June 2017

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Get Outside

Shopping malls might rule in Bergen, but there are plenty of places to enjoy fresh-air activities and the summer sunshine.

Win It! Turkish Delights

Win It! Eat Drink Shine

All-American Flavor

Spice up your fourth of July picnic with spirited decorations and a new, patriotic spin on four cookout classics.

Have a Heart

Summer Style

Whatever comes dad's way, he’ll exude confidence and look great in the season’s latest styles.

Park It!

Instead of the usual big-city or beach vacations, set your sights—and your GPS—on one of the country’s 59 national parks. There’s plenty for everyone in your family to enjoy, from sea to shining sea.

Proud Mary

Mix this popular cocktail for a morning dose of veggies—and a hangover cure.

Cool As a Cucumber

This summer favorite is a low-calorie, tasty way to stay hydrated as the weather warms.

Cinar

Discover this Turkish delight, newly opened in the heart of Emerson.

Stories to Tell

Investigative reporter Sarah Wallace opens up about her career as a journalist and her life in Bergen County—including the best places to grab a bite.

Island Life

A quest for an island in a slightly too-narrow kitchen inspired a unique solution from one intrepid local designer.

Best Tips For a Safe Summer

When outdoor fun heats up, protect yourself by following these tips from two local doctors.

Exercising Outdoors Beats the Gym By a Mile

Sure, a climate-controlled gym with amazing amenities can be a pleasant place to work out, especially in winter, but science suggests there are powerful advantages to leading an active lifestyle in the great outdoors.

It’s a Shore Thing

Miles of beaches line the Jersey coastline, but there’s much more to see than the ocean when you go down the Shore. Check out three of our favorites.

Get Outside: Dog Parks in Bergen County

Shopping malls might rule in Bergen, but there are plenty of places to enjoy fresh-air activities and the summer sunshine.

Get Outside: Fishing in Bergen County

Shopping malls might rule in Bergen, but there are plenty of places to enjoy fresh-air activities and the summer sunshine.

Get Outside: Golf in Bergen County

Shopping malls might rule in Bergen, but there are plenty of places to enjoy fresh-air activities and the summer sunshine.

Get Outside: Biking in Bergen County

Shopping malls might rule in Bergen, but there are plenty of places to enjoy fresh-air activities and the summer sunshine.

Get Outside: Boating in Bergen County

Shopping malls might rule in Bergen, but there are plenty of places to enjoy fresh-air activities and the summer sunshine.

Get Outside: Bird-Watching in Bergen County

Shopping malls might rule in Bergen, but there are plenty of places to enjoy fresh-air activities and the summer sunshine.

Get Outside: Parks in Bergen County

Shopping malls might rule in Bergen, but there are plenty of places to enjoy fresh-air activities and the summer sunshine.

Ramapo College

Whether it’s at a fundraiser or dinner party, Bergenites show their support for their neighbors.

Evening from the Heart

Whether it’s at a fundraiser or dinner party, Bergenites show their support for their neighbors.

Play Ball!

Football might be America’s most popular sport, but baseball will always be our pastime.

Kudos

Oradell’s Drew Peterson won the 2017 American Pianists Awards’ top honor—a Christel DeHaan Fellowship and $50,000 cash prize.

Let ASID Update Your Space

You wouldn’t dare wear clothes from 1995, so why would you let your home become outdated?

Cool Idea

Who screams for ice cream? You will the next time a sultry day has you sweating from head to toe.

Take a Hike!

The weather’s nice, and it’s not too hot, so it’s the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the many scenic hiking trails in Bergen County and the surrounding area.

Let There Be Light

When Independence Day rolls around and you’ve finished your hamburgers and hot dogs, stretch out on a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy a Fourth of July fireworks display.

Museum in Our Midst

There’s a Bergen gem you may not have un-earthed yet—the Belskie Museum of Art and Science in Closter.

Flower Power

For your next summer soirée, pretty-up your food with eye-catching edible flowers.

Sitting Pretty

Here’s some great news if you’re thinking about replacing your old sofa: Natuzzi, one of the world’s most respected luxury furniture brands, is now open in Paramus.

