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Princeton Weekend Update: Time to Kick Off the Fall Season

September 22, 2022

Princeton, NJ -- It’s the first weekend of the fall – time for some football and two hometown teams will be in action.

On Friday night, September 23, Princeton High School celebrates its homecoming weekend with a game against Bishop Eustace Prep. The Little Tigers are still looking for their first win of the season. The games will mark another milestone in the return to a ...

Cranbury Coffee House Features a Night of Music, Storytelling and Great Coffee

Cranbury, NJ -- Holy Grounds Coffee House, part of Cranbury Church's First Friday Series, will be held on Friday, October 7. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for coffee and desserts. Music begins at 7 p.m.

This month's musical guest is "Jim Winder and the Race" who will be presenting "Journey to the Celestial City," a live, storytelling concert event based on the ...

Weekend Update: Book Sale; Photo Exhibit; McCarter Opening -- It's Masks Off in Princeton

Princeton, NJ – It’s another busy weekend, filled with enough in-person events to make you begin to forget that it was once another way. Some highlights include the Friends of the Public Library book sale Friday and Saturday, September 16 and 17; the folksinger John Roberts on Friday; the Rev. William Barber at Princeton University Chapel Saturday afternoon; and the Arts ...

With Its Managing Director Leaving Princeton for New York, McCarter May Have to Do Some Improv

Princeton, NJ – If you were writing a play about Mike Rosenberg’s career as managing director of McCarter Theater, your script probably would not include this sudden plot twist:

Rosenberg, who came to Princeton to replace longtime managing director Timothy Shields in 2018, has just been named president and chief executive of New York City Center, the nonprofit company known for ...

Second Sunday Is Poetry Sunday at Princeton Shopping Center

Princeton, NJ – As it winds up its first full year of operation, Princeton Makes, the Princeton Shopping Center-based artists' cooperative, in conjunction with Ragged Sky Press, a publisher focused on poetry, hosts a Second Sunday Poetry Reading on Sunday, September 11, at 4 p.m. The readings will take place at the Princeton Makes store in the Princeton Shopping Center.

The September ...

Princeton Weekend Update: Campus Tours, Harvest Beers, and -- C'est Quoi? -- 'Seuls en Scène'

Princeton, NJ – It’s fall in a college town, and you think of football, perhaps, or tours of the bucolic campus, or kicking back a few beers in an anticipation of Oktoberfest. It must be October somewhere.

In Princeton this weekend, you will have to wait for college football – Princeton doesn’t open its home season until September 24. But you can enjoy the scenic campus ...

Mid-Week Events: Remembering Thomas Mann's Pivotal Time in Exile in Princeton

Princeton, NJ –Even if you don’t know much about Thomas Mann, the Nobel Prize winning novelist who lived in exile in Princeton while he waged a war of words with Nazi Germany, you might at least know his house. It is the imposing brick mansion at 65 Stockton Street, just down from Morven.

Mann’s time in Princeton from the 1938 to 1941 is the subject of a book talk on ...

What's Up in the Arts? A Princeton Insider Lists His Picks For September

With fall upon us, arts and cultural events in town are ramping for their new seasons. Here are my picks for things to do all month long. I highly urge you to check out the world-class theater, dance, music, and fine arts that we have right in our own backyard!

Princeton Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, September 10, 8 p.m. | Sunday, September 11, 4 p.m.
Rossen Milanov, conductor; Anne Akiko ...

Weekend Update: This Princeton 'Damsel' Is Not in Distress -- The Duo Is in Residence at Small World Coffee

Princeton, NJ – Here’s a singing-songwriting duo that might be worth getting to know a little. It’s called “Damsel,” and it is comprised of Monica Mugan on vocals/guitar/ukulele and Beth Meyers on vocals/viola/banjo/ukulele. The pair will be at Small World Coffee on Witherspoon Street this Saturday evening, September 3, at 5:30 p.m. What’s better is that they ...

