Vol. LXII, No. 30
Wednesday, July 23, 2008
(Photo by George Vogel)
ALONG THE CANAL: Three visitors from out of town enjoying one of Princetons special summer treats. (From left) New Yorkers Kate Rhodes and Mia Gewertz and, all the way from Toronto, Tiffany Choi.
The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau (PRCVB) recently announced that the organization had been approved for funding by the 2008 Destination Marketing Organization Cooperative Marketing Grant Program provided by the New Jersey Department of State, Division of Travel and Tourism.
Princeton Borough Council met last night (after Town Topics press time) to consider the publics view of the 2008 municipal budget and to vote on the adoption of the budget.
Responding to the challenge of the current economy, the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted the Midsummer Marketing Madness Networking Event and Business Showcase in Palmer Square last Tuesday. The gathering allowed local businesses and members of the community to mingle. It was sponsored by the Bank of Princeton. According to the events chair, Jim DOvidio, who is also the president and founder of Brown Dog Marketing, we want to keep business booming.
The fifth incarnation of a two-day visual adventure, the 2008 Princeton Student Film and Video Festival, featured 16 original movies selected from 75 national and two international submissions. This years films encompassed a multitude of styles and genres including documentary, animation, personal narrative, and comedy.
Nestled at the elbow of Tee-Ar Place and Erdman Avenue, Potts Park was formally reopened last Wednesday by Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes and Borough Council Member Andrew Koontz in a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Global competence said Dean of the College Nancy Malkiel in a 2006 report, should be a part of every Princeton undergraduates education. She defined such competence as a combination of substantive knowledge about international matters, an empathy with and appreciation of other cultures, foreign language proficiency, and a practical ability to function in other cultures.
Doug Snyder dispensed with the usual post-game handshake with the opposing coach after his William Allen High (Pa.) boys basketball team topped Princeton High last Saturday as part of the 20th anniversary celebration of the Princeton Recreation Department Mens Summer Basketball League.
It was sweltering around the Community Park basketball courts last Saturday evening as the temperature hovered in the mid-90s but the heat didnt keep them away.
Jason Read is trained to respond in emergency situations.
“One night — days before he was hospitalized — Bolaño … kept repeating an extremely bad joke — a joke that he thought was incredible and that I can’t tell here because I still don’t understand it.”
Opera New Jersey continued its very busy summer season this past weekend with continued performances of La Traviata and La Cenerentola, as well as opening a third production, Franz Lehar’s The Merry Widow. Friday night’s opening in McCarter’s Berlind Theatre, presented in English with English supertitles, certainly made the most of an operetta that may be just inherently a bit too long and theatrically bogged down at times.
Fashion is fun at Lime Boutique. The shop, which opened at 49 Bridge Street in Lambertville in 2004, is filled with a wonderful selection of high-end, upscale choices, but which are very wearable and accessible. Its top-of-the-line designer, but its friendly fashion!
As its name suggests, Can Do is all about making progress, meeting the challenge, achieving your goal and having fun while doing it.
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