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From The Lawns to The Heights to the Old Country Club neighborhoods in town, Ridgewood has an eclectic residential architectural style with cozy Cape Cod homes, charming Dutch colonials and expansive estates. With 25,000 residents, the village is well known for its bustling downtown, its convenient transportation for commuters, its quality schools, and its wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The residents of Ridgewood love watching their kids play sports - especially soccer, lacrosse, and softball and baseball.
Posted: Monday April 22, 2013, 4:23 PM
Back in the 1950s, Kelly Girls were well-known for being competent, temporary office help. In celebration of Women's History Month, we present our own "Kelly" girls – accomplished women who just happen to share Kelly as their first name.
Kelli Agresta | Kelly Spitzley | Kelly Conheeney | Kelly Weber | Kelly Larson | Englewood | Franklin Lakes | Oradell
Posted: Monday April 15, 2013, 1:58 PM
Lisa's Mediterranean Kitchen is homey and good.
Posted: Wednesday April 10, 2013, 2:05 PM
West Bergen Mental Healthcare of Ridgewood held its 50th Anniversary Gala this past Friday at The Grove in Cedar Grove.
West Bergen Mental Healthcare | Michelle Eufer | Michelle Buhl | Jennifer Jarmark | Sue Lee | Katherine Kandravry
| Dawn Rhode | Josie Dvorken | Lisa Williamson | Katie Taylor | Jamie Pollock | Patrick Fletcher | Robin Kazmierczak | Bob Azolini | Esther Fletcher | Linda Azolini | Brielle Senft | Gabby Roberts | Tim Fritz | Stephanie Fritz | Lauren Stillwell | Andrew Paterson | Megan Stillwell | Nathan Ilnicki | Barbara Stillwell | Bob Stillwell | David Ross | Diana Ross | Deirdre Ward | Marie Arronson | Paul Arronson | Pat Fletcher | Barbara Hymens | Richard Guild | Martha Bower | Amanda Cooke | Cathy Cooke | Barbara Brummer | Warren Cooke | Chris Cooke | Carol Courtney | Tim Courtney | Carol Buhl | Chrissy Lijoi | Tracey DiMarco | Pete Benedict | Anne Benedict | Ken Emerson | Lou Palter | Philip Wilson | Jane Wilson | Michael Tozzoli | Judy Bruinooge | Tom Bruinooge | Frank Gallagher | Brenda Gallagher | Peter Mercer | Jacquie Ehlert Mercer | Jim Napolitano | Cathy Corbet | Ray Corbet | Ridgewood
Posted: Friday April 5, 2013, 9:50 AM
Ridgewood High School held its annual Asian Festival, with proceeds going to benefit Doctors Without Borders.
Posted: Tuesday April 2, 2013, 3:57 PM
Arthur Groom | Van Neste Park | John Sanders | Maureen Maguire | Joyce Booth | Lorraine Julianno | Cecilia Oliemuller
Posted: Monday April 1, 2013, 11:11 AM
Authors and style experts Jill Martin and Dana Ravich stopped by Bookends in Ridgewood for a book talk and signing of their book, "Weekend Makeover"
Bookends | Dana Ravich | Jill Martin | Shelia Kirsch | Gail Leicht | Casey Leicht | Wendi Leicht | Georgette Dorfman
Posted: Friday March 29, 2013, 9:54 AM
Ridgewood Library held its "Friends of the Ridgewood Library 2013 Annual Author Luncheon" at Seasons in Washington Township, featuring best-selling novelist Kathleen Grissom.
Seasons | Ridgewood Library | Kathleen Grissom | Liz Wellinghorst | Edith Fiato | Marie Molloy | Nancy Greene | Paul McCarthy
| Nancy Kontos | Sara Beinstein | Sherry Frank | Sharon Yacura | Lucia Donahue | Rachel Bock | Clare Probert | Katie Loughin | Lori Gottheim | Annmarie Cozzi | Simona Szocsoun | Carroll Highet | Deirdre Ward | Lisa Conklin | Beth Freed | Cheryl Alterman | Katherine Grissom | Ellie Miller | Ann Swist | Marilyn Scott | Eileen Leone | Linda Wasserstein | Carol Parascandola | Phil Alemeida | Marge Geraghty | Doris Pierson | Karl Pierson | Tess Guiliani | Gwenn Hauck | Jim Griffin | Shelia Brogan | Rebecca Rubenstein | Ridgewood | Washington Township
Posted: Friday March 29, 2013, 8:05 AM
Join in on an Easter egg hunt; Jill Martin, Dana Ravich, Marie Osmond and Nia Vardalos stop by for book signings; and catch Heather on "Jerseylicious." Hosted by Heather Zwain.
