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NJ’s Black Baseball Still Playing in History

New Jersey is home to lots of baseball history, including the creation of the Negro Leagues — now celebrating their 100th anniversary.

Off the Presses: ‘Lincoln on the Verge’

Historian Ted Widmer’s recently released book, “Lincoln on the Verge,” brings the era to life by taking readers on Lincoln’s 13-day, 1,900-mile train multi-city journey from his home in Springfield, Illinois, to the nation’s capital. The trip includes stops in Princeton and Trenton.

In Conversation: Black Stories in Art

The Arts Council of Princeton continues its monthly series of virtual conversations between artists on and curators on Tuesday, July 7, with a discussion between Mario Moore and James Steward.

Art of Quarantine VIII

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

Gallery Going: Peter Hugar’s ‘Susan Sontag, 1975’

With regional museums closed and waiting to reopen, we are continuing to remind readers of their important collections by highlighting visual art works you can visit as soon as social distancing practices change and museum doors are allowed to reopen to limited capacity on July 2.

Opportunities

Organizations adapt with online courses; volunteers and donations sought.

The Art of Quarantine VII

Artists responded to an invitation to share visual thoughts, feelings, and discoveries during our current health crisis.

Gallery Going: Clarence Holbrook Carter at the Zimmerli Museum

With regional museums closed and waiting to reopen, we are continuing to remind readers of their important collections by highlighting visual art works you can visit as soon as social distancing practices change and museum doors open.

Making the Music Scene in New Jersey

New Jersey has been home to vital and exciting scenes of musical production and enjoyment, says Dewar MacLeod early in his book “Making the Scene in the Garden State: Popular Music in New Jersey from Edison to Springsteen and Beyond.”

Bugging Out in the Garden State

Murder hornets may be overhyped, but another flying pest, the spotted lanternfly, deserves attention.

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Let’s Try . . . Elite Five Sushi & Grill

Tony Yu has opened Elite Five Sushi & Grill in an L-shaped space adjacent to the former Two Sevens restaurant.

The Fall of Icarus