ARCHIVES February 2015


Fort Lee is the New New Jersey

We know you love living at The Modern, the luxurious Fort Lee rental tower, and Adam Bonislawski of the New York Post agrees with you. His January 7, 2015 article glows with praise about The Modern, its’ apartment value, hotel amenities and convenient commutes to New York City and northern suburbs for the tenant. So,…



March is National Nutritional Month – C’mon, Fort Lee, Get Healthy

Fort Lee residents are invited to join the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign, an eight-week program aimed at enriching your health by teaching you how to make positive lifestyle changes. Last year’s challenge was a huge success for those who participated, and we expect nothing less this year. After an individual wellness assessment, you will be given…



History of Ferry Boat Journeys Across the Hudson River

When residents of the luxury rental apartments at The Modern in Fort Lee hear the word “ferry,” they automatically think of NY Waterway, which many use for their daily commute from Edgewater into Manhattan. Fort Lee history buffs, however, would pay homage to the pioneering Bourdette family of the Fort Lee/Edgewater area.   In 1758, Stephen…



Celebrating Black History Month

Bergen Community College recognizes a century of black life, history and culture during February’s Black History Month. All highlighted events will be held at the College’s main campus and are open to the public, free of charge. Thursday, February 12 Activist Kevin Powell, one of the nation’s most respected voices on hip-hop and other topics,…



Big Change is Coming to Franco’s Metro Restaurant

While having dinner at Franco’s Metro, have you ever tempted to jump up, sit at the piano and serenade the other diners?  Well, now you can. In addition to their amazing Italian food, Franco’s Metro is now serving up talent! On Friday evenings, at 10:00pm sharp, the restaurant turns into a romantic venue, with private…