The Bergen County Zoo Turns 50!

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If you’re in Bergen County next Saturday, come to the Bergen County Zoo and enjoy a special day there – it’s the zoo’s 50th anniversary.  To celebrate, the zoo is offering free admission to all Bergen County residents from 10 am to 1 pm on Saturday August 14th.  Non residents will have a small fee. With over 500 animals, a train, carousel, and pony rides, the zoo is a favorite spot for…

It’s Beach Weather!

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One of the wonderful things about owning a Bergen County home is how close you are to so many things.  Every season has it’s sports and activities.  Bergen County is always within an easy 1-2 hour drive which makes for lots of fun family trips.  This is particularly true when we get to beach weather. When people come here to buy a home in Bergen County they often ask “How…

Use The Englewood Trolley To Commute From Your Home

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Trolley service is back.  Use the Englewood trolley to commute from your home. Trolley service was  used in Bergen County until the advent of the Automobile Age in the 50’s and 60’s which made them seem old fashioned and restrictive.  You could drive anywhere in a car at any time – not so with the trolley.  Another change was development of large scale shopping malls on Route 4 and Route 17. …

Bergen County is a Performing Arts Center

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I bet you didn’t know that Bergen County is a performing arts center.  Performing arts is one of our greatest assets. Bergen County has the advantage of being just a short hop across the George Washington Bridge from New York City.  As a result, we are next to Manhattan’s world class theater and entertainment.  You don’t have to cross the bridge, however, because we have that right here. The Bergen Performing Arts Center is…

Adopt A Dog – Say Hi to Elton

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Adopt a dog.  Say Hi to Elton! Begen County is filled with families and children. There are many great facilities for kids which I’ll be talking about but I also want to feature some of the pets waiting for adoption here because we have many pet facilities where you can get a great pet. Very often after a family moves into their new home, they get a pet and that…

Cresskill Earthfest is on Sunday, April 18th

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Cresskill is celebrating Earth Day in a very special way by having it’s first ever Cresskill  Earthfest.  The date is Sunday, April 18th and everyone is looking forward to it. This is going to be an all day fun filled event for people of all ages.  The focus is not only on celebrating our planet but also learning about it.   As a result there’s going to be a large number…

Make Your House A Home – Adopt A Pet

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Getting a pet when you move into your new home is almost a ritual for many families in Bergen County.  It’s not unusual for me to learn that one of my customers has added a new dog or cat or other pet to their family once everything is unpacked.  Those of us who grew up with pets can remember how excited we were when our parents let us bring home our new pet.  It was so much fun and it taught…