BERGEN magazine - Bergen Health & Life December 2010

A Christmas Carol

The Bergen Performing Arts Center's production of "A Christmas Carol" is on December 23rd starting at 7:00pm

Christmas Walking Tour

A 75-minute Christmas Walking Tour, led by noted Christmas historian Sibyl McCormac Groff, is taking place in New York from Dec. 10-31st.

Divine dinner party

Looking for inspiration for an unforgettable holiday repast? Bergen Health & Life called on three Bergen County chefs to create a three-course menu for a festive dinner you can create in your own kitchen.

Planning a kids' bash

Don’t forget the young ones when you plan the season’s entertaining. Kids deserve to party too, and you may even catch a moment to hobnob with their chaperoning parents. You’ll find that a savvy selection of colors, decorations and tasty treats can help make your bash a smash.

Sweet soiree

Planning a holiday party and deciding what to serve can be a headache. This year, why not simplify things by focusing on those two can’t-lose crowd-pleasers, chocolate and coffee? When chocolate’s feel-good endorphins pair up with the energizing power of coffee, you can practically hear them whispering, “’Tis the season to be jolly!”

Topping your table

Color, fabrics and lighting are the building blocks upon which your fête will be set.

Bergen Buzz: December

A Santa Claus train ride for the family; Summer in a bottle with Jersey Tomato Sauce; Fresh cheese for your holiday platters from a Tenafly shop; Meet Bergen's Cutest Pet contest winner!; YMCA's 90th birthday; Jersey themed chocolate

Bergenfest 2010

Bergen’s varied delights were on display this fall at our third annual Bergenfest at the estate at Florentine Gardens in River Vale. The event celebrated winners of Bergen Health & Life’s Readers’ choice awards, and a good time was had by all—thanks in part to the fact that many winning foods proved irresistible