Video | Heather Zwain | Bergen News Brief | Books and Greetings | Bookends | Dana Ravich | Jill Martin | Marie Osmond
Posted: Saturday March 23, 2013, 10:28 AM
The Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce and The Woman's Club of Ridgewood held "Please Walk in my Shoes" shoecase party.
Woman's Club of Ridgewood | Ania Bielicka | Lynn Macauly | Gail Amato | Amira Elskafi | Barbara Zucchino | Joan Groome
Posted: Friday March 22, 2013, 3:27 PM
On good nights — say, when the monolithic TV is tuned to the Retro station and diners are entertained by kitschy Bollywood musical numbers from the Fifties, Sixties and Seventies — eating at Diwani can feel homey, like dining in front of the tube with takeout.
Posted: Tuesday March 19, 2013, 10:11 AM
Popular Montclair restaurant Raymond's opens in Ridgewood
Posted: Monday March 18, 2013, 8:05 AM
A smashing St. Patrick's Day celebration was held at Mac Murphy's Bar and Restaurant in Ridgewood
Mac Murphy's | Alicia Vuoncino | Sarah Aiosa | Kate Langan | Julia Saylie | Erin Farrell | Sara Tafuri | Bob Tafuri
| Darin Johnson | Luke Morriss | Kieran Smith | Kayleigh Smith | Scott Smith | Eileen Smith | Morgan Smith | Jamie Flores | Rachel Rao | Saunderll Davison | Andrea Binder | Jena Burgess | Dan Parody | Christie McKinley | Lauren McKinley | Virginia Rao | Ed Rao | Mike Schneider | Lynn Schneider | Glen Miller | Mike Doyle | St. Pat's 2013 | Ridgewood
Posted: Friday March 15, 2013, 8:05 AM
Bergen News Brief, March 15, 2013: St. Patty's celebrations, a matinee for charity in Ridgewood, and more
Bergen's restaurants and pubs celebrate St. Patrick's Day; catch a movie matinee for charity in Ridgewood; St. Joseph's Children's Hospital to host Cooking for Kids event; and more. Hosted by Heather Zwain.
Video | Heather Zwain | Bergen News Brief | Paramus Catholic High School | The Shannon Rose | MK Valencia | Crow's Nest
Posted: Thursday March 14, 2013, 8:10 AM
The Promise Foundation held a shopping event at the home of Carla Sullivan in Ridgewood.
Promise Foundation | Caroline Blodgett | Monique Moore | Michele Shore | Michelle Hallajian | Lynsey Jackson
Posted: Tuesday March 12, 2013, 4:23 PM
Ridgewood High School Backwoods held a student talent show.
Ridgewood High School | Chuck Johnson | James Kleiman | Paul Vagianoss | David Zrike | George Washington Middle School
Posted: Tuesday March 12, 2013, 11:21 AM
Head Coach of the New York Giants, Tom Coughlin, visited Bookends in Ridgewood to meet with fans and sign copies of his new book "Earn the Right to Win" yesterday.
Tom Coughlin | Bookends | Gina Lisi | John Feliciano | Kyle Smith | Annie Terrizzi | Toni Monusky | Jason Robbins
Posted: Thursday March 7, 2013, 4:17 PM
The game of platform tennis originated in the winter of 1928 when Fessenden Blanchard and James Cogswell were looking for a winter racquets game close to home.
| Brookside Racquet and Swim Club | Mark Bliss | Maria Reuter | Jim Ward | Dick Botelli | Victoria Nebel | Jane Flood | Ginny Sniatkowski | Louise Cash | New Jersey Men's Platform Tennis Association | Men's Interstate Paddle League | New Jersey Women's Platform Tennis League | Jim McNamara | Upper Ridgewood Tennis Club | Ron Erskine | Anthony Cosimano | Steve Haller | Love Forty | Sports | Steve Baird | Knickerbocker Country Club | Shirley Babington | Rich Maier | Englewood | Ridgewood | Tenafly
Posted: Wednesday March 6, 2013, 1:29 PM
The Woman's Club of Ridgewood held its 2nd annual Beauty & Style event last night.
