Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Princeton gardens trade lawn mowers for landscaping that cares for itself

Princeton's Hilary Persky has covered the property in native plants suited to the unique climate of central New Jersey. It's the latest gardening trend to hit Mercer County.

The proud Peacock Inn rises again

Peacock Inn has undergone a rebirth as an upper-tier boutique hotel, but perhaps there is something here for Princeton residents of more modest means.

Barskys’ world: making dream homes a reality for some, nightmares for others

For some people Barsky is synonymous with tear downs of small homes and the building of McMansions that seem out of proportion in the neighborhood.

Time’s up for downtown Princeton’s old parking meters

Led by Council’s Jenny Crumiller above left, engineer Bob Hough, Council member Tim Quinn, and town engineer Deanna Stockton, Princeton prepares to overhaul its 20th century parking management system.

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.

From concerts and chemistry to ramen and rice, the story behind LAN Ramen and Tiger...

Two Princeton restaurateurs have at least two things in common: career paths that took radical turns and choosing Princeton as the stage for the second act of their professional lives.

Was there a better way? Princeton Police Chief Nick Sutter speaks out

Princeton Police Chief Nick Sutter sits down with the Princeton Echo to discuss the Panera shooting, immigration, and other community policing issues.

In retail’s twilight, one Princeton store owner is in the ‘limelite’

Kelly Jung’s latest venture, Limelite, is on Hulfish Street in the space that used to be Alex And Ani. It is less than a month old and a logical outgrowth of her success at the other stores.

For this Princeton wildlife photographer it’s lights, camera, patience

A great egret in flight. A forlorn squirrel. A stately bald eagle. An osprey mid-air. A colorful eastern tiger swallowtail atop honeysuckle. These are among Princeton photographer Leigh Faden’s favorite subjects.

Waiting for Mr. Right: Adventures of being over 40 and single in Princeton

Over 40 and single in Princeton? Kristin Friberg knows the scene, and shares her adventures and misadventures.