The Events Happening Uptown this Weekend: April 29th-May 1st

Friday, April 29th

An Evening with Morgan Davis

Bourbon Quarter


Murray McLauchlan?

Imperial Theatre


Millrats Vs Moncton Miracles

Harbour Station


Exhibition “Scarlet Thorns & Metamorphosis”

City of Saint John Gallery


Asian Heritage Art Exhibition?

Saint John Free Public Library



O'Leary's Pub


Saturday, April 30th

The Nature of Art

New Brunswick Museum


Asian Heritage Month Celebration

Market Square Atrium


Family Fun Day

Kent Theatre


An Evening with Alfie Zappacosta

Grannan's Seafood


Millrats Vs Halifax Hurricanes

Harbour Station


Founders' Night Gala

Saint John High School



O'Leary's Pub


Sunday, May 1st

Midsummer Nights Dream

Imperial Theatre


David Francey with Ashley Condon

The Anglican Parish of Kingston


Saint John's Next Top Model

Market Square Atrium


A Trio of Sonatas

Church of St. Andrew & St. David?


Uptown Mugs #48 . Chris and Steve

Our uptown heroes, Chris and Steve can be found at 25 Charlotte Street. ?They have one of the most fun stores in our entire uptown, dare we say, city. ?Just walk in the door and you see action heroes, gaming supplies, comic books, and all things intelligently amusing. ?

At Heroes' Beacon, play space is available for?tabletop or card games, organized tournaments and don't miss the?Friday?Night Magic! ?Check out their website?for their monthly schedule and all products available. ?

An important note, FREE COMIC BOOK Day is coming up, the first Saturday of May (May 7th). ?Heroes' Beacon will be THE place to be. ?Check with the store regarding any related specials and events. ?

Let's chat with Chris and Steve!

Where were you born/Where are you from?
Both of us were born and raised in Saint John.

How long have you been a part of the uptown scene?
Both of us have worked uptown for more than a decade.? Having worked at Read's Bookstore for a long time before opening Heroes' Beacon almost 3 years ago.

What is your favorite season?
Steve: ?I enjoy spring most. ?It makes for a great time to walk the Harbour Passage.

Coffee/Tea, or other?
Coffee! We both enjoy our coffee. Steve especially loves Java Moose.

What is your 'uptown insider tip?'
Chris: ?Best place for breakfast is Britt's Pub & Eatery! ?The French Toast is amazing!

Find Chris and Steve at Heroes' Beacon:

On the Street: ?25 Charlotte Street
Phone: ?506.214.5755
Email: ?
Online: ?
Facebook: ?Heroes' Beacon
Twitter: ?@HeroesBeacon


Welcome Uptown – TUCK Studio

After three and a half years of a successful operation out of Level Zero of Judith Mackin's north end home, TUCK (Furniture + Decor Store) has relocated to Uptown Saint John!?

Now located in the historic Palatine building at 122 Prince William Street, TUCK — which is proud to announce it's now the exclusive outlet in the province for two of Canada's leading manufacturers of quality furniture,?GUS* Modern and EQ3 — has everything you need for the home and office, with a complete range of beautiful lighting options, locally-produced art and decorative items for the home (TUCK is also the exclusive distributor for Umbra Shift).?The team at TUCK is anxious to welcome you to its new uptown store and to help you choose the perfect item, from a small gift or new sofa. And of course, they're still the city's best source for interior design services (both residential and commercial).? Come see what's in store for you!


Pics attached: ?Photo credit Sean McGrath
Find TUCK Studio:

122 Prince William Street


Facebook: ?TUCK Studio

Twitter: ?@TUCKStudio

Instagram: ?@tuckstudio

Uptown Cleans Up on Earth Day!

Today, uptown businesses and friends joined forces and cleaned, swept, and collected garbage during the 2nd Annual 'Uptown Clean Sweep,' hosted by the Business Improvement Association, Uptown Saint John. ?About 60 people turned out to lend a hand during this gorgeous, sunny morning and 32 garbage bags of rubbish were collected, along with some larger, more interesting pieces.

