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Patio Magic

In Pompton Plains, a designer helped turn an uninspiring backyard with a deck into a visually stunning entertainment haven.

Their Long Branch Future

Full of angles and wasted space, a family’s beach-house condominium needed a redesign to rate becoming a year-round home.


Making a Sea Bright house a truly bright companion to the sea meant, for one thing, overcoming the kitchen’s hex.

Traffic Trauma In Bergen

Our county’s a great place to live, but its roadways are notoriously congested. Fixing that problem will require creativity—and money.

Still Hungry

A successful entrepreneur with 9 million social media followers, the author of Eitan Eats the World discusses his career at the wise old age of 20.

Outdoor Cats, Endangered Birds

Charming as furry felines can be, they have a natural appetite for winged creatures. Can Bergen County handle the inevitable clash?

Show Stopper

In a River Vale colonial, a designer created a delightful TV room that’ll stand the test of time—and withstand the busy family’s use.

All Decked Out

A Summit family sought to make their outdoor structure more spacious without sacrificing a beloved backyard—or a certain tree.

Take A Lap In Luxury

As a Mahwah couple’s tastes changed, they were due for a big splash—and a serious upgrade—in their backyard.

Plant Lover's Paradise

A Ho-Ho-Kus yard has become a green-thumb triumph—just ask the passers-by who rave about it.

Farewell To Fussy

Thanks to a daughter’s advice, an ornate décor in Wyckoff gives way to a cleaner, fresher look.

A College Decision In Allendale

This proud dad shows off his daughter’s college decision with tons of school swag and a “bed party” to celebrate the next chapter.

Party In Pink

At a thoughtfully planned first birthday bash in Washington Township, a “one-derful” time was had by all.

Destination vs. Destiny

After the pandemic spoiled their plans for a wedding in Mexico, a Paramus couple chose a local ceremony that turned out to be just right.