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'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 — No Comments

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

"Loved the Service!" Awards

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…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 9, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #14 . Heather Quinn

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…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 3, 2014 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Sculpture Saint John Workshops

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…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 2, 2014 at 1:09pm — No Comments

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Harvesting the Arts Festival at Various Locations Uptown - King's Square

September 27, 2014 all day
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'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, silk, dog and car fur, and other luxury fibres...hand…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 2, 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: Don’t Quit Before the Miracle

Apryll Aileen and Nick Perria invite everyone to a special event - “Don’t Quit Before the Miracle” – fundraiser for Gentle Path Counseling with keynote speak...
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Noon Nugget - Creating a Communication Plan at Saint John Volunteer Centre

September 17, 2014 from 12pm to 1pm
Fall 2014 Noon NuggetsSeptember 17– Creating a Communication PlanCommunicate communicate, communicate.  Projects are more successful when you communicate the right message to the right people at the right time. Learn how to build a communication plan to ensure your project is more successful Kathryn Hanson is…See More
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Uptown Saint John Inc posted a blog post

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 fire, and were known at that time as the 'Commercial Block.'  The corner building, 40 King,…See More
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Air Cadet Fun Run at The Running Room - Brunswick Square

September 27, 2014 from 6pm to 7pm
The cadet program instills the attributes of leadership, citizenship with emphasis on fitness and well-being There are no fees or costs to join Air Cadets and uniforms are supplied free of charge. We believe it is important to be accessible to youth from all socioeconomic backgrounds and fundraising helps us with some of the enriching activities in which the youth take part.So come down, have fun and go for a walk or runSee More
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Susie McBay - for Air Cadets is now a member of Uptown Directory
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New Brunswick Museum Explorer Days are every day in August at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

August 27, 2014 at 9am to August 31, 2014 at 5pm
New Brunswick Museum Explorer Days are every day in August:  Museum Explorer Days are EVERY DAY in August!  Regular admission. These family adventures are for the young and young at heart. Join the NBM for a full day of themed activities including art instruction, experiments, face painting, eco-friendly educational crafting, old fashioned games, and gallery discovery programmes.  Face painting noon-1pm daily. A day pass at the NBM ensures you can plan your day to capture all of the excitement.…See More
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John Corey’s Quilts Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

August 27, 2014 at 9am to August 31, 2014 at 5pm
Until August 31, 2014. John Corey’s Quilts at the New Brunswick Museum. John Corey’s interest in, and promotion of, the importance of textiles was a crucial factor in the survival and flourishing of the art of quilting in southern New Brunswick. His decision to commission these quilts not only drew attention to their production but also to their significance on a broader scale. This preserved suite of quilts pays homage to the customs of quilt-making in New Brunswick and it also focuses…See More
Aug 27
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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 was taken by Eileen's smile, with a wonderful intrinsic energy and passion behind it.  It is clear she loves what she does.  And, Saint John is very lucky to have the Volunteer…See More
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