Big thanks to everyone who helped out and our fabulous sponsors; ?Acadia Broadcasting (Country 94 and 97.3 The Wave), Hilton Saint John, Market Square, The City of Saint John and the Green Machine, ICS Creative Agency and InColor Printing. ?Thanks also to all of the businesses who donated prizes for the event.

Uptown Burger Week, May 2-8



Our 3rd annual Uptown Burger Week is here!! ?It’s going to be a week of extraordinary burgers uptown!

26 uptown restaurants are ready to serve you some amazing, delicious burgers this during our 3rd annual Uptown Burger Week, May 2-8!

The chefs have taken a lot of tasty liberties and gotten very creative with the burgers. ?We have the basic, classic burgers, and also veggie, fish, and chicken alternatives. ?Be sure to try as many as you can during the week, the options are plentiful!


Follow us on Twitter at @BurgerWeekSJ?and tag your pictures #BurgerWeekSJ for a chance to win a Hop City Prize Pack!


Participating Restaurants and THE BURGERS!!



33 Canterbury Street

(No substitutions)
Butter Chicken Burger . $18
Tender chicken breast seasoned with our tandoori spice and our own butter chicken sauce, served with potato wedges

Asian fusion Basa Burger . $18
Served with onion Baja, mango chutney and potato wedges

Hop City Barking Squirrel Beef Tenderloin Burger . $18
Beef tenderloin grilled to perfection served with potato wedges



Big Tide Brewing Company

47 Princess Street


(All Burgers include your choice of side)

Beef Burger . $14
Two 4oz Beef Patties with Tipsy Onions & Mushrooms, Double Smoked Cheddar, Lettuce, Tomato and Onion on a Craft Beer Bun


Chicken Burger . $14
Country Fried Chicken between 2 Waffles with Tomato, Spinach and Special Sauce


Sausage Burger . $13
A Bratwurst Sausage Patty with Tipsy Onions, Sauerkraut and Oktoberfest Mustard on a Pretzel Bun


Veggie Burger . $13
A Patty made from Shredded Sweet Potatoes & Chick Peas, topped with Julienne Veggies and fried in Peanut sauce





26 Germain Street


The Spammer . $9.50

Unholy marriage between our 5 ounce Guiness seasoned beef patty and panko battered and deep fried slice of SPAM! ?It comes topped with crisp leaf lettuce, tomato, dill pickle and cheese, so you feel a tinge bit less guilty. ?Binding it all together is our hand made hamburger rolls from McPhee’s with our signature House Sauce





Rocky?s Sports Bar
7 Market Square



Saucy Pork Burger . $14
Seasoned Ground Pork layered on top of a bed of lettuce, tomato, and pickle, topped with Piri Piri and Cheese Curd Sauce, sandwiched between a Toasted Brioche Bun. ?Served with a side.

Cinco de Mayo . $14

A blended chilli pepper seasoned all beef patty topped with jalape?o bacon and charred pineapple on a toasted mayo garnished brioche bun.




Billy’s Seafood
51 Charlotte Street



Lunch Burger . $17
Bison Burger with Sweet ‘n’ Spicy BBQ Sauce. ?Topped with?caramelized?onions, smoky bacon, cheddar cheese, lettuce and?tomato.


Dinner Burger . $29
Lobster Burger with Browned Butter Lemon Aioli, Basil ‘n’ Corn Salsa, Bacon and Avocado.





Infusion Tea Room & Bistro
41 Charlotte Street



(Served with soup or salad)

Bulgogi Burger . $12.95
Marinated Beef Burger ? These burgers are based on Bulgogi, a traditional Korean Barbecue speciality of marinated sirloin.? Authentic Flavour of all seasonings and the tenderness of sirloin will make you fall in love with Korean cuisine.

Teriyaki Chicken Burger . $12.95
Tender Chicken and sweetness of teriyaki sauce, blended with fresh vegetables will make you feel like you are in Japan.

