Monday, June 18, 2018

Let’s take this outside: a guide to Princeton’s outdoor dining scene

Outdoor dining spots in Princeton sprout like dandelions in the spring. Some are official, others are created at little places where food and seating come together.

Hamilton postal carrier’s green thumb earns him fame, acclaim

Fame often goes to people’s heads. In Brian Sakowski’s case, however, it went to his front lawn in Hamilton. His moment of national fame occurred earlier this year, when Country Gardens magazine featured Sakowski’s garden in its early spring issue.

John Mastoris keeps Pat’s Diner and Trenton open 24-7

John Mastoris bought into Pat’s Diner in 2001 and became the sole owner in 2008. The diner has been serving Trenton 24/7 for about 80 years, making it a Trenton landmark.

Trenton Election: meet the candidates shaping Trenton’s future

Two candidates are running to become Trenton's next mayor, Paul Perez and Reed Gusciora. The historical implications include the election of either the first Latino mayor, Perez, or the first openly gay mayor, Gusciora.

Robbinsville Girl Scouts throw party for 100 children

In Robbinvsille, 10 Girl Scouts, all either 10 years old or just about to be, are sacrificing their birthdays this year in order to give a group birthday party to 100 underprivileged children.

PHOTOS: Bordentown community runs through rainbows at Family Color Run

Runners were covered in rainbows during the Bordentown Regional Middle School Family Color Run on May 12, 2018. The event was hosted by the PTO to raise money for the school.

PHOTOS: West Windsor, Plainsboro host community celebrations

Plainsboro celebrated the incorporation of the township 99 years ago at its annual Founders Day at the municipal complex on May 6, 2018. West Windsor Township also celebrated its second annual Community Day on May 12, 2018 at Community Park.

West Windsor Arts Council project would locate ‘War of the Worlds’ artwork around town

It’s been 80 years since West Windsor, then a sleepy farm town, found itself at the center of a fictional Martian invasion. To commemorate, the West Windsor Arts Center is gearing up to launch a new public arts project.

New group formed to fill void left by defunct American Boychoir School

Fred Meads and one of the three associate directors of the Princeton Girlchoir swung into action and resuscitated the former boys’ group as the Princeton Boychoir.

Farmers markets, stands, and CSAs: the many ways to freshen your food supply

In the coming weeks, seasonal farmers markets will be opening for business once again throughout Central Jersey. Here are some local places around Mercer County where you can get fresh produce.

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Steinert High School top 10 seniors

Steinert High School students will graduate at the CURE Insurance Area in Trenton June 22 at 7 p.m. Here are the high school's top 10 seniors.