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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…

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

Saint John Uncorked - Uptown Walking Tours

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…

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

The Second International Sculpture Symposium 2014

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,…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 27, 2014 at 10:49am — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #13 . Emma Blois . Uptown Ambassador, USJI

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…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 26, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

New Restaurant on Union Street - Thai Pho

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.

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 25, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Chop Chop presents The Second Annual Poutinerie Challenge!

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,…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 24, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Summer in the Square 2014

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…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 23, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Big Belly Solar Bins Installed Uptown

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…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 17, 2014 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #12 . Lauchlan Ough, Hemmings House

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…



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 13, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Are you seeking summer employment? USJI is hiring!

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…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 9, 2014 at 10:58am — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #11 . Pamela Wheaton, Heartbreak Boutique

 

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…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 2, 2014 at 3:56pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #10 . Liam Freill, North Market Seafood

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…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 20, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Queen Square Farmers Market - Every Sunday in Queen Square

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…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 16, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #9 . Leah Godin, Java Moose

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…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 12, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #8 . Carla Salazar . L'il Shop of Science LTD.

I'm Carla Salazar, owner of The L'il Shop of Science Ltd.  I've had the business for 3 years, but I worked before there as a employee, for maybe 5 years.  I really enjoy working there, because I have the chance to meet people,…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 6, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

The Saint John Early Music Festival

Enjoy this weekend musical journey through Germany, France and Italy!  The Early Music Studio of Saint John proudly presents Saint John's First Baroque Festival!



Introducing, the players:…



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 1, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #7 . Ehab Radwan . Taste of Egypt

Taste of Egypt, located at 87 King Street is one of the most unique restaurants uptown.  Owners Ehab and Paula Radwan are always there with a warm welcome!  Ehab is the chef and he wants nothing more than to…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on April 24, 2014 at 10:28am — No Comments

New Location for The Corn Crib - 88 King Street

The Corn Crib has relocated to 88 King Street, and offers a wide selection of organic, natural, and healthy foods, supplements and body care.  Be sure to stop in and check out the cool healthy alternatives and some unique products, not always easy to find in the common grocery…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on April 23, 2014 at 4:34pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #6 . Roy Scribner . Britt's Pub & Eatery

Most likely, when you walk into the doors of Britt's Pub & Eatery on Princess Street, you will be pleasantly greeted by one of the owners, Roy.  Well known in our uptown and restaurant community, Roy brings a…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on April 15, 2014 at 11:05am — No Comments

Uptown Burger Week . May 5-11

Everyone loves a good burger, and with spring in the air and barbeque scents wafting throughout the city, the hunger for burgers is even more intense.  Uptown Saint John would like to announce our first…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on April 14, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

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Uptown Mugs #27 - Julia Wright

Julia Wright is an Uptown creative dynamo as both broadcaster at Acadia Broadcasting and the founder & editor of Hard Times in the Maritimes Magazine. 2014 has been a big year for Hard Times with a successful Indiegogo campaign and the introduction of a new expanded colour format. Their year end "Best & Worst" survey…See More
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1812: The New Brunswick Story - exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

December 17, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
Until January 4, 2015: 1812: The New Brunswick Story exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. 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…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

December 17, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
Until January 4, 2015: The Lost War: 1776-1783 exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. 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…See More
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Future Fossil Tools: Early Explorations Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

December 17, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
Until January 4, 2015. New Brunswick artist Carol Taylor continues her exploration of the interaction between geological processes and human presence. The exhibition is the further development of artistic concepts first shown at the NBM in 2011. In the original exhibition, Carol Taylor conceived of Future Fossils as artworks that considered the continuum of geological processes in combination with vestiges of human presence. An aspect of her inquiry was inspired by a group of antique and…See More
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Forming a Vision: The Art and Geology of the Stonehammer Geopark Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

December 17, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
September 11, 2014 – January 4, 2015. The exhibition features 20 pieces of artwork from the permanent collection of the NBM, dating between 1805 and 2008. Stonehammer Geopark contains some of the most extensively documented landscapes in New Brunswick.  For more than 200 years artists and photographers have taken inspiration from the magnificent vistas and natural wonders that abound. Two aspects of the landscape, in particular, have drawn the most attention: The Reversing Falls Rapids in Saint…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

December 17, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
Until 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 and was one…See More
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New Classes with UNB's College of Extended Learning at Various around Uptown Saint John

January 16, 2015 from 6pm to 7pm
New Adult Education ClassesStarting in early January, the new collection of UNB's Extended Learning classes. Classes include photography, writing, music, languages, DIY, Visual Arts, Lifestyle.... From single day workshops to 6-week classes.See More
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New Year's Eve on the Boardwalk! at Market Square Boardwalk

December 31, 2014 at 5pm to January 1, 2015 at 2am
Happy New Year! Witness the sparkle and excitement as the Boardwalk comes alive to kick off the New Year. Join us for this much anticipated free, annual family event at Market Square.On the Boardwalk you’ll enjoy live entertainment and of course, fireworks at the stroke of midnight! Enjoy the ice bars, heated patios and underground parking to keep you toasty. The Boardwalk will shimmer with excitement as Saint John rings in 2015!See More
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Kent Theatre Concert Series - Rock & Roll Legends NYE Show at Kent Theatre

December 31, 2014 from 7pm to 11pm
Don't miss tonight's show, Rock & Roll Legends "the show they never gave".  Rock in the New Year and celebrate 50's style!  Ring your NYE 2015 with us as we countdown the New Year with an epic big screen countdown!Cabaret style seating with a licensed bar & prizes all night with a…See More
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Winter Solstice Holiday Brunch at Bourbon Quarter/Magnolia Cafe

December 21, 2014 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
WINTER SOLSTICE HOLIDAY BRUNCH When -  Sunday, Dec 21, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM (All ages Family/Community event) Where -  Bourbon Quarter/Magnolia Café 112 Prince William Street, Saint John. Why - ALL (100%) in support of Area Food Banks via Harbour Lights (Cover charge is "Pay What you can") Who - Local artists…See More
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Uptown Mugs #26 . Nails by Abby

Located at 145 Union Street, four lovely ladies work their magic at this Hair and Nails Salon.  Very cool hair colour transformations, cuts and styles happen here, as well as glamorous, funky, and modern nail designs.  If you are looking for the latest in trending styles, something different, or just quality styling, give these…See More
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