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An opportunity of a lifetime! This 7-acre, European-inspired Princeton estate in a serene, private setting is just minutes from downtown Princeton and its highly acclaimed schools, truly offering the best of both worlds. The unique architect designed haven lends itself to so many lifestyle possibilities: an oasis for daily enjoyment, a weekend retreat from the city, or a home for multi-generational living—and must be seen to be truly appreciated. A one-bedroom apartment over the garage accommodates an array of needs. Best value in Princeton! $1,499,000

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Roberta specializes in buying and selling Real Estate with BHHS Fox & Roach in Princeton. Roberta has more than 20 years of real estate experience and has closed over a Quarter Billion Dollars worth of residential sales during her career. Roberta has consistently remained a top producer attributing her success to her strong belief in integrity, honesty, quality service, professionalism, knowledge and commitment to excellence.

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Congratulations to Princeton Academy’s Class of 2017 on earning admission to the following secondary schools:

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A-Door-A-Pet Pet Sitting Services ................... 12 Princeton Area 609.799.3111

A-Door-A-Pet, LLC has been Princeton’s premier pet sitting service for over 20 years. We service the surrounding areas providing in-home pet care. Our services are daily dog walking, cat sitting, overnight pet care in your home, and home checks for people without pets. If you have any other needs, simply ask and we will do our best to accommodate them.

Arlee’s Raw Blends......................29 246 Nassau Street, Princeton 609.580.1899

Arlee’s Raw Blends are New Jersey’s premier raw, cold pressed juices. Arlee’s juices are cold pressed daily from 100% local organic fruits and vegetables, and immediately glass bottled. We are proud to say, “Our juice is just the juice!” Drinking Arlee’s Raw Blends is not only a tasty investment in your physical health – we like to think that Arlee’s juices freshen the mind and soothe the soul. TM

Barbara J. Blackwell.....................7 Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty Broker Associate, ABR, CRS, E-Pro 4 Nassau Street, Princeton O: 609.921.1050 C: 609.915.5000

With a M.A. in the history of art and architecture from the University of Pennsylvania and over 25 years of experience listing and selling homes in the Princeton area, I guide and educate my clients throughout the real estate process, from the first tour to the closing table. I deeply value my client relationships, past and present, and look forward to helping new buyers and sellers navigate today’s challenging housing market. I love the real estate business and I embrace the opportunity to earn my clients’ trust.

Baumley Nursery........................30 4339 Route 27, Princeton 609.924.6767

Baumley Nursery provides expert landscaping, gardening and planting products and services to Princeton and the surrounding residential communities.

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Whether you’re moving to, moving within, or moving from Princeton, Beatrice is your best resource for real estate. Her professionalism, dedication, and the added value of Weichert Gold Services is your guarantee for a stress-free home buying and selling experience. Whether you’re ready to plant & buy, bloom & change, or grow & sell, contact Beatrice Bloom first!

Cranbury Design Center works with you to design and create custom kitchen and bath solutions for your home. Years of remodeling experience, planning and professional project management ensures that you realize the space of your dreams. Visit our showroom and our website to get inspired for your next home project.

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach Realtors........................................ 13 253 Nassau Street, Princeton 609.924.1600

For four generations, integrity, trust, performance, and service have formed our foundation. Our market dominance and resources give us an unmatched ability to perform for you. Our deep family roots will give you something even more important: peace of mind. We are one of the nation’s oldest providers of real estate services. Since 1886, we have been permanently woven into the fabric of the communities we serve. We have thrived because we produce for our clients.

Bo Concept....................................3 3535 US 1 South, MarketFair, Princeton 609.799.5300

BoConcept is the ultimate destination for modern and contemporary Scandinavian furniture in New Jersey. Visit our stores located in Paramus and Princeton to get professional, skilled design advice about your home interior from our staff of highly-skilled Design Consultants – passionately known as Concepters. We pride ourselves in making modern design furniture available to the urbanminded customer.

Copperwood Princeton . ..............6 300 Bunn Drive, Princeton 609-924-0333

For those who want a beautiful residence on exquisite land to start and end their day, there is nothing quite like Copperwood in Princeton. Sleek and stylish 1 and 2-bedroom apartments with modern floor plans designed to maximize natural light accompanied by state-of-the-art finishes.

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Broker/Owner RE/MAX Greater Princeton 112 Village Boulevard, Princeton O: 609-951-8600 C: 732-501-0686

As a broker/owner with a global network, you can be assured of my full-time professionalism and total market expertise. Having been one of the first in the industry to “media blitz,” I have utilized and expanded upon all forms of advertising, including television, internet, specialty magazines, and registries - and with the utmost success. My reputation of distinction has been earned through my commitment to meeting and exceeding the expectations of my clients.

