Category Archives: Local

The 2nd Walkable Holiday Quiz: Can You Name These NJ Downtowns?

Who said Jersey is one big sprawl? We have a ton of walkable towns – places where you can get to work, grab a beer, or hit some stores without getting in a car. Some of these towns are playgrounds for lovers … Continue reading

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A Walk Around ‘The Yard’ At Rutgers-New Brunswick

Earlier this semester, Rutgers University opened a significant new addition. ‘The Yard‘ replaced a parking lot at Hamilton St and College Ave in New Brunswick. Imagined as a ‘front porch’ for the campus, the project features a mixture of stores and … Continue reading

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‘Mill Hill Holiday House Tour’ Celebrates Diverse, Affordable, Historic Trenton Neighborhood

Last weekend was the Mill Hill Holiday House Tour. Now in its 50th year, the event allows members of the public into the homes of Mill Hill residents, offering a view of one of Trenton’s most interesting neighborhoods.

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World Trade Center PATH Station Is Amazing And Worth The Money

A couple of weeks ago, I finally got the chance to visit the new World Trade Center PATH station in New York, which its spectacular ‘Oculus’ hall. The station is absolutely amazing, and a fitting addition to the world’s greatest … Continue reading

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Latest Mercer County Affordable Housing Estimates: West Windsor Set for 1,000 New Units?

Last week, Princeton Council and Planning Board discussed a new municipal housing plan to comply with state affordable housing requirements. By take advantage of a new analysis by Richard Reading for Mercer County Courts, Princeton has been able to make … Continue reading

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Coach USA Service Between Princeton And New Brunswick: Could Do Better

Princeton and New Brunswick are two anchors of the Central Jersey tech corridor. Both towns are substantial employment centers, and are connected by a chain of residential communities and shopping areas. It should be possible to run an efficient transit service … Continue reading

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Porous Pavement In Doylestown

Here’s something interesting spotted on a recent visit to Doylestown, PA: it’s a parking lot with porous pavement. As seen in the photo above, the area where cars are parked is made up of a type of asphalt that allows … Continue reading

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