BERGEN magazine - August 2018

Shapes and Sizes

Even if math isn’t your strong suit, these geometric-inspired earrings will show your edgier side.

Be There

From talent shows and an evening hike to outdoor concerts and river cruises, there is something for everyone this summer in Bergen County.


Whether it’s at a fundraising gala or a charity luncheon, Bergenites show support for their friends and neighbors.

Starting Fresh

Erase sugary cereals from the morning menu and treat the kids—and you—to natural ingredients before leaving the house. After all, breakfast is still the most important meal of the day.

The Art of Beer

As the saying (kind of) goes: “Beauty is in the eye of the beerholder.” And these artful cans are more beautiful than most.

Last Hurrah

The days are getting shorter, but there’s still plenty of time to soak up some sun. 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 before brisk weather returns.

On Deck

The dog days of summer are here, but the season of backyard bashes and patio parties continues. Set the table and heed our experts’ advice so your outdoor space is ready for your next get-together.

Have Leash, Will Travel

We ask Bergen family-vacation veterans: “Where were you bound with that hound?” By Daria Meoli

Tales Out of School

Celebrities are just like you—except, uh, famous! When this baker’s dozen were students in Bergen, who knew what lay ahead?

Style Watch

The pack is back. Whether you’re a student or commuter, you’ll look fab with one of these stylish knapsacks on your shoulder.

Cool Kohlrabi

This unassuming green crucifer could be the next big thing in healthy veggies.

Healthy Lunches Kids Love

How do you pack a school lunch that’s healthy, but has enough kid appeal that even the pickiest eater won’t trade it or toss it?

Recipe for a shore thing

Take the sound of the ocean, blend in a beachy palette and sprinkle with family love, and you have a delicious weekend retreat.