As a young entrepreneur, Patrick Parisée dove in headfirst by embracing his passions of cinematography, music and video games, and his efforts led to the success of the Spin-It Records that we know today. We talk a bit with Pat about his experiences, the history and development of the store as well as what could happen soon!
Luc Doucet, owner and founder of Barolo and Co. has recently opened up a permanent location for one of his projects called Black Rabbit. Serving high quality food in a rather romantic atmosphere, Doucet has known much success since its opening in March of this year.
Following the previous post about social inclusion, Downtown Moncton Centre-ville Inc (DMCI), in partnership with the YMCA Reconnect, would like to highlight a special summer program called Downtown Ambassadors.
The Congrès mondial acadien is not only the gathering of a community. The CMA is also a celebration of the Acadian culture, language and identity. This event, which occurs every five years, took place in New Brunswick and on Prince Edward Island in 2019 to pay homage and celebrate the continuity of Acadians around the world.
At 26, Pascale Landry opened her own thrift shop (second-hand clothes shop). Originally from Shediac, she is not afraid of challenges, especially when it comes to her passion.
Downtown Moncton has been known for many things, but something that is quite new and unique to the downtown area is Working Class. Owned and operated by 32-year-old Justin Allain, Working Class is a menswear retail store, a skate shop, and most recently a barber shop.
Resurgo Place, located at 20 Mountain Road, is best known as the Transportation Discovery Center or the Visitor Information Center. However, it also contains something more during this summer season. Until September 8th, you will find the temporary exhibit Cultivating your inner garden by Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo.
Homelessness is more than simply a housing issue. It is also a social issue. Homelessness affects over 230 000 Canadians every year, and Moncton is not immune to this situation. But what makes Moncton unique is its community who thrives to do better and to be better.
Downtown Moncton has much to offer when it comes to food and beverages. Among some of the great businesses is a new, unique spot called Euston Park Social. Co-owners, Gene and Susan Cormier, felt that there was something missing in the core of downtown Moncton. Gene, who was born and raised in the Greater Moncton area, is an experienced chef who has traveled all over the world as a corporate executive chef and culinary advisor. His wife, Susan, has worked in hospitality alongside him during their travels and together, they form the perfect team to create a successful and thriving business.
Although there are many shops and boutiques in downtown Moncton, Boutique 2ᵉ Look stands out as one of the most unique and attractive businesses. Its owner, Ginette Robichaud, tells us a little about herself, her shop and what led to her success.