Working It Out

"New year, new you" sounds so easy: Just join a gym and get fit, right? Not so fast. For many, walking into a health club for the first time or trying to get back on track after surgery, an illness or taking a few years off can be intimidating, which is why picking the right place that feels both personalized…

Fresh + Light:

Healthy and delicious—it’s not always easy to achieve both in one meal, but when it’s done right it benefits both body and palate. With a wealth of healthy options available, eating healthy doesn’t mean sacrificing on taste anymore, and introducing the best nutrients into your diet will bring huge and important payoffs. It’s really pretty simple, and we hear it…

Financial Fitness

Wealth Manager Debra Taylor, CPA/PFS, JD, of Taylor Financial Group in Franklin Lakes, shares her top four tips for planning a financially prudent 2019.

Bring on the New Year!

January marks the beginning of a new calendar year, as well as the opportunity to set personal goals. Perhaps your resolutions include to exercise more regularly, take up a new hobby or volunteer locally at a nonprofit. This month, we at Northwest Bergen Lifestyle encourage you to live your best life by taking care of yourself … Continued

A Healthy Cook’s Essentials

 1. Pyrex 3-Cup Meal Prep Containers  Preparing head-start ingredients beforehand is the secret to making healthy eating easy! These stackable meal prep containers are perfect for keeping soups, salads, fruits, chopped veggies or anything on hand ready to go for a busy week ahead. Available at Kohl’s, Ramsey  2. The Joy of Cooking

January 2019 Around Town

Takaichi Ramen Opens in Ho-Ho-Kus The owners of Wasabi Japanese Restaurant in Ridgewood have recently opened Takaichi Ramen Japanese Restaurant on Franklin Turnpike in Ho-Ho-Kus. Offering several versions of Japanese ramen noodles along with such tasty appetizer choices as dumplings, sausage and other grilled or fried items. Table as well as counter seating available. 201.857.8467 Bergen County … Continued

Quest Autism Foundation Event Held at The Rockleigh

The Quest Autism Program, a community-based day program for adults with autism, recently held its annual Harvest Ball at The Rockleigh Country Club in Rockleigh, New Jersey. Quest participants, staff, participants, families, friends and sponsors gathered for a festive evening which included cocktails, dinner and a silent auction. 

Fall Pet Festival at Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge

Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge in Oakland held Pit Bulls & Pumpkins, their annual fall festival at the end of October which gathered more than 150 people, including families with pets adopted from them and pets available for adoption. Activities included pumpkin painting and crafts for kids, family photos and live music.      

Vincent Forlenza

Since its inception in 1897, Becton, Dickinson and Company, a leader in global medical technology, has made giving back to the community a major part of its mission. Vincent Forlenza, who joined BD in 1980 and is now its chairman and CEO, has become an integral part of this undertaking through worldwide projects such as vaccination programs and employee volunteer…

Ski Buddies

The idea came to Cory Gorczycki on a chairlift near the end of the ski season a few years ago. Missing his grandparents who had both passed away a few months prior, Cory, then 15, started to think about blending his love of skiing with their lifelong dedication to helping others and the solution was simple: Teach kids going through…