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…Continue
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 13, 2014 at 4:38pm — No Comments
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! …Continue
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 13, 2014 at 1:32pm — No Comments
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!
Home Schedule: …Continue
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 13, 2014 at 11:43am — No Comments
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.
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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 12, 2014 at 2:06pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 1, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 30, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 29, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
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…
Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 28, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments
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