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Biking with Campagnolo Gran Fondo this weekend

  Campagnolo Gran Fondo New York brings Italian style bike racing to NY. Campagnolo Gran Fondo is a recognized name in the world of challenging bike rides in various countries around the world – Italy, Cozumel, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Columbia, Barcelona and Mont Ventoux. Gran Fondo’s are mass participation cycling events that, for decades, has…



Taste and Toast New Jersey Spring Wine Festival – Cheers!

Armed with a comprehensive listing of the over 150 wines expertly curated by the Wine Library and a custom etched wine glass that goes home with you, you’re ready to spend an evening sampling wine and indulging in delectable hors d’oeuvres, cheeses and artisan foods prepared to compliment your glass of vino. Can’t deny those…



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,…



Annual John Barrymore Birthday Fundraiser to Benefit Fort Lee High School Drama Department and The Student Actors of Fort Lee

  The late, great actor John Barrymore made his stage debut as an 18-year-old Fort Lee resident in 1900.  As is Fort Lee tradition, the birthday of this legend will be remembered, and celebrated, on February 15th. Under the auspices of The Fort Lee Film Commission, the annual John Barrymore Birthday Fundraiser will be held…



A Day for Remembrance and Fun Activities with Your Children

Martin Luther King, Jr., is remembered for his deeds of valor in promoting good will between African Americans and whites during a time when segregation and race riots were a regular occurrence in America. Today we live harmoniously in our Fort Lee community with neighbors of diverse color and cultural backgrounds. Take some time this weekend…



Share the Culture of America with a Student From Another Country

What better way to begin a new year than to impact the way you, and your family, view others cultures? Hosting a student from a foreign country not only brings the world into your home, it teaches understanding and tolerance of another person’s customs and values. Every year hundreds of American families choose to host…



Safe Driving Tips for a Safe Holiday Season

Doesn’t look like Mother Nature is going to be cooperative for holiday travel. With a giant storm brewing, forecasters are predicting Fort Lee will have heavy rain beginning on Tuesday, thunder joining the mix on Christmas Eve and strong winds of 50mph arriving Christmas Day. But, as we all know, weather predictions aren’t always accurate.…



Holiday Classic Movies To Enjoy From The Comfort Of Your Home At The Modern

What better way to get into the Christmas spirit than by catching a rerun of your favorite holiday movie? Or, keeping your youngster busy while you hide away wrapping their presents?  Or, making some popcorn and just spending quality family time together in your luxurious apartment in Bergen County, watching a special holiday classic? Beginning…


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Ugly Holiday Sweater Party – Anything Goes With This Humorous Theme!

    “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade” is a proverbial phrase used to encourage optimism and a can-do attitude in the face of adversity or misfortune. But, what does one do when they receive yet another lovingly hand-knit ugly holiday sweater for Christmas from Aunt Gertrude? Have a party! While ugly sweater Christmas…



Adorable Children Musicals Even Parents Will Enjoy

                    Two holiday musicals about children growing up and facing personal challenges are appearing in Bergen County this month. While the theme sounds like anything but a happy musical you can be sure a lesson is learned, and everyone lives happily ever after. Without sounding sexist, its’…