|Railroad Stations: Pennsylvania Station, junction of Albany and French Sts. and Easton Ave., for Pennsylvania R.R.; Sandford St. between Remsen and Throop Aves. for Raritan River R.R.|
|Bus Stations: Pennsylvania Station for Public Service and Greyhound; 22, French St. for Safeway Trailways.|
|Taxis: 35¢ within city limits.|
|Local Busses: Fare 5¢.|
|City Dock: Burnet St. near Commercial Ave.; excursion and fishing boats.|
|Traffic Regulations: Turns may be made in either direction at intersections of all streets, except where traffic officers direct otherwise; watch street signs for parking limitations and one-way streets.|
|Accommodations: Two modern hotels, several smaller hotels and boarding houses.|
|Information Service: Chamber of Commerce, Woodrow Wilson Hotel, George St. and Livingston Ave.|
|Motion Picture Houses: Six.|
|Swimming: The Natatorium, 507 Livingston Ave., 250 weekdays, 400 Sat. and Sun.; open only in summer.|
|Annual Events: Iris Field Day and Nurserymen's Field Day, New Jersey State College of Agriculture, May; Commencement exercises of Rutgers and New Jersey College for Women, June; Poultrymen's Field Day and Farm Crops Field Day, New Jersey State College of Agriculture, July; outboard motorboat races on Raritan River, July 4; Flower Show, Horse Show, September; Rutgers University athletic contests, October through May.|
NEW BRUNSWICK (125 alt., 34,555 pop.), situated on the south bank of Raritan River, combines the attributes of a manufacturing center, a college town, a market place and a county seat. It is far enough from other cities to live independently, even though the Pennsylvania Railroad designates it as the southwestern boundary of the New York commuting area.
A visitor in 1778 described New Brunswick as a "dismal town, but pleasantly situated." The riverside site is almost as pleasant as ever, but industrial development has converted the green shore into an area of brick- walled factories and old frame tenements.
The original green of the Colonial village is suggested by the tree- shaded square around which the municipal and Middlesex County buildings are grouped, and by the campuses of Rutgers University and its two affiliated schools: the New Jersey College for Women and the New Jersey State College of Agriculture. Half circling the city, these institutions occupy much of the high ground along Raritan River, which forms the northern and eastern boundaries of New Brunswick.
George Street, the main thoroughfare, is lined with modern shops. Glass-fronted first stories are topped with beauty parlors and offices of