BERGEN magazine - November 2016

Turkey Not Included

The Thanksgiving bird is a given. But it’s the side dishes that truly make that bird sing. Try these feast-worthy recipes from local chefs. Who knows: A new family tradition might emerge.

Spiked Cider

Swapping apple for orange makes this brunch staple—a mimosa— an autumnal standout.

Restaurant Review: Everything Italian

When New American bistro Due moved to another part of downtown Ridgewood, it vacated one of the most visible and historic storefronts in the village’s central business district.

The Good Life

Smart sartorial choices will make you look and feel your best this season—no matter what you’re doing.

This Spud’s For You

Pick any of these potatoes to pack a nutritional punch. And, no, they don’t make you fat!

Let's Party

This is your chance to go global and use your open invitation to the world’s biggest soirees. Pack a bag, hop on a plane and have a good time!

She's A Lady

Actually, there are two ladies—twins, in fact. And a former church became the spectacular venue for a Sweet 16 party for the Mahwah duo. Their parents put their faith in a local event planner to create an affair to remember.

Girl Next Door

True love is worth traveling anywhere, but this Bergen couple found it right here.

Care Closer to Home

For many bergen County residents, emergency health care is closer to home with the opening of HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley’s new emergency department (ED).

Taylor Made for the Honor

The Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce presented its Humanitarian of the Year Award to Rick Taylor, president and CEO of Konica Minolta Business Solutions.

Shopping’s Closer in Closter

Shoppers are already buzzing in northeast Bergen County, where grand openings and ribbon-cuttings are occurring frequently at the revamped Closter Plaza.

Going Gaga for this Game

Google “gaga” and you’ll receive hundreds of hits about the popular American singer/songwriter. Modify your search to “gaga game” and you’ll find news related to a children’s camp sport that is almost as popular as the aforementioned musician.

Community Support

The thin blue lines painted in the middle of select Bergen County roads don’t indicate new traffic patterns, but they are meant to grab your attention.

Fitness for All

Northern Highlands Regional High School in Allendale is taking community health to another level, opening its fitness center to all its neighbors—not just students.

Puppy Love

Coming from a family that only previously owned pet fish, John needed quite a bit of persuading to allow Chipper into the Woods’ home, reports Jackie.

Culinary Corner

Ordering a delicious bite from The Habit Burger Grill just got easier!

The Main Course

You don’t have to enroll at the Culinary Institute of America to host a successful dinner party, but you should know your way around the kitchen.

Celebrate Good Times

If you missed BergenFest or simply want to relive the big party, here are additional photos from the event that we couldn't fit in our November issue.