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The New Brunswick area provides an interesting blend of urban, suburban and semi-rural areas. Because of its many attractive features, the New Brunswick-Princeton corridor is one of the most prominent corporate and residential growth areas in the country. The city of New Brunswick itself has undergone a dramatic rebirth and redevelopment. Residents have been caught paging their colleagues out of rounds to plan social activities.

One hundred percent (100%) of the residents reported participating in various activities outside of the hospital. Ninety-five percent (95%) of the sample reported doing so while awake.

Highlights of Central New Jersey

  • Proximity to New York and Philadelphia-- but not too close.
  • Numerous parks and recreational areas.
  • Sailing, trout fishing, hunting, canoeing, hiking, skiing, white water rafting.
  • The Jersey Shore.

  • Many cultural centers with performances by nationally known professionals in music and
  • Professional theaters, including McCarter Theatre in Princeton and the Crossroads and
    George Street Theaters in New Brunswick.
  • Wide variety of employment opportunities available for spouses -- especially in the high tech
    and pharmaceutical industries.
  • Good schools.
  • High quality day care centers.
  • Attractive, safe residential areas with lots of affordable housing.
  • Many historical sites.
  • Convenient shopping malls (one on every corner).
  • Excellent variety of restaurants.
  • Easy accessibility to transportation: close proximity to Newark International Airport, Amtrak
    and NJ Transit and interstate bus lines.
  • Excellent local museum and art galleries.
  • Atlantic City.
  • Sports: Phillies, Mets, Yankees, Eagles, Giants, Jets, Flyers, Devils, 76ers, Knicks, Nets, and numerous college teams.