ARCHIVES July 2015


Lake Tappan Paddle Day – Paddle to Protect, Preserve and Restore the Hackensack River

We often boast about all the amenities available to the residents of The Modern.  And, why not? The fact is you could easily do a ‘staycation’ without ever leaving the property and be as content as you would be in a five-star hotel.  Nothing’s missing. . .swimming, tennis, golf, socializing, programs, massages, hoops, the fitness…



I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Ice Cream

Everybody remembers Ronald Reagan’s great passion for Jelly Beans.  In fact, a portrait of the man, created from 10,000 red, white and blue Jelly Beans by artist Peter Rocha, hangs in the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California.   Apparently his sweet tooth reached even greater heights than anyone was aware of when,…



Clubbing at The Modern

“One Bam” “Two Crack” “Yay! I picked a Joker. . . Mahjongg!” Perhaps these words sound like gibberish to you, but to those four ladies shuffling those Ivory tiles, each call is meaningful. Among the many social activities on hand at the exquisite Fort Lee building, The Modern, not all focus on athletic prowess.  If…



Calling All History Buffs!

Looking for something fun and educational to do with the family on Independence Day this year? Why not head over to Ringwood Manor for their annual Declaration of Independence celebration. From the minute you enter the ‘town square’, the buzz from colonial re-enactors, with their activities and live demonstrations, will immediately transport you to the year 1776.…