Where to Shop around The Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village
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Although best known for its eponymous Ivy League university, Princeton, New Jersey, is an historic locale in its own right. The site of a crucial battle of the American Revolutionary War, this atmospheric college town is nestled on the bank of (manmade) Lake Carnegie.
92 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
Many of the shops lining Princeton's Nassau Street offer goods that can be bought on a college student's budget. Hamilton, however, skews a bit more toward the budget of the accomplished Princeton alum. In addition to jewelry and watches by such...
122 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
There were many dismayed bibliophiles around here when Micawber Books closed a few years ago. Luckily, this famous university town didn’t have to go long without a stellar independent bookstore to bolster its reputation. Labyrinth Books on Nassau...
36 University Pl, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
Those of us who graduated from solidly mediocre universities have for years been on the receiving end of that half-hearted compliment, “that’s a really good school.” If that sounds wearily familiar, you may want to pick up some Princeton...
38 Spring St, Oldest Bicycle Shop In America, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
Fact checkers are welcome to lay their scrupulous hands on the claim, but Kopp’s Cycle on Spring Street touts itself the oldest bicycle shop in the United States and second oldest in the world. Continually in business since 1891, and owned by the...
21 Spring St, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
Say you’ve been invited to an esteemed professor’s house for roast beef, and you want to show up with an appropriate bottle of wine. The only problem is that you know more about Welch’s sodas than you do about good vintages or regions in France....
73 Palmer Square W, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
Touting the resplendent creations of the late Lilly Pulitzer, Palm Place on, yes, Palmer Square is the ideal antidote to a drab wardrobe. You may need to don some shades when you enter this haven of Palm Beach-chic attire, with its bright, floral...
25 Palmer Square E, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
The mobiles hang from the ceiling and the display windows flaunt small-scale architectural wonders at JaZams, a toy store geared toward mini Ivy-Leaguers. The children’s book section is one of the more extensive I’ve seen, with innumerous...
35 Spring St, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
From caprese to cannolis, D’Angelo Italian Market on 35 Spring Street is Princeton’s premier location for vittles from bella Italia. Part supermarket, part deli/restaurant and bakery, D’Angelo will help you stock your pantry or satisfy your...
59 Palmer Square W, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
Of the numerous stores that occupy the space in and around Palmer Square, there is only one that has endured for over 75 years. Having opened in 1937, the Silver Shop on the Square’s west side is the oldest store in Princeton that still stands in...
5761, 126 Village Blvd, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
Luxe Home Company is a local furniture and design store that offers myriad options and advice to guide you along the way. The 10,000-square-foot space showcases both modern and traditional pieces, from beds and couches to chandeliers and rugs....
65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
If you take advantage of one of Princeton’s BYOB restaurants, make sure to visit Public, a one-stop shop for beer and wine. The store’s extensive stock is reasonably priced across the board, and its helpful staff can suggest options and pairings....
5754, 111 Main St, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
Even when you’re traveling, sometimes you need flowers in a pinch, whether it’s to congratulate or thank someone you're visiting or to relay your condolences. Whatever the event or situation, Monday Morning Flower and Balloon Co. in Princeton has...
20 S Tulane St, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
One of the East Coast’s largest record shops, Princeton Record Exchange sells used and new CDs, DVDs, video games, and records. In business since 1980, the sprawling store has a catalogue of over 140,000 items, more than a third of which cost...
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