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Posted: Wednesday June 11, 2014, 01:18 PM
Cast of "Pippin" (Photo by Marion Brown)
Posted: Sunday January 25, 2015, 01:00 PM
Ridgewood High School’s New Players Company performed for their annual theater concert, featuring a number of plays and musicals.
Little Miss Bogota Talent Show co-winners Jayla Nuesi and Talia Luciano (Photo by Stephen Mazzella)
Posted: Sunday January 25, 2015, 08:00 AM
Bogota Recreation Department hosts 2015 Miss Bogota beauty pageant at the Bogota High School auditorium, where participants performed the talent portion of the pageant with singing, musical instruments and other activities.
Christian Seremetis, Sydney Logan, Daniel Kang (Photo by Marion Brown)
Posted: Saturday January 24, 2015, 01:30 PM
Ridgewood hosted its Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Observance Celebration.
Sheri Rojas, guest speaker Jane Cleland, Woman's Club President Theresa Gregorio (Photo by Marion Brown)
Posted: Saturday January 24, 2015, 08:00 AM
Woman’s Club of Ridgewood held its January Club Day Luncheon with guest speaker and author Jane Cleland, who talked about her knowledge and experience of writing mystery novels involving the world of antiques.
Bergen News Brief, Jan. 23, 2015
Posted: Friday January 23, 2015, 07:00 AM
Comedian Robert Kelly will perform at Bananas Comedy Club in Hasbrouck Heights; Ultimate Chef Bergen County final round at Chef Central; Sean Lowe and Marky Ramone will host book signings in Ridgewood; and more. Hosted by Heather Zwain
Jen Maxfield, Aaron Cooper, Amelia Gold, Beth Brennan and Paul Baly (Photo by Tav Jinivizian)
Posted: Thursday January 22, 2015, 11:15 AM
Elisabeth Morrow School in Englewood hosted its 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, where students and volunteers participated in the Center for Food Action's weekend snack pack program, where they prepared pre-packed food baggies for children in need in the Englewood Public Schools.
Margie Downs; Councilman Michael Sedon; Rob Pettet, district director for Congressman Scott Garrett; Samantha Pickholz; owner Jessica Pickholz; Alexandra Pickholz; owner Michael Pickholz; Mayor Paul Aronsohn; and Brooke Webb, Chamber of Commerce board director (Photo by Bob King)
Posted: Thursday January 22, 2015, 08:00 AM
Kidville held their grand opening and ribbon cutting in Ridgewood.
Anna  Liu, Jenny Yang, Marta O'Connor, Melissa Nesbitt, Melinda Micco, Karney Federal  Savings Bank (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Thursday January 22, 2015, 02:13 PM
Iron Horse in Westwood hosted the 2015 Mayors’ Breakfast, where mayors and representatitves from across Bergen County gathered.
Frank Huttle, III, mayor, City of Englewood; Roberta Mathes; Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle; beyondDANCE Faculty & beyondDANCE Ensemble and special guests (Photo by Seth Litroff)
Posted: Wednesday January 21, 2015, 07:00 AM
Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC) in Englewood hosted its Studio Naming Dance Gala on Sunday, honoring Roberta Mathes and featuring timeless works by Roberta Mathes performed by beyondDANCE Faculty, beyondDANCE Ensemble and special guests.
Julio Yela; Elisa Brisman; Marissa Mayid; Linda Barba; Michael Auriemma (Photo by Seth Litroff)
Posted: Tuesday January 20, 2015, 12:00 PM
Temple Emanu-El hosted its annual Kiddush Cup mixed doubles tennis event at Fort Lee Racquet Club, sponsored by The Men's Club, Sisterhood and Phyl's Fund to benefit the Phyllis Klein Memorial Fund & Hearts of Hope Camps.
Stephanie Rodgers and Dane Brown (Photo by Tav Jinivizian)
Posted: Tuesday January 20, 2015, 08:00 AM
Paramus Catholic High School hosted its annual football banquet at Biagio's in Paramus this past Sunday.
Stacey Garson -- Reception for Rabbi Shmuley Boteach in Tenafly on 10/3/12 (Photo by Charlene Wisnewski)
Posted: Monday January 19, 2015, 02:00 PM
The stylish fashions of Stacey Garson.
Andrea Stassou -- The Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation 2014 Peace, Love and a Cure event at the home of Melissa Silver in Demarest on 5/21/2014 (Photo by Jeremy Smith)
Posted: Monday January 19, 2015, 01:00 PM
The stylish fashions of Andrea Stassou.
Pete and Meg Youngberg, Pete and Jackie Bolten (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Monday January 19, 2015, 12:30 PM
Midland Park Elementary Parent Teacher Association hosted "A Taste of Midland Park" event at the Midland Park Firehouse, where local restaurants and eateries provided samples of their signature cuisine.
