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Graydon Pool in Ridgewood Opens June 1st, No Jelly Fish,No Sharks and No Parkway Traffic

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As a reminder, resident adult and child badges are now on sale and are discounted 10% from now through Sunday April 30th.

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Ridgewood NJ, everyone is invited to join the Graydon Pool facility as a season member for the 2024 summer season. Opening day is Saturday, June 1st.

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Ridgewood Graydon Badge Discounts End May 1st

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Ridgewood NJ, just a friendly heads-up: resident adult and child badges are currently up for grabs and come with a sweet 10% discount until Sunday, April 30th.

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Free Parking Coming to Ridgewood Every Thursday Between Thanksgiving and Christmas from 4 pm and 8 pm

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Ridgewood NJ, attention Ridgewood Shoppers The Village Council recently approved Free Holiday Parking each Thursday between Thanksgiving and Christmas from 4 pm and 8 pm to promote visiting our downtown. According to the Village Manager Keith Kazmark,  this includes street parking, the Hudson Street garage and CBD parking lots. Let’s help support our local businesses this holiday season!

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Hudson Street Parking Garage Free Parking on Saturdays

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Ridgewood NJ, come to shop and dine in Ridgewood, and enjoy free Holiday Parking on December 10th, 17th, and 24th at the Hudson Street Garage (corner of Prospect Street and Broad Street), on the 2nd and 3rd floors only.  Maximum of 4 hours.

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Saturday December 18th Visit Santa and Park Absolutely For Free on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors of the Hudson Street Garage

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Ridgewood NJ, Saturday December 18, 2021 Santa’s House in Memorial Park at Van Neste Square will be open from 12 Noon – 2:00 p.m.  Come and visit Santa, and let him know what your Christmas wish is .  Sources tell the Ridgewood blog that because of COVID Santa may cut you some slack this year. Santa does not require ID and a vaccine card .

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Ridgewood Downtown for the Holidays

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Ridgewood NJ, December 3, 2021 – Downtown for the Holidays Ridgewood Christmas Tree lighting . Downtown for the Holidays Presents “Trucks on Holiday”– 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Sponsored by The Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce –This year’s theme of “Trucks on Holiday” is for the young and young at heart!  Village vehicles will be on display and decorated for the holidays, on both the east side and west side of the Central Business District. Take a stroll through the pedestrian tunnel at the train station, to easily enjoy all of the events. Gaze and take pictures at the beautiful lit trees (located at Memorial Park at Van Neste Square, at the intersection of East Ridgewood Avenue and Broad Street, and at the train station parking lot). There will also be s’mores at Memorial Park at Van Neste Square, music and merriment on the streets, see the “Grinch”, wave to Santa in his cart, and ride the trackless train.  East Ridgewood Avenue will be closed down to vehicles from North Maple Avenue to Broad Street beginning at 4:30 p.m., which will create a pedestrian plaza. The west side parking area at Garber Square, will also be closed to vehicles. Enjoy our small businesses and eateries before, during or after this annual event.

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Graydon Pool has a Celebrity Sighting

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Ridgewood NJ,  the first celebrity sighting at Graydon Pool this summer. Yesterday July 13th actor Tracey Morgan was spotted . Come and enjoy Graydon Pool for another wonderful summer season. Seasonal memberships are available for sale on Community Pass. The Water’s Edge Café at the pool is also open.

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Graydon Pool Kicks off the 2021 Swimming Season

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Ridgewood NJ, 93 degree weather brought out the crowds to Graydon Pool on opening weekend to kickoff the historic Graydon Pool 2021 swimming season. Remember no parkway traffic, no sharks and plenty of free parking !

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HISTORIC GRAYDON POOL 2021 SEASON June 5 through Labor Day, September 6, 2021

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Ridgewood NJ, no parkway traffic, no sharks and free parking ! Great news! Ridgewood Parks Department employees have begun preparing the historic Graydon Pool for 2021’s swimming season. Opening day is scheduled for June 5, 2021.

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Ridgewood Parks Department Employees have Begun Preparing the Historic Graydon Pool for 2021’s Swimming Season

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Ridgewood NJ, no parkway traffic, no sharks and free parking ! Great news! Ridgewood Parks Department employees have begun preparing the historic Graydon Pool for 2021’s swimming season. Opening day is scheduled for June 5, 2021.

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Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce Celebrates the Village of Ridgewood First Holiday Sale Day December 5th!

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Ridgewood NJ, Mark your calendars, start your shopping, shop local, shop Ridgewood. Shop Holiday Sale Day, Saturday, December 5th. Check out the stores in this flyer for participating stores that will have sales next Saturday. Also, remember, parking is Free in all lots Dec. 5th, 12th &19th and Hudson Street Parking Garage. Ho, Ho, Ho. Shop Local, Shop Ridgewood, Shop your town.

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Rain Showers Dampen Columbus Day Central Business District Pedestrian Mall , but Parking is FREE

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Ridgewood NJ, the Village of Ridgewood central business district was once again hit bad luck , the Village dedicated Columbus Day to Village restaurants by once again creating a pedestrian mall  . Unfortunately so far the heavens have conspired against the effort be releasing showers . While many like the idea of open air dinning coupled with a walkable downtown , some Village merchants grumble that the pedestrian mall takes away  from business eliminating the quick pick up by making it near impossible . The upside to  the uncooperative weather is that Columbus Day is a legal holiday in Ridgewood and parking is FREE.

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Parking Fees in the CBD will be Suspended From March 20 thru April 5

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Ridgewood NJ, according the Village of Ridgewood Mayor Ramon Hache parking meters in the Ridgewood central business will be suspended as of Friday , March 20th till Sunday ,April 5th .
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FREE PARKING IN ALL PARKING LOTS IN THE RIDGEWOOD CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT ON SPECIFIC SATURDAYS IN DECEMBER

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Ridgewood NJ, All parking lots in the Central Business District, including the train station lot, will have free parking on the following Saturdays:  December 7th, 14th, and 21st.  This does not include the parking area by the Christmas tree (on the corner of East Ridgewood Ave. and Broad Street) or the parking area to the right of the train station parking lot (in the area across from the stores and restaurants on Godwin Avenue).  Street meters will still be in effect.  Come shop, dine, and enjoy FREE parking in the Village during the holiday season.

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SHOP RIDGEWOOD: FREE PARKING IN ALL PARKING LOTS IN THE CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT

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Ridgewood NJ, All parking lots in the Central Business District, including the train station lot, will have free parkingon the following Saturdays:  December 15th, and 22nd.  This does not include the parking area by the Christmas tree (on thecorner of East Ridgewood Ave. and Broad Street) or the parking area to the right of the train station parking lot (in the area across from the storesand restaurants on Godwin Avenue).  Street meters will still be in effect.  Come shop, dine, and enjoy FREE parking in the Village duringthe holiday season.