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Blue Note NYC is a group of jazz clubs with restaurants. The first Blue Note opened in NYC's Greenwich Village in 1981, and is now refered to as one of the world's greatest jazz venues. Other clubs in the chain are located in: Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka and Nagoya, Japan; Milan, Italy; and, Seoul, South Korea. Jazz musicians refer to touring the Blue Note NYC & other clubs as "playing the Blue Note circuit".
Princeton Record Exchange appreciates the contribution Blue Note NYC provides to the local community and has created the below directions for your convenience. We hope that while you're in Princeton you also take the opportunity to browse our music and movie selection.
You can help contribute to the music community by selling us your unwanted CDs, DVDs and Vinyl, so that they will be recycled into the hands of music and movie lovers who can appreciate them again.
Blue Note NYC: By Car from Princeton Record Exchange (click for Google Maps).
Princeton Record Exchange: By Car from Blue Note NYC (click for Google Maps).
Buy New and Used CDs, DVDs, LPs, and more at our Princeton, NJ Store
See our buy from us page for more details of the types of music and movies we stock. Music lovers and collectors, as well as CD and Record dealers visit us from around the world to shop our selection. Categories we carry include Rock, Alternative, Classical, Opera, Jazz, Show Tunes, and many more music and movie genres.
Please Note: We do not currently list our inventory or sell online, mainly because our inventory changes greatly from day to day.
Sell us your unwanted CDs, DVDs & LPs!
We are always looking to increase our selection of quality merchandise. We buy private collections, estate collections, reviewer/radio station surplus, and entire record store inventories-no collection is too large!
If you have any unwanted CDs, DVDs, or LPs lying around gathering dust, check out our sell to us page, or give us a call at 609-921-0881.
Visit Blue Note NYC from Princeton Record Exchange
Traveling by Car
Start out going NORTH on S TULANE ST toward LINCOLN CT. <0.1 miles
Turn RIGHT onto SPRING ST. <0.1 miles
Turn RIGHT onto VANDEVENTER AVE. <0.1 miles
VANDEVENTER AVE becomes WASHINGTON RD / CR-526 / CR-571. 1.6 miles 5: Turn RIGHT. <0.1 miles
Turn LEFT onto US-1 N / BRUNSWICK PIKE. Continue to follow US-1 N. 15.7 miles
Merge onto NJ-18 S toward NEW BRUNSWICK / SOUTH RIVER / OLD BRIDGE / I-95 / NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE. 0.7 miles
Take the N.J. TURNPIKE ramp. 0.2 miles
Take the ramp toward NEW YORK AND NORTH. 0.3 miles
Merge onto I-95 N / NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE N toward CARS / TRUCKS-BUSES (Portions toll). 20.9 miles
Merge onto I-78 E / NEW JERSEY TPKE EXT E via EXIT 14 toward 14A-14B-14C / BAYONNE / JERSEY CITY / HOLLAND TUNNEL (Portions toll). 8.4 miles
Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto 12TH ST. 0.2 miles
12TH ST becomes BOYLE PLZ (Portions toll). <0.1 miles
BOYLE PLZ becomes HOLLAND TUNNEL (Crossing into NEW YORK). 1.8 miles 15: Turn SLIGHT LEFT to stay on HOLLAND TUNNEL. <0.1 miles
Take EXIT 3 toward BROOKLYN. <0.1 miles
Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto BEACH ST / ERICSSON ST. Continue to follow BEACH ST. <0.1 miles
Keep LEFT at the fork to continue on BEACH ST. <0.1 miles
BEACH ST becomes W BROADWAY. 0.5 miles
W BROADWAY becomes LA GUARDIA PL / LAGUARDIA PL. 0.1 miles
Turn LEFT onto W 3RD ST. 0.1 miles
End at 131 W 3rd St New York, NY 10012-1208, US
Visit Princeton Record Exchange from Blue Note NYC
Traveling by Car
Start out going NORTHWEST on W 3RD ST toward 6TH AVE / AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS. <0.1 miles
Turn RIGHT onto 6TH AVE / AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS. <0.1 miles
Turn RIGHT onto W 4TH ST. <0.1 miles
Turn RIGHT onto MACDOUGAL ST. 0.3 miles
Turn RIGHT onto CHARLTON ST. 0.1 miles
Turn LEFT onto VARICK ST. 0.1 miles
Take the HOLLAND TUNNEL ramp. <0.1 miles
Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto HOLLAND TUNNEL (Crossing into NEW JERSEY). 1.8 miles 9: HOLLAND TUNNEL becomes 14TH ST. 0.2 miles 14TH ST becomes I-78 W / NEW JERSEY TPKE EXT W (Portions toll). 7.9 miles 11: Take the TURNPIKE SOUTH / I-95 S exit. 0.6 miles
Merge onto I-95 S / NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE S toward CARS / TRUCKS-BUSES (Portions toll). 20.5 miles
Merge onto NJ-18 N via EXIT 9 toward US-1 / NEW BRUNSWICK / PRINCETON / TRENTON / TOWER CENTER BLVD.. 1.4 miles
Merge onto US-1 S toward TRENTON. 2.3 miles
Stay STRAIGHT to go onto US-1. 0.2 miles
Stay STRAIGHT to go onto US-1 S. 13.4 miles
Turn RIGHT. <0.1 miles
Turn RIGHT onto WASHINGTON RD / CR-526 / CR-571. 1.6 miles
Turn LEFT onto NASSAU ST. (Marked by the theater across the St. to your left)
Take your FIRST RIGHT at SOUTH TULANE ST.
Drive a few hundred feet; Princeton Record Exchange is in a large white building on your left.
If you have a large collection of CDs, DVDs or LPs to sell us that would be difficult to carry, please call us at 609-921-0881 or park close to the store so that we can come out and either review your collection or bring your collection into the store.
Directions to the Parking Garage
From our storefront, follow South Tulane St. to the end and make a right on Spring St. (Please note: The parking garage is in front of you to the left. Unfortunately, Spring St. is a one way St., and you must take a right.)
Drive 30 feet and take your first left onto North Tulane St.
After one block the road will end. Take a left onto Wiggins St.
The entrance to the Spring St. Garage will be one half a block on your left.
Parking in the Spring St. Garage is Free for the first 30 minutes.. After thirty minutes, the regular parking rate is $1 per hour, and the Sunday rate is 25 cents per two hours.
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