Elephant in the Room Design, LLC....................................9 Princeton North Shopping Center 1225 State Road (Rt. 206), Suite #8, Princeton 609.454.3378

Elephant in the Room Design offers a fresh take on furniture consignment! Our carefully curated collection of consigned and retail furniture, home decor, and more is stylishly arranged in our beautiful showroom. Peruse vignettes that combine “I can’t believe it’s consigned” pieces with new retail merchandise in a range of styles, colors, patterns, and price points. Each visit promises inspiration to revitalize your home...and pure enjoyment in the process!

Flesch’s Roofing & Sheet Metal Co., Inc.........................................24 Mercerville, NJ 609.503.4407

For all your roofing, flashing, and gutter needs. You can count on our family owned and operated business to put more than 25 years of experience to work for you. We are dedicated to your complete satisfaction and we strive to meet all of your needs quickly and efficiently. Our workmanship speaks for itself.

George’s Roasters & Ribs........... 19 244 Nassau Street, Princeton 609.252.0419

How can you go to Princeton without stopping at George’s Roasters & Ribs? Take a trip down Nassau street and you will find some of the best places to eat on the planet. You will know when you reach 244 Nassau Street… how could you miss the now famous red awning outside? Don’t let the name fool you, we are as famous for our Buffalo Chicken Cheesesteak as we are for our Roasters and Ribs. The business was established in 1993 by George Roussos, and has grown to become a Princeton institution. It is now owned and managed by the Maltabes brothers who took over in April 1999. Come inside and treat yourself! Be sure to keep checking the web site so you don’t miss any of our special offers.

Hamilton Jewelers........................2 92 Nassau Street, Princeton 609.683.4200

Family-owned jewelers since 1912. Specializing in luxury jewelry, fine timepieces, and designer jewelry brands. For over a century, Hamilton has proudly helped its valuable clientele celebrate life’s important milestones. Proudly offering the best in luxury jewelry, engagement rings, fine Swiss timepieces, and gifts for the home. Other guest services include a bridal and gift registry, estate and jewelry buying, business gifts, custom jewelry design, complete timepiece and jewelry repairs, e-commerce, and in-house appraisals.

Hidden Spring Lavender Farm & Gift Shoppe ...................28 890 Route 601 (Belle Mead-Blawenburg Road), Skillman 609.558.7034

Hidden Spring Lavender Farm & Gift Shoppe has become a popular destination for scores of customers who have discovered the many uses of lavender. Natural lavender products for you and your home. Great gifts for showers, weddings, moms, dads, and grads!

Hoagie Haven............................... 19 242 Nassau Street, Princeton 609.921.7723

Tell me more about Hoagie Haven. There’s no better place to get a hoagie. Spices? SaltPeppaKetchup?…Next, next in line. Going back to the early 1970s (when the current sign on the outside was new), Hoagie Haven was the first to serve up large hoagies in the Princeton area. With help from Italian People’s Bakery, Uncle Haven demanded a larger and larger roll to fill with delicious foods. Finally, when the roll couldn’t fit on the counter, they knew it was big enough. By keeping it in the family, Uncle Haven’s nephews, Mike, Niko, and Costa Maltabes, are now running the business.

Homewatch Caregivers...............34 20 Nassau Street, Suite 212, Princeton 609.423.1200

As one of the top home care providers in Princeton, Homewatch CareGivers is dedicated to the comfort and well-being of your loved ones. Finding quality care for those you love is one of the most important decisions you

will make when faced with caring for a family member or friend in need of assistance. As Mercer and Princeton’s premier home care agency, we are passionate about providing the highest quality of care by the best, most highly-trained caregivers. We offer a wide variety of services custom designed to compliment your family members’ need for independence, dignity, and quality of life. We provide assistance for people of all ages including seniors, individuals with Alzheimer’s, veterans, children, chronically ill, and those recovering from medical procedures.

Hopewell Valley Vineyards..........38 46 Yard Road, Pennington 609.737.4465

Hopewell Valley Vineyards is a local gem New Jersey can be proud of. Blending Old World flair with New World style, the Neri family brings three generations of Tuscan wine making experience to the beautiful Hopewell Valley. Offering special event hosting and specialty nights for live jazz music, “Music and Merlot,” brick oven pizza, Vintner’s Dinners, and more.

