BERGEN magazine - March 2019


Whether it’s at a volunteer center or fundraiser, Bergenites always show up to support their friends and neighbors.

Be There

From yoga classes and St. Patrick’s Day festivities to pop concerts and a fundraiser for St. Jude hospital, there’s something for everyone in Bergen County.

A Taste of Ireland

Any bartender can pour a pint, but your Irish eyes (and appetites) will smile at these five Bergen destinations.

Floral Notes

Flowers and springtime go hand-in-hand, so try Mexico’s most beloved cocktail—sorry, margarita. After one sip of this fruity, tequila-based conconction, it’ll be a favorite of yours too.

Culinary Adventure

These delicious Moroccan dishes will tempt your taste buds with fresh, seasonal ingredients—and are simple enough to make at home.

Runway Repast

Dining in doesn’t have to be dull. BERGEN tapped Michelin-starred Ben Pollinger, chefowner of The Hill in Closter, to create this delicious three-course menu, exclusively for our readers. A meal like this is as cutting edge as anything you’ll find at fashion week.


Golf has a Gaelic accent at Lahinch on Ireland’s windy west coast. Just don’t let that medieval castle ruin your game!

Onions Go Green

Scallions—a versatile, verdant veggie—find a tangy place in cuisines all over the world.

Welcome to Allendale

This former farming town has blossomed into a tight-knit, family-friendly community.