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Area Parks & Playgrounds : Parks in Princeton and the surrounding communities are known for their beauty, in part due to many preserved areas, trails, and farmland. Beautiful lakes, most notably Carnegie Lake, along with canals and, a bit further west, the Delaware River, await those who wish to explore by foot or by oar.

Automotive Guide : A helpful guide for those looking to buy, lease, sell, or fix a car. From Princeton area Auto Dealers to antique car shows to where to find the cheapest gas in town, we have information, articles, helpful links, and complete listings of all types of automotive businesses.

Schools Guide : An updated and complete listing of Princeton area public schools, private schools, pre-schools, alternative learning programs, educational programs and services, special needs, Adult education, SAT/ACT prep, recreational activities, after-school activities, informative articles, business listings, Open houses, kids party ideas, schools from the surrounding area, helpful links, and more!

Beauty and Fitness Guide : Princeton Online's Beauty and Fitness guide provides comprehensive, trustworthy information about all aspects of beauty and fitness - skin care, cosmetic procedures, physical fitness, yoga studios, meditation, body building, weight loss, nutrition, and a complete list of Princeton beauty salons, Princeton spas, and Princeton gyms. POL's Beauty and Fitness Feature is your guide to feeling better, looking better, and living a healthy lifetstyle.

Business Directory : Our business directory is an encyclopedic resource conveniently situated on one page. From air conditioning to yoga and everything in between, our listings give you direct links to hundreds of local businesses with a simple scroll and click.

Cranbury Guide : Princeton’s quiet neighbor to the east (about 20 min. drive) is a beautiful rural town frozen in time. Only a few thousand residents call Cranbury home, and its entire downtown, mostly 18th and 19th century structures clustered on Main Street, is designated a historic district.

Entertainment Guide : As the hub of entertainment and events in the Central New Jersey Area, Princeton provides an enormous opportunity for those residents and visitors looking for arts organizations, movies, culture, music, lodging, restaurants, and tickets to shows and local attractions. With the McCarter Theatre Center for the Performing Arts – the region's leading performing arts center - in our backyard, the music never stops and the curtain is always going up!

Family and Kids Guide : Focusing on resources that can make the most out of your family’s lives. Listings of schools, doctors, therapists, educational and domestic services. Tips and articles covering all aspects of parenting. Plus great ideas for family day trips, birthday parties, and outdoor fun.

Financial Services Guide : A feature focused on all aspects of Finance in the Princeton area. Both personal and business financial services are represented with a thorough list of accountants, banks, brokers, insurance and mortgage companies, and other finance related businesses.

Garden Tours : Gardens in New Jersey collectively offer more than 3,250 acres of biological diversity and beauty with Spring and Summer being the prime time when picket-fence gates are swinging open for visitors. Classes and workshops are offered at Morven, The Cross Estate Gardens, and The Frelinghuysen Arboretum to name a few. A day trip to the exceptional Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA is a great idea for those who appreciate all things floral.

Hiking and Biking in Princeton : Taking a hike or riding a bike is a year round activity in Princeton. POL has listed many hiking and biking trails and bike paths to keep you fit and captivated by our beautiful state. Bike rentals are easy to come by if you are just visiting. So helmets on and get out there!

Historical Sights : Princeton has been home to world-renowned scholars, scientists, writers, and statesman, including U.S. Presidents Woodrow Wilson and Grover Cleveland - a treasure trove of historic places just waiting to be explored.

Holiday Guide : Welcome to POL’s festive Holiday Feature - a wonderful guide to gift giving ideas, entertaining, and holiday themed entertainment. Look for caterers, invitations, stocking stuffer suggestions, and more. Buy tickets for favorite holiday events like McCarter Theatre's 'A Christmas Carol.' Online donation links, and helpful articles that will get you through the busy season and into the holiday spirit. Ho Ho Holiday!

Home Improvement Guide : This helpful feature is just what your home needs - articles, links, and a complete list of local businesses and services to assist you with your projects! Princeton area contractors, painters, appliance stores, roofers, architects, builders, plumbers, electricians, and more. Let POL assist you in protecting and improving your most valuable asset. Remember, home is where the heart is!

Hopewell Guide : Broad Street in Hopewell makes you feel as if you are in a Norman Rockwell painting. The serenity is a far cry from the hustle-bustle of central Princeton and while there are no supermarkets, there are a number of excellent restaurants and great antique shops!

House and Garden Guide : Our House and Garden feature is loaded with information on gardens and home topics that will enlighten novices and experts alike. Our comprehensive directory of local services and companies will help you with everything from Princeton landscapers, sprinkler systems, pools, waterscapes, tree services, to firebowls.