Hunter Farms...............................26 1315 Great Road, Princeton 609.924.2932

Hunter Farms is a full-service equestrian center offering great care, the very best instruction, and a training facility that is second-to-none. We travel to some of the biggest horse shows in the country and have competed on the Florida circuit for more than 20 years. We are one of the most active sport horse dealers in the country with extensive European contacts and the ability to market and sell quality horses.

Jefferson Bath............................. 14 43 Princeton-Hightstown Road, Princeton Junction 609.924.3624

Jefferson Bath renovates bathrooms from concept through completion. All remodeling is done by a Jefferson Bath team so you have the convenience of working with one company throughout your project. Jill’s the one to talk to about the newest available bath and kitchen fixtures. You’re always in good hands. Jefferson services Belle Mead, Hopewell, Kingston, Lawrenceville, Pennington, Plainsboro, Princeton, Rocky Hill, Skillman, West Windsor, and South Brunswick.

Joe Desk........................................6 741 Alexander Road, Princeton 2080 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill 856.439.9500

Joe Desk started in 1990 and has grown to become the “Greatest Office Furniture Showroom on Earth.” They offer an exclusive JOE DESK line. They are famous for their unbeatable value, wide variety and furniture that is built to outlast everything else in its price range.

Lawrence Nassau Hockey Association..................................39 Lawrenceville, NJ 609.895.2156

The mission of the Lawrence Hockey Association is to provide the opportunity for boys and girls to participate in amateur ice hockey and to develop the necessary skills to play the game and encourage sportsmanship between all participants in an environment designed to enhance their enjoyment and physical, mental and social well-being. LHA’s core values are fun, focus, and fundamentals.

Linda Twining..............................30 Sales Associate, Weichert Realtors, Princeton 609.439.2282

My real estate expertise is informed by my corporate and small business background. I’m a creative problem solver with a cool head and well-developed negotiating skills, and my clients always have top priority.

Olives...........................................10 22 Witherspoon Street, Princeton 609.921.1569

Olives is a family-owned and operated catering and takeout food market in downtown Princeton, offering delicious homemade foods and bakery items—all made from scratch—along with imported specialties from Greece. Daily specials, baked goods, homemade gourmet dinners-to-go, and catering. Good food…always.

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Passport to LBI is an alliance of nonprofit organizations whose mission is to inform both visitors and residents of the historical, ecological, artistic, and cultural opportunities available to them on Long Beach Island. Although LBI is well-known for its wonderful beaches, we offer so much more than just a “day at the beach” and welcome people of all ages to explore the diversity of these unique organizations. Learn more about where to pick up your free Passport at

Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart.......................... 16-17 1128 Great Road, Princeton 609.921.6499

Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart, an independent Catholic lower and middle school for boys, is committed to academic excellence within the context of a faith-based community. Our mission is to develop young men with active and creative minds, a sense of understanding and compassion for others, and the courage to act on their beliefs.

Joe Leone’s....................................4 510 Route 35 South, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 527 Washington Boulevard, Sea Girt, NJ

Joe Leone’s Italian Specialties Store. Voted best Italian food at the Jersey Shore. Catering available.

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Princeton Friends School...........36 470 Quaker Road, Princeton 609.683.1194

Princeton Friends School is a learning community rooted in kindness, respect, and service. Every day, our pre-school to 8th grade students are engaged in hands-on, childcentered education that builds skills, deepens knowledge, and inspires creative, critical, and independent thinking. Princeton Friends School, enrolling approximately 125 students, offers an exceptional, forward-thinking curriculum and a welcoming, diverse community where every child is known. The Quaker values of peace, social justice, and reflection infuse all we do at PFS.

Princeton Windrows....................27 2000 Windrow Dr, Princeton 609.520.3700

Enjoy your retirement at Central New Jersey’s premier condominium independent living community that’s rich in services and amenities and without the burden of home maintenance. As a resident, you can own your own home, select the activities you enjoy, and leave your worries on the doorstep. There are many more reasons to become a resident of Princeton Windrows, call us for more information!

Roberta Parker............................ 15 Sales Associate, Princeton Home Marketing Center Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS® 253 Nassau Street, Princeton O: 609.683.1600 C: 609.915.0206

Roberta specializes in buying and selling Real Estate with BHHS Fox & Roach in Princeton. Roberta has more than 20 years of real estate experience and has closed over a quarter-billion dollars worth of residential sales during her career. Roberta has consistently remained a top producer attributing her success to her strong belief in integrity, honesty, quality service, professionalism, knowledge, and commitment to excellence.

