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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. 

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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

Uptown Wedding

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!

http://vimeo.com/97993249…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 10, 2014 at 3:34pm — No Comments

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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 learn a bit more about…See More
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Author Book Talk and Signing at the New Brunswick Museum: The 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot in the War of 1812 at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

September 23, 2014 from 7pm to 8:30pm
23 September Tuesday 7pm: Author Book Talk and Signing at the NBM: The 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot in the War of 1812. Free admission. Join author John R. Grodzinski for a book talk and signing of his publication The 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot in the War of 1812. The 104th Regiment of Foot is best known for its perilous Winter March up the St. John River to the battlefields of Upper Canada. Until recently the story of the 104th had largely been forgotten, until the…See More
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Jon Smit is now a member of Uptown Directory
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Concerts in the Cathedral Presents: Miramichi Folksinger SUSAN BUTLER & DIVINE MERCY CATHOLIC SCHOOL CHOIR at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception - 91 Waterloo Street

October 19, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm
As part of the Concerts in the Cathedral series, Miramichi folksinger Susan Butler and the Divine Mercy Catholic School Choir are performing in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception October 19 at 2:00 PM. Hope to see you there!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

September 22, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
September 11, 2014 – 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…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

September 22, 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

September 22, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
June 30, 2014 – 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…See More
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Video Pick of the Week: Good Fibrations

Liz invites everyone to check out her newly opened shop "Good Fibrations" on Germain Street. So cool! Visit Uptown Saint John anytime online at: http://www.u...
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All Hallows' Eve at The Loyalist House at The Loyalist House

October 30, 2014 from 4pm to 8pm
At twilight on Thursday, October 30, The Loyalist House will open its door to guests who dare to enter one of the oldest houses in Saint John, left standing from the 19th century. Could the legends and stories possibly be true? Could The Loyalist House be haunted? For the first time in a number of years, The Loyalist House…See More
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New Brunswick Museum celebrates Culture Days 2014 at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

September 26, 2014 at 9am to September 28, 2014 at 5pm
26, 27, 28 September - Free art activities each day in the Main Foyer of the New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Center. (Bilingual).27 September Saturday 2pm – Kim's Academy of Dance students will offer an engaging dance presentation in the New Brunswick Museum Hall of Great Whales. Regular admission.28 September Sunday 12pm – 5pm:  Free Admission to the NBM Exhibition Centre.  Try out various art activities, from imaginative “future fossil” clay works to watercolour bookmarks. (Bilingual).New…See More
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Saint John Family Event at Saint John Trade and Convention Centre

October 5, 2014 from 1pm to 4pm
Welcome Wagon and its sponsors are holding a baby shower family event on Oct.5th hosted at the Saint John Trade & Convention Centre – doors open at 1pm. This event is for new or expecting parents with children up to the age of six. Free admission, gifts, door prizes, free face painting, contests and more! For more information and to register to attend: www.saintjohnfamilyevent.ca***Some vendor space still availableSee More
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Uptown Saint John Inc posted a video

Video Pick of the Week: Manchester Shoes 20th Anniversary

Cathy & Natalie invite everyone to join them in celebrating 20 years in business at Manchester Shoes in Uptown Saint John. Visit Manchester Shoes online anyt...
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Dave Shoots, Bookseller posted a status
"Welcome to delegates of "The 6th International UNESCO Conference on Global Geoparks"...http://bit.ly/1AT86dx"
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All Hallows' Eve at The Loyalist House at The Loyalist House

October 30, 2014 from 4pm to 8pm
At twilight on Thursday, October 30, The Loyalist House will open its door to guests who dare to enter one of the oldest houses in Saint John, left standing from the 19th century. Could the legends and stories possibly be true? Could The Loyalist House be haunted? For the first time in a number of years, The Loyalist House…See More
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New Brunswick Museum posted events
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