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Welcome uptown - Brick City Barbers

Gentlemen, uptown is now home to a new classic barber, "Brick City Barbers."  For that perfect trim or perhaps a trendy cut with an edge, Brick City specializes in hair cuts and shaves.  This is the real deal, a time-honoured…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 18, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Volunteers needed - Fundy Sound Choral Event happening in SJ next summer!

The organizers of this event are looking for volunteers!  Would you like to be a valuable part of the team behind the Fundy Sound event, June 27 - July 1, 2016?  

They are looking for some enthusiastic volunteers to be involved early, in this committee set-up and planning stage.  If you have an…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 17, 2015 at 1:45pm — No Comments

Shake the winter blues with FREE parking from Uptown Saint John Inc.

Let's not let the snow and cold get us down!  Your business improvement association, Uptown Saint John, is helping to shake the winter blues by covering  your on-street parking on Friday, February 27th (up to 2…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 13, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

FREE Parking uptown this Friday, February 13th!

Uptown Saint John and HotSpot Parking are sharing the love this Valentine's Day!  

 

Enjoy FREE on-street parking (up to 2 hours)…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 10, 2015 at 3:48pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #28 - No-Snow Bros.

This week's Uptown Mug introduces the No-Snow Bros! No-Snow Bros is an uptown based shoveling collective made up of five high school students and best friends!  The Bros are excited to get out and be part of the uptown community, make some money and…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 16, 2015 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

New Restaurant Uptown - Port City Royal

Uptown welcomes a new restaurant to our prominent dining scene.  Located at 45 Grannan Street (off Germain Street), this impressive renovation is a wonderful addition to our uptown streetscape, and an excellent choice in quality and tasty cuisine.  Port City Royal chef, Jakob Lutes recognizes the importance of using local ingredients as often as possible, supporting our regional providers, as well as presenting quality and delicious offerings in appetizers, entrees, and desserts.…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on January 6, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

2014 Crosby's Gingerbread Trail Winners Announced!

We are delighted to announce the winners of our 3rd Annual Crosby's Gingerbread Trail!  



First Place - Delta Brunswick

Second Place - Fishy Chores…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 23, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

2015 Facade Grant Application

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 22, 2014 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Light Up The Uptown and WIN! - Contest Winners Announced

We are happy to announce the winners of the 2014 'Light up the Uptown and WIN' decorating contest!



First Place - Fishy Chores

2nd Place Winner - Scheherazade Books & Music…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 22, 2014 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Chop Chop Presents Donation to Lunch Connection

Uptown restaurants who recently participated in Chop Chop Fall, Saint John's Restaurant Week, are very happy to present a donation to 'Lunch Connection.'  The donation amount presented this morning is $4,493, which represents $1 for EVERY Chop Chop plate sold this fall.

Lunch…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 19, 2014 at 1:44pm — No Comments

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…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 18, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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,…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 11, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Holiday delicious uptown!

We are entering a season of delicious indulgence in the tastes of the holidays!  Uptown Saint John has many options to help you treat yourself and others.  Many of our restaurants have something festive to offer, just give them a call!



Below are a few specials being offered uptown...…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 27, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #25 - Anne McShane

Anne McShane is one of the most familiar faces in uptown Saint John. The owner of the Germain Street fixture - "The Feel Good Store", Anne embodies the positive attitude and spirit of cooperation that makes our city centre such a wonderful place. Recently in the news after a car accidentally drove into…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 19, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Uptown Sparkles . An Old Fashioned Holiday Uptown Open House . December 5

Uptown Sparkles! Friday, December 5, 2014 - Uptown Saint John

"City sidewalks, busy sidewalks

dressed in holiday style…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 17, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Saint John Santa Parade, 2014 - Winners Announced

The Santa Claus Parade Committee wishes to announce the names of the winning entries in the Saint John Santa Claus Parade held on Saturday, November 15, 2014.  A special thank you to our judging committee, the volunteers and to the many residents who came out to watch and enjoy the…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 15, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Crosby's Gingerbread Trail

Join us in this magical journey of sweet gingerbread delights throughout uptown Saint John.



