BERGEN magazine - October 2022 October 3, 2022 Nigel Edelshain FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin 3 New Stores To Check Out In BergenA trio of new storefronts give Bergenites what they want—more shopping and dining options. Game Time In MontvaleThis Instagram video taken at the St. Joe’s vs. Bergen Catholic football game perfectly captures the energy and the competition between the rival teams. Gourds Galore: 7 Pumpkin Patches To Check Out In BergenIf you just want some great pumpkins without the fall activities (and the crowds), check out these Bergen-based markets and garden shops. 5 Must-See Halloween Displays In Bergen CountyNeighbors at these homes and streets go all out for the spookiest holiday of the year. 3 Athleisure Stores To Shop In BergenThese sporty stores have you covered on National Leggings Day and beyond. Cozy Classroom CostumesAllendale teachers Allison Law and Alyssa Spagnuolo show their school spirit during New Jersey’s annual Week of Respect. Bergen’s Got TalentRiver Edge’s Justin Lazaro uses his saxophone to spread a positive message with a smooth rendition of ‘If I Ain’t Got You’ Costumes For A Cause: 5 Halloween Events In Bergen CountyDressing up is half the fun of Halloween! Show off your best costume at these events, which also support local nonprofits. Bergen Women’s Health & Wellness Day 5 Myths, DebunkedOctober is Health Literacy Month— a perfect time to let go of what you “know” that just ain’t so. Checkmate! Play Chess Now At These Bergen County LocalesLearn or brush up your skills in chess—quickly becoming one of the hottest games in town! 7 Bergen County 5Ks For A CauseGet your steps in, get involved in your community and support a good cause at any (or all) of these walks and 5Ks taking place this month in Bergen County. 5 Bergen Restaurants With Must-Try SoupsA steamy bowl of soup is the perfect recipe for a chilly autumn day. Will Bergen Skew Urban?As mixed-use luxury developments proliferate, the county’s suburban towns could develop a more urban feel. Act Now Against Breast CancerScreening saves lives—and there’s more you can do to reduce your risk, as two Bergen-based doctors explain.