September 28, 2009
You Know Youâ€™re From Princetonâ€¦
By: Katie DeVito (Follow me on Twitter @kdevito)
Recently we polled our Twitter and Facebook friends on the following questionâ€¦
â€œYou know youâ€™re from Princetonâ€¦â€
Hereâ€™s What We Got:
â€¦when you know the better, less trafficked Thomas Sweets is in Palmer Square.
â€¦if you ever carved your name in a table at PJâ€™s Pancake House.
â€¦if youâ€™re a regular at the Princeton Record Exchange!
â€¦if youâ€™ve dumped your cd collection at the Princeton Record Exchange to get extra scratch.
â€¦if you know Dick Swain.
â€¦if you know which store houses the â€œAlbert Einstein Museumâ€.
â€¦when you almost ran over Cornel West because he likes to jaywalk. Stick to the crosswalks Cornel!
â€¦if you remember The Annex.
â€¦if you know what the Dinky is.
â€¦when you shop at Merrickâ€™s for a big event.
â€¦when you show up at a dinner party with cupcakes from Bent Spoon as a hostess gift.
â€¦if youâ€™ve skateboarded in the parking garage by the old Gap store.
â€¦if you park for free on PU campus on nights & weekends.
â€¦when your pizza delivery guy shows up in a BMW!
â€¦if you are on a first name basis with Chris at Lahieres.
â€¦when it takes a Trader Joeâ€™s to get you to cross Route 1.
â€¦because you know how to eat in your car when thereâ€™s no parking in town.
â€¦if youâ€™ve watched a number of movies be filmed in Princeton (Beautiful Mind, IQ, Transformers 2).
â€¦if you know what â€œspicesâ€ are at Hoagie Haven.
â€¦if you have a â€œdefaultâ€ favorite at Hoagie Haven.
â€¦if youâ€™ve eaten a cheesesteak from Hoagie Haven at the â€œfountainâ€.
â€¦if youâ€™ve broken into Princeton classrooms to eat your Hoagie Haven.
(*Princeton Scoop does not support breaking and entering)
â€¦when you take a bag of Small World Coffee with you on vacations.
â€¦when your little league victory party ends up at pizza star and dairy queen.
â€¦because you follow Princeton Scoop on Twitter @princetonscoop and Facebook for everything Princeton.
**Responses were compiled from our Twitter and Facebook friends.
Special thanks to the following Twitter friends: @dynowright, @ginamonari, @IVRepresents @kdevito, @njdevito, @njspice, @princetonscoop, @SermonOTheMount, @visitprinceton, @blues_traveler
Special mentions: @hoagiehaven @Princeton, @cornelwest, @blues_traveler
Written for Princeton Scoop (www.princetonscoop.com) by Katie DeVito.