Princeton Symphony Orchestra’s Season Opens with Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers

Princeton, NJ—The new season of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra’s opens the weekend of September 10 and 11 with Anne Akiko Meyers performing Arturo Márquez’ new violin concerto Fandango. The work was commissioned by Meyers and was premiered by her in 2021 with Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl. Another concert highlight is the ...


Learn more about “Sisters with Transistors” and Morven’s Garden Grotto

September 15, 2022

Morven Museum & Garden’s October programs kick off with a watch party of the 2020 documentary Sisters with Transistors, a celebration of the women who pioneered electronic music. This hybrid event will be held on Thursday, October 13, at 6:30 p.m. Laurie Spiegel, groundbreaking composer and computer programmer who worked at Bell Labs in the 1970s, is scheduled to appear for a virtual ...


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Rosh Hashanah Observed - Schools Closed


Tue, September 27, 7:00 PM


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Council Extra Meeting (If Needed)


Thu, September 29, 7:00 PM


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Learn more about “Sisters with Transistors” and Morven’s Garden Grotto

September 15, 2022

Morven Museum & Garden’s October programs kick off with a watch party of the 2020 documentary Sisters with Transistors, a celebration of the women who pioneered electronic music. This hybrid event will be held on Thursday, October 13, at 6:30 p.m. Laurie Spiegel, groundbreaking composer and computer programmer who worked at Bell Labs in the 1970s, is scheduled to appear for a virtual ...

Enjoy Outdoor Harvest Meal and Music at Historical Society’s Night Under the Stars

The Historical Society of Princeton will host its annual Night Under the Stars, celebrating the outdoor farm experience, on Saturday, September 24, from 6 to 10 p.m. at Updike Farmstead. Featuring its beloved “boots and blue jeans” flair, the event is a festival of local food, drink, and talent, all in an unparalleled historic setting.

The evening begins with craft cocktails ...

NJEDA to Host Main Street Micro Business Loan Program Virtual Information Session

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is hosting a webinar for one of its new programs -- the Main Street Micro Business Loan -- to provide low-cost financing to New Jersey micro businesses in need of working capital to support future business operating expenses.

The Main Street Micro Business Loan will offer financing of up to $50,000 to eligible micro businesses in New ...

Healthy Living

Why You Should Consider Working Out in the Morning

Making an effort to live a healthier lifestyle can be difficult, especially if you try to make too many changes simultaneously. Research suggests that morning exercise may help you accomplish some of your other health goals.

Keep reading to learn the potential benefits of getting in an early workout.

Curb Your Cravings 

While there’s more research to be done, morning exercise ...

Focus on the Present: Tips for Living in the Moment

If you often find your mind wandering, you’re not alone. Most of us spend time thinking about the past or future, making plans, or reliving milestone moments. It can be easy to get lost in these other times and suddenly realize that you aren’t fully aware of the present! However, living in the present is essential to find the most happiness and fulfillment.

What Does “Living ...

Tips for Small Businesses to Get Media Exposure

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Small business owners have faced unprecedented challenges during the last two years. Many have had to rethink their whole business model altogether. Communicating with customers and clients is more important now than it’s ever been.

The pandemic has changed the way we conduct our daily lives. Protecting public health meant changing how many businesses ...

Benefits of Owning a TAPinto Local News & Digital Marketing Platform

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto owner/publishers own their own business while building equity. They make money, while making their own schedules and achieving work/life balance.

“It’s on my terms, it’s on my timetable,” Bobbie Peer, owner/publisher of TAPinto Berkeley Heights, TAPinto Basking Ridge, TAPinto New Providence, TAPinto ...

TAPinto Owners and Publishers Featured in 'Two Minutes with TAPinto'

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — You can learn more about TAPinto owners and publishers in their own words, in "Two Minutes with TAPinto."

September featured Jackie Lieberman, owner/publisher of TAPinto Westfield.

August featured Bruno Tedeschi, co-owner/publisher of TAPinto Newark and TAPinto Camden.

Both tell their TAPinto story and unique background in two minutes.

In all, ...