Kingston Guide : Settled in the late 17th century as “King’s Town” this small village is the only tri-county community in New Jersey–belonging to Mercer, Somerset, and Middlesex counties and is home to an ecclectic mix of bakeries, restaurants, and shops.

Lambertville Guide : A favorite destination for locals and visitors alike. Situated right on the Delaware River, Lambertville is home to unique shops, restaurants, galleries, and B&Bs. Once a factory town, the city retains its 18th and 19th century charm in its restored row houses.

Law Guide : A complete guide to Princeton lawyers, legal associations, law firms, and law services with articles and helpful links to assist you with your legal research.

Lawrenceville Guide : The village of Lawrenceville is dominated by the campus of its famed prep school, The Lawrenceville School. Many people head for the village’s “restaurant row,” with is offerings ranging from a bagel store to excellent BYOB restaurants, all within a stroll down Main Street.

Local Farms in the Princeton Area : Local Farms have always been a mainstay of NJ life. Today, local farming is on the rise and Mercer County is benefiting with a new crop of farms that offer more than a dozen eggs - farm to table dinners, pick your own veggies, farm share programs, kids' events, and farm markets stocked with cheese, condiments, herbs, veggies, and more. Open year round and thriving, your local farms are ready to feed your need for healthy fare at the local level. Join POL in supporting and celebrating them.

Local Government : Princeton covers an area of 18.1 square miles in the heart of central New Jersey. It is composed of the former Township of Princeton and Borough of Princeton which consolidated effective January, 2013 and is now known as Princeton. The population of Princeton is approximately 30,000. Liz Lempert is the current Mayor of Princeton. Her term expires 2016.

Media : Did you win the lottery? NJ Lottery results and radio and television listings are all conveniently posted in our Radio/TV/Lottery guide.

Movie Theaters : Whether you are heading out to the movies or looking for a review, our movie guide provides you with all the local cinemas and online movie sites you'll need. Ordering your tickets online is just one click away.

Museums and Galleries : The Princeton University Art Museum is one of the richest cultural resources in the state of New Jersey – lucky us. Below you will find info about the museum plus a complete guide to all museums and galleries in the surrounding area - Award winning Morven Museum & Garden, Drumthwacket, and the Arts Council of Princeton to name a few . . .

Non-Profit Organizations : A complete guide to local community groups, organizations, foundations, and charities plus timely information about advocacy issues, workshops, and other items of interest in the non-profit sector. Sports for causes, family resources and support groups, athletic and business oriented clubs, drug and alcohol support groups, and groups offering help to the disabled, senior citizens, teens, and animals are all listed below.

Palmer Square : Located in the heart of downtown Princeton, Palmer Square is a stylish collection of shops, restaurants, offices, and residences surrounding the Town Green and the historic Nassau Inn. The square also offers special events, including the annual jazz festival and outdoor theater.

Parking in the Princeton Area : Parking in downtown Princeton can unfortunately be quite a challenge. There are limited metered spots in Princeton that can fill up fast. We¹ll be your virtual valets so you can spend less time circling for a spot and more time enjoying the town.

Pennington Guide : At the heart of Pennington is its one-light intersection of Main Street and East Delaware Avenue. The charming town features a handful of restaurants and boutiques, mostly frequented by locals.

Pets Guide : Pets play a huge role in our lives today. Man's best friends deserve the best information on care, products, and finding good homes. Natural pet food, daycare options, mobile pet grooming, and more are all listed below. Princeton Online's Pet Feature will keep you informed and your pet healthy and happy.

Places of Worship : Princeton and the surrounding area has churches representing most major Protestant denominations, Catholic churches, synagogues, Unitarian churches, Eastern Orthodox services, and services of many other religions.

Princeton Area Golf Courses : With many courses to choose from hitting the links in Princeton is easy. Below is our comprehensive list of golf courses, and golf centers in the Princeton area.

Princeton Area Libraries : Leave it to Princeton to have an exceptional collection of libraries. The Princeton Public Library offers an extensive selection of books, cds, and dvds. It is also a place to find storytime, lectures, film screenings, winter indoor farmer's market, and much more! Neighboring towns provide charming local libraries with their own unique collections.

Princeton Area Nature Reserves : Central New Jersey has thousands of acres of land that is maintained for the purposes of education, enjoyment, research, and preservation. The nature reserves also provide a refuge from the chaos of everyday life. Visit, relax, and enjoy!

