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Posted: Wednesday June 11, 2014, 01:18 PM
Bergen News Brief, Feb. 12, 2016
Posted: Friday February 12, 2016, 08:00 AM
Rivara’s Restaurant will have a dinner & a show; Lou’s Tavern will have a music-filled fundraiser; Ho-Ho-Kus Inn will host a Valentine’s Brunch; Bibi’z will host their Seductive Dinner; and Kate Hudson will visit Bookends to sign her new book. Hosted by Heather Zwain.
Teresa Giudice and Adrianna Briad (Photo by Jeremy Smith)
Posted: Thursday February 11, 2016, 10:00 AM
The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice made one of her first stops on her book tour at Bookends Bookstore in Ridgewood to meet her fans and supporters and sign copies of her new memoir, “Turning the Tables: From Housewife to Inmate and Back Again.”
Janice Fox, David Fox, Sally Skoric, Jay Friedman, Jay Baney (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Thursday February 11, 2016, 08:00 AM
Ridgewood Crew Program held its Night of Rhythm and Blues at Christ Church in Ridgewood, featuring the band Souled Out.
John Soper, Amanda Argiro, Eddie Pinuisini, Jennifer Keogh, Eric Bongard, Kenny Tunstall, Mike Donne (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Wednesday February 10, 2016, 12:00 PM
The Cornerstone Restaurant & Bar in Hillsdale celebrated Mardi Gras.
Jennifer Levison, Barnett Goldman, Faith Feder, Staci Klonsky, Paul Sendik, Traci Sachs (Photo by Charlene Wisnewski)
Posted: Wednesday February 10, 2016, 08:00 AM
Temple Emanuel of the Pascack Valley “Bids, Bites, & Beverages” auction and wine tasting event in Woodcliff Lake, featuring an evening of food, drink and a live auction.
Tami Weaver-Henry, Janice Johnson, Gail Baskerville-Norris, Martina Middleton, Elizabeth Carter, Nicole James (Photo by Robert Pytel)
Posted: Tuesday February 9, 2016, 01:30 PM
National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW 100), Bergen/Passaic Chapter, presented its seventh annual Heart Healthy Wine Tasting at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, celebrating the 13th annual National Wear Red Day.
Cindy M. Martins, director, Friends of Hackensack University Medical Center; Kris Horgan; Christine Implicito (Photo by Seth Litroff)
Posted: Tuesday February 9, 2016, 08:00 AM
HackensackUMC Friends presented a luncheon and conversation entitled “Concussion and Healing the Injured Brain,” featuring Stephen Percy Jr., hosted at the Saddle River Inn.
(Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Monday February 8, 2016, 04:00 PM
Art House Productions held its 10th Annual Snow Ball. The “black tie creative” gala featured live music, light fare, open bar and a silent auction. Proceeds benefited the Art House's arts programs.
Raquel Lori, Lisa Kloster, Jennifer Taylor, Danielle Larsen, Bonnie Enea (Photo by Paula Barbagallo)
Posted: Monday February 8, 2016, 10:40 AM
The 15th Annual Mahwah Schools Foundation Denim & Diamonds Gala was held this past week at Seasons in Washington Township.
Bob Carroll, Roberta Sonenfeld, Gwenn Hauck, David Hauck, Rob and Janet Fricke (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Monday February 8, 2016, 08:00 AM
Ridgewood Library Foundation held a donor appreciation cocktail party at the home of Melanie Stern and David Rarich in Ridgewood.
Maria Leone, Deirde Moore, Michelle Carfi (Photo by Paula Barbagallo)
Posted: Sunday February 7, 2016, 08:00 AM
The Father’s Guild of Academy of Our Lady held its 18th annual beefsteak dinner dance.
Carmen Vega Mathis, Priscilla Klymenko, Diane Caporino, Holly Alonso, Paula Gruja (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Friday February 5, 2016, 11:10 AM
St. Peter Academy, of River Edge, held its second annual tricky tray raffle and dinner at Macaluso’s in Hawthorne.
Bergen News Brief, Feb. 5, 2016
Posted: Friday February 5, 2016, 08:00 AM
Comedian Alonzo Bodden will perform at Bananas Comedy Club; Tomorrows Children’s Fund will hold a comedy fundraiser; Mexicali Live will hold its seventh annual Mardi Gras bash; the Great Beer Expo will be held at Meadowlands Expo Center; and vote in the (201) Family Readers Choice Awards. Hosted by Heather Zwain.
Becky Mongelli, Melissa Decarlo, Jeannie Russell (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Thursday February 4, 2016, 02:15 PM
The Junior Woman’s Club of Ramsey held its Ladies’ Night Out at the Ramsey Golf & Country Club, where the group played Bunco to benefit the Woodlands Senior Living Center.
Meital Benaroya, Daisy and Paula Phelan (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Thursday February 4, 2016, 08:00 AM
M.Lux Salon hosted a night of mingling and networking, featuring beauty vendors, entertainment and more throughout the evening.
Julia Neus, Alyssa Fell, Jill Noorily (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Wednesday February 3, 2016, 03:30 PM
Ramapo College of New Jersey graduate and YouTube star Grace Helbig held a book signing at Bookends Bookstore in Ridgewood, where she met with fans and signed copies of her new book, “Grace & Style: The Art of Pretending You Have It.”
Luba Stark, Karina Gorfin, Milena Ledeen, Irina Blancato (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Wednesday February 3, 2016, 08:00 AM
Cresskill Middle/High School Home & School Association hosted its fifth annual casino night at SPACE in Englewood.
(Photo by Richard Formcola)
Posted: Tuesday February 2, 2016, 02:30 PM
Midland Park / Ramapo High School Interact Club hosted their third annual Winter Wonderland Fashion Show at The Brick House in Wyckoff.
Mina-Jacqueline Au; Heidi Rigmey; Hilde Cho; Jennifer Graf
Posted: Tuesday February 2, 2016, 08:00 AM
Classic with a hint of edginess is my absolute favorite combination. The ladies here nailed it.
Jerome Anderson (Photo by Chris Marksbury)
Posted: Monday February 1, 2016, 10:00 PM
The Bergenfield father of two shares his favorite things
Patti Pecoraro, Sharon La Monica and Marisa Arcaroli (Photo by Jeremy Smith)
Posted: Monday February 1, 2016, 04:30 PM
The Bergen Catholic High School Hockey team held their Casino Night Fundraiser at the Park Ridge Elks Club.
(201) Magazine: Best of Bergen, behind the scenes
Posted: Monday February 1, 2016, 10:45 AM
The votes have been counted for the 10th annual Best of Bergen readers’ poll! (201) Magazine and bergen.com take you behind the scenes of this month’s issue to see the creation of some of the images at just a few of this year’s winning resident-chosen locations around Bergen County.
Karen Cerata, Dahlia Cooper, Jennifer Lynch, Nicole Wack (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Monday February 1, 2016, 08:00 AM
Bergen LEADS held its Fifth Friday luncheon and networking event at Hilton Hasbrouck Heights, hosted by the Bergen Volunteer Center.
Dora Rotondilla, Amanda Thomas (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Saturday January 30, 2016, 11:15 AM
SMOKED Artisan Prepared Foods held its pre-opening event for friends and community in Ridgewood, where they served signature dishes and beverages.
Bergen News Brief, Jan. 29, 2016
Posted: Friday January 29, 2016, 08:00 AM
Cresskill Middle/High School Home & School Association will host its 5th annual casino night; Ridgewood Art at Village Hall will have a launch party; the rescheduled third round of Ultimate Chef New Jersey will take place at Chef Central; and the Ridgewood High School Jamboree will be held this week. Hosted by Heather Zwain.
John and Robyn Tumminia, Richard Chappell and Kim Abbood (Photo by Tav Jinivizian)
Posted: Thursday January 28, 2016, 10:00 AM
Christian Health Care Center (CHCC) of Wyckoff held its fourth annual Beefsteak dinner at The Brownstone in Paterson.
Brooke Braunstein, Gabrielle Peterson, Stacy Davis (Photo by Charlene Wisnewski)
Posted: Wednesday January 27, 2016, 08:00 AM
The JCO of Northern Bergen County hosted its third annual Make A Wish luncheon fundraiser at a home in Upper Saddle River.
Gabriel Kaim, Camellia Brown and Mallory Aurichio sled down a hill in Park Ridge (Photo by Kevin R. Wexler)
Posted: Tuesday January 26, 2016, 11:45 AM
Families made the most of the first snowstorm of the year by gathering to have some fun sledding down a hill off of Fremont Avenue in Park Ridge.
Katherine Grasso, Jane Kirsch Co-Chair, Jaonne Glock, Isabel Reddy; (back row) Catherine Abbott, Mary Sedminara Co-Chair, Nora McAvey, Elaine Arezzo (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Tuesday January 26, 2016, 08:00 AM
The Valley Hospital Auxiliary Mahwah Branch held its annual potluck dinner at the home of Catherine Abbott.
(Photo by Dennis Comella)
Posted: Monday January 25, 2016, 08:00 AM
Heroes & Villains Fan Fest at Meadowlands Expo Center, featuring celebrity panels, superhero cosplay, photo ops and more.
Stay on course with expert advice on training for your first -- or next -- marathon.
Posted: Tuesday July 12, 2011, 12:32 AM
Make the most of training for a marathon, with tips from an expert.
At The Orange Lantern in Paramus, Peter Taylor, center, participates in a trivia game, which has become a popular bar activity.
Posted: Saturday March 3, 2012, 11:20 AM
Trivia Night' are gaining popularity in North Jersey bars and restaurants.
Posted: Tuesday November 13, 2012, 02:12 PM
Off-leash fun of the canine variety at area dog parks.
Overpeck County Park, Leonia (Photo by Tariq Zehawi)
Posted: Wednesday April 11, 2012, 02:38 PM
Dog and dog-friendly parks where your beloved pooch can have some fun and recreation
The Gravity Vault in Upper Saddle River offers indoor rock climbing, an excellent way to exercise. (Anne-Marie Caruso)
Posted: Tuesday July 12, 2011, 11:35 AM
Scaling a rock wall is healthy and fun.
Second graders from the Grant Elementary School in Dumont take a hike at Tenafly Nature Center. Tenafly 05/09/11 (Photo by Anne-Marie Caruso)
Posted: Tuesday May 10, 2011, 10:50 PM
The Tenafly Nature Center offers hiking, bird-watching and observation of various wildlife in Bergen County.
The Old Burying Ground also known as Blauvelt Cemetery, on Old Tappan Road in Harrington Park (Photo by Colleen White)
Posted: Wednesday October 23, 2013, 10:40 PM
OK, maybe spirits don't roam in Bergen County, but try telling that to ghost hunters and lovers of local lore. Every region of the country boasts legends of visitors from the great beyond and Bergen is no exception.
Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus (Photo by Anne-Marie Caruso)
Posted: Monday September 3, 2012, 09:00 AM
The geographic heart of Bergen County has many popular places to shop, dine, and have fun.
Barbour’s Pond is home to at least 18 species of snails and clams.
Posted: Wednesday April 25, 2012, 01:53 PM
There is an abundance of wonderful places to experience, explore and embrace nature right at our doorstep.
Teaneck High School’s Carly Ortiz, front, and Sarah Fisher at Overpeck Creek on Monday. They are among the rowers drawn to the calm waters.
Posted: Tuesday February 21, 2012, 10:37 AM
Bergen County’s Overpeck Creek is becoming a hot spot for competitive rowing teams in northern New Jersey.
Posted: Tuesday October 4, 2011, 10:36 AM
Why hibernate before we have to? Fall — with its aromas of apple cider and wood-burning fireplaces — is a particularly nice time to be outside. So, here are 10 suggestions for fun things to do while we can.
Posted: Wednesday August 17, 2011, 12:09 AM
Want to be a river explorer? Try kayaking among the skyscrapers.
Don Torino, right, leads a free bird walk through the Meadowlands, a major stop on the shorebird migration route.
Posted: Sunday August 21, 2011, 09:11 PM
I understand hiking. I understand taking a pleasant walk in the great outdoors. What I have never understood was why anyone would devote so much time and energy to looking for birds.
Mike Kerwick follows Rick Velasco into the woods at Saddle Ridge Riding Center in Franklin Lakes.
Posted: Tuesday August 16, 2011, 10:23 AM
Standing in the stables, next to a gentle horse named Milo, everything seems so placid. I sidle up next to Milo, stroking his forehead, his cheek, his chest. If this is the horse that will carry me down a trail for a 30-minute horseback ride — the first of my life — I better introduce myself.
Posted: Wednesday August 10, 2011, 11:36 AM
Tips to keep your car in top condition
Bergen's Gordon A. Uehling III is an ATP world ranked player in both singles and doubles, and founder of CourtSense.
Posted: Wednesday July 20, 2011, 01:10 PM
Racquet Clubs in Bergen County
Filmmaking concept scene with dramatic lighting
Posted: Thursday March 27, 2014, 03:01 PM
From the era of the silents to the surround-sound blockbusters of today, Bergen's varied landscapes have offered filmmakers many diverse backdrops for staging their films. Here is a town-by-town roundup of feature-length motion pictures (as of 2007) guaranteed to peak curiosity and encourage a few DVD rentals.
Above, the Oritani and Fox theaters on Main Street in Hackensack. Today, the Oritani building houses a travel service and a clothing store.
Posted: Thursday November 15, 2012, 03:02 PM
After an almost decade-long codependent relationship with their videocassette recorders — technology that Jack Valenti, then the president of the Motion Picture Association of America, compared to the Boston strangler — folks were ready to leave their houses again to sample, on a BIG screen, such late 1980s hits as "Moonstruck," "Broadcast News," "Bull Durham" and "Fatal Attraction."
Palisades Amusement Park once boasted the country's largest outdoor saltwater pool, which opened more than 100 years ago. Chief lifeguard Bunty Hill mans his post in this photo from the '50s. (Photo courtesy of Tom Meyers)
Posted: Wednesday July 10, 2013, 02:22 PM
For the hottest ticket this side of the Hudson, crowds flocked to Palisades Amusement Park, which drew thousands upon thousands of kids and adults in its heyday.
Roxanne Sciarrone performs with Pearl at Classic Quiche Cafe in Teaneck. On Fridays, the place is transformed into "The Jazzberry Patch," with musicians playing in a supper club atmosphere.
Posted: Monday April 11, 2011, 01:45 AM
Places where Jersey jazz fans can get their fix – and Jersey jazz musicians can learn their sublime but difficult trade.
Broadway Bound Dance Center in Dumont.
Posted: Monday July 11, 2011, 11:36 AM
For toddlers, teens, 20-somethings and beyond, dances classes are all about fun, fitness and the thrill of performance
The Belskie Museum celebrates Black History Month with the sculpture titles "Hands" by Jim Edmonds.
Posted: Wednesday July 6, 2011, 11:56 AM
Bergen abounds with art museums of many varieties
Iviswold Castle at the Rutherford campus of Felician College
Posted: Wednesday April 16, 2014, 03:34 PM
The "borough of trees," as Rutherford is known, is an eclectic community of residents who appreciate the town's suburban atmosphere and the advantages of an easy commute to the city. The charm of Rutherford can be seen in its large center-hall colonials on Ridge Road and the surrounding areas and in its quaint Cape Cods near Memorial Park.
Set on a rise, overlooking the manicured grounds of Veterans Park, the Oakland Public Library is one of the most recognizable public buildings in the borough.
Posted: Thursday March 27, 2014, 02:04 PM
A little bit country, and close to New York City.
A destination for Ramsey residents, as well as those from neighboring communities, the borough's downtown area features a mix of shops and restaurants that contribute to the town's sense of community.
Posted: Monday June 18, 2012, 01:44 PM
The volunteer spirit is alive and well.
Palisades Park H.S. is one the academic assets in the borough, with strong programs in music and athletics.
Posted: Friday August 10, 2012, 11:25 AM
Situated in a desirable location near major highways and New York City, the borough of Palisades Park offers its residents commuting conveniences to employment, shopping and dining.
This three-bedroom house at 228 Riveredge Road in Tenafly, above, is on the market for $425,000.
Posted: Monday August 29, 2011, 12:45 AM
“Our biggest asset is our people,” says Tenafly mayor Peter Rustin.
Runners make their way along the route of the annual Allendale ARC Run, which is held in May. The event is one of several coordinated by the Allendale Recreation Commission.
Posted: Tuesday January 17, 2012, 11:46 AM
Small-town tranquility close to George Washington Bridge.
Alpine –The Frick estate is for sale for $68 million and includes a 7,000 sq. ft. main house, a carriage house on 27-acres with a private pond. AMY NEWMAN/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER
Posted: Wednesday July 20, 2011, 01:50 PM
Filled with estates, Alpine was recognized last week as the fourth most-expensive "block" in the U.S. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, the median home value is $2,440,719 and the median household...
The architecturally significant Radburn Plaza Building stands at the busy intersection of Fair Lawn Avenue and Plaza Road in the unique planned community of Radburn in Fair Lawn.
Posted: Friday January 27, 2012, 10:45 AM
Great schools, close to New York and reasonable prices.
The graduation rate at Elmwood Park H.S. is 95.8 percent, which is higher than the state average.
Posted: Monday March 5, 2012, 03:49 PM
'Commuter's delight' offers starter housing.
Multiple condominium, co-op and townhouse developments have sprung in Edgewater in recent years due to the development of the Hudson River waterfront on New Jersey's Gold Coast and the borough's "bedroom" proximity to midtown Manhattan. Many of the new dwellings offer riverfront views.
Posted: Friday April 13, 2012, 11:31 AM
Booming borough offers Hudson views.
"The Rock" in Glen Rock. (Anne-Marie Caruso)
Posted: Friday March 14, 2014, 04:49 PM
The story behind Glen Rock's historic namesake.
Boulder Run shopping plaza in Wyckoff.
Posted: Friday March 14, 2014, 04:32 PM
Tucked on the edge of the Ramapo Mountains, Wyckoff is known as a semi-rural "countrified community," just a stone's throw from the hustle and bustle of New York City.
Built in the 1740s by Nicholas Zabriskie, Seven Chimneys is Washington Township's oldest home. It includes seven fireplaces, each one different from the others, and a staircase leading to a hidden room used to hide runaway slaves taking the Underground Railroad to Canada.
Posted: Thursday November 8, 2012, 01:29 PM
The long history of Washington Township's Seven Chimneys
Held in June, the Tenafly 5K Run and Dog Walk is one of the premier races in the region. More than 1,500 runners participated this year.
Posted: Tuesday November 8, 2011, 03:31 PM
Borough close to NYC retains property values well.
Vintage photo of Cooper's Pond in Bergenfield (Photo by Bob Brush)
Posted: Tuesday January 7, 2014, 02:14 PM
If Shakespeare was correct in saying that one touch of nature makes the whole world kin, then perhaps nothing has strengthened the bonds of generations of Bergenfield residents quite like Cooper's Pond.
Posted: Wednesday July 18, 2012, 05:46 PM
Graveyards across the county are filled with the remains of hundreds of famous – and sometimes infamous – movie stars, business tycoons, patriots and diplomats and sports figures of the last three centuries.
Posted: Wednesday May 30, 2012, 02:05 PM
Alpine antenna tower stands in tribute to the inventor of FM radio.
Broad Avenue, Leonia, as it looked in 1982. (Photo by Al Paglione/The Record) 5/12/1982
Posted: Monday April 22, 2013, 01:24 PM
Robert Pacicco can still recall the small miracle he witnessed from 3,000 feet above the Bergen landscape.
Historic Bianchi House in Wood-Ridge (Photo by Leslie Barbaro)
Posted: Wednesday October 23, 2013, 03:04 PM
Like many of the surrounding areas, farms once covered most of what is presently Wood-Ridge.
Bergen County Courthouse is an iconic Hackensack Landmark. (Photo by Marko Georgiev)
Posted: Wednesday November 7, 2012, 11:52 AM
Known as the county seat of Bergen, the City of Hackensack received its current name from a Lenni Lenape Indian Chief who leased the land to Dutch settlers in 1664.
Iviswold Castle at the Rutherford campus of Felician College.
Posted: Thursday August 22, 2013, 03:44 PM
Rutherford, the "borough of trees," also offers the convenience of a quick commute to the city. Downtown boasts a bit of everything: businesses, shops, restaurants and cafes.
Residents decorate wagons, tricycles, carriages and strollers for the annual Baby Parade held on the Fourth of July.
Posted: Tuesday August 6, 2013, 11:42 AM
Formed from portions of Lodi Township as the result of a referendum on July 3, 1894, the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights has an estimated population of 11,800.
Posted: Thursday September 6, 2012, 05:57 PM
Who remembers the old Paramus Drive-In on Route 4?
Much of the past, in the form of historic buildings, is preserved in the communities of Upper Saddle River and Saddle River where the Saddle River Inn restaurant is housed in a historic barn.
Posted: Friday March 9, 2012, 03:26 PM
Neigbhoring towns just 25 miles from New York City.
Englewood Field Club. Photo: Ted Axelrod
Posted: Thursday March 1, 2012, 01:40 PM
City chic combined with suburban living.
This colonial on Old Smith Road in Tenafly's Old Smith Village is representative of that residential section's style.
Posted: Tuesday February 14, 2012, 12:29 AM
In the late 19th century, Tenafly's new railroad drew wealthy Manhattanites who gave up the city to live among tree-lined streets and gently rolling hills.
Town Within a Town: Fair Lawn's Radburn section was conceived in 1929 as a planned community of homes, parks and streets, a town designed for the motor age. The original, expansive plan was scaled back during the Depression and limited to the size of what Radburn is today.
Posted: Wednesday February 1, 2012, 02:28 AM
A classic and innovative community.
Try these ten steps to a healthier heart.
Posted: Tuesday July 12, 2011, 11:47 AM
Ten steps to a healthier heart.
Our 2012 Bergen gym roundup.
Posted: Wednesday January 4, 2012, 01:07 AM
Take a look at some of our favorite Bergen gyms.
Posted: Thursday March 8, 2012, 10:20 AM
Find one that's right for your family.
Protecting your skin during the summer months should be a top health priority.
Posted: Wednesday July 6, 2011, 01:00 PM
Protect your skin this summer with these helpful tips.
Try these tips for breast cancer screening and early detection.
Posted: Tuesday July 12, 2011, 12:12 AM
Tips for breast cancer screening and early detection.
Purchase this all-pink suede version of New Balance's 993 ($145 and $155 customized) from the Lace Up for the Cure Collection and personalize the tongue with a name and one of the following phrases: "In Honor of," "Running for," "Survivor," "Walking for," or "Lace Up!" New Balance will donate 5 percent of the suggested retail price of sales from the collection, with a guaranteed minimum donation of $500,000 to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The sneakers can be purchased at New Balance in Hasbrouck Heights, Fresh Concepts in Paramus, and online at shopnewbalance.com.
Posted: Saturday October 8, 2011, 02:49 PM
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, show your support and pick up these pink products today.
Diane von Furstenberg "Issie" sequin dress $598, Bloomingdale's, The Shops at Riverside
Posted: Friday March 14, 2014, 02:56 PM
Host the most fashionable party around.
At Hallak, clockwise from above: Joseph Hallak, his mother Marie-Louise and brother John;
Posted: Wednesday July 13, 2011, 01:09 PM
Couture cleaners take on high-end garments whose value may be just as much sentimental as financial: A handbag that lost its luster. A stained designer shoe. A second-generation christening dress showing its age.
At Simply Chic in Pompton Lakes: a Jovani dress; owner Rebecca Turgel, at right in second photo, with customer Tammy Pierce of Ringwood; Christian Louboutin shoes; Louis Vuitton purse.
Posted: Wednesday July 20, 2011, 01:45 AM
Consignment boutiques offer a frugal way to stay fashionable
Diane von Furstenberg "Genevieve" dress $375, Bloomingdale's, The Shops at Riverside
Posted: Friday December 9, 2011, 09:30 AM
Ring in some bling this holiday season.
"Rita" earrings $540, Tous, Westfield Garden State Plaza
Posted: Friday December 9, 2011, 09:28 AM
The earring's the thing this holiday season.
Today, Paramus boasts the single-largest retail zip code in the nation with its four major malls (Paramus Park Mall, Westfield Garden State Plaza, The Fashion Center and Bergen Town Center) and hundreds of specialty stores.
Posted: Friday February 4, 2011, 01:45 AM
Bergen County, with its five major malls, scores of national retailers and bustling downtown districts, offers robust shopping experiences for local residents. With retail sales exceeding $5 billion...
Ruffle Gauze Dress $40, Old Navy
Posted: Wednesday July 6, 2011, 12:29 AM
Dress to impress in the summer sun.
Set a festive holiday table. (Anne-Marie Caruso)
Posted: Friday December 9, 2011, 09:43 AM
Tips for setting a festive table for the holidays.
St. Eve's presents one of its gorgeous appetizers, consisting of Mediterranean salad, grilled eggplant and zucchini, watermelon, Greek olives, feta cheese, cucumber, red onion and sundried tomato vinaigrette. (Photo by Anthony Bianciella)
Posted: Thursday August 2, 2012, 01:39 PM
The rustic eatery opened on North Maple Avenue in April 2011, and the menu reads like a five-step guide to achieving wood-grilled, farm-raised gastronomic bliss.
"The Rack" features smoked ribs with Stone's Arrogant Bastard Ale barbecue sauce, coleslaw and fries, served at The Office Beer Bar & Grill. (Photo by Anne-Marie Caruso)
Posted: Friday August 3, 2012, 08:40 PM
Four notable Bergen bars cook up delicious meals to enjoy with a cold one.
A pair of pickers at Alstede Farms in Chester, which offers 30 apple varieties.
Posted: Monday September 17, 2012, 12:37 AM
Erratic weather made for an early harvest -- here's our list of pick-your-own farms.
Open since 1956, this classic cheeseburger joint abides by a philosophy that has kept it busy for years and regulars like WCBS anchor Chris Wragge coming back again and again: "Serve good food fast, not fast food," says general manager Frank Wierzbicki.
Posted: Wednesday August 1, 2012, 10:48 AM
Summer is road trip season, and it's always a treat to stumble upon some iconic roadside eatery, famous with the locals for its burgers, fries, hot dogs and milkshakes – the foods that just seem to taste better ordered from a takeout window.
Grand Cru Wine Bar in Englewood (Eugene Parciasepe Jr.)
Posted: Saturday October 8, 2011, 10:59 PM
Consider these wine bars and restaurants next time you crave a fine glass of vino.
the food court in Paramus Park Mall in Paramus.
Posted: Monday April 4, 2011, 05:20 PM
Paramus Park pioneered the mall food court
Mediterranean food may seem like a blur of hummus and kebabs to you. But we set out to explain the differences in various cuisines of the region.
Posted: Tuesday August 30, 2011, 01:34 PM
Mediterranean food may seem like a blur of hummus and kebabs to you. But we set out to explain the differences in various cuisines of the region.
Posted: Saturday August 13, 2011, 08:52 AM
Honey is a unique Bergen County offering - a family-run Persian restaurant inside a grocery store.
The Green Door in Tenafly
Posted: Tuesday July 12, 2011, 11:19 AM
Finding a healthy meal in Bergen is all about making smart choices.
Kenneth Mayer, president of Kocher’s Continental Specialty Meats in Ridgefield, a German butcher shop that features wursts, sausages and other homemade items.
Posted: Wednesday November 2, 2011, 11:02 AM
I took a long-overdue vacation from the meat department of my neighborhood supermarket, desperate for a respite from the skirt steaks, baby lamb chops and Oven-Stuffer Roasters that seem to wind up on my dining room table week after week.
Pack a fall picnic to enjoy under the fall foliage and while the weather is still moderate.
Posted: Tuesday October 4, 2011, 10:44 AM
Pack a fall picnic to enjoy under the fall foliage and while the weather is still moderate.
Dancers at an Oktoberfest in Franklin Lakes in 2009.
Posted: Thursday September 15, 2011, 11:20 AM
Andy's Corner Bar hosts just one of the area's annual Oktoberfests.
John Brady, of Brady's at the Station, in Ramsey, displays a perfectly poured pint of Guinness. Brady's was nominated "Best Place For a Dad's Night Out" in Bergen County in (201) magazine's Best of Bergen Readers Poll in 2009.
Posted: Friday February 4, 2011, 01:50 AM
The Irish pub tradition remains strong in Bergen.
At The Fireplace, in Paramus, you'll find “good food fast, not fast food.”
Posted: Friday February 4, 2011, 01:45 AM
All-American burger joints thrive in Bergen
The Tea Fields in Englewood is just one of many coffee and tea shops throughout Bergen County.
Posted: Wednesday July 20, 2011, 12:54 AM
Afternoon tea offers an easy and delicious respite
Happy campers dive into Little Bear Pond at Camp Wekeela in Maine, one of several summer camps owned by Ridgewood residents.
Posted: Wednesday July 6, 2011, 12:03 AM
Three Ridgewood couples share a passion for planning their summer camp seasons.
Members of Girl Scout Troop 234 of Ridgewood, from left, Danielle Cameron, Alexa Petrick and Jessica Gonzalez cheer for their knight at Medieval Times in Lyndhurst - for the summer Fun series. Lyndhurst 6/17/2011 MEDIEVAL TIMES (LESLIE BARBARO / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER)
Posted: Monday July 11, 2011, 11:30 AM
What's fun about that? Staff writer Bill Ervolino checks out the castle scene and finds jousts, sword fights, knights on horseback and lots and lots of food.
Watch movies under the stars.
Posted: Sunday August 28, 2011, 12:30 AM
Here are six fun activities you can do before the temperature drops and the flip-flops enter hibernation.
Paramus Country Club Golf Course for the cover of Paramus Magazine. 
Photo by: Anne-Marie Caruso
Posted: Wednesday June 6, 2012, 01:22 PM
Fun on the links with mini golf.
There may be no snow on the ground, but Campgaw in Mahwah is making it.
Posted: Monday February 20, 2012, 03:09 PM
For those not spending February break on the sandy beaches of Florida or snow-covered slopes of Vermont, each day presents another challenge of finding an activity for the kids home from school.
Graduates of Demarest's Academy of Holy Angels High School march during the annual June ceremony.
Posted: Monday April 4, 2011, 01:45 AM
Academic and inspiration combine for a superior education experience
The new ZuZu pets float will debut in Thursday's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Posted: Tuesday November 22, 2011, 01:35 PM
In addition to the five new floats, this year’s parade includes two new balloons. Sonic the Hedgehog and Julius the Monkey will both take to the air for the first time. The new floats include one dedicated to the Zhu Zhu Pets and one dedicated to the Statue of Liberty.
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