Friday, August 14, 2020

U.S. 1 Crashes a Party

Parties, galas, social events and more. Discover what the socialites of Princeton are up to and read about events and gatherings around town.

Remember 9/11: Reflections and Memories from NJ

It evokes one type of horror to watch video footage of the World Trade Center towers crashing down or see still photographs of the towers in flames. I...

U.S. 1 Crashes a Party: Princeton Chamber Leadership Recognition Event

Bob Hillier, as usual, hit the nail on the head: “Princeton is the best little city in the world, and that’s because of the university.” Hillier was part of...

U.S. 1 Crashes a Party: Princeton Symphony Orchestra Gala

When a benefit gala sells out in this economy that’s significant news, and Princeton Symphony Orchestra pulled it off. The 204 guests who braved a virtual deluge of rain...

U.S. 1 Crashes a Party: Art Opening at Trenton City Museum, Ellarslie

"As a college freshman in Ohio (at Kenyon College) 60 years ago, Paul Matthews painted Gambier Elm, a small Matisse-inflected image of a footpath veering away from the main...

U.S. 1 Crashes a Party: Lewis School Benefit

So many galas find guests with a drink in their hand and well, nothing to do except perfect the art of small talk.The Lewis School turned the typical cocktail...

U.S. 1 Crashes a Party: Eden Dreams of Petrovskaya

It takes one hell of an event planner to transform the Hyatt Regency ballroom into something that looks like, well, not a ballroom. A trompe l’oeil backdrop of a...

Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Gala

With 275 businesspeople — and cocktails – in one room, one can only imagine that the chatter that filled the decked-for-the-holidays foyer of Jasna Polana on November 30 included...

New Jersey Future

It’s hard to say which is longer, honoree Ingrid Reed’s list of civic achievements or the menu of passed hors d’oeuvres by one of the hottest caterers in Princeton...

U.S. 1 Crashes a Party: The Crisis Ministry’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

It is uncannily refreshing to attend a gala for a nonprofit that reins in the glitz and puts its money where its mouth is, or in the case of...

Princeton Public Library Turns 100

Once upon a time there was a little library, born 100 years ago when the Ivy Hall Book Club and the Witherspoon Street Free Lending Library joined and opened...

Trending Stories

The Fall of Icarus

You don’t expect to find insights into our troubled times from the Flemish Old Masters. But on a recent trip to Brussels I found myself wandering into the Royal Museum of Fine Arts.