Millennial generation shunning the suburbs for city life

Reader suggests ; Interesting article in yesterday’s Record about Millennial interest in living in cities. Suburbs like Ridgewood fit the need with transportation and walkable downtown.


Dave Sheingold , Staff WriterPublished 6:00 a.m. ET June 22, 2017

They want the bustle. They want the convenience. They want the diversity.

In short, they want the city and not the suburbs […]

By |June 26th, 2017|village of ridgewood|3 Comments

Radicchio Pasta and Risotto Co. Rolls Out friends and family privileges

June 25,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, Radicchio Pasta and Risotto open for Lunch every day and they have a special promotion for everyone who works in the neighborhood. Just let your server know where you work and ask him/her about our friends and family privileges.

Chef Daniel Montoya with over 18 years of […]

By |June 25th, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

Ridgewood Home Surrounded by Police on Saturday Night

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

June 25,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, A home on Leonard Place in Ridgewood was surrounded by Ridgewood Police and Glen Rock Police officers armed with assault rifles on Saturday evening, 06/24. Two (2) Bergen County Sheriff’s officers were also observed at the scene. Leonard Place is completely […]

By |June 25th, 2017|village of ridgewood|8 Comments

A Very Busy June for Village of Ridgewood Mayor Susan Knudsen

June 25, 2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Village of Ridgewood Mayor Susan Knudsen offer some insight into a few moments from a VERY busy June 2017 .

Photos include Ridge 3rd grade visit to Village Hall, sharing an iftar, RHS Class of 2017 graduation, Jelly Beans in the Village Clerk’s office, BFBN Team “C” scores […]

By |June 25th, 2017|village of ridgewood|5 Comments

Ridgewood pizzeria owners rebuild after devastating fire

file photo by Boyd Loving

Donna M Rolando , Staff Writer, @Dmmrolando1:40 a.m. ET June 24, 2017

RIDGEWOOD – A Turkish immigrant and his wife could have gone to most any town after a fire destroyed their pizzeria just over a year ago.

But Kenan “Kenny” Yildirim and his wife, Suzanne, have friends in Ridgewood. Lots of them.

By |June 24th, 2017|village of ridgewood|3 Comments

Mary “Mama” Valastro, the mother of “Cake Boss” star Buddy Valastro, has Passed Away

June 24,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Mary “Mama” Valastro, the mother of “Cake Boss” star Buddy Valastro, has died this past Thursday morning after a long struggle with ALS. She was 69.

The Cake boss opened a Carlo’s Bakery in Ridgewood in 2013, located at 12 Wilsey Square, Ridgewood, NJ 07450.

Buddy  posted the following […]

By |June 24th, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Special Properties Real Estate Services opens a New Office in Ridgewood

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June 24,2017

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Ridgewood NJ,Special Properties Real Estate Services  has opened an office on West Ridgewood Avenue. The Real Estate Services company has continue its expansion throughout Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Passaic and Sussex counties. The new Ridgewood office will be located at 50 W. Ridgewood Avenue.

Sonja Cullaro, director of business development […]

By |June 24th, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

Final Ridgewood High Density Housing Hearing Monday

June 24,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, Monday, June 26th may be residents last chance to weigh in on the five story, 66 unit, multi-retail store complex coming to Franklin and Broad from local developer John Saraceno. The village planning board will meet at 7pm Monday night to hear both of Saraceno’s high-density applications. One at the corner of […]

By |June 24th, 2017|village of ridgewood|15 Comments

Tonight’s ‘Music in the Night’ Sponsored by the Ridgewood Guild

photo courtesy of the Ridgewood Guild

Tonight’s ‘Music in the Night’ June 23rd Sponsored by the Ridgewood Guild:

STEEL WHEEL – Ebneter Guitar & Sings
RAYMONDS – Andrew Nieporent Acoustic Guitar
STELLA ARTESIAN- Doe “Thursday Eve Collective”
KILWINS – Ania Skulskaya Violin & Flute
BEN & JERRYS – Michael Flanagan Guitar […]

By |June 23rd, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Ridgewood Farmers Market Starts Sunday June 25, 2017

Ridgewood Farmers Market:

Sun, June 25, 2017 – Sun, November 19, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Train Station Parking Lot, Godwin Ave & W Ridgewood Ave

Celebrating 17 years with Farm to table, fresh and delicious produce.Ridgewood’s Farmers’ Market , Every Sunday from 9am-3pm ,westside of NJ Transit train station…Enjoy our farmers vegetables and fruit until Thanksgiving.

Stroll […]

By |June 23rd, 2017|village of ridgewood|5 Comments