N.B.      Visit WWW.TIMISAAC.COM     for more catalogue and photosSee More
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Jane stevely commented on Uptown Saint John Inc's group SHOP
"Craftology Sj located at 177 Prince William - is the one-stop place for all your gift buying needs!  We have wedding and baby shower gifts, and ideas for all occasions, as well as, some lovely items to pamper yourself with.  Come see…"
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Jane stevely joined Uptown Saint John Inc's group
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Jane stevely commented on Uptown Saint John Inc's group ARTS
"For craft items on sale every day - come to Craftology SJ and find the gifts you are looking for - new items arriving weekly.  Choose from a vast array of woodworking, artworks, pottery, crochet & knitting, candles and so much…"
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Celebrate New Brunswick at Market Square Boardwalk

July 31, 2015 to August 3, 2015
We’re hosting live music that revels in our Celtic and Acadian roots all weekend long. On New Brunswick Day, enjoy a family event with entertainment, cake, activities, and more! For more information, please visit www.marketsquaresj.comSee More
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