Hear’s To Your Health!

“When you lose your vision, you lose contact with things. When you lose your hearing, you lose contact with people.” –Helen Keller

The Definition of Wellness

How do you “define” wellness? Ask Ellen Park, owner of DEFINE Body & Mind in Allendale. “We have a different way of doing things. Our classes offer sustainability in exercise that you cannot get from other programs that incorporate a lot of stress to the body. We support strong bodies while being kind to your joints.”

Maitri Wellness

When Dr. Ruchi Kaul decided to name her practice Maitri Wellness, she knew that the word “maitri” translates from Sanskrit to mean “unconditional loving-kindness.” She soon realized that the name accurately reflected her foundational mantra as a physician who focuses on direct-care, integrative medicine. She has a love of life relationships, experiences and learning that enhance the services she provides…

Ice Time

Mike McLachlan is “sticking” with hockey these days. The Franklin Lakes native grew up playing the game at Indian Hills High School, followed by club hockey in the Penn State Men's League. Taking a timeout for marriage, career and family, he coached at Don Bosco before transferring to his current position as Head Coach of Ramapo High School’s ice hockey…

Gifts for Giving

Still working on that holiday gift list, or haven’t even gotten started? Never fear, the good news is our area has a plethora of shopping options for everyone on your list. We called on Sally St. Clair, owner of Run About Town, a personal concierge service based in Upper Saddle River, to help us find the perfect holiday gifts.

New Year’s Getaways

 Las Vegas  New Year's Eve in Las Vegas is the experience of a lifetime. The Strip becomes one giant block party after 4 p.m. when the road is closed to traffic. Enjoy the finest dining, drinking and dancing at the hottest night clubs before choreographed fireworks at midnight. Vegas is where you want to be this New Year’s Eve.  Stay…

Food from the Heart

For 43 years, the Center for Food Action has provided humanitarian assistance throughout Bergen and Passaic counties.

All is Well

Located on Everett Street in Wyckoff, All Is Well was founded by Jayne Gilbride-Bauer in 2009. Jayne was undergoing treatment for ovarian cancer when she first proposed her store’s concept to her future landlords in Wyckoff.

Cause An Effect

 Giving Back … Pay it Forward.  There are various “directions” one can take when inspired to get involved in community service, whether it is through an organization or just by helping a neighbor through a challenging time.  During this month of Thanksgiving, Northwest Bergen Lifestyle chose to introduce two individuals in our community who embody the spirit of giving and caring for others…

Homegrown Holidays at Abma’s

When the fall season makes you nostalgic for picturesque country living, stop at Abma’s Farm in Wyckoff. One of the only remaining working farms in Bergen County, Abma’s has been part of the fabric of our community since 1929, and the Abma family is now raising its fifth generation of farmers.