Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 17, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments
On June 6th, we celebrated the businesses, organizations and individuals who make uptown Saint John so unique and vibrant. We would like to thank all of the nominees and winners of the eleven awards which were presented during the evening. Also, thanks to all who had a hand in organizing and helping to make the evening so spectacular.
Here are a few pictures. Please scroll through to the end of this post to see links to ALL of the visuals so wonderfully captured.…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 13, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Uptown Saint John Inc. loves the vitality that the Canada Day activities bring to the uptown. The market along King Street is a big part of the Canada Day festivities. We have met with the organizers of the market to encourage them to address some issues that impact the uptown and the various businesses that are paying taxes to be there. The issues that have been identified by our membership relating to the operation of the market include: cleanliness, safety,…Continue
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 10, 2013 at 9:02am — No Comments
The big tent will once again be rockin' this year with Salty Jam, Saint John's music festival uptown, July 5&6.
Two great nights of entertainment in the tent and free musical entertainment during the days at various venues uptown.
See the video announcement of the headliners here:…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 7, 2013 at 1:10pm — No Comments
Uptown Saint John announces the award winners of the 2013…Continue
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 6, 2013 at 9:18pm — No Comments
On Thursday, June 6th at 9:30 am Saint John is attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the number of people planting flowers at one time [record is in China].
The Marigold Project has been accepted to do this, and hope to attain the record with over 50 sites throughout the Greater Saint…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 5, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
We now have another awesome spot to grab a java and meet with friends. Second Cup opened this week on historic King Street and is already receiving rave reviews. Free Wi-Fi, and cozy seating nooks, as well as some good brews and tasty treats are available. Rumor is, they are open until 10pm..bonus!…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 31, 2013 at 11:36am — No Comments
The first Fundy Fringe Festival is slated for August 21-25. The Fundy Fringe Festival is 125 shows over five days by 25 acts. The acts will come under the broad umbrella of what constitutes theatrical performance and may incorporate film, dance, music, improv, performance art or stand-up comedy. Most acts will cost $10 or less. The shows are typically under an hour. For more info please visit …Continue
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 31, 2013 at 9:25am — No Comments
As many have noticed, our King Square Bandstand is getting some attention. In April, Saint John Common Council passed a resolution accepting a generous gift from an anonymous donor, slated to refurbish the historic landmark.
The work will include:
• installing new supports and flooring…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 29, 2013 at 3:03pm — No Comments
Beginning this week, the South End Cinema Project will show alternative films in various spaces uptown. This is a welcome addition to our strong arts and culture district and the public is hungry to see movies uptown.
The South End Cinema group will present films monthly, in varying, unique venues..possibly…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 29, 2013 at 11:03am — No Comments
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 27, 2013 at 10:41am — No Comments
Summer Student Employment Opportunities
USJI is currently seeking several summer students
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 updates, uptown events, promotional activities in collaboration with USJI committees and businesses.…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 27, 2013 at 9:35am — No Comments
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 21, 2013 at 2:38pm — No Comments
Nominees have been announced for the 2013 Live Life Awards to be given out on June 6th 2013. Get your tickets now! Tickets are $65 and are available at The Feel Good Store, Manchester Shoe Salon, or at the Uptown Saint John office at 40 King Street (633.9797).
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 21, 2013 at 1:53pm — No Comments
Benvenuto! Mezzadro Italian Restaurant and Pub is now open at 88 Prince William Street, and Saint John just got a whole lot tastier! Enjoy the cozy atmosphere, friendly service, and delicious cuisine as Chef Stef and his crew treat you to a taste of Italy.
More than just pasta! Find out more and 'Like' Mezzadro on Facebook!
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 14, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Li'l Gelato and Sweet Shop is now open in the Saint John City Market, just in time for this warmer weather! Serving up authentic Italian Gelato, with both classic and unique flavour combinations, as well as biscotti, sweet waffle cones, and other wonderful tasty delights.
Find Li'l Gelato and Sweet Shop on FACEBOOK, and stop by for a scrumptious treat soon!…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 8, 2013 at 3:42pm — No Comments
Avid boarder and photography enthusiast, Patrick McGivery (and friends) capture some fantastic shots at our uptown skate park. Uptown Saint John is not only walk-able and bike-able, it's prime boarding turf and the skate park, located under the overpass on Station Street, is ultimate. Now that the snow is gone, the boarders are there from dusk to dawn perfecting their art and practicing their impressive tricks.
Thanks Patrick for sharing your photographs. Follow Patrick on…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 3, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
Welcome uptown to 'eclectic . vintage + upcycled furniture,' now open at 122 Germain Street!
Bright, modern, and a welcome addition to uptown, 'eclectic' offers unique and upcycled vintage furniture and decor items. Urban comes alive with a great combination of contemporary and rustic. Stop by, say hi to Brandi and Sandra, and experience this wonderful new space uptown.
Find 'electic' on…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on May 1, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments
We often hear questions regarding parking uptown. Despite public perception, compared to other cities we have ample parking in the form of street parking, hourly/daily parking lots, enclosed parking garages, and various monthly and long term parking…Continue
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on April 24, 2013 at 3:43pm — No Comments