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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Fire Hydrant Flushing

Fire Hydrant Flushing

The City of Saint John is proceeding with a program of fire hydrant flushing to clean the water distribution pipes in Saint John. Over the next few weeks flushing will be performed between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Read more »

Wright Street Retaining Wall Project – Route 1 Lane Closure

Wright Street Retaining Wall Project – Route 1 Lane Closure

Gateway Operations wishes to advise the public of a lane closure in the westbound driving lane near KM 124 of Route 1, adjacent to Wright Street. The lane closure will begin Monday August 31, 2015, and is expected to remain permanently in place for approximately six (6) weeks as the City of Saint John works to safely complete construction on the Wright Street retaining wall. Read more »

Uptown Mugs #35 – Gilliane Nadeau, Uncorked Tours

Uptown Mugs #35 – Gilliane Nadeau, Uncorked Tours

Gilliane Nadeau has been with Uncorked Tours since its inception in January 2013, and is the driving force behind a revolution of food and drink culture in the Uptown core. Uncorked offers New Brunswick summer winery tours, river cruises and both public and private tastings year round, and caters to the wine connoisseur and food aficionado alike. Their Uptown Saint John walking tours can be booked daily, and offer a taste of local cuisine combined with Port City history. Read more »

GALA-VANT Fundraiser

GALA-VANT Fundraiser

This fall, join Third Space Gallery for a black tie fundraiser like no other. Two auctions: one live and stacked with local and regional favourites, a second, shrouded in mystery. Support Saint John’s not-for-profit home for contemporary art and discover a new side to our city at GALA-VANT. Read more »

UNB Saint John Seawolves 2015 Schedule

UNB Saint John Seawolves 2015 Schedule

The UNB Saint John Seawolves are gearing up for the 2015 Atlantic Football League (AFL) season with Training Camp happening this week. Training Camp started on the weekend and continues through next Monday August 31st.   Games Schedule: Saturday, September 5/6, at Husson University, Bangor, Maine, USA [US Rules] Saturday, September 19th at 8 pm… Read more »

Fire Hydrant Flushing

Fire Hydrant Flushing

The City of Saint John is proceeding with a program of fire hydrant flushing to clean the water distribution pipes in Saint John. Over the next few weeks flushing will be performed between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Read more »

Uptown Mugs #34 – Amy Allen

Uptown Mugs #34 – Amy Allen

Uptown Saint John is very lucky to have Amy Allen working for us as our marketing intern for her Business Administration work practicum with NBCC. Amy not only has valuable advanced skills and experience in this field, but brings with her enthusiasm and personality plus. From St. Martins, Amy is a country girl, but definitely with city appeal. She is married to her high school sweetheart Rick, and is mom to two beautiful girls. She balances family and school/work with impressive ease. Read more »

Barbour’s General Store Grand Reopening this Weekend

Barbour’s General Store Grand Reopening this Weekend

Barbour’s General Store Grand Reopening happens this Saturday August 22nd! The historic icon located at the foot of King Street at Market Slip on the waterfront in the city’s uptown was recently acquired by Gilliane Nadeau’s Uncorked Tours. On the New Brunswick Day holiday August 3rd, a group of Saint Johners who care about tourism and hospitality donated their time to help clean, sort and store the artifacts at the General Store in preparation for opening a Saint John experience hub for visitors and locals. Read more »

Princess of Acadia

Princess of Acadia

Gary Smith shared this photo on our Facebook Page last week. “Here is a photo I took last week on my walk, of the old Princess of Acadia. She was taken out of service and replaced with the other ferry,” Gary said. We love receiving photos and story submissions from people! You can submit your photos to… Read more »

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