Expression Yarn Studio: Englewood Crafts

Knitting and crocheting have enjoyed a resurgence in the last decade or so, with a new generation of young people discovering the pleasure of crafting with their own hands, but Englewood’s Expression Yarn Studio is no Johnny-come-lately. They’ve been in business since 1978 in their cozy shop, providing generations of New Jersey knitters with the tools of their craft at affordable prices.

Wool, silk, linen, cotton and even alpaca yarns are on offer here, all at excellent prices. Blended yarns are also available. They also sell Clover needles, thimbles and a selection of other accessories. The owner produces knitting patterns the old-fashioned way – by hand – and she’s happy to help you find something that’s appropriate to your skill level. Visit the Expression Yarn Studio website to learn more about this Englewood craft store.

Expression Yarn Studio
13 E. Ivy Lane
Englewood, NJ 07631
(201) 569-4111

Edgewater Marina Summer Events

The Summer Music Series begins at The Edgewater Marina on June 26th and runs till August 28th. Every Thursday night from 7pm – 8:30pm you'll enjoy an evening of fun and music. Bring your chairs or blankets and come out and enjoy!

Summer Volleyball at The Edgewater Marina begins on June 24th and runs till August 26th. Volleyball games for kids of all ages will be every Tuesday night from 6:30 – 8:30pm. Get out and enjoy a fun game of volleyball with your Edgewater neighbors!

For more information please got to the Edgewater website at or call 201-943-1700.

Ice Cream Charlie’s: Old Fashioned Desserts

Homemade frozen goodness is right around the corner, at Ice Cream Charlie’s. Located on Park Avenue just down the street from Lincoln Park, Ice Cream Charlie’s is the place to go to get the freshest and most flavorful ice cream, frozen yogurts and Italian ices. This is where you get the good stuff! The lines can get long but don’t worry because the friendly staff keeps everything moving briskly. The store will remind you of that old fashioned ice cream parlor of your dreams. There’s always a good selection of ice cream flavors, so you might just have a hard time choosing! Luckily, you can get a cone or cup to suit your appetite, be it a child’s size or a three-scoop large. Having a special occasion? Get a great ice cream cake!

Ice Cream Charlie’s
200 Park Avenue
Rutherford, NJ 07070
(201) 939-8133

Cake and Cone: Sweet Treats in East Rutherford

Whether you’re in the mood for a soft serve cone or a banana split, you’ll find it all at the Cake and Cone. Located on Patterson Avenue just off of Uhland Street, the Cake and Cone keeps it simple by serving outstanding classic and soft serve ice cream cones, sundaes and shakes. This is the perfect place to bring your family, friends or even a date!

There’s no seating, you just step up to the street-side counter and order. There are always plenty of delicious flavors, and lots of candy and other toppings. Get your ice cream in a cake cone, sugar cone or a sugar bowl. The sundaes are always big and loaded with tasty syrups and toppings. And if you’re celebrating a special occasion, you can order a personalized ice cream cake.

Cake and Cone
306 Paterson Avenue
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
(201) 933-2589

Garreston Forge and Farm: New Jersey History

Escape from the hustle and bustle and travel back in time to a more serene era at Garreston Forge and Farm. The Pre-Revolutionary sandstone home is the jewel in the crown of Bergen County’s historical sites. The Garretson homestead was once an extensive tract extending from the Passaic to the Saddle River and was originally settled by the Garretson family in 1719, after which, six generations made it their home.

Today the farm contains the Dutch farm museum and also sponsors and promotes educational programs that involve local history and folklore, as well as colonial agriculture, horticulture, crafts and archeology. Visit the gardens to explore over 50 varieties of medicinal and culinary herbs, butterfly gardens, fruit orchards and native plants and flowers.

Garreston Forge and Farm
4-02 River Rd
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
(201) 797-1775

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Madeleine Cafe and Bakery: Classic French Delights

The sweet tastes of a classic French bakery are at the Madeleine Café and Bakery. Founded by a woman with a dream of being a pastry chef, the Madeleine is more than a name, it’s a shell-shaped, spongy cookie that you will love. There are lots of Madeleine varieties here, so try a few and take some home! There are also many different specialties that are perfect for a relaxing breakfast. The lunch specialties are also tasty, and you can enjoy them all in Madeleine’s beautiful and relaxing café and lounge. Don’t miss out on the cupcakes, macaroons, cookies and shortbreads. Madeleine’s also caters events.

