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Leonia and Englewood Cliffs, Fort Lee is named after General Charles Lee, who camped in this area defending New York City. In fact, it was during Washington's retreat from Fort Lee in November 1776 that Thomas Paine composed his pamphlet The American Crisis, which began with the famous phrase, "These are the times that try men's souls."
Posted: Friday July 20, 2012, 8:05 AM
Zombies are coming to Allendale; Meadowlands racetrack hosts summer beer festival; and Shakespeare comes to many parks in Bergen. Hosted by Heather Zwain.
Video | Heather Zwain | Bergen News Brief | Porchlight Productions | Hudson Shakespeare Company | Van Neste Park
Posted: Friday June 29, 2012, 3:25 PM
Jazmin Brown unveiled he new fashion line at her "Sneak Peek Party" at Encore last night. Notables in attendance included Fort Lee's Katarina Kneer, Jerseylicious stars Tracy DiMarco and Jacki Bianchi, and Davis Bovain.
Katarina Kneer | Tracy DiMarco | Jackie Bianchi | Valerie Krsulic | Brittany Connors | Jazmin Brown | Lauren Hand | Corey Eps
| Jessica DeForne | Dawn Notaro | Anthonino Olimpio | Bob Kneer | Mariel Leon | Hannah Katz | Kaitlynn Barr | Shannon DeAcetis | Nick Granados | Elena Mazza | Camara Brown | Angela Christou | Tara Medina | John Shumae | Patrick McNulty | Byron Martin | Terry Boykin | Mia Reames | James Fourskey | Kathy Fourskey | Jabarr Reames | Gloria Martinez | Renee Bradshaw | Greg Brown | Eniara Brown | Denise Duke | Michelle Bueno | Roz Del Mauro | Caroline Cavallo | Stacey Adubatc | JoAnn Castle | Fort Lee
Posted: Thursday June 28, 2012, 1:48 AM
Happening On The Hudson: Sports Promoter John Korff returns to Bergen with the Ironman U.S. Championship
In the middle of the past decade, sports promoter John Korff wanted to organize a "bigger" race for the New York/New Jersey metro area. Korff owns Korff Enterprises, which organizes the New York City Triathlon, a race in which participants run 10 kilometers, bike 40 kilometers and swim 1,500 meters. He wanted something more ambitious.
John Korff | Strictly Bicycles | Nelson Gutierrez | Joseph Parisi Jr. | Quick Chek | Riverside Park | Englewood Cliffs
Posted: Friday June 15, 2012, 7:45 AM
Father's Day runs, walks and hikes; superheroes come to Paramus; vintage airshow at Teterboro, and more. Hosted by Heather Zwain.
Posted: Monday June 11, 2012, 1:30 PM
The 2012 George Washington Bridge Challenge to benefit the American Cancer Society was held yesterday in Fort Lee.
American Cancer Society | Sara Zayer | Laura Pomykala | Lidia Podlesiecki | Katarzyna Nowak`owska | Izabela Bacza
| Katarzyna Banko | Alexis Mejia | Kim Lowry | Meredith Hill | John Kirchhof | J.R. Feigenbutz | Rachael M'Callen | Veronica Escobar | Debra Fromer | Ihor Sawczuk | Lisa Bryzek | Carissa Garcia | Brian Vargas | Maryann Barsoum | Erin Shields | Hanna Kott | Alexa Steuer | Kelly Hering | Katherine Derrenberger | Mark Derrenburger | Tiffany Icaza | Stephanie Holland | Yosaira Valerio | Vishwa Ramdin | Peter Krajnak | Rick Laurenzo | Justin Laurenzo | Jessica Laurenzo | Bob Laurenzo | Cyndy Funro | Betsy Szatkowski | Denyse Galasso | Richard Ila | Linda Tham | Noreen Korsak | Bill Burlew | Lino Nunes | Helio Pedro | Danny Aravjo | Estefania Falcini | Jonathan Ortiz | Julian Tapasco | Marina Guzman | Oscar Acosea | Josephina Reynoso | Gia Reynoso | Tommy Mannion | Daisy Reynoso | Karriem Shabazz | Patrick Hoey | Valentina Eman | Denise Andersen | Alan Leipsner | Richard Watson | Jennifer Yates | Ross Dock | Moe Liss | Pearl Liss | Fort Lee
Posted: Friday June 8, 2012, 11:50 AM
Preparing for the next chapter of life.
