Monthly Archives: February 2023

Princeton Mayor Sparks Controversy With Remarks On Affordable Housing

Princeton Mayor Mark Freda sparked consternation last week, after reports emerged regarding comments he made at a panel sponsored by the Mercer County Chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors. As reported by Barbara Peston for ‘The Montgomery News’ (Link: … Continue reading

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‘TigerLabs’ Relocating To Witherspoon Street

TigerLabs, the co-working venue in downtown Princeton, is moving to a new location on Witherspoon Street. For over 10 years, TigerLabs has offered a home to would-be tech titans and start-up entrepreneurs, but with the current lease expiring, a new … Continue reading

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Princeton University Presents New Details About Future ‘Hobson College’

Princeton University presented a full application for its newest undergraduate residential college, ‘Hobson College’, at a meeting of the Princeton Planning Board on January 19, 2023. The application adds further detail to a ‘concept plan’ presented by the University last … Continue reading

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Details of Amtrak-ARUP Study To Expand Track Capacity at New York Penn Station

The future of rail transit from New Jersey to New York City has been in the news recently, with President Biden appearing in New York last week to celebrate the first steps in the Gateway Project, which will eventually lead … Continue reading

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Princeton Zoning Board Approves 10-Unit ‘Lincoln Court’ Apartment Development

The Chairman voted “No”, but other members of the Princeton Zoning Board of Adjustment saw enough to like about a revised ‘Lincoln Court’ apartment plan to approve the project. The vote came at the ZBA’s regular meeting on January 25. … Continue reading

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