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Uptown Mugs #19 . Liz Miller

It wasn't very long ago that Liz Miller set up shop at 91 Germain Street, but she and her studio, Good Fibrations, are very much a part of the uptown heartbeat already.  Liz is a true artist,…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 29, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #18 - José Carlos Pool

José is one of the freshest faces around Uptown Saint John, working as the lead barber out of the hot new "Famous Barbershop" on Water Street. Specializing in unique cuts that are difficult to get anywhere else in the region, José brings a cool perspective and positive attitude to his job everyday. Let's…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 23, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

The Sweet Cafe . 139 Union Street

Once you step through the door into 'The Sweet Cafe,' you are enveloped by the comforting aroma of fresh coffee and home-made breakfast and lunch delicacies.  The space is welcoming, with upcycled church pews and intimate table seating, catching wonderfully the crisp autumn sun rays gently shining in the Union Street windows.  This is definitely a sweet cafe.

Like many of our businesses uptown, The Sweet…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 11, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Sculpture Saint John

August 7th - September 20th

This event is open to all and free of charge.  This is a rare opportunity to watch as eight international artists bring their visions to life from over 100 tons of New Brunswick…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 4, 2014 at 11:53am — No Comments

'Good Fibrations' uptown!

Germain Street just got a little more artistic!  Good Fibrations, Fibre Arts Studio & Supplies is now open at 91 Germain Street.  This is the real deal; alpaca, lambswool, kid mohair,…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 2, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

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…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 29, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

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…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 26, 2014 at 4:26pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #17 . Alison Gayton

Alison is a well known face to uptown Saint John.  She is an amazingly talented artist, and one of the 'brilliant energy' personalities we are lucky to have in our community. This summer is Alison's second gig as…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 22, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Church Street Steakhouse Paints Canada Pink

During the week of Paint Canada Pink Week (August 18th to 24th) Church Street Steakhouse is adding lots of pink to their menu! Stop by and enjoy all their fantastic pink drinks and food. 

Specialized Menu

Non-Alcoholic Drink (every one sold we will donate $1.00)

  • Pink Lemonade

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 14, 2014 at 12:43pm — No Comments

The Tale of a Town - Canada

The Tale of a Town is a storytelling initiative that is going around Canada to share and present stories.

The Tale of a Town story mobile is in Saint John August 18th to 19th to gather and tell stories, so make your way to the Market Square Boardwalk to join in! 



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 14, 2014 at 10:21am — No Comments

New Uptown Saint John Inc. Executive Director

It is with great pleasure, that after an exhaustive selection process, the board of Uptown Saint John Inc. would like to introduce Nancy Tissington as the USJI’s new Executive Director. Nancy will officially start her position on Sept 2, 2014 but you may meet her prior to her start date as she familiarizes herself with the BIA membership.

Nancy Tissington is originally a native of Rothesay, NB and is a creative and energetic…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 13, 2014 at 4:38pm — No Comments

Fundy Fringe Festival

Saint John's hottest summer festival is back and runs from August 20th to August 24th! Enjoy 5 days of original,edgy performances. FRINGE theatre is the most democratic and accessible theatre in the world.

This year's Fundy FRINGE Festival will include 15 performing companies, 5 venues and over 75 performances over 5 days.

Performances include drama, horror, improv comedy, family friendly shoes...even a dance party and open mic night! …

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 13, 2014 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Saint John Mill Rats 2014-2015 Schedule

Saint John Mill Rats Season is coming soon! These exciting games happen almost every week from November 2014 to February 2015. Don't miss any of the action, season tickets are now on sale at the Harbour Station box office or by calling 506-657-1234. Or you could buy a season pass to ensure you make it to every game to cheer on your favourite team! 

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 13, 2014 at 11:43am — No Comments

Saint John Pride Week

This years Saint John Pride Week will not disappoint! August 9th to 16th is jam packed of awesome events, so come out  to promote pride and enjoy all that Saint john Pride Week has to offer. 

For more info:

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 12, 2014 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Welcome uptown - The Foxes Den

Welcome uptown to The Foxes Den, located on the 3rd level of Brunswick Square!  The Foxes Den is an up-scale boutique with a vast array of gift and speciality items.  From local artisan creations such as paintings and wood turned and hand carved items, to…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 1, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #16 . Eric Scouten

Eric is a familiar face uptown.  Whether you spot him strolling through the City Market, shopping -  with great taste - at our uptown men's clothing stores, or bringing you a another round at the Saint John Ale…

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

New Brunswick Day Weekend Celebrations

Make Plans for New Brunswick Day! There are free celebrations happening all weekend on the boardwalk.