Linda and Lilly Grazzioso (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Monday January 19, 2015, 12:05 PM
Chef Central and Whole Food Market presented Round 2 of the 2015 Ultimate Chef Bergen County cooking competition, where Chef Ralph Perotti of St. Eve's cooked off against Chef Aldo Diaz of Mortons Steakhouse.
Dana Runyon -- The Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation's 2014 Peace, Love and a Cure event at the home of Melissa Silver in Demarest on 5/21/2014 (Photo by Jeremy Smith)
Posted: Monday January 19, 2015, 11:00 AM
The stylish fashions of Dana Runyon.
Judy Aronson, Omarr Kaba and Jacob Seeger (Photo by Chris Marksbury)
Posted: Monday January 19, 2015, 07:00 AM
The 10th annual Englewood Idol singing competition was held at Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC). The contest featured performances by contestants as well as the Englewood’s Best Dance Crew contest. The show also served as a fundraiser for the Dr. John Grieco Scholarship Fund.
Nanci Kushner -- Kaplen JCC on the Palisades 13th Annual "Play Fore! The Kids" Golf Classic at Alpine Country Club in Demarest on 7/22/2013 (Photo by Seth Litroff)
Posted: Sunday January 18, 2015, 11:00 AM
The stylish fashions of Nanci Kushner.
Justin Marsh, Beth Danenza, Jordon Marsh, John and Ben Danenza, Lauren & Julianna Buckley (Photo by Kevin J. Riley)
Posted: Saturday January 17, 2015, 08:00 AM
Emerson Public Library held its 2015 "Snowman Breakfast", featuring kids' activities, photo-ops and story time.
Lenora Klein - Personal Style feature in (201) Magazine, December 2010 issue (Photo by Anne-Marie Caruso)
Posted: Sunday January 18, 2015, 01:00 PM
The stylish look of Lenora Klein
Lori Villa, Christina Cancel and Christine Weiselberg (Photo by Tav Jinivizian)
Posted: Friday January 16, 2015, 02:20 PM
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center held its 2015 “Art of Healing” art exhibition at EHMC’s Ferolie Gallery.
Bergen News Brief, Jan. 16, 2015
Posted: Friday January 16, 2015, 07:00 AM
This weekend, Englewood Idol will come to bergenPAC; Commerford Sons Kids Fun Fair will be at the Meadowlands Expo Center; Zone Zella will be launching as a pop-up shop in Nordstrom at GSP; save the date for the Women for Women Networking Event. Hosted by Heather Zwain.
Emily Bratten, Claire Ward, Kerry Hesler (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Thursday January 15, 2015, 03:00 PM
Hackensack University Medical Center and Seton Hall University announced that they will open the first private medical school in New Jersey in 50 years at the former Hoffmann-La Roche site in North Jersey.
Valaria Sandi, Emma Battle and Isabel Algrant (Photo by Jeremy Smith)
Posted: Thursday January 15, 2015, 11:00 AM
Dwight-Englewood School held their annual Student-Directed One Acts at Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC) in downtown Englewood.
Pat Hensley; Marc Cantor; Dru Pierce (Photo by Bob King)
Posted: Thursday January 15, 2015, 08:00 AM
Temple Israel held a cabaret night as part of its "Music at Temple Israel" season.
David and Bette Ackerman, Vice President Christopher Turner, General Service Manager Fernando Cequeira (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Wednesday January 14, 2015, 01:30 PM
Bette Ackerman and David Ackerman clamed their grand prize, a new red BMW X4 xDrive 28i, in Prestige BMW's raffle to benefit Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation and Ramapo College.
The Leonia High School DECA Marketing Club (Photo by Bernadette Marciniak)
Posted: Wednesday January 14, 2015, 08:00 AM
The Leonia High School DECA Marketing Club hosted a pancake breakfast at the Leonia Elementary School cafeteria to raise money for the Center For Food Action's Snack Pack Program that feeds local hungry families to be delivered to Leonia and Edgewater students.
Nina Pineda -- MarbleJam Kids third annual fundraising event “Dancing with the Stars for Autism” hosted at The Estate at Florentine Gardens in River Vale on 3/15/2012 (Photo by Seth Litroff)
Posted: Sunday January 18, 2015, 12:05 PM
The stylish look of Nina Pineda
Andre Williams, Laura Tubito and Joe Divizio (Photo by Jeremy Smith)
Posted: Tuesday January 13, 2015, 11:20 AM
HackensackUMC Fitness & Wellness - Powered by the Giants, located in Maywood, held a special autograph signing and chalk talk with NY Giants Running Back Andre Williams.
Cookie Girl Bake Shop: Maria Mingone, Stacey Damesek, Alex Scheiner (Photo by Robert Pytel)
Posted: Tuesday January 13, 2015, 08:00 AM
Mitzvah Market hosted its "Celebrate! Party Showcase" event at the Park Ridge Marriott, where vendors came together to showcase their products and help visitors plan their upcoming bar and bat mitzvah parties.
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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