Frank Cherichello | Pascack Hills High School | Deborah Shames | Herb Tannenbaum | Harbor Hills Day Camp
Posted: Wednesday June 6, 2012, 3:06 PM
The 10th annual Fort Lee Arts & Music Festival took place this past weekend. The event featured two stages of music, rides, artwork and a Harley Davidson show.
Posted: Wednesday June 6, 2012, 1:13 PM
Husband and wife team travels to Cambodia for dental clinics.
Posted: Monday June 4, 2012, 2:52 PM
A fab five of outdoor activities.
Posted: Monday June 4, 2012, 2:15 PM
All Saints Episcopal Church in Leonia held a Pasta Throwdown fundraiser where 14 signature pasta dishes were made by local chefs, and attendees voted for their favorite.
| La Famiglia Ristorante | In Napoli | Tutto A Modo Mio | Donn Pomodoro Ristorante | Bocconi Pasta Pronto & More | Bartolomeo | Santorini Taverna | Eric Oyervive | Pamela Oyervive | Aldi Gjoka | Melissa Bazzarelli | Umberto Hernandez | Vivian Jang | Victoria Beall | Alison Candusso | Jeremiah Echeandia | Matthew Gavzie | Aly Vasquez | Luka Sinishtaj | Wick Sinishtaj | Matthew Abbate | Joanne Abbate | Tamami Jon | Yeonhey Jon | Alysha Gnasso | Sam Gnasso | Sammy Gnasso | Vita Maria Clemente | Vincenzo Clemente | Marisa Moore | Nancy Candusso | Cynthia Malizia | Francesca Capolupo | Lena Clemente | Klever Munoz | Eduardo Munoz | Mario Amon | Alex Koumbis | Jack Koumbis | Kate Elefante | Gary Elefante | Paul Byerly | Maisy Byerly | Bradley Box | Monica Superville | Lauren Superville | Maureen Tapper | Ylan Tapper | Bernard Superville | Sally Terer | Gideon Terer | Angelo Santorini | Rochelle Watson | Nicolette Martin | Alan Candusso | Daisy McCrae | Deon Hines | Liz Dwarica | Terry Avignone | Juanita Barrow | Dean Weber | Roger Forsthoff | Paige Forsthoff | Susan Forsthoff | Julie Marshall | All Saints Episcopal Church | Bogota | Englewood | Englewood Cliffs | Fort Lee | Hackensack | Leonia | Ridgefield | Ridgefield Park
Posted: Thursday May 24, 2012, 11:50 AM
Jolie Toi Salon & Spa in Fort Lee held a Red Carpet Grand Opening Event that was hosted by Melissa Gorga, with Sarah Mattea performing her hits.
Melissa Gorga | Jolie Toi Salon & Spa | Michael Coe | Sarah Mattea | Charbel Mousallem | Lauren Amanda | Michael Barak
| Fiorella Nicolicchia | Stephanie Raheb | Berna Gabriel | Magdoline Sauma | Sylwia Gorkowska | Stefania Maksad | Anastasiia Popova | Carolina Sosa | Sofia Diana | Debra Diana | Laura Diana-Garratt | Andrea Perricone | Yousef Abuhakmeh | Ghada Abuhakmeh | Dainiel Estrada | Paula Munic | Greg Brown | Christine Santori | Nina Lukach | Melanie Blitz | Sleiman Boulos | Jean Bae | Carmela Dellaquila | Maryelen Brusco | Bela Levingart | Eiji Hagiwara | Steven Igleasias | Leila Kalousek | Fernando Garcia | Laura Korpa | Herve Racaud | Ewelina Kandybowicz | Kris Kandybowicz | Fort Lee
Posted: Wednesday May 23, 2012, 10:29 AM
Farmers Markets grow and evolve across North Jersey
Joan Groom | Dina Burke | Paramus Farmers Market | Danielle Mastricova | Jane Graham | Tracy DiTolla | Salma Shamy
| Wyckoff's Abma's Farm | Dumont Farmers Market | Emerson Farmers Market | Englewood Farmers Market | Fort Lee Farmers Market | Hasbrouck Heights Farmers Market | Haworth Farmers Market | Oakland Farmers Market | Ramsey Farmers Market | Ridgewood Farmers Market | River Vale Farmers Market | Rutherford Farmers Market | Teaneck Farmers Market | Tenafly Farmers Market | Dumont | Emerson | Englewood | Fort Lee | Hasbrouck Heights | Haworth | Oakland | Paramus | Ramsey | Ridgewood | River Vale | Rutherford | Teaneck | Tenafly
Posted: Tuesday May 15, 2012, 1:03 PM
Movie comedy celebrates the 100th year of its birth -- in Fort Lee
Posted: Sunday May 6, 2012, 8:00 AM
Running for a Cause: The Escape to the Palisades 5K Run presented by Benzel Busch Motor Corporation in Fort Lee
The Escape to the Palisades Half Marathon & 5K Run was held yesterday.
