Monthly Archives: September 2013

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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How ‘Strong Towns’ Thinking Could Be A Boost For Princeton

Is the way we build towns an unsustainable Ponzi Scheme that will ultimately bankrupt us? That is the striking thesis behind ‘Strong Towns’, an advocacy group that has sprung up out of Brainerd, Minnesota and may just be the best … Continue reading

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Can You Help A Princeton Mom Fix This Dangerous Crosswalk?

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More Details On Hillier’s Witherspoon Street Corridor Proposal

As we reported in July, the Studio Hillier architecture practice is seeking feedback on a proposal to update zoning along Witherspoon St to enhance this key Princeton corridor. Many of you will not have seen any details from Mr Hillier’s … Continue reading

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Could Dining Replace Parking At Princeton’s Mistral?

Princeton is lucky in that at least 3 really great restaurants have opened here this year: North End Bistro (by the Whole Earth Center in Jugtown), Agricola (in the former Lahiere’s space at Witherspoon and Nassau) and Mistral, on the … Continue reading

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One Sure Way To Boost Walking To Work In Princeton

Want to know how to get more people – far more people – walking to work in Princeton? The answer is very simple, and the good news is, it doesn’t have to cost us a cent…

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Princeton Post Office (But For How Much Longer?)

Princeton Council, led by Mayor Liz Lempert has written to local Congressman Rush Holt to express concern over USPS plans to sell the historic Princeton Post Office in Palmer Square, pictured above. USPS, faced with declining revenues, is aiming to … Continue reading

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