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Ridgewood merchants see uptick in holiday sales

DECEMBER 23, 2015 LAST UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2015, 10:07 AM
BY MATTHEW SCHNEIDER
STAFF WRITER |
THE RIDGEWOOD NEWS

Many local shops have been seeing a predictable increase in customers and sales this holiday season.

This increase, according to Walter Boyer, owner of Bookends, is a result of people valuing the convenience of shopping nearby, while also understanding that […]

By |December 24th, 2015|Shop Ridgewood|3 Comments

The five books local booksellers recommend for the holidays

DECEMBER 21, 2015    LAST UPDATED: MONDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2015, 1:21 AM
BY SOPHIA F. GOTTFRIED
STAFF WRITER |
THE RECORD

Giving the gift of a book can expand the mind, transport the reader to a new place or another time, and won’t break the bank. How many other gifts can do that?

But how to choose just one book […]

By |December 21st, 2015|Shop Ridgewood|0 Comments

Looking for the Perfect Gift? Social Science Can Help

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Arthur C. Brooks DEC. 17, 2015

ARE you in a panic, not sure what to get that special someone this year? Fear not, because my fellow social scientists have the answer for you.

For economists, the perfect gift is simple: cash. Indeed, they often express surprise that anyone would give anything else. There […]

By |December 20th, 2015|Shop Ridgewood|0 Comments

Village Auto Wash Holiday Special

SAVE 20% on all Gift Cards! $100.00 Gift Card gets you $120.00 worth, $50.00 Gift Card gets you $60.00 worth. Give the gift of a clean, shiny car this Holiday Season. Our gift cards make wonderful stocking stuffers.

Buy online at www.thevillageautowash.com or visit us at 152 S Broad Street, Ridgewood, NJ and mention this ad. […]

By |December 19th, 2015|Shop Ridgewood|1 Comment

Santa in the Park at Van Neste Square in Ridgewood Today

Time: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Memorial Park at Van Neste Square, E Ridgewood Ave and Oak St

Meet Santa at his house in Memorial Park at Van Neste Park Weather Permitting

Art of Motion is offering Teacher Holiday gift cards

Art of Motion is offering Teacher Holiday gift cards, $10.00 for a Pilates/Yoga, Dance or Conditioning Class […]

By |December 12th, 2015|Shop Ridgewood|0 Comments

Bookends in Ridgewood Focuses on Cooking and Music this Weekend

Graham Elliot Saturday, December 12th @ 12:00 Noon
Star from the television show Master Chef and Junior Master Chef, Graham Elliot, will sign his new book:
Cooking Like a Master Chef

Richard Multi Saturday, December 12th @ 2:00pm
Former Mayor of Ramsey,
Richard Multi,will sign his new book:  Sinatra at 100

Cookbook Launch Party Hoover Sunday, December 13th @ 2-4pm
Come celebrate the […]

By |December 12th, 2015|Shop Ridgewood|0 Comments

Special Event for Ridgewood Shoppers December 15th

Loft 41 Jewelry
Jewelry Store
There are plenty of stores to go to for traditional jewelry but only one Loft 41Jewelry Studio. Opened in October 2012 under a different name, the store has evolved into what is now Loft 41. It’s where you’ll find a carefully curated collection of iconic pieces by the most talented artisans and […]

By |December 10th, 2015|Shop Ridgewood|0 Comments

Alexandrite Group Offers Money Management Classes for Parents and Students

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December 5,2015
the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ , Is your college student/recent grad clueless about Managing their money?rnDo they understand the real life lessons of money management?rnrnThe Alexandrite Group is offering Money Management Classes in a small group setting in Rochelle Park, NJrnSign up for our classes:rnrnTopics include: bank accounts, credit […]

By |December 5th, 2015|Shop Ridgewood|0 Comments

FORMER NY Yankee Great Ron Blomberg at Bookends Ridgewood Sunday, December 6th at 10:30

Sunday, December 6th @ 10:30

BREAKFAST, TALK, Q &A  –  BOOK SIGNING
Ron Blomberg, Major League Baseball’s first designated hitter and the “great Jewish hope” of the New York Yankees in the early 1970’s, is an icon of boyhood dreams achieved.  Ron will give his inspirational talk about his life and career.

Pre-purchase tickets at Bookends or by […]

By |December 5th, 2015|Shop Ridgewood|1 Comment

Ridgewood Guild Kicks off Small Business Saturday with 2015 Winterfest

On Saturday, November 28, 2015 The Ridgewood Guild will sponsor its fifth annual Winterfest, to coincide with Small Business Saturday!

Memorial Park at Van Neste Square will set the stage with special holiday performances by The Orpheus Club Men’s Chorus and Declan Power!

The park will be decorated, there will be ice sculptures,  horse drawn hayrides around […]

By |November 28th, 2015|Shop Ridgewood|4 Comments