Robin Wallack..............................35 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach Realtors 253 Nassau Street, Princeton 609.683.8505

Robin Wallack has been one of the top agents in the Princeton area for over 30 years. A licensed real estate broker and agent, she has been honored many times for her outstanding performance on behalf of her clients and customers.

Rocky Hill Inn...............................24 137 Washington Street, Rocky Hill 609.683.8930

and the famous Rocky Hill Burger. Serving pub fare and updated versions of all of your favorites – plus some new ones! Whether it’s family, friends, or a business event, stop in and join us for great food and drinks in a historic building with a hometown feel.

Silviu Nedelcu Painting & Remodeling.................................26 4475 Route 27, Princeton 609.454.5909

All jobs are coordinated on site by the owner, Silviu Nedelcu, who has hands-on experience and extensive accumulated knowledge of all aspects of construction. We provide detail-oriented, custom work and professional services for your home improvement, remodeling, and construction projects. We offer complimentary consultations and estimates; our price quotes include detailed breakdown of all services and materials to be provided. Silviu Nedelcu, Painting & Remodeling has been proudly building relationships in the Princeton area since 1996.

Sourland Mountain Spirits...........8 130 Hopewell-Rocky Hill Road, Hopewell 609.333.8575

The Sourland Mountain Spirits distillery is surrounded by farms which give us the opportunity to develop a program of incorporating the freshest ingredients into our carefully-crafted spirits. From herbs to fruit to grain, there are a plethora of sustainable options that we can choose from to truly make our spirits stand apart. Please visit our website for information public weekend tours and where to buy our spirits.

Stone Tech Fabrications..............37 930 New York Avenue, Trenton 609.984.8818 (888.STONE19)

For homeowners in New Jersey, granite and marble are among the top choices for countertops, bar tops, outdoor kitchens, and other areas of the home. Stone Tech’s cutters and polishers are the most knowledgeable craftsman available when it comes to New Jersey granite and marble. Stone Tech can handle any project – whether you simply want a small marble bathroom countertop or you’d like to completely remodel your home with granite countertops and bar tops throughout. From marble and granite fireplaces and floor tiles to kitchen countertops and so much more. Contact us today to schedule a free in-home consultation to learn more about our products at Stone Tech!

Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart.....................33 1200 Stuart Road, Princeton 609.921.2330

Stuart is an independent girls’ day school in Princeton, New Jersey, for girls in junior kindergarten through grade 12, and co-ed ages 2-4. We believe that in developing the mind, body, and spirit together, a Stuart education produces young women leaders who think critically, creatively, and ethically.

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Susan Hughes, GRI, CRS.............11 Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty Broker Associate NJ, Associate Broker PA 4 Nassau Street, Princeton O: 609.921.1050 C: 609.213.5556

Susan Hughes, an award-winning, licensed real estate broker has been selling homes in the greater Princeton area for more than a decade. Ms. Hughes understands that selling or buying a home can be a very emotional experience, and that the process must be undertaken with someone you trust, someone who will work both for you and with you. Her experience as a broker sales associate in New Jersey and an associate broker in Pennsylvania, as well as a branch manager, places her in an elite category of real estate professionals, and gives her a unique perspective that enables her to clearly see, understand and appreciate all sides of a transaction. A lifelong resident of the greater Princeton area, Ms. Hughes is a graduate of Stuart Country Day School, and the mother of two adult children. She is also an active member of the community, holding positions on various local committees.

The Estates at Waverly Place Boraie Development LLC............25 80 Staats Farm Rd., Belle Mead 732.846.3700

The Estates at Waverly Place will feature seven luxury estate homes on an acre or more of land, in the award-winning Montgomery Township School District. Just minutes from downtown Princeton, you’ll enjoy convenient access to dining, shopping, and entertainment. Each spacious home, starting at approximately 4,100 square feet, features five or six bedrooms, four-andhalf baths, a three-car side-entry garage, and walk-up basements.

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The Margaret A. Wilby School for Early Learning at The Chapin School...................... 31 4101 Princeton Pike, Princeton 609.924.2449

The Margaret A. Wilby School for Early Learning encourages children to build out their curiosity and to wonder at the world around them. We give children the right strategies and the right road map to reach their highest potential in a safe, nurturing environment.

The Mountain Lakes House........34 57 Mountain Ave, Princeton 609.924.8720

The Mountain Lakes House is located on a 90-acre nature preserve in Princeton. It’s a place of outstanding serenity and charm where you can entertain guests in a delightful setting. Weddings, engagement parties, business meetings, fundraisers and more.

Profits go to Friends of Princeton Open Space. We invite you to call or email us for further information and to schedule your tour.

