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Shop outside the box, with unique items for tea lovers including a selection of premium teas, gourmet tea gift sets, teaware, and more.

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By Sarah Emily Gilbert

Like the diamonds she uses in her timeless designs, Yanina Fleysher is equal parts elegance and strength. As the founder and owner of Yanina and Company in Cedar Grove and Basking Ridge, Fleysher is one of New Jersey’s premiere jewelers. But before her baubles attracted the likes of Caroline Manzo and Kim Kardashian, Fleysher was catering to a far more humble crowd. more

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If Phil Mickelson’s had trouble with these holes, we can only imagine how we’d look teeing off at these challenging spots on NJ golf courses

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

Urban Agenda highlights some of the toughest spots to tee off in New Jersey.

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By Sarah Emily Gilbert

Consumer Reports finds that many sunscreens aren’t doing much screening at all.

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By Taylor Smith

The return of Princeton Farmers’ Market on Hinds Plaza is a sure sign of spring and the promise of summer. The final April Outdoor Market will take place this Thursday, April 21 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Hinds Plaza adjacent to the Princeton Public Library. Beginning on Thursday, May 19, the market will re-occur every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine, through the end of November. more

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On Tuesday, April 19, one of Belgium’s greatest indulgences comes to Nassau Street in Princeton

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

You won’t have to travel far to get a taste of Belgium’s traditional Liege waffles thanks to Princeton’s newest foodie hotspot, Nina’s Waffles. Set to open on April 19 at 252 Nassau Street, Nina’s Waffles will be offering a wide array of sweet and savory treats, with a special highlight on their famous traditional Liege waffles. more

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Friday, May 13

5:30PM Opening reception for “Wild Designs: Animal Constructions” at D&R Greenway Land Trust, Johnson Education Center, Princeton. The exhibit includes artwork by Harry Bower, Linda Gebhard, Susan Hoenig, Gyuri Hollosy, Joy Kreves, Eva Mantell, Donna Payton, Kathleen Preziosi, Libby Ramage, and Richard Sanders (on view through June 17, 2016). www.drgreenway.org

7:30PM 5Rhythms improvised dance and moving meditation at Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, Skillman. www.princetonyoga.com

8PM Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs, a Benefit for HiTOPS at McCarter Theatre in Princeton. www.hitops.org
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Black cats and broken mirrors. Friday the 13th asks you to embrace your dark side.

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Board Member photo: From Left to Right: Paula Chow (Gala Co-chair), Cheryl Goldman (co-chair), Emily Mann (Artistic Director), Victoria Hamilton (co-chair), Timothy J. Shields (Manager Director)

Photography by Erica Cardenas

On Saturday, May 7, 2016 McCarter Theatre hosted the Annual Gala Benefit Concert with International Grammy Award-winning pianist Lang Lang performing in Matthews Theatre. All proceeds go towards McCarter’s outstanding arts education and artistic programming. Here is a look at the fabulous guest list! This year’s after-party took place in the tent behind McCarter Theatre. The theme was inspired by Truman Capote’s 1960 “Black and White Ball.” more

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Traditional Zulu work and it is made from coils of telephone wire wrapped around a solid metal core, to define its shape. It has a modern twist to its make with the infusion of bright colour patterns. The intricacy in the design makes this basket so precious due to the long production days involved in its design. No two pieces are the same. Designs may vary, making each individual piece that much more unique.

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Does art imitate fashion or does fashion imitate art? You decide.

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By Taylor Smith

The cherry-blossoms are blooming and the sun is shining – it’s Mother’s Day Weekend in Princeton, NJ! Here are Princeton Magazine’s Top 10 activities for Mother’s Day 2016. more

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It’s not all about the margaritas. 

Get ready for the bright festivities surrounding Cinco de Mayo with these fashion and food accessories.

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By Taylor Smith

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The Arts Council of Princeton’s signature art and wine spring fundraiser Pinot to Picasso was held on Friday, April 29 in the Technology Center of Princeton on Carter Road.

The theme of the evening was electronics and robotics and this was reflected in both the atmosphere and the live art demonstrations. more

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Thank your Mom for all she’s done with one of these thoughtful gifts. 

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Sip Sangria and Margaritas at Mediterra.

The restaurant’s outdoor patio at the base of Palmer Square is the place to relax on balmy summer evenings. As darkness descends, the lights come on around the fountain, a popular and perfect spot for sipping Tony’s refreshing drinks and people-watching.

Watch the P-rade.

Every year Princeton University alumni descend on the town and the University for an extended weekend of orange and black fun. The annual P-rade is a highlight! Watch as the alumni parade through town in their classic orange and black-themed jackets. The oldest living alumni leads the charge as the head of the parade.
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Fashion your garden into a backyard paradise with these Earth Day inspired accessories. 

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By Bill Alden

The northern Jersey town of Springfield has the feel of a typical upscale, leafy, east coast bedroom community with impressive homes, well-manicured lawns, and quiet neighborhoods.

But tucked into 474 acres in the northwestern part of town, off of Shunpike Road, stands one of the iconic sporting venues in the world, the Baltusrol Golf Club. more

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On April 23 & 24, one of Japan’s greatest chefs cooks for Princeton

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

Located in the heart of Tokyo, L’Effervescence restaurant is famed for its French-Japanese cuisine created by Chef Shinobu Namae. On Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24, you can taste these international flavors without ever stepping onto an airplane. That weekend, the critically acclaimed chef joins Executive Chef Scott Anderson in the elements kitchen to create an innovative menu that combines both locally grown and Japanese spring herbs and spices. more

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Friday, April 8

7 p.m.: Princeton High School Asian Festival. Students will share many facets of Asian culture including Chinese calligraphy, tea making, sushi making, and festival displays. Students will also perform a Chinese Lion Dance, Dragon Dance, Chinese Kung Fu, Japanese song and dance, Indian singing, and a Chinese fashion show. The event will be held in the school’s gymnasium, Walnut Lane.

8 p.m.: Boheme Opera NJ presents Carmen at Kendall Theater at The College of New Jersey, Ewing. more