Camp Sunshine:

Don’t tell Camp Sunshine administrator Jennie Nuzzo that teenagers today are unfocused and lazy. For decades at the camp, which offers recreational programs for children and young adults with multiple disabilities, Jennie has worked closely with young volunteers from the area and has seen nothing but commitment and caring from them year after year. “The kids who walk through these…

Factor One:

When it comes to bicycles, Pedal Sports in Oakland has it all. Need a kid’s first two-wheeler, a mountain bike or a beach cruiser? See owner Rob Rybacki. And if your dream is customizing your own road racing bike, he can help with that too. He recommends Factor ONE, designed as a super fast and light road bike custom-designed and fitted for each individual…

Where History Lives:

Northwest Bergen County is rich in history, from George Washington’s visit to The Hermitage in Ho-Ho-Kus in 1778 to homes among us built in the early 18th and 19th centuries that still stand today. Take a drive through many of our towns, and you’ll see historical landmarks sprinkled throughout, teaching us about our area’s important place in the history of our state…

Summer is Finally Here

This month, Northwest Bergen Lifestyle brings you our “Summer” issue. It was only a month and a half ago when the rain was coming down like cats and dogs, the temperature was in the low 40s and who knew if we’d ever see the sun, let alone summer. July is the time of year when the kids are … Continued

July 2019 Around Town

Katie Diamond Opens Second Store in Ho-Ho-Kus Katie Diamond Jewelry has opened a clothing store, Collective, just up the street. “We will focus on collaborations and pop-ups with other brands,” Katie Diamond says. “We’ve had such a positive experience partnering with other small designers and charities in the past that we wanted to expand on that. Basically, … Continued

Under the Stars:

"BYO blanket" should be the mantra for outdoor summer events this month. From concerts on the lawn to Fourth of July parades and fireworks, grab a blanket and a beach chair and make this the summer you spend enjoying friends, family and good music under the stars. 

I Scream, You Scream:

Ice cream season is clearly underway. Just drive into Van Dyk’s parking lot in Ridgewood, and you’ll be hard-pressed to find a spot; people tend to linger at their cars enjoying a double scoop and chatting with friends. Or pull into Ernie’s Ice Cream in Mahwah and there will be a line at the window and picnic benches full of…

12th Annual Chamber of Commerce Waldwick 5K

Stormy skies didn't dampen the spirits at the 12th annual Waldwick 5K run and 1-mile walk held on Cinco de Mayo this year. The scenic course included the Waldwick Borough Park, finishing at the new high school track. Live music and good food were on tap for all.   

White Sangria:

Summer temperatures call for sangria! As festive as they come, this white sangria, from Blue Moon Mexican Café in Wyckoff, packs a punch and pairs perfectly with pool parties and outdoor grilling. Add your own favorite fruit and an evening with good friends. What could be better?

Lessons in Life

 Ernest Lamour  President & CEO, Ridgewood YMCA  Who is your favorite role model in life?