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Mon, October 25
7:00 pm — 11:45 pm
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400 Witherspoon Street Princeton, NJ 08540

400 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

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What We're Viewing: Made For TV -- Kevin Wilkes' Quest to Save Robeson's Birthplace

November 20, 2021

You may have read about Princeton architect Kevin Wilkes and his personal quest to help rebuilding the Witherspoon Street birthplace of Paul Robeson in Pam Hersh’s column for TAPinto Princeton Community News. Or you might have read about it again a month or so later in the Princeton Alumni Weekly. Now ABC news entertainment reporter Sandy Kenyon, Princeton Class of 1978, saw that ...

What We're Reading & Viewing -- The Important Link Between Artist & Audience

Two events of the past week made us reflect on the importance of the interaction between the audience and the performers in any of the creative arts. The first was a statement made by Paul Muldoon, the poet and Princeton University professor, in advance of the Princeton Poetry Festival at McCarter:

Given how restricted in our movements we have been over the past two years, it’s ...

What We're Reading: Deer Hunting in Princeton -- Why It's Necessary

It’s that time of year. If you are hiking in the woods around town, you might hear the occasional rifle shot or see a warning sign about bow hunting. Hired marksman and bow hunters are out killing the deer again. Some people, naturally, wonder why it has to happen.

Steve Hiltner, a botanist, the former resource manager of the Mountain Lakes Preserve for the Friends of Princeton Open ...

Police Blotter: Friends You Can't Trust, Cars You Don't Lock

November 25, 2021

With Friends Like These

On November 12 a Longview Drive resident reported that she received a threatening phone call from an unknown male suspect who verbally threatened to kill her. The victim had a possible suspect and the Detective Bureau is investigating.

A North Harrison Street resident reported on November 13 that an unwanted person, who previously had been told she was not welcome to ...

Groping Incident Reported Tuesday Evening at Moore Street-Park Place Intersection

On Tuesday, November 23, at 6:14 p.m., the Princeton Police Department was dispatched to the area of Moore Street and Park Place for a report of a criminal sexual contact. The victim stated she was walking south on Moore Street and crossed Park Place.  While she was on the sidewalk on the southwest corner of the intersection of Moore Street and Park Place, the suspect approached her from ...

Police Blotter: The Case of the Purloined Handbag, Continued

The mystery of the purloined leather handbag continues. As we reported earlier this month, the Princeton Police Department was investigating the theft on October 21 of a handbag from an unnamed store in the central business district of town. Two thieves were involved, police said, and their identity was the part of the mystery that police were most interested in.

But there was another part of ...

Success of TAPinto’s DIY Content Submission Process Highlighted at 2021 NJ Local News Summit

MONTCLAIR, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was featured as a virtual speaker at the 2021 NJ Local News Summit, presented by The Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University, on Thursday.  Shapiro talked about TAPinto’s Do-It-Yourself (DIY) content submission process and the impact on revenue.

The process, which was developed a few ...

When Every Vote Counts, Market Your Candidacy Locally on TAPinto

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The recent election in New Jersey told us one clear thing:  except perhaps in the bluest of blue and the reddest of red areas, elections in New Jersey are now competitive at every level of government.  In many districts fewer than 1,000 votes decided the winner and in some, just a handful of votes one way or the other would have changed who won.  When every ...

Providing Local News that Matters: Cristina Pinzon Franchises TAPinto Hackensack

HACKENSACK, NJ — One of the first things you’ll notice when speaking with TAPinto franchisee Cristina Pinzon is she’s passionate.

She’s passionate about her heritage – her family emigrated to the United States from Colombia when she was a child.

She’s passionate about her community – she was raised in Elizabeth and still has deep ties to the ...

Curious About Botox? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

In this day and age, everyone has heard of Botox, but do you really know what it is and how it works? More than just a popular treatment for wrinkles, Botox is approved to treat various problems, from sweating to migraines. If you’re curious about the procedure, here’s everything you need to know before reaching out to doctors for treatment.

What is Botox?

Botox is the most ...

Keep Working Out In the Winter With These 6 Tips

Fitness is a year-round journey, but one that can be made more challenging by colder weather. While it may be tempting to put off your exercise habits until it starts to warm up outside, abandoning your fitness routine (even temporarily) can make it nearly impossible to get back to where you want to be physically when you do decide to resume.

Below are some tips to safely keep up your exercise ...