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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 Walkable Community At Hopewell’s Scotch Road Offers Many Advantages

In December, the Planning Board of Hopewell Township put off making a decision about a proposed amendment to the community Masterplan that would permit extensive development of the area on either side of Scotch Road, between I-95 and CR-546. The … Continue reading

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‘Cafe 44’ Closes At 44 Leigh Avenue, Will Re-open In Tortugas Space.

Cafe 44, which has become a local favorite in the Witherspoon-John neighborhood in Princeton, has closed its doors at the 44 Leigh Avenue location. The eatery will move across the road to share a space with ‘Tortugas Mexican Village‘ restaurant.

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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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New 7-11 At Princeton’s West Coast Video: Good, Bad Or Ugly?

Remember the ‘good old days’, when if you wanted to watch a movie at home, you had to go round to a store and rent out a book-sized ‘videotape’? It was pretty expensive and you had to pay extra if … Continue reading

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First Look: 255 Nassau Street ‘Plan B’.

Last year, a plan to redevelop the building at 255 Nassau Street in Princeton with apartments was shot down by the Princeton Zoning Board of Adjustment. But now, a new plan is plan is on the table, and this is … Continue reading

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No Grocery Shop Too Large For The Cargo Bike

This week, Walkable Princeton is running some stories from our recent overseas vacation. Previous posts in this series are here and here. Our regular local content is back after Labor Day. If you want to live a ‘green’ lifestyle, or if you … Continue reading

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