Megan Varano | Francesca Gencarelli | Antonietta Gencarelli | Rosalina Gencarelli | Angelo Messina | Victor Del Rio
| Mike Legg | Joe Lawler | Arely Quintanilla | Melanie Quintanilla | Samantha Marella | Karen Goldfarb | Lauren Lewis | Amelia Gold | Bill Cote | Meghan Cote | Jakki Robdau | Charmaine Strange | Jennifer Wharton | Michele Kelber | Nicole Mermet | Lucille Sollazzo | Susan Delisle | Dan Seidler | Agnes Zbylut | Jessica Purcell | Steven Zebrak | Byung Kim | Alex Kim | Cindy Hearing | Bernie Janelle | Rubin Klein | Anthony Varano | Lia Canavan | Katherine Dillon | Rhiana Swartz | Lora Swartz | Kristin Stoeber | Larissa Alaverdian | Raffi Alaverdian | Joy Cohen | Michael Cohen | Christopher Mertz | Amy Mertz | Eric Mertz | John Milone | Felicia Mair | William Mair | Jesse Du Bey | Sergey Ulyanenko | Amy Goldenberg | Jessica Kostek | Briana Files | Jonathan Warman | Alicia Olmoz | Kristin Matson | Susan Del Rio | Kevin Smyth | Richard Fischer | Amy Fischer | David Silverman | Paul Lukaszewski | Gargi Chaudhuri | Lauren Sherwin | Marc Frydman | Herb Zoota | Eugene Suh | Phil Triantafillou | Eric Shyr | Demitria Zayat | Jonathan Chung | Lizzett Cuervo | Michael Sanchez | Marilyn Valencio | Elizabeth Morrow School | River Road Dental | Benzel-Busch | Fort Lee
Posted: Wednesday April 25, 2012, 1:53 PM
There is an abundance of wonderful places to experience, explore and embrace nature right at our doorstep.
Posted: Monday April 23, 2012, 3:26 AM
Quizmaster Ryan Greene takes to the streets of Englewood for this week's holiday weekend question.
Video | Quiz Cam | Ryan Greene | Frances Martini | Gerry Migliore | Elizabeth Martinez | Christina Trefurt
Posted: Wednesday April 18, 2012, 3:14 PM
Little Leagues around Bergen started their baseball seasons this past week.
Posted: Sunday April 15, 2012, 3:40 PM
Fans came out to Studio 4 nightclub in Fort Lee this past Friday to meet Super Bowl Champion and NY Giants star wide receiver Victor Cruz.
Posted: Saturday April 14, 2012, 2:51 PM
The idea of a band cultivating an impressive fan base, honing a distinct sound and being in the running for a chance to open for Bruce Springsteen in less than a year’s time would sound like a fraud to most. No greater fraud than the Great Fraud themselves, a Jersey-based quartet that frontman Joe Marrero calls the “real deal.”
Posted: Wednesday April 11, 2012, 12:30 PM
First woman filmmaker made her mark at Fort Lee's Solax Studio.
Posted: Wednesday April 4, 2012, 2:13 PM
The Garden of Dreams Foundation's annual talent show at Radio City Music Hall features three Bergen County kids.
Posted: Monday April 2, 2012, 10:20 AM
Episode 42: This week, Englewood is tested by quizmaster Ryan Greene on a famed Dwight Morrow alum.
Video | Quiz Cam | Ryan Greene | Sarah Jessica Parker | Elliot Murano | Maria Perez | Jael Dalessandro | Michael Ackerman
Posted: Friday March 23, 2012, 10:31 AM
Yamagata is a very traditional Japanese restaurant in Fort Lee with memorable sushi.
Posted: Thursday March 15, 2012, 11:52 AM
Wellness Week 2012 brings not only deals at spas and fitness studios, but a pledge, spokesperson and NYC restaurant deals.
Ridgewood European Day Spa | Massage Envy | Tambourine Spa | Strong Hands Massage Therapy | Edgewater Kung Fu
Posted: Monday March 12, 2012, 6:10 AM
Episode 39: This week, quizmaster Ryan Greene bops around Paramus Park hoping to find someone who remembers this 1997 boy band's local performance.
Video | Quiz Cam | Ryan Greene | Paramus Park | Eunice Dominguez | Meredith Caramagna | Pamela French | Fort Lee | Hackensack