August 1st: 5 o'clock work whistle sounded by Carl Killen and a performance from Penalty Box at 8pm.

August 2nd: Performance from Whitewater at 8pm.

August 3rd: Performance from John Mclaggen at 7pm.

August 4th: Celebrations will last all day! Performance from the Arsenault and Kendra Gale Band, 2 bouncy castles, tattoos, face…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 29, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 28, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

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…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 25, 2014 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #15 Apryll Aileen

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…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 17, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

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Loyalist Day Commemorations at Market Square Atrium and Uptown Saint John

May 18, 2015 all day
The New Brunswick Branch of the United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada invites the public to celebrate the arrival of our Loyalist founders in Saint John Harbour on May 18th, 1783 and the incorporation of their new city on the same day in 1785.This year's ceremony will be hosted at the Market Square Atrium, and begins at 10:00 AM with a concert by St. Mary's Band. Notable dignitaries and politicians will be present for the ceremony, including the Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick,…See More
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ROCK'n'ROLL SATURDAY at CALLAHAN'S PUB

May 2, 2015 at 10pm to May 3, 2015 at 2am
"CELEBRATE" Saturday Night with our POWER HOUR times 2.Starts at 10 pm and ends at midnight.beer, draft, bar & prem shots, coolers & wine are all featuredDance On Happens every Saturday Night from 10pm to 2am.A great selection of "live"& recorded dance music specially mixed by DEL classic rock to new. DEL HAS IT ALL! Cover $5****beat the cover. Drop in today between 5pm and 10pm, purchase 2 drinks and we'll give you a free cover.See More
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TGIF PARTY at CALLAHAN'S PUB

May 1, 2015 at 10pm to May 2, 2015 at 2am
2 Hours of great music and prices to kick off the night.POWER HOUR times 2......starts at 10pm & goes 'til midnight.beer, draft, bar & premium shots, coolers & wine all featuredDEL'S "new" mix of LIVE music starts at 10 pm and continues until 2 am. $5 cover**** beat the cover! come in between 5pm & 10pm, purchase 2 drinks and get a free cover. Offer Good Tuesday to FridaySee More
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Fossil Hunter: Will Matthew and the Giant Trilobite exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

April 24, 2015 at 9am to April 26, 2015 at 5pm
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 and was one of New Brunswick’s most important discoveries. The exhibit is packed with…See More
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The Lost War: 1776-1783 exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

April 24, 2015 at 9am to April 26, 2015 at 5pm
New Brunswick was created out of the western portion of Nova Scotia in 1784 as a result of the American War of Independence. Many had opposed rebellion. More than 500,000 of these Tories or Loyalists existed at one time or another but most chose to remain part of American society. For others, at least 60,000, exile was the only alternative. In 1783, over 30,000 boarded vessels in New York for Nova Scotia and nearly half of these came to what is now New Brunswick in spring, summer and fall…See More
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2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture Exhibit at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

April 24, 2015 at 9am to April 26, 2015 at 5pm
February 11, 2015 – May 31, 2015: 2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture Exhibit at the New Brunswick Museum. This exhibition is presented in proud partnership between the New Brunswick Museum and the Architects’ Association of New Brunswick. The exhibit includes 71 visual panels highlighting the 28 submissions received for the 2014 New Brunswick Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture. The designs represent diverse structures within 15 communities from…See More
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Uptown Saint John Video Pick of the Week: Fundy Food Festival

MC James Mullinger invites everyone to the upcoming Fundy Food Festival on May 2nd at the Marco Polo Cruise Ship Terminal. Get more info at: http://www.fundy...
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Estabrooks Engineering Inc. is now a member of Uptown Directory
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TIM ISAAC ANTIQUES & AUCTIONS at ONE MARKET SQUARE

April 27, 2015 from 6pm to 7pm
                    ESTATE SPRING AUCTION                  MONDAY, APRIL 27 2015 (5PM)                            Viewing 3pm - 5pm                 TO BE HELD AT THESAINT JOHN TRADE AND CONVENTION CENTRE            ONE MARKET SQUARE, SAINT JOHN, N.B.* Featuring a rare opportunity to purchase personal property of one ofCanada's most important artist, Miller G. Brittain.Many of the items date to when Miller Brittain was a student at Saint John High School and lived on Winslow St., Saint John…See More
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It's a Girl Thing at Saint John Arts Centre

April 26, 2015 from 1pm to 4pm
Check out the event on FACEBOOK, grab some friends and come out for some deserved girl time!See More
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New Brunswick Museum posted events
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Peter Wilkins is now a member of Uptown Directory
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