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(Photo courtesy of Jack Morrison)

A NEW DINING EXPERIENCE: Pictured is an exterior elevation plan for the Witherspoon Grill, a 142-seat restaurant planned to open as part of the Witherspoon House at 57 Witherspoon Street early next summer. The restaurant will feature a dining area, lounge, bar, and outdoor seating that will front the plaza next to the Princeton Public Library.
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Witherspoon Grill to Open In Plaza by Next Summer

Candace Braun

Grill dining and outdoor seating will soon be available right in the midst of the downtown redevelopment project when Witherspoon Grill opens as part of the Witherspoon House in late spring or early summer, according to the new restaurant's owner, Jack Morrison.

Princeton High Shooting Victim Recovering At Rehab Center

Candace Braun

Richard Wilson, 17, the Princeton High School student who was shot in Trenton last week, is now recovering at Magee, a rehabilitation center associated with the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. He was moved from the hospital to Magee on Monday.

Talks on Commercial End of Witherspoon Quickly Lead to Talks on Traffic, Planning

Matt Hersh

A community meeting on the future of Witherspoon Street Saturday morning at the Princeton Public Library soon became a discussion about traffic. It was the third time in as many weeks that residents, most of them from the Witherspoon Street neighborhood met with members of Princeton Future, a community-based group organized to study downtown development.

As University Place Opens for Business U-Store Business Comes Back to Life

Matthew Hersh

For nearly half a year, University Place, a vital access road to Princeton University and downtown Princeton, was dammed – not cursed, but dammed. Dammed with jackhammers, paving finishers, and concrete mixers. So much so, that the bottleneck created in the morning rush on Alexander Street leading to Mercer Street became part of Princeton's driving culture.

Admitting to Anything But Retirement, Committeewoman Casts Final Vote

Matt Hersh

As she cracked a smile and left no room for guessing when she said she was far from retirement, Karen C. "Casey" Hegener cast her final vote as a member of Township Committee Monday night. Capping off her first and, so far, only three-year term on Committee, Ms. Hegener, a Democrat, said she would tend to her personal life after a stint in the municipal spotlight.

University Eating Clubs Must Pay Their Way, Says State

Candace Braun

Legislation passed last week by the state Senate gives the final go-ahead for bill clarifications preventing private clubs such as Princeton University's Cottage Club from obtaining tax-exempt status.

Latin-American Group Withdraws Bid For Resolution Passage; Will Re-Submit

Matthew Hersh

After Township Committee declined to introduce an ordinance two weeks ago that would discourage local law enforcement from taking part in immigration raids, the Hispanic group lobbying for such a measure has withdrawn, for now, its bid for enactment.


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