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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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Every year, hundreds of artisans and crafters from around the country offer unique holiday decorations and unusual gifts items for sale. Many of these are one of a kind and cannot be found...

Cost: $8

Where:
The Hermitage Museum
335 North Franklin Turnpike
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ  07423
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Sponsor: The Hermitage Museum
Telephone: 201-445-8311
Contact Name: Leslie Naghshineh
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Solo exhibition of new work: November 5, 2018 - November 20, 2018 Opening reception Saturday, November 17, 2018, 4:00-8:00 pm At Art Lines Gallery 121 Railroad Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601...

Cost: Free

Where:
Art Lines Gallery
121 Railroad Ave
Hackensack, NJ  07601
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The Bergen County Historical Society will be sponsoring a day of living history and scholarly presentations to celebrate the 242nd Anniversary of the British Invasion and American Retreat at...

Cost: $12 adults, $7 students, BCHS members free

Where:
Historic New Bridge Landing
1201 Main Street
River Edge, NJ  07661
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Sponsor: Bergen County Historical Society
Telephone: 201-343-9492
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Robed in magnificent costumes and playing traditional Tibetan instruments, the Loseling monks perform the multi phonic chanting temple music and dance for world healing. 

Cost: Admission: $15

Where:
Shea Center, William Paterson University
Wayne , NJ


Telephone: 973.720.2371
Contact Name: Phillip Sprayberry
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Life may take you across the country or the globe, but you never forget your home. Join Si-Yo Music Society Foundation and Leonia United Methodist Church for this free...

Cost: Free

Where:
Leonia United Methodist Church
396 Broad Avenue
Leonia, NJ  07605
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Sponsor: Si-Yo Music Society Foundation / Leonia United Methodist Church
Telephone: 347-305-0060
Contact Name: Si-Yo Music Society Foundation
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Based on testimony of Newtown, Connecticut community members, Ulloa's play explores gun violence and a small town shaken by horrific event.  November 13-18 Tuesday-Saturday @ 7:00 pm Saturday...

Cost: Admission: $15, $10 students, senior citzens, WP faculty, staff, alumni

Where:
Hunziker Black Box Theater
Wayne , NJ


Telephone: 973.720.2371
Contact Name: Phillip Sprayberry
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Solo exhibition of new work: November 5, 2018 - November 20, 2018 Opening reception Saturday, November 17, 2018, 4:00-8:00 pm At Art Lines Gallery 121 Railroad Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601...

Cost: Free

Where:
Art Lines Gallery
121 Railroad Ave
Hackensack, NJ  07601
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Premiere of Ringing Changes: 50 Years of the New Jersey Percussion Ensemble, a documentary by Payton MacDonald.   Monday, November 19 @ 7:00 pm, 9:00 pm

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Hobart Hall, Room 140A
Wayne , NJ


Telephone: 973.720.2371
Contact Name: Phillip Sprayberry
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Solo exhibition of new work: November 5, 2018 - November 20, 2018 Opening reception Saturday, November 17, 2018, 4:00-8:00 pm At Art Lines Gallery 121 Railroad Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601...

Cost: Free

Where:
Art Lines Gallery
121 Railroad Ave
Hackensack, NJ  07601
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Every year, hundreds of artisans and crafters from around the country offer unique holiday decorations and unusual gifts items for sale. Many of these are one of a kind and cannot be found...

Cost: $8

Where:
The Hermitage Museum
335 North Franklin Turnpike
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ  07423
View map »


Sponsor: The Hermitage Museum
Telephone: 201-445-8311
Contact Name: Leslie Naghshineh
Website »

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Every year, hundreds of artisans and crafters from around the country offer unique holiday decorations and unusual gifts items for sale. Many of these are one of a kind and cannot be found...

Cost: $8

Where:
The Hermitage Museum
335 North Franklin Turnpike
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ  07423
View map »


Sponsor: The Hermitage Museum
Telephone: 201-445-8311
Contact Name: Leslie Naghshineh
Website »

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Every year, hundreds of artisans and crafters from around the country offer unique holiday decorations and unusual gifts items for sale. Many of these are one of a kind and cannot be found...

Cost: $8

Where:
The Hermitage Museum
335 North Franklin Turnpike
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ  07423
View map »


Sponsor: The Hermitage Museum
Telephone: 201-445-8311
Contact Name: Leslie Naghshineh
Website »

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Every year, hundreds of artisans and crafters from around the country offer unique holiday decorations and unusual gifts items for sale. Many of these are one of a kind and cannot be found...

Cost: $8

Where:
The Hermitage Museum
335 North Franklin Turnpike
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ  07423
View map »


Sponsor: The Hermitage Museum
Telephone: 201-445-8311
Contact Name: Leslie Naghshineh
Website »

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