Princeton Week in Review

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Brooks Brothers to Open in Princeton Dec. 9

Brooks Brothers is scheduled to open in Princeton's Palmer Square on Dec. 9. The classic men's clothing store will open at 17 Palmer Square East, in the 6,130-square foot space formerly occupied by Banana Republic. 


In an effort to aid the victims affected by Hurricane Sandy, the Princeton business community will launch the Princeton Hurricane Sandy Relief Drive on November 20, from 9 a.m. to midnight. Customers are invited to shop and dine locally at 49 participating businesses  A percentage of sales from the day will be donated to New Jersey coastline local community relief efforts, as well as the American Red Cross.


Urban Outfitters Will Open in Princeton Next Month

Urban Outfitters, will open its doors at 42 Nassau Street on Dec. 6, Palmer Square Management has confirmed. The retailer, which sells clothing, accessories and housewares for the young and hip, will occupy the first and second floors of the five story building. 


Princeton Honors its Veterans

On the 55th anniversary of the Vietnam War, about 100 people of all ages gathered to at the monument at the intersection of Mercer and Nassau Streets to celebrate Veterans Day. “We often take for granted the things we should most be thankful for,” Princeton Mayor-Elect Liz Lempert said. “Let us never take for granted our veterans. Today we are reminded that freedom is not always free and we owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to those who sacrificed so that we could live free. We must never forget the bravery, the patriotism and the sacrifice of our veterans."


Police Release Sketch of Child Abduction Suspect

Princeton Township Police today released a sketch of the man identified as a suspect in an attempted child abduction in Princeton on Oct. 16. Last month an 8-year-old boy told police he was dragged into the woods by an man while playing in the backyard of a home on Province Line Road between Cherry Valley Road and Drakes Corner Road. 


Princeton Chefs Team Up for American Red Cross Fundraiser

Local Princeton chefs join forces this for a fundraiser to support the American Red Cross and its efforts to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Cocktails, light fare and services are courtesy of Josh Thomsen of Agricola, Manuel Perez of The Peacock Inn, Scott Anderson of elements, Mark Silverman of Bedens Brook Club, Max Hansen of Max Hansen Caterer and Gabby Carbone of The Bent Spoon. 


Frontier Airlines Announces Expansion at Trenton-Mercer Airport

Frontier Airlines announced on Thursday it will expand its low-fare service at Trenton-Mercer Airport, with the addition of four nonstop destinations launching in late January and early February 2013.  In addition to service to Orlando, Fla., Frontier will now fly to Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, New Orleans, and Tampa. 


$10 Million Gift Establishes Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies at Princeton University 

A $10 million gift from two Princeton alumni will establish the Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies at Princeton University. Sharmin Mossavar-Rahmani '80, and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani '74, have created the center to provide an interdisciplinary approach to understanding Iran and the Persian Gulf, with special attention to the region's significance for the contemporary world.


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