Portobello Veggie Burger . $12.95

The steak of Veggie burgers, served on a whole wheat Kaiser bun with Pest Mayo, Peppers, Onions, and more.? Even a meat lover would love the great taste of Portobello Mushroom Burger.




Grannan?s Seafood & Grill

Market Square

The Royale with Cheese . $16
8oz Grass Fed Patty with aged White Cheddar, Peppered Bacon, crisp Lettuce, Tomato and Special House Aioli
The Big Kahuna Burger . $16
Grilled Haddock with Mango Salsa, Guacamole Aioli, Crisp Lettuce and Dill Pickle
Add to either burger:

Five Dollar Shake
Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, Fresh Strawberries, Whipped Cream and garnished with a Maraschino Cherry




East Coast Bistro

60 Prince William Street


The Bistro Bacon Mac . $18
Two Patties, ECB Bacon, Housemade Thousand Island, Iceburg & Aged Cheddar


The Moosehead . $18
Beef Patty Topped w. “Barking Squirrel” Braised Beef Cheeks, Local Gouda, Raspberry Radler Ketchup, “Moose Green” Mustard on “HopBot” Beer Rye Bun.


La Melanzano . $15
Eggplant Parmesan, Roasted Tomato, Local Mozzarella, Crispy Spinach on Roasted Garlic Focaccia Bun


The Dessert Burger . $10
Chocolate Cremeux Patty, White Chocolate Cheese, Raspberry Ketchup, Passionfruit Mustard, Kiwi Pickle, Beignet Bun





Callahan’s Pub
2 Princess Street




(Our kitchen is open noon to 7pm. Tuesday through Friday)
(Any Moosehead product will be $4.75 with food purchase)
We are featuring our?TRIO of TRADITIONAL BURGERS
(we make our own patties)


Callahan’s Pub Burger . $7.50 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ??
Our seasoned 1/4 lb beef patty is topped with Canadian cheddar, bacon, onion bits, tomato, lettuce and BBQ sauce on a toasted bun. Served with chips, dill wedge and cole slaw.


Chicken Pub Burger . $7.50
Fresh ground chicken is the base for our delicious 1/4 lb patty, pan grilled and topped with provolone cheese, tomato, lettuce and cranberry mayo on a toasted bun. Served with chips, veggies and cole slaw


Maritime Seafood Burger . $9.50
Think crab cake and then add shrimp and scallops to make our unique 1/4 lb patty. Lightly breaded and pan fried. Topped with tomato, lettuce and?homemade tartar sauce on a toasted bun. Served with chips, veggies and cole slaw.



Taco Pica
96 Germain Street





The Guatemalan Burger . $16

The Guatemalan burger is back by popular demand! 1/4 Lb. Beef and Chorizo patty seasoned to perfection; topped with avocado, lettuce, tomato and jalape?o peppers on top; served with choice of Salad, Rice or?Potato wedges. ?Our vegetarian option is the Black Bean Burger; same price.



Church Street Steakhouse

10 Grannan Street



Uptowner . $16
1/2 lb Guinness beef patty basted with rosemary,? garlic compound butter, bacon,? pepper jack cheese topped with crispy onions served with sweet waffle fries

The CG (back by popular demand) . $16

Grilled stuffed cheese kaiser (smokey cheddar and Gouda), 1/lb 50% Italian Sausage, 50% beef paddy mix topped with smokey bacon, balsamic glazed onions and our in house aioli. Served on a Kaiser bun made into a grilled cheese!?





City Market, 47 Charlotte Street



Loaded spicy Cajun chicken burger served with potato chips and a drink $11.50 + tax
Grilled Cajun chicken breast with spicy chipotle mayo topped with cheese, bacon, guacamole and crispy onions on a fresh scallion bun





Ryan Duffy?s Steak & Seafood
Market Square, Level 2


The Elvis Burger . $16
House made beef patty topped with peanut butter, plantain frites, red pepper jelly, bacon and cheese




MIX Resto|Bar

39 King Street (Delta Restaurant)




The Blue Theriault . $14
It?s a 6oz patty flavored with fine diced green onion, minced garlic, and peppers. Topped with Blue Cheese, Bacon, Mushrooms, Onion Tanglers, and a small amount of banana peppers. Sandwiched on a Sourdough Bun.






