Newton, NJ is one of those gems that an explorer wants to keep secret. An exquisitely charming hilly town, it has been slowly getting ready for a cultural revival. To boot, is stunning architecture, and playful typography, both old and new. Here’re some of my observations.

Town center

Newton theater, a 605-seat venue in a restored 1923 building

One of the many stained glass entry windows found in Newton
Black Dog Books, a quaint bookshop with a balanced selection of fiction and non-fiction

Newton-branded bike rack
A window at a computer repair shop

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