Photo of Linda Bishop courtesy of God Knows Where I Am
God Knows Where I Am at Princeton Garden Theatre from April 13-18.
Princeton alums and filmmakers Todd and Jedd Wider will be screening their film God Knows Where I Am at the Garden Theatre from Thursday, April 13 to Tuesday, April 18. The Thursday night 7:30 p.m. screening will be followed by an in-person Q&A with the Widers, along with actress Lori Singer and Gerardo Puglia. The event is free with a Princeton University ID. more
Photo Credit: @mistralprinceton
Hop over to a stress-free Easter brunch or dinner at these central Jersey eateries
By Sarah Emily Gilbert
For some reason, everything tastes better when someone else cooks it. This Easter, free yourself from the honey-baked ham and head to one of these local eateries for fresh and creative menu offerings. more
by Wendy Plump
It is possible to be cowed by Beatrix Farrand even now, over 100 years since her first landscape commission at Princeton University and half a century since her death. There is much to be thankful for in the sylvan, living landscape she put in place to give an austere campus a greener aspect. Two hundred years ago the university was practically a field; there were no trees at all around Nassau Hall. Farrand‘s influence remains most evident today in the twisting blooms of wisteria that climb the great Gothic walls of the Graduate College each spring. Or the Wyman House rose garden. Or the sugar maples and beeches that accentuate—rather than compete with—the university’s soaring architecture. Or for that matter the entire, park-like character of campus. more
It all began in Hoboken
By Doug Wallack
In October of 1845—though historians will disagree on precisely when—the first game of baseball under the modern rules took place on the Elysian Fields in Hoboken, New Jersey. The New York Base Ball Club (later known as the Knickerbockers) faced off against the Brooklyn Club, and beat them handily. It was there that the 90-foot distance between bases was established—a rule that was to be practically as fundamental to the sport as gravity itself. Today, those particular bases are long gone, as are the Elysian Fields themselves—swallowed up by the urban landscape, with only a bronze plaque to mark where they once were. more
by Donald Gilpin
All things Trump have increasingly dominated the media since the election campaign last year, and especially in the wild first months of the Trump Presidency. A casual observer from another planet might well assume that the White House and President Trump, with an occasional nod to Capitol Hill or the Supreme Court, is the true seat of power in the United States—that the lives of U.S. citizens are shaped and determined by policies and directives from Washington. more
by Doug Wallack
photography by Andrew Wilkinson
I am led upstairs to the waiting area outside the tea room. It’s a Saturday morning and there is a lesson already underway inside. Sunlight streams into the space, illuminating its warm wooden hues. It is February, and the outside world is freshly blanketed in snow, but here a diminutive space heater keeps the chill at bay. One of my hosts, Glenn Swann, instructs me to wash my hands in ritual purification while we wait. more
by Stuart Mitchner
Home design begins the first time we draw the face of a house. For me, this was a clumsy but legible two-story square with windows where the eyes would be and a door for the mouth, a rooftop for hair or headpiece, and a chimney for Santa. more
Schrader Facial Plastic Surgery
Dr. Nicole Schrader is double board certified in Facial Plastic and Head and Neck Surgery. She is affiliated with the University Medical Center of Princeton and holds a position as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. more
Princeton Spine and Joint Center
Tell us about the history of Princeton Spine & Joint Center.
Princeton Spine and Joint Center was started in 2008 by Drs. Ana Bracilovic and Grant Cooper who met at Princeton High School and are married. Drs. Bracilovic and Cooper trained in New York City together at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell in physical medicine and rehabilitation medicine. After fellowship, they returned to Princeton to start PSJC, where they focus on helping patients with spine and joint pain return to their daily lives, pain-free and without surgery. more
by Wendy Plump
It turns out that surfers and philosophers have a lot in common. To be any good at what they do, they have to be hard-core realists. Good surf or bad, decent people or vile, the approach is the same: if you don’t want to be mullered, then deal effectively with conditions as you find them. As both a surfer and a philosopher, this is practically Peter Singer’s calling card. more
Bruce Norman Long Interior Design
32 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ / 831 W. Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA
610 924-7910 / 609 921-1401
What is the history of Bruce Norman Long Interior Design?
BNL opened his office in Princeton approximately 24 years ago after he moved to New Hope from Manhattan, where he worked for Mark Hampton. He quickly acquired a handful of prestigious clients in the Princeton area and his business and reputation grew rapidly. Bruce has always been a fan of designer show houses and has participated in the Kips Bay Show House in NYC, the Princeton Junior League, Bucks County, and the Vassar Show House in the Main Line. Projects outside of the region have included Sun Valley, Santa Fe, Boston, Palm Beach, London, and Verbier. BNL has been featured in several books and national publications. He has recently opened an office and showroom in Bryn Mawr, Pa. more
Novelist and Poet Aldous Huxley seated, looking into the camera, wearing checkered pants, a dark vest and sportcoat, shirt with white collar, and a pale necktie.
The Michener Art Museum’s Spring Exhibit Honors the Father of Modernism
Currently on view at the James A. Michener Art Museum is Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography, and Sculptural Form, a groundbreaking exhibition that features never-before-seen photographs by Charles Sheeler, one of America’s most celebrated modernists. Inspired by Sheeler’s portrait and fashion work for Condé Nast from 1926 to 1931, the multimedia show features a significant display of these newly discovered photographs as well as paintings and other photographs created by Sheeler, 1920s fashion ensembles, and Sheeler-designed textiles. Evoking the exuberance, glamour, and promise of the Jazz Age, the exhibition will be on view until July 9, 2017. more
The Sierra Club will hold a community-wide clean-up day at Princeton Battlefield State Park on Saturday, April 1 from 1 to 4 p.m. Attendees will help to pick-up trash, tree branches, fallen leaves, and general maintenance in preparation for the summer season.
Friday, March 31
10 a.m.: Meeting, CoffeeTalk at Bon Appetit at Princeton Forrestal Village (at the corner of Main Street next to Luxe Home). CoffeeTalk is designed to connect like-minded professionals with others who are interested in keeping-up on the latest marketing and social media trends.
11 a.m.: Free, Tiger Tales for children ages 3-5 at Cotsen Children’s Library (repeats weekly). more