Vol. LXIV, No. 31
Wednesday, August 4, 2010
(Photo by Emily Reeves)
JERSEY FRESH: Now that Princetons own Farmers Market has moved to Albert Hinds Plaza next door to the Princeton Public Library, you can check out books, rent a DVD, and buy some veggies all in one go. Every Thursday the market sells locally produced fruits, vegetables and other food items.
By setting aside $2,053,500 to finance part of the cost of the project, Borough Council at its meeting last week tabled the ordinance that would allow for the construction of the new Community Park Pool. The discussion will continue in a joint meeting between the governing bodies of the Borough and the Township on August 16.
Attorney Gary Green representing Nassau NHKT Urban Renewal Associates, LLC. and developer Jack Morrison came before Borough Council last week to request changes to the redevelopment agreement concerning 25 Spring Street, also known as Building C. The municipality decided to table the request until further information could be reviewed.
Its time for an informed public debate, observed a recent magazine article about the Princeton Dinkys uncertain future. Writing in the online edition of Preservation, the magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Eric Willis suggested that an analysis of the Dinkys financial performance seems like a good place to start, adding that if creative ways can be found to keep operating costs in check those options merit careful study, as do other innovative ideas, before prematurely declaring the Dinky an antiquated relic of the past.
In keeping with the Historical Society of Princetons (HSP) summer exhibition themes which typically focus on a human need, according to Exhibition Curator Eileen Morales, their latest show takes a look at unemployments effects in the region and state. The Recession Hits Home: Job Loss in Central New Jersey will be on view at Bainbridge House until August 22.
Im very confused, said Recreation Department Board Chair Joanne Rogers in a recent interview. We have locker rooms with toilets, showers, and changing rooms. I dont know what they consider not simple about that.
What did a small stone, a pinch of dust, a sliver of bone, a twig, or a few drops of water or lamp oil signify to Medieval Christians?
Jesse Marsch has played in a lot of soccer games over the last 25 years, beginning as a youth star in Wisconsin in the 1980s before earning All-America honors at Princeton and then putting together a 14-year run in Major League Soccer.
Paul Popescus first day with the Mercer Junior Rowing Club (MJRC) turned out to be a shock to his system.
When high-scoring center Scott Findlay blew out his knee last month, things looked bleak for Georges Roasters and Ribs/The Ivy Inn as it chased its third straight title in the Princeton Recreation Department Summer Mens Basketball League.
A hot Saturday night in Princeton. Time to get out of the house and go to the movies. The plan is to see The Kids Are All Right at the Garden, but it’s already sold out half an hour before show time, so we land at Montgomery, where the only option by the time we arrive is Mademoiselle Chambon. My wife says it got good reviews. In fact, it turns out to be one of the most subtly acted and directed love stories this side of David Lean’s Brief Encounter (1945) and Richard Linklater’s Before Sunrise (1995).
Princeton University Summer Chamber Concerts closed is 2010 season last Tuesday night with a return to the classicsóthe well-established Leipzig String Quartet delved into the monumental chamber music composers Haydn, Webern and Beethoven. Certainly more traditional than the Ahn Trio which opened the Chamber Concerts series earlier this summer, the four members of the Leipzig Quartet (violinists Stefan Arzberger and Tilman Buning, violist Ivo Bauer and cellist Matthias Moosdorf) proved that the classics really never go out of style.
Nasty post-nasal drip, sinus pressure and headaches, nasal congestion and blockage, sinus infection few of us escape an encounter with one of these conditions, and for some people, it can be chronic, ongoing misery.
Lets meet at the Clocktower Cabana!
Town Topics® may be purchased on Wednesday mornings at the following locations: Princeton McCaffreys, Coxs, Kiosk (Palmer Square), Krauszers (State Road), Olives, Speedy Mart (State Road), Wawa (University Place); Hopewell Village Express; Rocky Hill Wawa (Route 518); Pennington Pennington Market.
Copyright© Town Topics®, Inc. 2011.