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The Cold Stuff: Local Picks for Summer Refreshment!

Ah! It’s officially the first day of Summer! The temp is up, the school year ending, and vacations are on the horizon. This seems like just the perfect moment to share some tasty ports of call for staying cool out there — Princeton gets pretty steamy this time of year …
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Reunions Weekend: Our Picks for Fun In & Out of Town!

It’s Reunions Weekend! Downtown Princeton is a sea of orange and black as Princeton alumni return to campus to celebrate (we’re talking orange and black cars, orange and black outfits, and of course, their signature ‘beer jackets!’) We’re setting our Weekend Picks up a little differently this weekend, for the …
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Our Weekend Picks: ArtJam, Pennington Day, and Bike Rides

Friday 5/19 19 Palmer Square has come alive with art for Homefront NJ’s annual Art Jam! Featuring dozens of local artists, the pop-up gallery features art of all kinds, from sewing to painting, jewelry, photography and more. Celebrate the opening of the show with a reception this Friday. FREE, 6-9pm. …
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Screening of ‘Race to Nowhere’ at Witherspoon Middle School on 5/21

Princeton High School students are not unique for being sleep-deprived, stressed out, and feeling little joy as they “do high school.” But Princeton is among a growing list of communities that is taking a hard look at its culture of childhood and education, thanks in part to a local education …
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Our Weekend Picks: Mayfair, MUTTS, and More!

Friday, May 12 Six unusual guests, a dinner party, and a dead host… it’s ‘Clue,’ on stage at the Bucks County Playhouse! Head on over to New Hope for a comedic night of theater. Tickets start at $40. 8pm. www.bcptheater.org Saturday, May 13 One of our favorite places to hike, …
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Our Weekend Picks: Morven in May, Handmade Hopewell, and More!

Friday, May 5 So, a Princeton High School alum won an Oscar for best director – maybe you’ve heard of him: Damien Chazelle? ‘La La Land,’ the musical tale of an aspiring actress and a jazz musician, will be this Friday’s free screening at Princeton Public Library. FREE, 6:30pm. www.princetonlibrary.org …
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Our Weekend Picks: Arbor Day, Truckfest, ShadFest, & Communiversity!

Friday, April 28 Celebrate Arbor Day with by picking up a Norway Spruce or a Red Oak, for free, courtesy of The Garden Club of Princeton. You’ll find them on the island at the intersection of Mercer St. and University Place (across the street from Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s Nassau St. …
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Our Weekend Picks: Record Store Day, Earth Day & More!

Saturday April 22 Rock on and support our local, independent record store: it’s the 10th anniversary of Record Store Day on Saturday! Shop Princeton Record Exchange for tons of goodies (think: new releases, limited edition items, freebies…) If you’re a music lover, and if you’re as crazy about PrEx as …
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Get it Fresh: Local CSA’s, Farmers Markets & More!

Here at PrincetonScoop we like it FRESH. We’ve scouted out some of the best local farms and farmer’s markets that are soon to be bursting with delicious crops, some organic and all definitely delicious. We suggest joining a CSA for sure, though we enjoy checking out the weekly markets for freshly prepared …
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Our Weekend Picks: Free Trees, Chemistry for Kids, and Easter Fun!

Saturday April 15 Celebrate Earth Day AND National Library Week with ‘Free Tree Day’ at Princeton Public Library! They’re handing out 750 free, native NJ trees to mark the occasion. First come first served, so plan ahead if you’re hoping to pick one up. FREE, 9am-1pm. www.princetonlibrary.org Also at the library, …
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