If you are from the Greater Moncton Area, you are most likely familiar with Sequoia! Although all Sequoia stores are individually owned, one owner certainly stands out for her dedication and passion towards her business ― that woman is Danielle Gauvin, owner of Sequoia Downtown.
Did you know that the Moncton Market has existed for over 100 years? It first opened its doors on December 6, 1884 and has flourished since then. The location has changed twice, to end up at its current location at 120 Westmorland Street. Not only has it grown, the Moncton Market has also acquired a wide variety of vendors that have made it stand out as a unique experience in downtown Moncton.
My Home Mercantile, located at 805 Main St, is owned by a wonderful Nova Scotian woman who knows no boundaries when it comes to business. Miriah Kearney’s talent for finding the most unique items as well as her devotion for providing an enjoyable experience in her stores are small testaments to all the other things that she has been able to achieve. Every year, Miriah makes a significant donation towards helping the homeless population through the sales at her stores.
Of the many new developments in downtown Moncton, you have without a doubt noticed the spectacular building that is FiveFive. Located at 55 Queen Street, it houses a vast array of businesses and services.
You’ve surely heard of The Comic Hunter, a store that is very popular with comic book, film and technology enthusiasts. It has been located in Moncton since 2005 and has had great success since its opening under Rémi Vienneau Leclair’s management. With a wide selection of comic books, illustrated novels and board games, The Comic Hunter has become a gathering place and a pillar in downtown Moncton.
This new chic restaurant, located at 611 Main Street, is nothing short of extraordinary. Clos just won an award as one of the top 10 restaurants using the online OpenTable restaurant-reservation service in Atlantic Canada
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.