Monthly Archives: May 2014

First Look: West Windsor’s ‘Ellsworth II’ Site Plan For Cranbury Road Near Princeton Junction Station

West Windsor seems to be on an apartment surge, with plans for a mixed-use neighborhood off Bear Brook Road, and the recent approval of a mixed-use redevelopment of the ‘Ellsworth Center’ at Cranbury and Route 571 (Princeton-Highstown Road). The Ellsworth Center looks … Continue reading

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West Windsor’s Maneely/Toll Brothers Mixed-Use Development In Detail

Toll Brothers have proposed a mixed use development at Bear Brook Road and old Bear Brook Road in West Windsor- a site sometimes know as ‘the Maneely property’. The plan, developed in conjunction with West Windsor township, calls for 188 … Continue reading

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Do You Know What Princeton Landmarks Are Built On ‘Brownfield Sites’?

Princeton’s recent Democratic Party Council Candidate Forum- which we wrote about earlier this week– featured an amazing moment when the moderator skipped a crucial question about land use in Princeton. This oversight meant that the audience missed out on getting … Continue reading

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‘Subway’ Now Open At East Nassau Street Location In Princeton

Princeton may not have a ‘Chipotle’, but we now have two ‘Subway‘ sandwich stores after a second branch of Subway opened on East Nassau Street.

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Princeton Democratic Council Candidates Offer Contrasting Approaches to Zoning Reform

  It’s widely recognized that Princeton housing has become unaffordable to many people who work in town- but what are the solutions? At a recent forum for the three Democratic Party candidates fighting for the chance to take part in the … Continue reading

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Robbinsville Expanding Walkable ‘Town Center’ Development With New Apartments

Robbinsville, NJ has approved a new 64-unit apartment complex to add to its ‘Town Center’ development.

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Walkable Princeton On TV!

‘Walkable Princeton’ has made it to the small screen on the “Reed and Ponder” show on Princeton Community Television! David Keddie, founder of Walkable Princeton, was interviewed by Ingrid Reed and Michele Tuck-Ponder as part of their regular show focusing on … Continue reading

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Trenton Unveils Pretty Cool New Community Planning Website

The City of Trenton has unveiled an impressive website aimed at getting the input of residents into the latest update of the municipal Masterplan. Why would a broke city spend money on a fancy website about a mundane municipal matter- … Continue reading

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