Princeton Area Wineries : The State of New Jersey is home to over 35 Wineries and Vineyards. Most of them offer wine tasting tours and many different types of special events during the year, including festivals, concerts, grape-crushing parties and holiday themed celebrations.

Princeton Hotels and Lodging Guide : The greater Princeton area has many lodging options to suit the recreational traveler, business traveler, and family. Our Lodging guide provides listings to all hotels, motels, inns, and bed & breakfasts plus you can find out info on special rates and discounts.

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Princeton NJ Health Care Guide : A detailed guide to health and well-being - providing you with information, articles, and links, including those for Princeton doctors, hospitals, and a listing of health care providers. The latest on traditional and alternative medicines, diet, fitness, mental health, pregnancy and birth.

Princeton NJ History : A brief summary on Princeton's history and how it became a center for learning and culture.

Princeton Shopping Center : Enjoy strolling through beautiful gardens while shopping and dining at Princeton's One Stop Shop with plenty of free parking, unique gifts, home furnishings and accessories, health & beauty services, and grocery. The restaurant choices are amazing including everything from sandwiches to gourmet items to delectable bistro fare.

Princeton University : Princeton University is the cultural, educational, and economic backbone to Princeton. Its rich in offerings available to locals and visitors alike, from courses to audit, lectures, athletic games, camps to exhibits, performances, and other special events.

Real Estate Guide : Homes for sale and to rent in the greater Princeton area plus relocation information, listings of real estate agencies and agents, mortgage resources, info on other communities, what’s new in the Princeton housing market and more!

Relocation Information : POL’s Relocation Guide is full of important data for those new to the area or on their way with detailed information about real estate, schools, communities, and local businesses that can help with your transition.

Restaurants and Dining Guide : The best Dining Guide in New Jersey for restaurants in Princeton and the surrounding area. Princeton caterers and Princeton dining facilities with direct links to our advertisers' websites, menus and directions. BYO restaurants, brunch, sushi, live music, kid friendly restaurants, and more. Dining in Princeton simplified - yum.

Seniors Guide : Princeton Online's Seniors Feature offers complete information on senior living - residential opportunities, affordable services, and programs that support, educate and engage older individuals, their families and caregivers. If you or someone you love is in need of financial planning, healthcare, rehabilitation, exercise and nutrition look no further.

Shopping Guide : Shopping in Princeton and the surrounding area has never been better. There is something for everyone - upscale chains, as well as unique shops and boutiques. POL Shopping Guide provides the latest information on what's new and happening with our local merchants and what boutiques are worth popping into as you stroll the streets.

Sporting Events and Teams in or near Princeton NJ :

Sports Guide : If it takes place on a field, court, rink, track, lake, or gym in the greater Princeton area, you’ll find information on it here on our Sports Feature. We will keep you in the swing of things with our continually updated sports pages and links.

Summer Camps Guide : A comprehensive guide to all local area camps in Princeton including academic camps, day camps, computer and technology camps, sports camps, performing and visual arts camps, special needs camps, and sleep-away camps! Also listed are educational programs, summer activities, and articles addressing first time campers and choosing the right camp for your child.

Summer Fun Guide : Summer's here and the time is right for outdoor concerts, festivals, farmers' markets and all things FRESH, FABULOUS, & FUN! Our annual feature is "the" guide to summer events, activities, caterers, gourmet to go, fresh flowers and produce, outdoor dining, recipes, and more! So whether you are hitting the beach, the streets, or your favorite al fresco restaurant - POL has it covered. The only thing we don't provide is sunscreen. Now GET OUT THERE!

Transportation and Directions : When's the next train to New York? Newark Airport? Boston? Princeton Online has all the answers to your transportation questions. With links to New Jersey Transit, driving directions to Princeton, and info and links to help you travel smoothly.

Walking Tours : Whether you are strolling around the grounds of Princeton University or walking through one of the many unique neighborhoods in town, Princeton and the surrounding areas offer pedestrians a wonderfully enriching experience.

Weather : Tailgating in November at the Princeton vs. Yale football game and not sure what the weather will be like? Always check POL first for your updated local weather report.

Web Design and Hosting : Princeton Online, established in 1995 as one of the first city guides in the U.S., provides web hosting, web design, search engine optimization and web advertising solutions to over 400 businesses and non-profits located in the greater Princeton area.

Weddings Guide : A complete guide to help you with all of your wedding needs. From the proposal to the honeymoon you will find everything you need to plan the day of your dreams. Princeton wedding locations, florists, caterers, jewelers, event planners, cakes, and more. Princeton Online wants your day to be an affair to remember!

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