PrincetonScoop’s Weekend Picks

Thursday, December 12 A concert that’s guaranteed to get your feet tapping – musician So Percussion’s Jason Treuting at Princeton. So Percussion is a Brooklyn, NY based group that experiments with sounds from found objects, creating fascinating rhythms and compositions using whatever crosses their paths. Join Treuting & his band as he performs with students…

Jammin Crepes — Princeton’s First Crêperie to Open Spring 2014

  PrincetonScoop is thrilled to break the news that local company Jammin Crepes will be opening their first brick-and-mortar location at 20 Nassau Street in Princeton. The restaurant is slated to open early Spring 2014 and, will be the first official home for the company’s acclaimed farm-fresh crêpes, micro-batch jams, soups and pickles. You might…

A new pet for the holidays? ADOPT at the Pup-Up pet adoption event.

Area animal rescue organizations are celebrating the holidays with a festive way to find homes for the animals in their care. On Saturday, December 14, 2013, seven local animal rescue groups are teaming up for Pup-Up, a one-day super adoption event. “Statistically, more families bring pets home during these gift-giving holidays than at any other…

Have you seen the best billboards in town by Felix Gonzalez-Torres?

Cool art in our backyards!  Have you heard about it or seen it? It’s title is ironically, “Untitled” and the artist is Cuban-born American Felix Gonzalez-Torres. The billboard is a vernacular format that the Cuban-born American artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957–1996) repurposed in an effort to engage diverse audiences and expand the public function of art….

Celebrate the holidays with a concert by the Princeton Singers

  The Princeton Singers is a small, professional, independent chamber choir. In recent years, it has earned a reputation as one of the nation’s preeminent chamber choirs.  Founded in 1983 by John Bertalot, then choir-master organist at Trinity Church in Princeton, New Jersey, the ensemble was soon hailed by critics for its clarity of tone,…

PrincetonScoop’s Northeast Ski Guide 2013

Chilly weather is here, and with it snow & ski season on the horizon.  To help you plan for this winter, and save you time researching your snow bound choices, PrincetonScoop brings you an online ‘Northeast Ski Guide’ so you will know where to go, where to rent, and how to take advantage of the…

PrincetonScoop’s Weekend Picks 12/5 – 12/8

Thursday, December 5 Love a little kitschy holiday action? Take a ride and see the ‘Cranbury Christmas Light Show’. It’s one family’s own light show timed to 16 different songs – a one-house Christmas spectacular – and it’s all for charity. More than 100,000 lights make up the show, including the ‘Mega Tree’, which has…

HOLIDAY JUBILEE 2013 A Multicultural Musical Celebration Produced by Crossroads Theatre Company to run December 5-15th.

HOLIDAY JUBILEE 2013  A Multicultural Musical Celebration  Produced by Crossroads Theatre Company to run December 5-15th. Holiday Jubilee 2013, Crossroads Theatre Company’s fourth annual multicultural celebration for all ages, will herald the spirit of the season with song, dance and a lively helping of audience participation, December 5-15, with performances Thursdays through Sundays. As in…

PrincetonScoop’s 2013 Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide

We’re proud to present our 2013 Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide. It’s a roundup of great gift ideas from Princeton area businesses, plus we’ve added special scoops, like ways to give back this holiday season. There’s also a whole page of upcoming local holiday events, so you can celebrate the holidays to the fullest right…

Holiday Wreath Sale to benefit Morven Museum & Garden

If you had passed by Morven’s Carriage House last week, you would have seen a roomful of crafters elbow deep in greens, bows, cones, and nuts. The inspired outcome was nearly 100 holiday wreaths, all available for purchase at Morven’s museum shop. As the creators embraced their inventive right brains, wreaths of all styles materialized:…