From November 21 - December, visit the following locations to see these unique, sweet creations.  …



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 14, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Uptown Holiday Calendar - December

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 11, 2014 at 5:36pm — No Comments

Uptown Holiday Calendar - November

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Uptown Mugs #24 - Lisa Riordon - Bourbon Quarter

Lisa Riordon is a wonderful new addition to the exciting Uptown Saint John culinary scene. As the Executive Chef at Bourbon Quarter - she perfectly combines her years of experience from the Rossmount Inn in St. Andrews with the dynamic southern cuisine on the menu at the Prince William Street restaurant.…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on November 4, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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Raise Your Hand Auction supporting the Saint John Volunteer Centre at New Brunswick Museum

March 19, 2015 from 6pm to 9pm
As a result of recent funding cuts OUR Volunteer Centre may not survive!RAISE YOUR HAND!... BUY a $10 event tickets NOTE: TICKETS GO ON SALE MARCH 1stTicket will be available at the following locations:~ NB Museum (Market Square)~ Slocum & Ferris (City Market) ~ Saint John Volunteer Centre office (66 Waterloo Street)RAISE…See More
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New Brunswick Fine Craft Festival - Saint John at Marco Polo Cruise Terminal

July 10, 2015 at 5pm to July 12, 2015 at 5pm
The annual NB Fine Craft Festival, which we will host this year at the Marco Polo Cruise Ship Terminal in Saint John from July 10-12, is a vibrant cultural arts festival that features original works by award winning New Brunswick craftspeople. This event provides an opportunity for the public to connect with makers, discover locally made fine craft, witness live fine craft demonstrations, and participate in an important part of our New Brunswick culture and heritage. Along with established fine…See More
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Dragons' Den coming to Saint John at Delta Brunswick

March 4, 2015 from 10am to 5pm
It’s time for aspiring entrepreneurs from across the country to put their pitches to the test, as they fight to be a part of DRAGONS’ DEN’s landmark 10th season! Next month producers will hit the road, visiting cities from coast to coast in a quest to find Canada’s next great batch of entrepreneurs. The audition tour welcomes participants of all ages, with businesses at any stage of development. Aspiring entrepreneurs should be prepared to pitch their concept to the DRAGONS' DEN producers in…See More
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Noon Nugget at Saint John Volunteer Centre

March 19, 2015 from 12pm to 1pm
Noon NuggetThursday March 19 2015Planning and Delivering a Top Notch Annual General Meeting.A successful AGM can improve employee and volunteer motivation, increase agency efficiency, bring more public awareness to your organization, and strengthen the overall work of your agency. BUT it takes thought, planning and effort to organize and carry out a top notch AGM.  This session will explore what is involved in planning and delivering such an AGM.Betty Hitchcock is well known in Saint John for…See More
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The Thing That Happened . Fine Craft Exhibition at Saint John Arts Centre

March 13, 2015 all day
Have you heard about The Thing That Happened? As New Brunswickers, we each have our own story to share. Our lives consist of many moments that have led us to who we are, as individuals, and as a people. These moments can lead us in new directions, or affirm our decisions.The Thing That Happened is an…See More
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Uptown Saint John Video Pick of the Week: Final 12 Basketball

Jason Stephen gives us the details on the Final 12 provincial high school basketball championships that take place this weekend Feb. 20-21st 2015 at Harbour ...
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New Brunswick Museum - Public Update sessions at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

February 24, 2015 from 12pm to 1:30pm
24 February Tuesday 12pm or 6pm: Public Update sessions. The New Brunswick Museum is planning for its future! To learn more about the NBM’s plan for its facilities, you are invited to the public update sessions at NBM Exhibition Centre, Market Square, Saint John, NB.New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6.www.nbm-mnb.ca  506-643-2300 / 1888-268-9595See 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

February 18, 2015 at 9am to February 22, 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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1812: The New Brunswick Story exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

February 18, 2015 at 9am to February 22, 2015 at 5pm
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 deserters on U.S. vessels at sea and action to prevent American westward expansion. The war…See 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

February 18, 2015 at 9am to February 22, 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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