Outdoor Summer Concerts in Bergen County

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Outdoor summer concerts are a big part of the season in Bergen County.  It seems every year more towns have them or add to what they did before.  This is because they’re so popular.  It’s a great way to spend a summer evening with your family and friends.  Local restaurants are open making this a great opportunity for a fun evening.  Grab dinner downtown and then enjoy live music under…

Lot’s To Do This Weekend

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There’s lot’s to do this weekend in Bergen County.  We are a big County with 930,000 people.  As a result, there’s always something happening. Ridgewood Car Show The Ridgewood Chamber Of Commerce Annual Car Show is back.  Cancelled last year due to Covid, it’s happening Friday night (Sept 10) from 6 to 10 pm.  Cars will be on dislay at Van Neste Square Memorial Park in the center of Ridgewood’s…

2019 Free Summer Concerts

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It’s that time of year again.  Summer is here and with it are the 2019 free summer concerts.  Here is a lineup of 2019 free summer concerts for you – Bergen County Bergen County has an amazing assortment of summer activities.  This is titled Music & Movies in the Park with concerts held at Wortendyke Barn Museum (Music in the Barn) in Park Ridge, Overpeck Park Amphitheater in Leonia (Terrific…

Town Websites – A Great Source of Community Information

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Isn’t the internet great?  When you are buying a home nothing seems to beat it for all the information it has.  But when it comes to knowing a town and the neighborhood, nothing replaces being there.  Still there is one place where you can get to know a community and that’s the town website. Town websites give you a special look into the character and services of a community.  Although not…

Have A Raccoon In Your Attic?

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One of the agents in my office had an interesting experience in Englewood today.  She was inspecting an Englewood home with her customer and nearly came eye to eye with a raccoon in the attic.  Needless to say this presented a problem when trying to show the house to her buyer and I have no doubt that both real estate agent and home buyer left that Englewood home pretty quickly. Attics seem to be favorite hiding places…

Make That Red Brick Fireplace Beautiful

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Make That Red Brick Fireplace Beautiful Does this look familiar?  If it does, then you”re like many people who’ve bought an older, charming colonial home in Bergen County.  Along with the home you got a red brick fireplace in the living room that you figured you’d fix in the future.  This is often seen in towns with large inventories of charming colonial homes like Tenafly or Teaneck or Ridgewood.  An article I…