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A Halloween Tale, With an Afterlife

In 1972, frustrated and upset at how a pre-Halloween tradition in Princeton called “Mischief Night” was ruining the holiday, I decided I had to do something. Kids soaping windows...

Glimpses of Home, from Colonial to Super-Modern

#b#Note: This event has been postponed to Saturday, November 10, due to Hurricane Sandy.#/b#While Princeton is a town steeped in history, that history does not have to exist just...

Pouring Their Art Out –– With Molten Iron

Hot Iron — very hot iron — will be the medium for making art on Saturday, November 3.That’s when the Trenton based AbOminOg International Arts Collective returns to Grounds...

Review: ‘Knock Me A Kiss’

How about an evening of dramatic entertainment comprising equal amounts of comedy, melodrama, wit, sass, and wisdom — all skillfully compacted within an historical framework?This is Charles Smith’s delightful...

McCarter Review: ‘The Select’

Upon entering McCarter’s 1,000-plus-seat Matthews Theater for Elevator Repair Service’s “The Select,” we’re faced with a pleasing set, all dark woods and bottles of booze, and a woman casually...

Before the Storm: Praise for the DOT

One rule of thumb in the old days of journalism is that reporters cover the news, they don’t make the news. That was a reason why journalists stayed back...

Opportunities

ElectionOffice of the Mercer County Clerk, the County Superintendent of Elections, and the County Board of Elections have extended its hours for Vote-by-Mail processing and have added a second...

The Affordable Care Act & How It Affects You

No matter who is elected as president next week, the Affordable Health Care Act is here to stay, according to Chad Shearer, deputy director of the RWJ Foundation’s State...

Exercise Your Memory Muscle

‘There’s no such thing as a bad memory, only an untrained one,” says Matthew Goerke, an expert in the field of memory development. A good memory is especially important...

Tenebrae: The Rehearsal-Free, Candle-Lit Choir

Think of a choir concert. If you imagined a stationary semi-circle of singers on stage with a conductor in the center, you were NOT thinking of Tenebrae, the British...

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How Trenton ‘Won’ Amazon’s HQ2 Battle

Imagine 8 million square feet in five closely connected campuses. Trenton's Amazon plan didn’t make the finals, but it uncovered some hidden assets within the city.