PrincetonScoop’s 2017 Back to School Guide

Just like every child is different, so is every school and finding the right fit is essential for happy kids. Whether you are thinking of changing schools or considering school for the first time, read on for the low down on the Princeton NJ schools…. so many great ones, and all are special in their…

Our Weekend Picks: Insect Festival, Montgomery Fun Fest, & More!

Friday September 8 Explore Lake Mercer with the Mercer County Park Commission this Friday. Park Naturalists invite paddlers 16+ of all skill levels to tour the lake on kayak, checking out turtles, songbirds, lakeside wildflowers, and more. Best part? Kayaks, paddles & life jackets are provided! Register in advance. $25. 9:30am-12pm. Call 609-888-3218 Head to…

Our Weekend Picks: Movies, Kayaking, Funk….

Friday July 14 It’s a night of free family fun in Princeton with Palmer Square’s Summer Movies on the Green! This weekend’s film is ‘The Parent Trap.’ Plan a family night with dinner in town, or grab some ice cream before spreading your blanket out on the green for a movie under the stars. FREE,…

New in Town: Santé Integrative Pharmacy on Nassau

A whole new kind of pharmacy has arrived in Princeton! Santé Integrative Pharmacy is Princeton’s new local, independent, and certainly innovative pharmacy, owned by Chris Castagna of Pennington Apothecary and his partners, Barry Perzow and Jo Ann Issenman. They are a pharmacy that combines prescription drug and over-the counter products with natural, complementary health and…

Princeton Area Fireworks & FUN for 4th of July 2017

Thursday, June 29 Montgomery High School – the High School hosts a family-friendly festival featuring food vendors and activities, plus classic hits from the John Oakes Band until the fireworks start, roughly 9:15! http://www.twp.montgomery.nj.us/2017-fireworks-june-29/ Arm & Hammer Park, Trenton – tonight is ‘Thirsty Thursday’ AND ‘Hometown Heroes Night’ at Trenton Thunder’s Arm & Hammer Park…

Introducing The Summer Scoop from Julia!

Hi there on this gorgeous Summer morning! I’m Julia. I grew up in Princeton, just finished up my first year of college and am home for the summer. Being home is great because Princeton has so much to offer — great food, entertainment, awesome shopping. Not only is there a ton to do, but I…

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 occasion… If you love the…

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. (Show runs for 7 weeks.) http://www.homefrontnj.org/2017/04/artjam-2017/…

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 advisor who is urging change….

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, you can’t think of the…