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The Original Recipe: 17 ounces of Sanchez Sauce. Put simply, it’s a all-purpose sauce that goes great on anything fried, meats, burgers, vegetables, seafood, French fries... the list goes on and on.

932 State Road, Princeton 609.921.7161

If you are considering cosmetic surgery, you’ve come to the right place. Princeton surgeon Thomas A. Leach, M.D., a native of New Jersey, has been performing plastic surgery of the face, breast, and body for over 24 years. Dr. Leach is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgeons and has been Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at the Medical Center of Princeton. He has been recognized “Top Doctor for the New York Metro Area” by Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. From 2005 to 2015. He was also voted “Top NJ Beauty Doc” by NJ Savvy Living Magazine for 2007 and voted “Top Doctor” for 2005 Plastic Surgery by New Jersey Monthly Magazine. Dr. Leach specializes in a wide array of cosmetic surgery procedures and also offers the latest in non-surgical rejuvenation.

Teresa Cunningham....................36 Realtor, Sales Associate Weichert Realtors 609.802.3564,

Our real estate company has kept pace, adapting to rapid growth and a changing economy while maintaining exacting standards and integrity. As an active, local agent, I am available to address all of your real estate needs. Please give me a call or email when you are ready to visit some homes, or to schedule a free home selling consultation. I look forward to working with you!

YMCA Camp Mason.................... 14 23 Birch Ridge Road, Hardwick 908.362.8217

Learn, connect and grow in the great outdoors. There’s a feeling you get when you visit our camp. You realize you’ve entered a very special place. A place where children can enjoy being active and pursue their own interests in an outdoor paradise. Our 460-acre site offers incredible opportunities for outdoor activities. A place where kids can be kids! We are a community that values friendship and encourages each member to do their best. A camp that’s big enough to offer a wide range of programs, yet small enough to ensure that every camper receives individual attention and is valued as a person.

YMCA Camp Ockanickon...........38 1303 Stokes Road, Medford 609.654.8225

Our 800-acre facility is a hidden gem located in the Pine Barrens of Medford and is the ideal location for our camps, Ockanickon for boys, Matollionequay for girls, and Lake Stockwell Day Camp. Pristine lakes provide the perfect venue for swimming, canoeing, and kayaking. Acres of beautiful pine forest offer the picture-perfect setting for outdoor living skills and earth education

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State-of-the-art Wellness Center featuring over 60 pieces of cardio and weight equipment. 4 lane, 25 yard indoor heated pool. Full gymnasium and basketball court. Over 40 group fitness classes per week including yoga, Zumba®, BodyPump®, and kickboxing included. One fitness assessment with a personal trainer included. Child Watch services while you exercise included.* Towel service included.

The Princeton Family YMCA is a cause-driven, non-profit community organization that enriches the spirit, mind, and body. Every dollar you spend at the YMCA is directly reinvested into the community, providing opportunities for healthy living to all. Princeton Family YMCA | 609-497-9622 | princeton at its best

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Offering the finest quality of locally grown

SHADE TREES & FLOWERING TREES • From our farm to your yard • Same soil, same climate • 19 Acres of fine quality specimen plant material

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Our students learn important foundational skills while spending as much time outside as possible learning about the environment. Our young students learn concepts of coding, engineering, physics, applied math skills, and artistic expression in our STEAM Workshop. Flexible schedules with early arrival and afternoon enrichment clubs & classes! or call 609.986.1702 princeton at its best

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THE STUART CLASS OF 2017 IS ATTENDING American University Bentley University Boston University Brown University (2) The College of New Jersey (2) Colorado College Columbia University Davidson College

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Built in 1960 for Robert H. Taylor, this Princeton home is of modernist design, set back from the street, a perfect example of “less is more.” Take a few steps inside and dramatic lake views unfold, acting as the backdrop for the elegantly scaled interior spaces. The living room is over twelve feet high, having floor to 77overlooking ArretonLake Road ceiling windows Carnegie. Virtually every 39 roomCastle has a lakeHoward view that is Court hard to beat, and the lot itself slopes$1,200,000 ever so slightly, creating easy access and entry to the$1,475,000 lake. Offered by it’s second owner, this could be the chance of a lifetime to own such a piece of history! $1,975,000

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Always Professional, Always Personal

Bringing personal service at the highest level in all real estate needs. Serving Mercer, Middlesex, and Somerset Counties.

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Princeton At Its Best 2017: The Jersey Shore & More Edition  

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Princeton At Its Best 2017: The Jersey Shore & More Edition  

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