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Go Inside This Week’s Issue of U.S. 1: October 16, 2019

October 16, 2019 -

The following stories were originally published in the October 16, 2019, issue of U.S. 1 Newspaper.

It’s Alive! The Dramatic Rise of Frankenstein

It was 1823 and a monster appeared in London — just as it will in Princeton as McCarter Theater presents the Lookingglass Theater’s production of “Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein” through November 3.

Mary Shelley on the Birth of Her Monster Hit

Mary Shelley recalls in the introduction of the 1831 edition of her novel how the story came to her like a ghost in a dream.

Behind the Scenes with Lookingglass’ ‘Frankenstein’

Frankenstein provokes a lot of important questions, like: What happens when we play God? What drives the human impulse to create and destroy? To make and remake our world?

On the Move: Hooters, Seniors, Mergers, and More

The company that owns Hooters and other burger restaurants was acquired by a Cranbury-based biopharama in an unusual reverse merger.

Energy Efficiency Is Crucial for New Jersey’s Future

States are like light bulbs: Some use energy efficiently … and others not so much.

Lighthouses Shine Bright for 20th Annual Challenge

The New Jersey Lighthouse Challenge — set for Saturday and Sunday, October 19 and 20 — is an annual event marking its 20th year of mixing history and fundraising with a contest.

Passage Theatre Review: ‘Dauphin Island’

Chocked with twists, revelations, and conflicts, Jeffry Chastang’s “Dauphin Island,” at Trenton’s Passage Theatre through October 27, satisfies most by its view of ordinariness.

Music Review: New World Spirit

The 2019-’20 Princeton University Concerts season opened at Richardson Auditorium last week with the program “New World Spirit,” featuring works with a distinct American flavor, and mostly penned by American composers.

Arlee’s Raw Blends: Expanding Soon in Trenton & Princeton

Arlee’s Raw Blends, Princeton’s premier provider of organic juices and foods, was born out of a personal passion for health and wellness.