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Longtime Princeton Resident Landon Jones Wins Time Inc. Lifetime Achievement Award

  “You never know.” That is the advice Landon Jones would give to aspiring writers. Jones, the winner of the Time Inc. 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award, certainly never imagined he would get to where he is today back when he was a young reporter. The Princeton resident and Princeton University alumnus began his work with…

Jeff Nunokawa: Using Facebook as a Literary Form

Jeff Nunokawa wakes up every morning and goes on Facebook. When he sits down at his computer, however, he doesn’t scroll through his newsfeed or ponder over which profile picture will get him the most likes—instead, he writes. Since 2007,Nunokawa, a professor at Princeton University, has been composing short essays on his Facebook account through…

Nick O’Connell: Father’s Wrongful Conviction Motivates Son to Help the Innocent

Nick O’Connell and his father, Frank O’Connell, are checking items off of their bucket list, from whitewater rafting to road tripping across the country. The completion of their list got a late start: Frank was wrongfully incarcerated for murder for 28 years, beginning when Nick was only four years old. “My relationship with my dad…

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Einstein, Pi Day, and Longstanding Tradition: The Landau Brothers

  Inside one of the many old guest books hidden away in Landau’s back offices are the signatures of people from Taiwan, Germany, the Dominican Republic and North Wales—and that’s just spanning a few pages. Landau, an independent retail store on Nassau Street, is run by two brothers, Robert and Henry Landau, and the store…

Anita Waldenberger: Bringing a Taste of Home to Princeton
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Anita Waldenberger: Bringing a Taste of Home to Princeton

  Anita Waldenberger is a native Austrian, and though she is now living in Princeton, she has recreated a piece of her home with Café Vienna. The shop at 200 Nassau Street opened in April of 2014 after years of planning. Waldenberger spent an entire year converting her mother’s old recipes for the café, and…

Princeton People: Courtney Banghart, on and off the Court

Courtney Banghart has hitchhiked through Alaska, taught high school biology, bungee-jumped in Switzerland, and just finished reading “American Sniper.” She is also currently the coach of the only undefeated team in the NCAA Women’s Basketball League right now: Princeton. “Princeton’s a place I just believe in to my very core,” Banghart said. “It’s a place…

Ted Deutsch Named New President of Princeton Arts Council Board

Princeton resident Ted Deutsch has been named the president of the Arts Council of Princeton board of trustees. Previously he served as the board’s vice president. Deutsch is the president of Taft and Partners, a strategic communications firm based in Lawrenceville. He has more than 20 years of experience in communications and public affairs. He…