Decimal 81
81 Princess Street









(Tuesday to Saturday 5pm – 10pm)

6 oz 81 Roadhouse Burger . $16
81 applewood smoked pork belly strips, white cheddar, lettuce, tomato, onion crisps, house bbq sauce, on a home made bun. Choice of garden salad or frites.



The York bistro + pub

75 Smythe Street (Hilton Restaurant)


Blackened Burger
Tri-ground topped with house made chimmichurri, citrus arugula, tomato aioli, garlic cured olives on grilled brioche roll


Fajita burger
Spiced beef patty, saut?ed mushrooms, bell peppers, and onions, Mole sauce, pickled jalapenos


The Sunday brunch
Bacon infused patty, local cheddar, with an egg Benedict in the middle of two house made waffle



Bourbon Quarter
114 Prince William Street




The MAC’N CHZ . $16
Panko crusted fried mac n’ cheese, 8 oz. Beef burger, house onion ketchup, lettuce, tomato $16


The L.C. . $18?(must be 19 to eat??this burger, just kidding )
Maple bourbon bacon, dark and tan onion rings, Guinness cheddar cheese, whiskey barbecue sauce, lettuce, tomato




Britt?s Pub & Eatery
42 Princess Street




Krusty Burger . $13

Grass fed Atlantic beef, American cheese, tomato, lettuce, pickles and secret sauce. Served with spicy curly fries.


The Clogger ?. $19

A double Krusty Burger with Applewood smoked bacon. Served with spicy curly fries.


Mother Nature Burger . $15

Black bean and sweet potato pattie, gruyere cheese, tempura avocado, lettuce, tomato and sriracha aioli. Served with spicy curly fries.




Saint John Ale House

Market Square


Braised short rib stuffed burger with foie gras Mayo . $21





Market Square



Veg Donair Burger (Vegetarian) . $8





Lemongrass Thai Fare
One Market Square





The Bangkok Burger

?Thai Spiced Pork Burger served with Banana Salsa, Spicy Aioli and Curry Dusted Fries




Urban Deli

68 King Street




Port City Royal

45 Grannan Street


The Cowtown Cattleman . $18

Sussex Raised Beef

Slow Roasted Tomato

Port City Cheese Slice

Corn Relish

White Pine Mayonnaise

Sesame Seed Bun




Taste of Egypt
87 King Street





Mousaka Burger (Vegan) . $14
Layers of eggplant bell peppers, onion and potato, topped off with a speciality tomato sauce. Served with fresh cut french fries. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?


Greek Burger . $16
Burger patty made with beef kofta, topped off with feta cheese, tomato, onion, cucumber, lettuce, kalamata olives and garlic mayonnaise. Served with fresh cut french fries. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?


The Dirty Burger . $18
Burger patty made with beef kofta, saganaki (breaded fried mozzarella cheese), fried egg, lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion and pesto sauce.? Served with fresh cut french fries. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ??





Italian By Night
68 King Street





The Mamma Mia Polpetta Burger . $18

..comes with?side: house cut fries dusted with reggiano cheese

  • 6 oz housemade IbN meatball, flattened into a delicious patty
  • provolone cheese
  • crunchy proscuitto
  • char-grilled sweet red peppers slices marinated in balsamic vinaigette
  • crispy deep fried shoe-string onion rings
  • garlic aioli, pesto and housemade marinara sauce
  • fresh local grown greens
  • served on our housemade rosemary and maldon sea salt focaccia bread







North Market Seafood
City Market





Delicious, fresh Salmon Burger









2 Peel Plaza




Slocum & Ferris
Saint John City Market



Big BURGER WEEK thank you’s to our amazing sponsors:



































Adica Health Centre

Adica opened in December, 2015, and we welcome them to our uptown! ?Adica is a multidiciplinary health and wellness clinic located in the beautiful heritage building at 98 Prince William Street. ?Therapeutic Massage, Acupuncture and Reflexology are three of the services you can receive in this comfortable and convenient space. ?Being fairly new, there is still space for health professionals who are interested in joining the team at this location. ?