Woman's Club of Ridgewood | Deany Rubin | Joan Groome | Robin Morsch | Janine Vellis | Katie Saladucha | Becky Simpson
| Cara McBrearty | Natalie Ryneveld | Mia Martinez | Elena Kish | Kelsey Egan | Jack Panico | Gigi Befill | Sandy Dragona | Kara Shakarashvili | Kirsten Pelekis | Kathy Slomin | Cheryl Moore | Kelly Lyons | Jennifer Delcalzo | Daniella Heller | Gabriella Wilday | Jennifer Donohue | Gabrielle Winnert | Danielle Aspromatis | Jennifer Channing | Meredith Lawida | Colleen Braun | Christina Krauss | Martha Fickinger | Jennifer Edelson | Margaret Carpenter | Kate Duggan | Linda Purdy | Andrea Rademacher | Margo Heller | Joanne Reisser | Erika Gerena | Anita Srivastava | Sara Beinstein | Rosemarie Cristofolo | Holly Homa | Kristin Dahl | Gregory Chernalis | Carmen Negron | Loren Capezzuto | Caroline Meier | Ellen Shaughnessy | Jan Piccirillo | Lorraine Jliano | Laurie Lydecker | Ron Lucas | Kristin Dahl Fashions | Helmet Huggers | In Thyme Catered Events | Deseos Boutique | Peaceable Hill Paperie | No Fuss Lunch | The Girls with the Pearl | The Wine Seller | Arthur Groom & Co | Custodi Caterers | Worth | Panico Salon & Spa | Family Promise of Bergen County | Ridgewood
Posted: Wednesday February 27, 2013, 2:46 PM
Ridgewood Fare held their grand opening celebration at 26 Wilsey Square in Ridgewood.
Ridgewood Fare | Paul Aronsohn | David Paglia | Victor Rosasco | Robert Peiffer | Toni Delisi | Megan Fraser | Margie Downs
Posted: Thursday February 21, 2013, 11:10 AM
Owners of Axia and the former Baste open a new restaurant in Ridgewood.
Posted: Thursday February 21, 2013, 8:35 AM
Pete Wentz, bassist and primary lyricist for the band Fall Out Boy, dropped by Bookends in Ridgewood to meet fans and sign copies of his new book "Gray."
Pete Wentz | Bookends | Simonia Szocsoba | Jess Augustyn | Melissa Morgan | Kaelyn Rupinski | Gabby Ruiz | Grace Benhamroun
| Sophie Bologh | Marina Bianchi | Skyler Brown | Xiamara Reyes | Jackie Qumlan | Anne Knight | Amanda D'Ercole | JR Perkins | Jack Hancock | Sarah Krisak | Jessica Dacunha | Amber Johnson | Carly Haefeli | Patrick Ritchie | Samantha Verbert | Aristotelis Frangias | Sam Ayers | Bekka Ferguson | Hannah Moedr | Alyssa Barrale | Amanda Mioli | Lenny Morales | Gunnar Morales | Lynn Bellech | Meghan Coyle | Ridgewood
Posted: Tuesday February 19, 2013, 11:58 AM
Social Scene: Life Opportunities Unlimited holds dinner dance for disabled adults at Blend in Ridgewood
Life Opportunities Unlimited held a Valentine's Dance for adults with developmental disabilities at Blend in Ridgewood
Life Opportunities Unlimited | Blend | Paul Aronsohn | Margaret Waterman | Anne Stuart | Renee Nelson | Kemone Hedge
| Edie Garbowitz | Rashewn Kiffen | Gail Tamirian-Mandeli | Junior Green | Jim Aniliayian | David Fein | Roshown Kippin | Rosaire Altidore | Debbie Devaney | Nancy Farquhar | Diane Case | Christine Carter | Frances Field | Joe Hainthaler | Michelle McKinney | David Feeney | Chris Reilly | Raymonde Milord | Kevin Haley | Daniel Samuelian | Elizabeth Forte | Nancy Reilly | John Kocendira | Cleo Lymp | Joe Colaneri | Stanley Kocendia | Valma Thomas | John Mandeli | Fred Kaps | Ed Sullivan | Hugh Cohen | Paul Vagianos | Fred Montgomery | Peter Remsen | Angela Brown | Holly Colleti | Anthony Ellerbe | Shirleen Hill | AnnMarie Polarmo | Ridgewood
Posted: Wednesday February 13, 2013, 10:29 AM
For some, yesterday's snow might have been a minor annoyance.
Posted: Tuesday February 12, 2013, 12:55 PM
Burns Night Supper was held at the Knights of Columbus in Ridgewood to celebrate Scotland's Robert Burns
Joy Scott | Ian Scott | Brendan Sullivan | Blair Creed | Jason Gellman | Kelly Green | Jill Sullivan | Sandie Pleeter
Posted: Monday February 11, 2013, 11:47 AM
"Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro opened his second location of Carlo's Bakery in Ridgewood Sunday morning.