From Head to Tail:

When Cait Lauria became a dog groomer more than 11 years ago, she soon realized her end goal was to go mobile.

Pet Gift Guide:

1. Danson Charm: Pandora animal charms, Paw Print ($65), Cat and Dog ($50 each) at Danson Jewelers, Allendale. DansonJewelers.com

Going to the Dogs:

Lily, a large, black Newfoundland, has a few dozen tutus in lots of different colors, and she’ll likely be wearing one at a Ridgewood Public Library Read to a Dog session offered three afternoons a week. Perhaps unsurprisingly, this big pooch is a huge hit: Even the shyest child walks in with a smile when greeted by Lily, who sits quietly on the…

Kids, Pets and Mom’s 100th Birthday

For many of us, August is a bittersweet turning point in the year. While the lazy days of sipping cool beverages poolside may be numbered, this month brings a sense of renewal. New routines, new clothes and new school supplies often come to mind in August. We dedicated an issue to both the men and women … Continued

August 2019 Around Town

Green Fusion Opens in Ridgewood A new vegetarian restaurant with vegan and gluten-free options has opened on Oak Street in Ridgewood. Owner Kaarthy Madhan, a resident of Wyckoff, currently owns Walnut Grille, another vegetarian and vegan restaurant, in Newton Highlands outside of Boston. Green Fusion is a fine-dine BYOB experience with linen and wait service. … Continued

Saddle River Valley Auxiliary Lunch Features Actor Chazz Palminteri

Friends of the Valley Hospital were recently invited to spend an afternoon with Academy Award-nominated actor, writer and director of A Bronx Tale,Chazz Palminteri and his wife, Gianna, at The Tuxedo Club for the VHA Saddle River Valley Branch's Annual Spring Luncheon. Proceeds supported the Valley Hospital Auxiliary’s $3.1 million pledge to support Valley pediatric programs.

Jazz Ensemble Performs at the Brick House

This spring the Brick House in Wyckoff hosted Ridgewood High School’s Jazz in the Wood 2019 concert, featuring the RHS Jazz Lab and Big Band with special guest artist Ingrid Jensen on trumpet. Both bands at the high school provide students with opportunities to play in a variety of styles ranging from swing to Latin jazz and … Continued

Meyer’s House of Sweets:

“I’m so glad I found you close by!”…“My wife has been enjoying your chocolates for years.” ...“Ohhh, those raspberry marshmallows.”  

Get Ready!

 The Countdown Begins  School is on the horizon, and if your child has been lagging in the back-to-school prep department, it’s not too late to get in some important learning before summer is over.  “The best thing parents can do for their kids is to set them up for success,” says Jessica Bush, executive director of Tutor Doctor of North Jersey,…

Meet Meredith:

The Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, Inc., a no-kill rescue shelter in Oakland, is a place of love and compassion, rescuing canines and felines who have been abandoned, surrendered or pulled from other rescue groups and local shelters since it opened in 1978.