Monthly Archives: September 2013

Beautiful Walkable Princeton: Barbara Smoyer Park

This post is part of a series where we celebrate the many beautiful and characterful sights of Princeton, NJ. You can find previous entries in this series here and here or by searching our site for ‘beautiful walkable Princeton’. Princeton’s Barbara Smoyer Park is … Continue reading

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Princeton’s Walkable, Inclusive YMCA Gets An Awesome New Gym: We Take A Tour.

Last Saturday, Princeton’s YMCA held the official ribbon-cutting of its new fitness suite. The ‘Jim and Nancye Fitzpatrick Wellness Center’, to give the gym its full name, features a thorough-upgrade of the facilities.

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Last Call For Crosswalk Meeting: Wednesday 2p.m. At Witherspoon Hall.

Last week we reported about Rachael Winfree, a Princeton mother who is trying to persuade Princeton municipal officials to enhance pedestrian safety measures at crosswalks over Chambers Street. Chambers Street is used as a rat-run by crosstown drivers, who

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Princeton’s New And Coolest Coffeehouse? The Rojo’s Taste Test.

Where do you go for coffee in Princeton? Small World, right? Small World has been the standard since 1993, but now, as Small World has the distinction of hosting Presidential- Senate-hopeful Cory Booker‘s latest photo-op, a new player has set up … Continue reading

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Traffic Safety In Princeton Depends On All Of Us

On Monday, we wrote about Rachael Winfree, a local mom who is trying to encourage Princeton municipal officials to install pedestrian improvements on Chambers Street in downtown Princeton. When it comes to pedestrian safety, we can’t underestimate the importance of … Continue reading

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Is That A Good Deal? Live At The Waxwood!

As part of an occasional series where we cast an eye over the Princeton, NJ rental and real estate market, we invite you to comment on a local listing . Previous entries are here and here. 1- and 2-bed apartments are available … Continue reading

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New Hinds Memorial At Princeton Plaza Adds To A Unique Local Place

Hinds Plaza, next to Princeton Public Library, is one of Princeton’s most successful public spaces: an area that brings people together to live, work, study and have fun. Who was Albert Hinds, who gave his name to this square?

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