Monday, August 3, 2020

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New Mural Launches River Project in Bordentown

The recently completed mural on a 40-foot shipping container along the shore of the Delaware River in Bordentown is the beginning of a work in progress.

Art of Quarantine XII

Artists responded to U.S. 1’s invitation to share visual thoughts, feelings, and discoveries during our current health crisis.

Opportunities

Programs are offered for young dancers as well as those who want to learn to act; and a new scholarship initiative seeks backers.

Chamber Series Rolls on with Musical Trains of Thought

The annual Princeton University Summer Chamber Concerts — this year in virtual format — is winding down its 53rd season of live free concerts over the next week with two 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night concerts — including one with a regional connection.

New Books Share Words on Creating Communities

Two books arriving at the office touch on the role of arts and culture as a means to transform a city — with special attention in one to the idea of the creation of an arts district.

Survival Guide

Educational Alternatives for Parents and Students

Princeton Learning Cooperative offers an alternative for teenagers who have not thrived in a traditional school enivronment.

Virtual Business Meetings, July 29 to August 5

Upcoming online networking sessions, help for job seekers, webinars, and more.

What’s Next for Real Estate?

A Princeton Mercer Chamber panel on July 23 addresses the "new normal" in real estate.

Meeting the Demand for Digital

West Windsor-based communications and marketing firm CMA is introducing new digital services.

Virtual Business Meetings July 22 to 29

Upcoming webinars address topics related to COVID-19 as well as general business concerns.

Improving Your Job Search — with Help from a Friend

Paul Cecala says your job search can be made more productive and less unpleasant by enlisting a Work Search Buddy.

Global Business Goes Virtual

To help navigate and find success in these uncertain times, the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber, in partnership with the Middlesex Regional Chamber, presents a virtual Global Business Summit and networking event on Friday, July 17.

Fast Lane

BSB Gallery to Close

The three-year-old BSB Gallery in Trenton announced that it would close August 1, following the conclusion of its current “Free Enterprise” virtual exhibit.

Moves: Acquisitions, New Board Members, Deaths, and More

NRG will acquire Direct Energy. Three area nonprofits added to their boards. And more.

Startups Receive Funding Through State Programs

Multiple startups in the Princeton region have benefited from state grants and other funding programs.

The 64,000-Square-Foot Question: Will We Go Back to Work?

When your home is your office, what happens to the office? Jerry Fennelly gives his commercial real estate market outlook.

Commentary

Celebrating Nature & Creativity

With limited opportunities to view art indoors, artists take their work outside.

To the Editor: A Statement from the Hiltonia Association

In the midst of the challenges presented by 2020, writes Trenton's Hiltonia Association, we have watched our elected public officials engage in negative political gamesmanship when we need those officials to work together for the public good.

To the Editor: Riding & Dining

A long-time reader reflects on public transportation needs and the small joys of outdoor dining in our current times.

Museums Getting Back to Business

"Welcome back” say museum staff and museum visitors as New Jersey museums slowly reopen.