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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.  



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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…

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

Uptown Mugs #5 . Darren Lavigne . Pete's Frootique

Uptown Saint John is very lucky to have a City Market, open Monday through Saturday, year around.  We can find fresh fruit, veggies, meat and seafood, and…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on April 9, 2014 at 1:14pm — No Comments

Uptown Parking Switchover Tonight

Tonight, March 31st is switchover parking in uptown.



To find the full explanation on alternate side parking in the South Central Peninsula, please see below or check the City of Saint John Website.…



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 31, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #4 . Laura Smith . Perfumes Plus, Brunswick Square

Meet Laura Smith, makeup artist at the stylish aesthetic boutique, Perfumes Plus, Level 1, Brunswick Square.…



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 31, 2014 at 3:41pm — No Comments

Music NB Workshops in Saint John

Music • Musique NB Workshops in Saint John

Register now at www.musicnb.org 

Music•Musique NB will be offering conferences, aimed at musicians, whether they are professional or not, who wish to hone their skills. In…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 25, 2014 at 11:26am — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #3 . Metaxia Flogeras . The Simple Pantry (previously, Granola Girls)

Metaxia is a familiar face uptown.  She is the Studio Director at Pulse Communication, a digital agency uptown.  She also is a healthy living advocate and walks the talk.  Passionate about…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 24, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Alley Gria is back!

Mezzadro Italian Restaurant & Bar now has a taste of tapas.  Alley Gria is back, and can be found alongside Mezzadro at 88 Prince William Street.…



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 17, 2014 at 3:03pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #2 . Teresa Jennings . Scheherazade Books & Music, 116 Prince William Street

Meet Teresa Jennings, owner of Scheherazade Books & Music, 112 Prince William Street  …



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 17, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #1 . Megan McMulkin . Handworks Gallery, 12 King Street

Meet Megan McMulkin, Co-owner of Handworks Gallery, located at 12 King Street.  …



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on March 10, 2014 at 2:09pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs

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

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Video Pick of the Week: Don’t Quit Before the Miracle

Apryll Aileen and Nick Perria invite everyone to a special event - “Don’t Quit Before the Miracle” – fundraiser for Gentle Path Counseling with keynote speak...
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Noon Nugget - Creating a Communication Plan at Saint John Volunteer Centre

September 17, 2014 from 12pm to 1pm
Fall 2014 Noon NuggetsSeptember 17– Creating a Communication PlanCommunicate communicate, communicate.  Projects are more successful when you communicate the right message to the right people at the right time. Learn how to build a communication plan to ensure your project is more successful Kathryn Hanson is…See More
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New sign is a reminder of our history at 40 King Street

Many have noticed the new sign on the corner of King and Germain Street, but perhaps few understand the significance.   The Business Resource Centre, located at 40 King Street, as well as the connected buildings below were built post great fire, and were known at that time as the 'Commercial Block.'  The corner building, 40 King,…See More
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Air Cadet Fun Run at The Running Room - Brunswick Square

September 27, 2014 from 6pm to 7pm
The cadet program instills the attributes of leadership, citizenship with emphasis on fitness and well-being There are no fees or costs to join Air Cadets and uniforms are supplied free of charge. We believe it is important to be accessible to youth from all socioeconomic backgrounds and fundraising helps us with some of the enriching activities in which the youth take part.So come down, have fun and go for a walk or runSee More
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Susie McBay - for Air Cadets is now a member of Uptown Directory
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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

August 27, 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 August at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

August 27, 2014 at 9am to August 31, 2014 at 5pm
New Brunswick Museum Explorer Days are every day in August:  Museum Explorer Days are EVERY DAY in 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.…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

August 27, 2014 at 9am to August 31, 2014 at 5pm
Until 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 focuses…See More
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Saint John Volunteer Centre, "engaging people to volunteer effectively in the community"

I recently had the pleasure of sharing in an informative visit and chat with Eileen McLaughlin from the Saint John Volunteer Centre.  Immediately, I was taken by Eileen's smile, with a wonderful intrinsic energy and passion behind it.  It is clear she loves what she does.  And, Saint John is very lucky to have the Volunteer…See More
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Dave Shoots, Bookseller updated their profile
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Dave Shoots, Bookseller posted a status
"Just arrived: softcover Jack Kerouac's "On the Road"...$15! Only the third copy of this hard-to-find book we've had in 14 years!"
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Dave Shoots, Bookseller and The Butcher's Daughter are now friends
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Uptown Saint John Inc and Pegasus and Snakecharmer are now friends
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