Author: Haley Longman

The Moment We Met

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Bergenites recall the first stirrings of the love that lasted.

A Flat Gets Festive

The verdict when a designer dressed up an Edgewater apartment for the holiday season: “Sold!”

A Flat Gets Festive

The verdict when a designer dressed up an Edgewater apartment for the holiday season: “Sold!”

Personal Chefs Tell All

Four Bergen pros dish on their signature meals, crazy client requests and what can go wrong in the kitchen.

FUTURE PERFECT

FUTURE PERFECT A DESIGNER HELPS OUT-OF-STATE EMPTY NESTERS TURN A RED BANK CONDO INTO THE RETIREMENT RESIDENCE OF THEIR DREAMS.

The Gold Standard

With the ultimate hue of luxury, a designer makes an Alpine bathroom sleek and stunning—again.

Let There be Light!

Brightening a dark, outdated master bathroom was the key to making a Montville mansion move-in-ready.

Space Time

Needing expanded room to accommodate their two teenaged children, homeowners did a huge addition on their 1950s Livingston split-level—and a major design overhaul too.

Mint Condition

In Franklin Lakes, a good-enough master bedroom suite becomes an enchanting sanctuary in green and cream.

Reclaim Your Closet

Organizers explain 5 ways to make wardrobe and clothing storage make sense again.

We Knew Them When

Sure, enduring fame lay ahead for these fourteen Morris and Essex county students of past years. But high school is still high school.

We Knew Them When

Sure, enduring fame lay ahead for these six Monmouth county students of past years. But high school is still high school.

Face Time

Acne doesn’t just happen to teens. Here’s how to clear up your complexion and get on with your life.

No-Sweat Summer Style

Bergen County beauty pros share tips and tricks for easy-breezy warm-weather hair and makeup.

Birthday Bash, Circus Style

To give her 1-year-old a Korean celebration no one would forget, Hannah Choi went all out. And why not? Parties are her business.

That Underdog Feeling

With his new series on Hulu, Muslim comedian Ramy Youssef busts the stereotypes about a misunderstood minority: New Jerseyans.

Lakefront Living

This property on the water in Franklin Lakes turned out to be perfect—it just needed a brand new house.

Lakefront Living

This property on the water in Franklin Lakes turned out to be perfect—it just needed a brand new house.

Backyard Bliss

A sloped corner property and strict regulations in Ridgewood didn’t prevent one creative landscape designer from giving his clients the outdoor space of their dreams.

Nature's flavorful healer

Garlic is chock-full of disease-fighting compounds, no matter how you slice—or crush, or peel, or mince—it.

A Winning Coach

Augie Hoffmann of Montvale’s Saint Joseph Regional High School discusses his football team’s 2018 state title—and his own playing days.

Five-course Feast

BERGEN assembled a culinary dream team to create a meal fit for every kind of celebration.

A Turkeyless Thanksgiving?

Even the year’s most traditional meal can be enlivened by an occasional change-up. Check out these 10 tasty ideas from Bergen chefs.