Valley Road School Named Among 10 Most Endangered Historic Places NJ

Yesterday, Preservation NJ announced that it was designating Princeton’s Valley Road School on its 19th annual list of the 10 Most Endangered Historic Places in the State of New Jersey. Explaining that “the 10 Most Endangered Historic Places program spotlights irreplaceable historic, architectural, cultural and archeological resources in New Jersey that are in imminent danger…

Local Teenage Author Excites PHS with New YA Novel

Impressive news from Princeton High School! Read on: Fifteen-year old Kenny Xu has spent a year and a half writing, revising, and promoting his 443-page Young Adult novel, causing quite the stir at his local high school in the process. ‘Trisk’ has garnered the attention of his fellow students, teachers, and even the administration at…

Nonprofit Spotlight: Young Audiences

Editor’s Note: Has your child ever come home from school excited and inspired about an assembly program or artist that came to their school that day?  The chances are pretty high that they were responding to a program brought to their school by Princeton based non-profit, Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania! We’re thrilled…

Straight Talk About Crooked Teeth

Everyone knows that straight teeth give you a beautiful smile. Did you know straighter teeth can also affect your overall health? Crooked teeth or malocclusion, affect 74% of adults in America. If left untreated, crooked teeth cause excessive stress and pressure leading to premature wearing or fracture of tooth enamel. Furthermore, it can easily lead…

PrincetonScoop’s Green & Local Living Guide

In celebration of Earth Day, we present you with our first annual Green & Local Living Guide! The guide is a showcase of eco-friendly, locally made & wellness related products & services from some of Princeton’s great businesses. Plus, we’re welcoming three talented local bloggers who have shared their suggestions on how you can make…

How to Use Less Plastic for a Greener Home

Blogger Amy Serotkin, author of The Mindful Home, shares well researched reviews of eco-friendly products, along with suggestions for maintaining a green household on her blog. Read on for her suggestions on how to reduce the amount of plastic you use, for a greener, safer home. – PrincetonScoop Plastic.  It’s everywhere.  It’s toxic, sticks around…

5 Tips on How to Go Green in the Kitchen

When we’re in need of some recipe inspiration, we turn to Michelle DeHaven, author of The Pig and The Fig. For our Green & Local Living Guide, Michelle shares some insights – and some recipes – to help make your kitchen more ‘green!’ – PrincetonScoop “Contrary to what our friend Kermit says, it’s totally easy…

Green Living Ideas for Spring & Summer

We are happy to be featuring a post from local blogger, Amanda Schoonover, author of a thrifty hippie – a go-to for creative, green & inspirational posts. Read on for Amanda’s ideas on how to enjoy the spring & summer while minimizing your impact on planet earth. – PrincetonScoop “Ah, springtime. The rebirth of nature, when…

Host a USRowing Athlete!

Looking for an Experience of a lifetime? Live in the Princeton NJ area? Be part of the Olympic tradition and host one of the athletes training to make the 2016 Olympic Rowing Team! Princeton is the home of USRowing and one of the primary selection camps for men and women training to make the National…

Inside Scoop: Agricola Eatery

At the end of last week, we excitedly announced that Agricola Eatery (say it with us: Ag-‘ri-ko-la) would be opening for business.  For the past seven months, the site at 11 Witherspoon Street – the space formerly known as Lahiere’s – was a hub of activity.  The buzz on the street reached a fever pitch by…