Owners, Erica and Adam welcome you to stop in anytime to check out this cozy and calming centre, or give them a call to make an appointment.

Monday-Thursday ? 10am-8pm
Friday-Saturday ? 10am-6pm

Find Adica:

On the Street: ?98 Prince William Street
Phone: ?631.8023
Facebook: ?Adica Health
Online: ?

Uptown Events For This Weekend: April 15th-17th

Friday, April 15th:

Belle of Amherst

BMO Studio Theatre


Transplant Trot 2016

Harbour Passage


Live from Scotland: ELVIS and Saint John Friends

Imperial Theatre


PEI Brewing Company Tap Takeover



Cabin Event & Awards Night

Picaroons General Store


It's a Totally 80's Weekend

Kent Theatre


Sea Dogs Vs Cape Breton Game 5?

Harbour Station


Saturday, April 16th:

Bell of Amherst

BMO Studio Theatre


NBM Archives Talk

NBM Archives and Research Library


Pool Party Extravaganza

Canada Games Aquatic Centre


Saint John Beerfest

Market Square Atrium


6 Guitars

Imperial Theatre


Smooch and Drake Adams

Taco Pica


Record Store Day

Backstreet Records


It's a Totally 80's Weekend

Kent Theatre


Millrats Vs Island Storm

Harbour Station


Sunday, April 17th:?

“It's A Girl Thing”

Saint John Arts Centre


BiotaNB Field Lab Open House

New Brunswick Museum


The Good Brothers with Eloie Richard

Bourbon Quarter Restaurant and Bar


Skeptics in the Pub Spring Fling Meeting

Big Tide Brewing Co.


It's a Totally 80's Weekend

Kent Theatre


Chop Chop Winter – Presentation to Lunch Connection

Receiving, representing the Lunch Connection organization, Mark Slader, Bonnie Hunt and Brian Earle. ?Presenting, representing the Uptown Restaurants, Nancy Tissington, Executive Director of Uptown Saint John Inc.


Today, we were thrilled to present a cheque to Lunch Connection in the amount of $5,917.00 This amount reflects a $1 donation for every Chop Chop dish sold during our recent Chop Chop Winter Restaurant Week. Each dollar feeds one child a healthy lunch and our uptown restaurants are more than happy to give back in this way.  The more patrons enjoy eating out during Chop Chop, the more healthy meals can be provided.


We would like to thank the valued sponsors of Chop Chop Winter Restaurant Week:

97.3 The Wave
Country 94
Mirage Foods
Discover Saint John
Uptown Saint John Inc.

Big thanks also to all of the chefs and restaurant staff who really treat us well during Chop Chop, and to all of the foodies who indulged during the week, making this nice donation total possible.

The next Chop Chop Restaurant Week is planned for October 31-November 6, 2016


This Weekends Events in Uptown Saint John: April 8th-10th


Friday, April 8th:

Delta Will Weathering

Pepper's Pub



Saint John High School


Used Book Sale

Trinity Church



Cocaine Plane

BMO Studio Theatre


Post Comedy Theatre

Imperial Theatre


Afternoon Interlude: The Dancer and the poet

The Infusion Tearoom


Millrats vs London Lightning

Harbour Station?


Saturday, April 9th:


Saint John High School


Used Book Sale

Trinity Church


The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra

Imperial Theatre


Millrats vs Halifax Hurricane

Harbour Station?


Seadogs vs Cape Breton Game 2

Harbour Station


The Nature of Art

New Brunswick Museum


Sunday, April 10th:

Port City 5 Debut

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception