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Posted: Wednesday June 11, 2014, 01:18 PM
Iris Schwartz, Stephanie Goldman, Eva H. Cohen and Wendy Hammer (Photo by Jeremy Smith)
Posted: Thursday March 5, 2015, 07:00 AM
The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation hosted “An Evening of Vodka Tasting” at Harvest Bistro & Bar in Closter. Funds raised benefit the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, which supports the scientific research and ideas that will improve the lives and futures of people who are touched by Parkinson’s disease.
Jean R, Molly Swift, Lauren King & Heather LeBlanc (Photo by Kevin Lackey)
Posted: Wednesday March 4, 2015, 08:00 AM
The Council of Irish Associations of Greater Bergen County hosted their annual installation dinner at The Graycliff in Moonachie.
Zayna's Cares Fashion Extravaganza 2015 Fashion Show  (Photo by Paula Barbagallo)
Posted: Tuesday March 3, 2015, 08:00 AM
Zayna's Cares hosted its 2015 fashion extravaganza at The Venetian in Garfield, featuring dance performances, dinner, a children's fashion show with the theme "Cultures Around the World" and more. Proceeds go directly to supporting New Jersey children battling severe illnesses.
Kristen Marra, Caitlyn Flaherty, Madelyn Witchel, Alyson Llerandi (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Monday March 2, 2015, 12:15 PM
Philip's Academy hosted its annual Dream Maker Gala at the Hyatt Regency Jersey City on the Hudson, featuring cocktails, dinner, dancing, auctions and more while benefiting children of Newark.
Yalda Mohammadi, May Jiao, Parand Emai, Elaine Zayak, Youjin Chung and Vandana Arora (Photo by Jeremy Smith)
Posted: Monday March 2, 2015, 07:30 AM
Dwight-Englewood School held their "Reach for the Stars" Auction at Rockleigh Country Club in Rockleigh.
| Vandana Arora | Tony Berger | Jodi Berger | Dana Baumgarten | Josh Baumgarten | Lenora Klein | Robin Modell | Jaclyn Wood | Courtney Marrow | Paul Jung | Neena Saini | Harjinder Saini | Beth Melesky | Brant Melesky | Cecily Healy | Brian Healy | Roni Blaustein | Michelle Sussmann | Arash Emai | Terri Chartouni | Fadi Chartouni | Warren Geller | Kristin Geller | Jessica Pomeroy | Stephanie Rollo-Torossian | Steven Hazarian | Caroline Chappell Hazarian | Cliff Whitmyer | Irina Kashan | Lisa Movsesian-Ramos | Jon Ramos | Elizabeth Altirs | George Altirs | Kelly Sacks | Miyako Schwartz | Abbe Katechis | Emily Pelayo | Alexis Cooperman | Peggy Ragi | Emily Lachman | Fran Charles | Gina Charles | John Law | Jennifer Law | Brian Ho | Jennie Li | Julie Cohen | Ira Cohen | Liliana Gesthalter | Alon Gesthalter | Karen Silvera | Sam Perkinson | Ken Landau | Stephanie Landau | Allison Hartstone | Marshall King | Janine King | Antonio Sallustio Lewis | Malvika Pamani | Swet Jain | Paresh Jain | Ashok Pamani | Greibin Agramonte | Clarice Jacobson | Steve Jacobson | Punita Gulrajaney | Chad Gulrajaney | George Lee | Kristie Wong | Randi Pomerantz | Scott Pomerantz | Marie Modonna | Andy Modonna | Nancy Serpico | Jim Dusenbury | Pat Frigeiri | Kelly Spitzley | Sandeep Garwin | Susie Pyun | Thomas Pyun | Rodney De Jarnett | Annette De Jarnett | Shaneice Praylow | Melvin Pleasant | James Praylow | Alice Praylow | Donna Warburtomn | Garo Apkarian | Alicia DePalo | Emmy Wexer | Phoebe Boyer | Todd Snyder | Nicole Ferrentino | Chris Fleischl | Nila Festekjian | Nazareth Festekjian | Steven Shaw | Susan Shaw | Mitchell Modell | Peter Serpico | Rachel DiGiovanni | Cristina Thiam | George Obergfol | Cyma Zarghami | John Hajjar | Sharon Hajjar | Patricia Dore | Bo Yu | Xiangming Yu | Sam Davis | Ariel Davis | Patrick Perin | Jill Perin | Marcey Brody | Bob Brody | David Pfeffer | Paula Pfeffer | Maria Gardner | Gage Heath Swanson | Peter Swanson | Erik Swanson | Colleen Swanson | Micki Chaput | Paul Chaput | Cathleen McKeena | Andy Rodgers | Kate Rodgers | Pascqual DeVito | Carole DeVito | Alan Glick | David Primak | Joseph Murphy | Justin Samuels | Dennis Perales | Jean-Marc Saleh | William Nazarian | Raffi Aynilian | Lee Feikens | David Feikens | Peggy Park | Steven Park | Lois Roman | David Russell | Joe Algrant | Lynne Algrant | Robert Kashan | John Klein | Ray Spitzley | Rockleigh
Patti Cardone, Trish Calabrese, of "It Works", Tina Vanacore (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Sunday March 1, 2015, 08:00 AM
Cornerstone Restaurant and Bar hosted its Ladies Night Out event in Hillsdale, where guests enjoyed a boutique shopping experience.
Nurses and doctors pose with Elmo and Grover (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Saturday February 28, 2015, 07:00 AM
Patients and staff at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center received a special visit from Elmo and Grover from Sesame Street.
Ellen Evangelista, Jamila Aziz, Samera Martinez and Remy Ragojo (Photo by Jeremy Smith)
Posted: Friday February 27, 2015, 12:42 PM
Westfield Garden State Plaza hosted a private luxury reception to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year at the mall's Neiman Marcus Court.
Kari Hurwitz, Brooke Braunstein and Jen Sherman (Photo by Tav Jinivizian)
Posted: Friday February 27, 2015, 11:45 AM
The JCO of Northern Bergen County held a luncheon at a member's home in Woodcliff Lake to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation, with proceeds benefiting a five-year-old Bergen County girl with leukemia to make her "wish" come true: going to surf camp in California.
Bergen News Brief, Feb. 27, 2015
Posted: Friday February 27, 2015, 07:00 AM
Hartly in Westwood to hold "Bites & Bubbly" shopping fundraiser for Table to Table; Books & Greetings will hold a meet-and-greet with DWTS pro Karina Smirnoff; Harvest Bistro will host a vodka tasting fundraiser for Parkinson's; and Wyckoff Y will hold its 20th annual Ladies Night. Hosted by Heather Zwain.
REALTORS from Eastern International Real Estate in Fort Lee (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Thursday February 26, 2015, 01:45 PM
Eastern Bergen County Board of REALTORS (EBCBOR) Global Business Council hosted a Lunar New Year celebration with the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) at GRAND karaoke lounge and restaurant in Palisades Park, featuring an assortment of Korean appetizers including sushi, bokkeum, bindaetteok, kimchi and more.
Lisa Lazarus, Meri Selver, Debbie Michaiels and Gail Kaldenhoven (Photo by Jeremy Smith)
Posted: Thursday February 26, 2015, 07:00 AM
The Community Chest and Le Gourmet Factory hosted "Eat, Drink, and Be Charitable: An Epicurean Journey" in Englewood, presenting an evening of culinary fun and feasting.
Karen Latimer, Ellen McNamara, Erin Pruitt, Melissa Von Summer and Kristina Phillips (Photo by Tav Jinivizian)
Posted: Wednesday February 25, 2015, 08:00 AM
The Woman's Club of Ridgewood held an evening with author Kelly Corrigan, where she signed copies of her book "Glitter and Glue."
Kayla Vincent, Ellen Drennan, Megan LoCicero, Alexandra Capodicasa, Evan Choe, Denver Chernin (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Tuesday February 24, 2015, 08:00 AM
Pascack Pi-oneers present "First Break" movie fundraiser in partnership with the Westwood Movie Theater, with net proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish New Jersey.
Laine Love, Madeline Spiegel, Shannon McCarthy, Stephanie Mocina, Danielle Mocina (Photo by Robert Pytel)
Posted: Monday February 23, 2015, 03:00 PM
Son Cubano hosted its "Brunch on the Hudson" event featuring Posh Models, with music by DJ Tony Gia, DJ Kiki 4 and DJ Fredo.
Ja'neil Humphrey; Pamela Humphrey (Photo by Seth Litroff)
Posted: Monday February 23, 2015, 07:30 AM
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center held its fifth annual Heart & Soul Music Fest at the hospital's Ferolie Gallery, featuring a special evening of information, culture and community in celebration of American Heart Month and Black History Month, honoring Eddie R. Hadden, Esq.
Ellen Elias, Mary Krugman (Photo by Charlene Wisnewski)
Posted: Sunday February 22, 2015, 10:30 AM
Children’s Aid and Family Services hosted a special reception to honor retiring President and CEO Dr. Bob Jones, celebrating his 29 years of service to the organization, held at the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood.
Dana Goldstein (Photo by Chris Marksbury)
Posted: Sunday February 22, 2015, 10:15 AM
The Mahwah mother of two shares her favorite things
Guests at the Valentine's Party Fundraiser (Photo by Christopher Trento)
Posted: Saturday February 21, 2015, 08:00 AM
Little Ferry Squadron 310 held its 2015 Valentine’s Day Party at the American Legion.
Melissa Dielmann and Donna Sluka (Photo by Jeremy Smith)
Posted: Friday February 20, 2015, 12:30 PM
Bergen County's United Way hosted their second annual fashion show fundraiser, "A Very Special Night at the Oscars," at the Westmount Country Club in Woodland Park.
| Samantha Plotino | Gina Plotino | Linda Webster-Cennerazzo | Hanna Salvatore | Molly Wicker | Madeline DePalma | Kodi Milde | Christie Milde | Elvia Trossman | Tim Trossman | Lauren Swift | Sean Swift | Patricia Clark | Warren Clark | Marilyn Clark | Dave Clark | Glenn Clark | Sharon Clark | Gail Clark | Allison Clark | Linda Magnone | Gail Maiello | Ann Marie DeMartino | Raquel Pierro | Lori Pappas | Sue Scimone-Belini | Ray Iannaccone | Diana Iannaccone | Jacey Raimondo | Angela Longobardi | Cynthia Massarsky | Thomas Toronto | Ursula Pizo | Jenai Gaccione | Alexandra Pizo | Claudia Waldow | Yessenia Eskuit | Cheryl Moses | Heather Liebchen | Carol Lowden | Claire Geraghty | Cindy Bonura | Michele DeJesus | Lauren Protomastro | Geraldine Gibbia | Kim Wynbeek | Karen Lynch Trujillo | Linda Giancaterino | Joanne Stolfo | Andrew Weisberg | Lawerce Weisberg | Aserlee Wyche | Steven Wyche | Virgina Leach | Beverley Mackay | Denise Colaneri | Jennifer Mackay | Alison Clark | Gary Haar | Josh Haar | Natalie Haar | Jeff Lewis | Almira Esen | Vince Scanelli | Gina Scanelli | Christina Marvel | Athena Nicholas | Jess Cole | Janice Arnold | Melissa Oliver | Jen Magnus | Jerry Calabrese | Brenda Calabrese | Roseann Barra | Vince Barra | Christina Barra | Stella Fellinger | Lynn Schillaci | Pat Stephens | Kathy Cappucci | James Phillips | Laura Hals | Jeanne Shields | Victor Polce | Gloria Oh | Justin Oh | June Chang | Janice Raimando | Raymond Cywinski | Roger Fyfe | John Cosgrove | Peter Rustin | Diana Stolfo | Matthew Arnold | Karen Reilly | Steven Bodner | Katie Eidschun | Richard King Lizzi | Kim Youmans | JJ Mulholland | Julie Meyer | Michael Delgado | Ursula Pico | Brian Clark | Sarah Reilly | Daniel Calabrese | Molly Swift | Dotan Zimerman | Amy Skok | Stephen Kidd | Roget Price | Brian O'Connor | Michael Corbett | David Weisberg | Jonathan Haar | William Fellinger |
Bergen News Brief, Feb. 20, 2015
Posted: Friday February 20, 2015, 07:00 AM
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center will hold its 5th annual "Heart and Soul Music Fest"; Tommy Davidson set to perform at Bananas Comedy Club; Moms' Night Out painting event in Fort Lee; Fair Lawn will host its annual "Taste of Our Town" event; Pascack Pi-oneers will host a movie fundraiser in Westwood. Hosted by Heather Zwain.
Girls enjoying the night out Jill, Kathy, Jenna (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Thursday February 19, 2015, 08:30 AM
Cornerstone Restaurant and Bar celebrated Mardi Gras along with Trivia Tuesday.
Habit Burger Managment: Gary Keurajian, Maria Meza, Bryan Barry, Alejandro Ricardo (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Wednesday February 18, 2015, 07:30 AM
Habit Burger held a pre-grand opening fundraiser in River Edge to benefit Alpine Learning Group. For more on Habit Burger, click here.
JB Smoove; Adam Schefter; Nyasha Zimmucha, Miss Africa USA 2009; Trent Tucker; (front) Pat Tully (Photo by Seth Litroff)
Posted: Tuesday February 17, 2015, 07:00 AM
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) hosted its Celebrity All-Star Bowling event at Frames in New York City with NBA Champion Trent Tucker this past weekend during NBA All-star weekend. Proceeds from the event go toward improving lives and curing type 2 diabetes via the JDRF.
Deborah Barnes, Tammy King (National President), Eileen Curry (Photo by Robert Pytel)
Posted: Monday February 16, 2015, 11:20 AM
The Bergen–Passaic Chapter of Jack & Jill of America Inc. hosted its annual Winter Gala at the Rockleigh Country Club to benefit The Boys & Girls Club of Paterson & Passaic and The Center of Hope & Safety (formerly Shelter Our Sisters).
Christen Downey, Nicole Piescia, Shilpa Trivedi, Annie Hausmann, Laura Piescia (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Monday February 16, 2015, 07:00 AM
Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation hosted a movie fundraiser at Edgewater Multiplex, featuring a screening of "Fifty Shades of Grey."
Dina Murray, Kitt Eldridge, Theresa kruis, Anne Campbell, Robert Sansone (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Sunday February 15, 2015, 08:00 AM
Midland Park Panthers 12U Cooperstown Baseball Team hosted their annual pig roast fundraiser at the Midland Park Firehouse.
Kym L. Moye, Elizabeth Carter, Sabrina Riley, Pamela Gray-Maple, Yvonne L. Witter, President, Ketsia Alerte Sadler (Photo by Robert Pytel)
Posted: Saturday February 14, 2015, 08:00 AM
National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Bergen–Passaic Chapter, held their annual wine tasting event at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in Englewood.
Sissy Pimentel, Carmella Morillo, Yvonne Morillo, Dawn Amato, Patti Anello (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Friday February 13, 2015, 02:00 PM
DePaul Catholic High School hosted its 2015 Casino Night at The Venetian in Garfield to benefit the Endowment for Academic Growth.
Natalia Dapia, Connie Brienza, Maria Sergi (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Friday February 13, 2015, 10:30 AM
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams in Paramus hosted a champagne brunch to celebrate the launch of their spring 2015 collection.
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.
PHOTOGRAPHS IN FRONT OF THE THEATER: Ticketholders enjoy a summer evening in front of the Paramus theater, circa 1965. [Courtesy of Rod Ruth]
Posted: Monday January 9, 2012, 03:27 PM
Instead of bringing people to the theater, the Playhouse on the Mall brought theater to the people for more than 25 years
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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