Madeleine Café and Bakery
11 West Erie Avenue
Rutherford, NJ 07070
(201) 933-2301

Nature and Outdoor Fun at The Tenafly Nature Center

Maple Sugaring at The Tenafly Nature Center. Learn to identify the Maple Tree and other fun exciting events.

Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM at the TNC Visitor Center. There are 27 spaces left to join in. To register go to All members are $5.00 and $10.00 for non-members.

What a wonderful fun activity for children of all ages. Been cooped up with cabin fever at home? Get out and get some sun and enjoy nature.


Saturday Night Comedy Fun

Get out tonight and see Mitch Fatel perform some of the funniest comedy skits ever! There's a show tonight at 7:30pm and 10:15pm. For more information go to or call 201-727-1090.

Banana's Comedy Club is located at 283 Rt. 17 in Hasbrouck Heights, just 20 minutes away. Getting cabin fever? It's a lovely night out and warming up! Get out and have some laughs.

Historic New Bridge Landing’s Country Ball

Looking for some fun this season? Go out and enjoy this wonderful Country Ball celebrating the Anniversary of Washington’s Birthday will be held at Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201-1209 Main Street in River Edge, New Jersey on Sunday, February 23, 2014, between 1:00 pm-5:00 pm. For more information go to

Want to get and see what eighteenth century dancing is all about? Come join and dance at the Steuben House between 1:30 pm and 4:00 pm under Denise Piccino’s direction with Ridley & Anne Enslow providing musical accompaniment on fiddle and hammered dulcimer. Throughout the afternoon, Rodger Yaden will portray General George Washington. Hot cider and crullers will be served in the restored 18th-century tavern in the Campbell-Christie House. Visitors may also see open-hearth cooking demonstrated in the Out-Kitchen. A tiger-stripe maple bedstead, reputedly used in a local home where George Washington stayed during the 1780 Steenrapie Encampment, is currently on display.

You can also see Jim Smith who will be working in the garden (weather permitting) in period clothing, see Jim if you are interested in helping with building and grounds. All 3 Jersey-Dutch Houses will be open, connected by a gravel walking path.

Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for children,and BCHS members are free.

Valentine’s Day Movie Night

Edgewater Multiplex Cinemas – 336 River Rd, Edgewater, NJ 07020 

Go to or for tickets.

Out on the town tonight? Here is a list of movies that are showing in Edgewater, NJ. See the website for show times.

The Lego Movie ‎ 1hr 40min‎ ‎ PG‎ ‎ Animation‎ ‎‎
RoboCop ‎ 1hr 48min‎ ‎PG-13‎ ‎ Scifi‎ ‎‎
The Monuments Men ‎ 1hr 50min‎ ‎ PG-13‎ ‎ Action‎ ‎‎
About Last Night ‎ 1hr 40min‎ ‎ R‎ ‎ Comedy‎ ‎‎
Endless Love ‎ 1hr 43min‎ ‎PG-13‎ ‎ Drama‎ ‎‎
Winter's Tale ‎ 2hr 9min‎ ‎ PG-13‎ ‎ Drama‎ ‎‎
Ride Along ‎ 1hr 40min‎ PG-13‎ Comedy‎ ‎‎
The Lego Movie in 3D ‎ 1hr 40min‎ ‎PG‎ ‎ Animation‎ ‎‎
Vampire Academy ‎ 1hr 44min‎ ‎PG-13‎ ‎ Action‎ ‎‎
Frozen ‎ 1hr 48min‎ ‎ PG‎ ‎ Animation‎ ‎‎
American Hustle ‎ 2hr 9min‎ ‎R‎ ‎ Drama‎ ‎‎
Philomena ‎1hr 34min‎ ‎PG-13‎ ‎Drama‎ ‎‎
The Wolf of Wall Street ‎2hr 59min‎ ‎R‎ ‎Drama‎
The Attorney ‎2hr 7min‎ ‎‎ ‎Drama‎ ‎‎
Miss Granny ‎ 2hr 5min‎ ‎‎ ‎Drama‎ ‎‎

Enjoy your Movie!