Monthly Archives: June 2014

Downtown Princeton: Teresa Cafe Adding Outdoor Patio Area, To Open ‘July’.

Teresa Cafe, in Palmer Square in downtown Princeton, is constructing a new outdoor patio seating area. The new dining space is expected to open some time in July.

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Street Art In…Princeton?

For better or worse, in an urban environment, we are surrounded by graffiti, or ‘street art’ as it is known by aficionados. Many cities are known for it, but it’s not something we usually associate with Princeton is not one … Continue reading

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Princeton U. Grad Students Issue Official Statement Demanding More Housing

Princeton University’s Graduate Student Council (GSG) have released an official statement calling on University authorities to step up the provision of housing for post-graduate students. The statement, which was approved May 14, argues that every graduate student affiliated with the … Continue reading

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Princeton Planning Board Approves Mixed-Use 255 Nassau Street Plan

The Princeton Planning Board voted last night to approve a mixed-use redevelopment at 255 Nassau Street, in Princeton’s East Nassau Street neighborhood.

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‘Bus Rapid Transit’ Plan Advances In Bergen County, NJ

An updated scheme for what is being called ‘Bus Rapid Transit’ has been put forward for Bergen County, NJ. The plan, developed by engineering and design firm Parsons Brinckerhoff in association with NJ Transit and local agencies, envisages five routes in the area … Continue reading

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Jersey’s “Star-Ledger” Picks Up On Demand For Walkable Living

New Jersey may be known as one of American’s original suburbs- but in recent years, walkable urban places have eclipsed car-dependent suburbia for many potential homeowners. Although sites like ‘NJ Future‘ and ‘Walkable Princeton’ have focused on the benefits of compact walkable living, … Continue reading

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