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…Continue
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 25, 2014 at 1:19pm — No Comments
If anyone has there finger on the pulse of the action in Uptown Saint John it's the multi-talented Apryll Aileen. From music to marketing, Apryll is connected to countless uptown events in so many different ways. A sales & marketing professional by day, Apryll shows her artistic side in the evenings…Continue
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 17, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Uptown is the perfect backdrop for any event, even a wedding! Erin and Neil proved this with their awesome uptown wedding. Featured in their wedding video is; the Saint John Art Centre, King's Square and our unique Saint John Waterfront. Click the link to watch their adorable wedding video!Continue
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 10, 2014 at 3:34pm — No Comments
Are you a business owner uptown who would like to recognize your top of the line staff? Here is a good opportunity!
Register your business to receive ballots and a ballot box to the give people the chance to nominate your staff for the awesome work they do.The more entries for a specific person the more likely they are to win!
Winners will be announced this fall, so register ASAP!
Register by contacting Hospitality Saint John Tourism…Continue
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 9, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
Heather Quinn has a unique passion and energy for arts and culture. Many know her from the music scene, or from one of the various volunteer positions she holds. She carries with her a special style, grace, and ambition – and has a hand in many of the happenings uptown…Continue
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 3, 2014 at 3:12pm — No Comments
During the Sculpture Symposium, there are workshops being held for children,youth and adults!
The main goals of these workshops is to encourage creativity, explore the three dimensional world of sculpture and learn how to make your own sculptures.
Workshops for children ages 5 to 8 or 9 to 12 are August 9,13, 23, 27 and September 6th from 10am to 12pm. The cost is 20$.
Workshops for youth or adults are August 16, 17, 30, 31, September 13 and 14 from 9am to 5pm with an…Continue
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 2, 2014 at 1:09pm — No Comments
Do you love camping but also enjoy a night out? We have a way you can have the best of both worlds.
Come Uptown for a night of fun; enjoy a drink and a good meal at one of our local restaurants, do a little shopping at our many unique boutiques and stores, or enjoy entertainment that is provided almost every night!
After that you can head to Rockwood Park Campground, just a 9 minute drive away from Uptown, and spend a couple nights tenting or bring a trailer whichever you…Continue
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 30, 2014 at 2:23pm — No Comments
If you love wine,beer, food and walking Saint John Uncorked is for you! Sign up for the 2.5 hour walking tours which stops at 5 places for beer,wine and food sampling.
These stops include the Winegarden in the City Market, Big Tide Brewing and happinez wine bar.
Along the way you'll learn the history of wine in Saint John.
Reservations have to be made in advanced so call ASAP! Tours are happening from June to September, Tuesday to…Continue
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 30, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments
From August 7th to September 20th don't miss the Second International Sculpture Symposium! You will have the opportunity to watch as eight sculptors from around the world transform giant chunks of New Brunswick granite into beautiful works of art at the Coast Guard Site.
These pieces of art will permanently be displayed in; the town of Sussex, the town of Hampton, NB Community College, Saint John Waterfront Developtment, the town of Grand Bay-Westfield, the village of Black's Harbour,…Continue
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 27, 2014 at 10:49am — No Comments
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
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.
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 25, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments
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,…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 24, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
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…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 23, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
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…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 17, 2014 at 12:52pm — No Comments
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…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 13, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
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…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 9, 2014 at 10:58am — No Comments
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…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 2, 2014 at 3:56pm — No Comments
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
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…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 16, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments
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