Tag Archives: Palmer Square

The Forgotten Story Of Princeton’s Abandoned Attempt To Pedestrianize Palmer Square

College towns that are considered the best in the nation have pedestrianized downtown areas. Every summer, Princeton closes streets around Palmer Square for events like Communiversity and Princeton JazzFeast- events that are wildly popular, and bring thousands of people into … Continue reading

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Parking In Princeton Is Plentiful – Just Make It Predictable.

Is it hard to get parked in Princeton? Not really. There are plenty of parking spaces in Princeton. So why does our downtown become blocked with drivers trying to find parking spaces? It’s because we make parking chaotic and unpredictable.

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Walkable Princeton Meet-Up RESCHEDULED to Monday, December 16.

Hi everybody- sorry to post again about our upcoming Happy Hour, but given the pretty substantial snow out there, we have decided that it’s for the best if we postpone tonight’s meet-up to next Monday, December 16. We’re going to … Continue reading

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Walkable Princeton Meet-Up *RESCHEDULED* to Monday, December 16!

NOTE: Our meet-up has been rescheduled to Monday, December 16 because of the blizzard! Hope to see you then, and apologies if you made plans for tonight (12/10/13) This week Next Monday, we are hosting the third of our Walkable … Continue reading

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Six Princeton Things We’re Thankful For This Holiday.

Living in Princeton gives us so much to be thankful for every day, with our history, walkable downtown and eclectic neighbors. We’re thankful for our friends. We’re thankful for our family. And this holiday, here are six things, all of … Continue reading

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Is That A Good Deal? ‘Charming And Cozy’

As part of an occasional series where we cast an eye over walkable rentals and real estate in Princeton, we invite you to comment on a current, local listing. You can find previous entries here and here. This is a 3-bed, 1-ba house … Continue reading

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Princeton’s Crazy, Mazy Alexander Street Walk-O-Rama!

Construction of Princeton University’s ‘Arts and Transit‘ project has vexed people commuting by car into Princeton along Alexander Street, and sparked revolt from fans of the Dinky train line. But we haven’t heard much about pedestrians along Alexander Street. For … Continue reading

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Two Pieces Of Good News For Princeton Sidewalk-Users!

Local pedestrians got two pieces of good news in the last week. First, the sidewalk on the south side of Paul Robeson Place has finally reopened following construction at ‘The Residences at Palmer Square‘ (see photo above). Second, Princeton Council … Continue reading

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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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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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