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Some one and a half hours away from Manhattan, a duo of towns located across the Delaware River offer a visual retreat for a curious visitor. Both Lambertville, NJ and New Hope, PA boast lovely architecture, expansive art scene, and an array of vintage and antique shops as well as a fantastic food scene.

Street signs in Lambertville, NJ made of cast iron
A mural at Antiques Center at the People’s Store in Lambertville, NJ — a large multi-floor store
Nearby, A Touch of the Past Antiques, a large store is clearly divided into early 1900s antiques and an entire floor filled with mid-century modern furniture
One of the cast iron railings on the streets of Lambertville, NJ
At Bucks County Dry Goods, local shop curating indie apparel, and mid century home goods as well as artwork
At Bucks County Dry Goods
New Hope-Lambertville Bridge, connecting the two towns, was built in 1904
Across the bridge, in New Hope, PA – Ferry Market is a new food center featuring local food and drinks
The Good Gyro at Ferry Market serves Greek, Lebanese, Moroccan and Syrian staples
As the night approached, I crossed back to Lambertville to bump into A Stage In Time, a sharply curated space for mid century furniture and original art, co-owned by Peter Prorok and artist Ramon Robledo
At the back of “A Stage In Time“, a neatly organized vast collection of Life magazines

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