Author: Darius Amos

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.

Town Bar & Kitchen

Though parts were destroyed by the fire in early 2015, Elm Street in downtown Morristown is teeming with life again thanks in part to the immediate success of Town Bar + Kitchen.

Home Again

Inspired by a Vermont farmhouse, a young couple collaborates with designers to redo a 1960s colonial. The result is a space that brings the pair back to their New England roots.

Closter’s New Sweet Spot

It’s a sure-fire bet to say that the folks at Azucar Cuban Cuisine know what they’re doing both inside and out of the kitchen.

Making a Big Splash

An Old Tappan pool house is a hit all year long, proving that the fun doesn’t end when you leave the water.

Recreating Comfort

Hearth & Tap Co. offers an imaginative menu dedicated to using fresh products from local sources and craft brews.

Easy Pickin'

Produce Pete loves his weekly TV segment, but it’s his sweetheart that’s always at the top of this North Jersey favorite’s list.

The Art of Crafts

From pubs and restaurants to the dinner table at home, local brewers are raising the bar with their artisanal beers. Join us on this Bergen beer crawl and see where these inventive and delicious drinks are made.

Easy Pickin'

Produce Pete loves his weekly TV segment, but it’s his sweetheart that’s always at the top of this Bergenite’s list.

Searching For a Spark

With custom chairs, smart TVs and a fireplace, Ridgewood’s Davidoff Lounge is the ultimate man cave. The clincher? You can enjoy a cigar indoors.

She's A Lady

Actually, there are two ladies—twins, in fact. And a former church became the spectacular venue for a Sweet 16 party for the Mahwah duo. Their parents put their faith in a local event planner to create an affair to remember.

The Best Seat in the House

Trouble scoring tickets to the big game? Not to worry. You’ll be a winner with good eats and endless TVs at Bergen’s top sports bars.

Room to Rock

Saddle River’s Rich Taylor is enamored by the look, feel and sound of guitars. Could that be why he’s chosen to collect them—to the tune of 100-odd models?

Go With the Flow

A complete redo of an Upper Saddle River home not only creates a modern, open floor plan, it connects every room—and every family member—in the house.

Spicing Up The Kitchen

This room is food-prep central- and so much more. It deserves to be a place that lifts a family's spirits.

Sweet Shot of Eire...

The Emerald Isle’s first craft distillery rolls out a double-barrel Irish whiskey that’s the toast of the town.