Culinary Corner

King for A Day

Dads can be hard to shop for, we know. So this Father’s Day, instead of presenting him with another uninspired tie or grill tool, why not take him out for a memorable afternoon or evening at one of these Bergen establishments? After all, quality time with you is probably what he wants more than anything.

Gift Ideas for Dad

The man in your life will be grateful when he unwraps one or more of these wardrobe “essentials” on Father’s Day.

It's Only Natural

Nothing says summer like accessories in sand, beige, cream and straw.

Color Me Bold

Bright fresh hues are your kitchen’s new flame.

Welcome to Oakland

Go West, young man. All the way to this borough along Bergen’s border.

Health News: Take Off Your Shoes

Beauty and the Beach

Bergenites tell us what essentials they keep in their bags.
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Come for a day at the vineyard. Day of yoga, food, wine tasting, and a great community atmosphere !

Cost: $115.00 per person

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Purple Mat Yoga
408 Paulding Avenue
Northvale, NJ  07647
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NBC 4 New York and Telemundo 47 want you to bring the whole family to their sixth annual Health and Fitness Expo. Get free health screenings, ride the zip line, shake hands with a New York Giant...

Cost: Free

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MetLife Stadium
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This one-of-a-kind, family friendly health and fitness weekend held at MetLife Stadium is free-to-the-public and aims to motivate our communities to engage in a healthy lifestyle. 

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MetLife Stadium
1 MetLife Stadium Drive
East Rutherford , NJ  07073
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CPAW NJ & the Meadowlands Veterinary Hospital are teaming up to host an event filled with a kitten shower, adoption, and family friendly activities. We hope you can join us for this pawsome...

Cost: FREE

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Meadowlands Veterinary Hospital
139 RT 17
Hackensack, NJ  07601
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Two shotgun tee times are available: Morning: 7:30 a.m. registration begins; Afternoon: 12:00 p.m. registration begins Ridgewood Country Club, 96 West Midland Avenue, Paramus, NJ Proceeds...

Cost: Cocktails and dinner only $375; Individual golfer $1,500 (includes breakfast, lu

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Ridgewood Country Club
96 West Midland Avenue
Paramus, NJ  07653
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Enjoy midway rides for all ages, carnival games, favorite fair food and Fourth of July fireworks at this family-friendly annual event benefiting local competitive youth sports. There is no charge...

Cost: Free parking and admission. Ride cost varies.

Where:
Overpeck County Park
75 Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ  07605
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Enjoy midway rides for all ages, carnival games, favorite fair food and Fourth of July fireworks at this family-friendly annual event benefiting local competitive youth sports. There is no charge...

Cost: Free parking and admission. Ride cost varies.

Where:
Overpeck County Park
75 Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ  07605
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Sponsor: Leonia Sports Boosters
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In conjunction with the Fourth of July, Ocean Galleries is proud to present “Modern Masters,” an exhibition of original art by the Masters of the twentieth century: Pablo Picasso, Marc...

Cost: Free & Open to the Public with ALL Artwork Available for Acquisition.

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Ocean Galleries
9618 Third Ave
Stone Harbor, NJ  08247
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Telephone: 609-368-7777
Contact Name: Kim Miller
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The Friends of the Hermitage, Inc. in conjunction with Bergen County Cars & Caffe will be hosting the 2nd annual Festival Italiano Vintage Auto Show on the grounds of The Hermitage Museum, on...

Cost: $8 for adults and $5 for children 6-12 years of age

Where:
The Hermitage Museum
335 North Franklin Turnpike
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ  07423
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Sponsor: Friends of the Hermitage
Telephone: 201-445-8311
Contact Name: Michael Orbe
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Enjoy midway rides for all ages, carnival games, favorite fair food and Fourth of July fireworks at this family-friendly annual event benefiting local competitive youth sports. There is no charge...

Cost: Free parking and admission. Ride cost varies.

Where:
Overpeck County Park
75 Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ  07605
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Sponsor: Leonia Sports Boosters
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In conjunction with the Fourth of July, Ocean Galleries is proud to present “Modern Masters,” an exhibition of original art by the Masters of the twentieth century: Pablo Picasso, Marc...

Cost: Free & Open to the Public with ALL Artwork Available for Acquisition.

Where:
Ocean Galleries
9618 Third Ave
Stone Harbor, NJ  08247
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