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Trenton galleries fill walls, eyes, and minds

Trenton’s fall art season has arrived and is filling galleries and museums with visual works by artists ranging from the international influential to the lovers of local color. Either...

State House tour shows off Trenton art treasures

Art, history, architecture, and politics all seamlessly blend in one of New Jersey’s best kept secrets — a public art tour of the New Jersey State House

Trenton’s Little Libraries pass on street smarts

Book-loving citizens have rallied by creating a variety of little free libraries across the municipality

First came the bookstore, then came the book

The Downtowner has an informal summer tradition of presenting the works of Trenton-connected poets and short story writers. This year the tradition continues, but there is a twist

Portrait of an artist and writer: Janet Purcell

Long-time visual arts reporter for the Times has a solo exhibition at Trenton City Museum through Sept. 8

School is back in session — under one roof — at Trenton Central

Beginning Monday, Sept. 9, 1,850 students finally will be together under one roof — a new one that does not leak

Jersey Fresh graffiti jam set for Saturday Aug. 17

The Jersey Fresh Jam — one of Trenton and New Jersey’s coolest and most earnest arts events — is set for another colorful afternoon of graffiti painting and hip-hop...

Original Dominick’s keeps the Trenton tomato pie in its original home

Other and more famous Trenton pie makers have moved to the suburbs, but not Dominick's

International Overdose Awareness Day: shining light on an epidemic

Hopewell's Woolsey Park will be site of Mercer County Overdose Awareness Day on Aug. 27.

Local volunteers help save 52 dogs from Trenton hoarder house

In June, a PSEG worker found a home emitting a raucous onslaught of barking and an overpowering stench. It turned out that 52 dogs were living there in disgusting hoarding conditions.

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Kmart to close Hamilton location this year

Hamilton’s Kmart will be closing this fall, a victim of the chain’s troubled finances. The location at the intersection at Kuser Road and White Horse Avenue in Hamilton is one of four New Jersey stores in this round of shutterings.