Monthly Archives: March 2014

Psychologist Gary Marcus on The Brain: Towards a Theory of How the Brain Works

Psychologist Gary Marcus on The Brain: Towards a Theory of How the Brain Works     Free Talk Monday, March 31, 2014 :: 6:00 pm, McCosh 50   The basic parts list of the brain is relatively well understood, but the logic of its operation remains almost entirely elusive, despite enormous …
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Award-winning poet, Jane Hirshfield, to speak at Stuart

Award-winning poet, Jane Hirshfield, will be the featured author at Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart’s sixth annual Lies, Light, McCarthy Visiting Author Program on April 3, 2014.   The public is invited to an after-school reading on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 4:30 PM in Stuart’s Cor …
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Getting it “to go”…Our March Madness Final 4 Food Picks

  March Madness has us hot for some foods otherwise known as “forbidden” or  “no-no’s” or “once in awhile, delicious, senses on overdrive and waistline expanding”.  Invite your friends over, gather round the tube and get amped as you watch your favorite teams battle it out on the court. Thought …
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Record Store Day

MUSIC LOVERS REJOICE! Have a rare or elusive piece of vinyl you need to make your collection complete?  Well you are in luck because Record Store Day is coming.  What is Record Store Day, you ask? Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store …
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Gotta run to the ATM. The Cupcake ATM that is….

Just saying….an orange Cupcake ATM on Nassau Street wouldn’t be the worst thing to happen to this town.  Plus, you’d know where to go when the bars close.  The only thing I can think of that is better is the French Fry vending machine that was in the Engineering building …
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Can I bum a charge….iPhone tricks you need to know.

You used to walk into a bar and try to bum a smoke off the bartender after a few drinks. Today you are more likely to bum a charge…for your phone that is.  (That said, I think all good bars should have extra phone chargers on hand for desperate patrons, …
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Princeton Stream Cleanup – Join Us!

Join Mayor Liz Lempert and the Watershed Association at the 8th Annual Stream Cleanup in Princeton on April 5th from 1pm to 3pm!  The cleanup will focus on our cherished D&R canal at Turning Basin Park near 483 Alexander St. The Watershed Association has teamed up with volunteers throughout central …
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Dazzle, a benefit for Young Audiences and a DON’T MISS!

You won’t want to miss this fabulously fun benefit for Young Audiences at the Princeton Hyatt on April 5, 2014. In essence it’s a dance competition, think Dancing with the Stars, with the stars being local celebrities.  Here is the list of competitors: Barbara Coe : Barbara, a former Senior VP …
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Our Weekend Picks: March 27-30, 2014

Featured Event of the Weekend: Sample Fitness Class at Lululemon on Saturday If you’re looking to make fast and lasting changes to your fitness level, appearance and overall health, check out The MAX of Princeton – a 10 week fitness challenge that combines fitness classes, nutritional counseling, and motivation. (It’s …
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My dirty little secret….Amazon Prime.

I love to shop locally.  But sometimes it’s just not possible.  Like when my second grader comes home from school with a letter that says “Please bring 2 plain white tshirts to school on Wednesday” and I am only seeing this letter Monday morning as I tuck his lunch into …
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