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New Blog

I’ll be continuing my blog on art and entrepreneurial (mis)adventures here: http://www.jonesgallery.ca/blog/. Thanks for reading!


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Surprise Sale No. 2

Although it’s not really a surprise anymore…

So we’ve been open for six months. What better excuse to have a sale every weekend of October? This Friday and Saturday? Specially marked books are only $3. Not bad.

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Surprise Sale!

Guess what. We’ve been open for six months (almost), so we’ll be having specials on all through the month of October. This weekend? All hardcovers are $2 each. What a deal.

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Wednesday, September 2nd – Saturday, September 5th

In honour of the jackhammer moving out of earshot, we’re having a sale to celebrate the (near) completion of the Princess Street Construction. From Wednesday, Sept 2 – Saturday, Sept 5, buy one book and get the second half-price!

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SunLife is good again:

1.The sun is back. And I’ve stopped complaining about the weather.

2. I have a bunch of new paintings on the wall.

3. And I have happily ditched the book I was reading in favour of something better (feel free to ask me anytime about my Ondaatje rant. It’s brilliant.).

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First Day

Bean Books OpeningThings I learned on opening day:

1. People like music. Hundreds of people came out for the street concert on Germain, which lasted all afternoon and into the early evening.

2. People like books. Thanks to everyone for coming in and supporting my business!

3. Boiling water is really hot.

4. It’s easy to blow a fuse with a coffee machine and a kettle.

5. Saint John is pretty much the coolest place on earth, full of people who love books, art and dark roast coffee, and who turn up for a street concert on a Saturday afternoon.  I wouldn’t want to open a business anywhere else but here.

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