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It’s Mother’s Day Weekend so you’d think not much doing.  There’s more than you’d expect:  a campfire meeting, nature walk, run, 2 plays and a symphony.  It’s also a traditional start to the season. Mother’s Day Weekend here is the start of the gardening season.  People go out to nurseries, buy annual flowering plants and then come home to plant them in the dirt.  I think this year it’s going…

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Buying a condo or are you thinking about it?  Either way, there are important things to watch out for.  Let’s go over what I check for whenever I have a customer for a condominium. Trust me on this.  You won’t find what you need to know in any listing form or internet posting.  That’s because the information you need comes from the property manager.  While I have many years of…

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It’s a very busy weekend coming up.  You might think it’s a Little Mermaid weekend but there is a lot going on in addition to this: Children will enjoy seeing Aladdin and dinosaurs.  Sunday afternoon classical music concerts begin this weekend.  The outdoor antique and craft show season opens.  I’m not sure this counts as an event but the Rochelle Park CBD store has a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday. …

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The arts, zoo. food trucks and more are what we have in store for you this upcoming weekend.  We have 2 film festivals, a musical version of Legally Blonde, a native American event and artifacts from the Les Paul Collection.  In addition there’s an Earth party at the zoo and more food trucks than you can imagine on display. We are near the end of the religious holiday season.  Greek…

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Removing an underground oil tank is something that a lot of you will be involved in.  That’s because so many homes were heated with oil until the last quarter of the 20th century. A Brief Historical Review Oil was a primary fuel to heat your home from the 1930’s through the 1960’s.  A war between the Arab States and Israel changed this. The Mideast oil producing countries embargoed oil to…

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Not much is happening this week as I’m sure you expect.  This is known as Holy Week in the Christian calendar with Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.  Passover, an 8 day celebration of the liberation of the Israelites from slavery,  begins at sundown on Friday night. These 2 major religious holidays are the focus of this week as well they should be.  Both involve a lot of preparation…

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Let’s play golf now that the season is open.  Bergen County Golf opened it’s 6 golf courses and programs on March 26th.  However the weather hasn’t cooperated with very few good weather days as a result. We’ve had a blast of Artic air and many rainy days since then.  I don’t know about you but golfing when it’s cold and damp isn’t my idea of fun.  However glorious spring weather…

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63 Byrne St in Hackensack is a beautiful home.  I just listed this house at an asking price of $479,00.  We had 49 buyers who came through the 2 weekend open houses I did.  We have come to agreement with 1 and all but 1 of them were over the asking price. The reason I bring this home to your is attention is because it illustrates so clearly how the…

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The Tenafly Street Fair and Craft Show is happening and there’s much more for you this weekend.  We have a play by Moliere, a 5k run, another nature walk and model trains.  Plus a fabulous concert on Sunday afternoon!  Don’t forget – Cleopatra is still in town too! I know it’s freezing today but in 24 hours it really will feel like Spring.  Since the weather will turn to warmer…

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There’s so much going on in Bergen County this weekend!  Paramus starts the fair season with a huge crafts fair this Sunday.  Bergen County Players has not 1 but 2 productions going on this weekend.  In addition, there’s another production happening at the Black Box Theater.  Trees are budding and flowers are about to bloom.  It’s time to come back to our magnificent County Parks.  How about golf too?  It’s…