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Local consumers, plus savvy shoppers and foodies from throughout the metropolitan area know the place to find great dining, shopping and services is Bergenfield, New Jersey. Just minutes from the George Washington Bridge, Bergenfield is convenient to reach with plenty of free parking plus friendly, personalized service provided by many family-owned businesses. Locals and visitors alike enjoy a clean, attractive and welcoming streetscape that lets people know Bergenfield is a great place to live, to visit, to work or to invest.

The Bergenfield Special Improvement District, stretching a mile along Washington Avenue from Teaneck to Dumont, offers a wide range of products and services from everyday needs to specialty items, and International dining options from casual to special occasion to take out.

We invite you to rediscover Bergenfield – for shopping, dining, services and more!

Bergenfield Business Leaders Urge Consumers To Shop & Dine Locally During the Holiday Season PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 08 December 2014 10:36

With Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday behind us, representatives of the Bergenfield Special Improvement District (BSID) are reminding consumers of the importance of shopping and dining locally this holiday season.

"During the holiday season, and all-year round, we encourage people to shop and dine in Bergenfield, supporting the many locally and family-owned and operated stores, restaurants and service providers that are proud to be a part of our community," stated Rob Russo of Russo Real Estate, who serves as Chair of the BSID’s board of directors.

One great reason to shop and dine locally is the convenience factor including avoiding crowds, parking problems and traffic tie ups that are often part of the experience at shopping malls and outlet centers. Another is the many local businesses that can help make your life easier and shopping a snap during this busy time of year.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 December 2014 12:25
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Cold Days, Warm Welcome in Bergenfield’s Business District PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 08 December 2014 10:33

It’s that time of year again. When warm and waterproof boots replace sandals as your footwear de jour. Top down convertible cruises under the sun give way to snow tires and ice scrapers. Summer salads are forgotten for hot and hearty dishes. Seasonal allergies take a back seat to the common cold and influenza.

Take heart. While the days are getting shorter and the temperatures are dropping like the season’s first snow, you will find seasonally savvy products, services and dining options in Bergenfield’s Business District.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 December 2014 12:25
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Bergenfield Furniture still thriving, albeit in new location PDF Print E-mail

OCTOBER 9, 2014
BY VINCE BAGLIVO
SPECIAL TO TWIN-BORO NEWS

Over the past five years since opening their Bergenfield Furniture store at 12 N. Washington Ave., Bergenfield, Mario Millan and his son, Eddie Millan, quietly built a successful business in the borough.

Now, with their recent reopening at a new location 210 S. Washington Ave., the former site of a Chevrolet dealership, they are hoping to make some noise as a standout local competitor to national furniture outlets and discount chains.

"Because you are dealing with the owners of the store when you shop at Bergenfield Furniture, we can offer superior service and competitive prices in the convenience of our expanded new location," Eddie Millan said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 10:17
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'Past and present' meet at Bergenfield car show PDF Print E-mail

OCTOBER 2, 2014    
SPECIAL TO TWIN-BORO NEWS

The final event in the summer Classic Car Show series presented by the Bergenfield Special Improvement District on Thursday, Sept. 18, was billed as a battle between "past and present."

It turned out to be a celebration of the here and now in the borough, Portland Avenue blocked off and filled with dozens of hot rods, muscle cars and classic vehicles, a variety of food and music, and hundreds of people enjoying a night out in Bergenfield.

"If you missed this show, you missed one of the best events in Bergenfield this year," said Mayor Norman Schmelz.

"The response to the car show series has been excellent at all of the locations this summer, and more events are in the planning stages," he said.
Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014 11:19
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Santa's Workshop PDF Print E-mail
Written by BSID Marketing   
Thursday, 09 October 2014 00:00

Saturday, December 6, 13, and 20, 1:00-5:00
45 S. Washington Ave.
Free to attend

Kids and parents are welcome to visit Santa's Workshop at 45 S. Washington Ave. on the first three Saturdays of December (Dec. 6, Dec. 13, and Dec. 20) from 1:00-5:00 PM. They can write letters to send to the North Pole, meet Santa, and have some hot cocoa and snacks. Coupons and promotional materials for local businesses will be available to use during holiday shopping. Carolers and live festive music will be bringing holiday cheer to Bergenfield. This event is free to attend.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014 10:51
 
Final Car Show of 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 15 September 2014 15:14


Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014 15:20
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Holy Cow! There are new sliders in Bergenfield PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 29 August 2014 09:59

AUGUST 21, 2014, BY ELISE BRANCHEAU, SPECIAL TO TWIN-BORO NEWS

"Bigger may be better; but tiny is so much tastier."

It’s hard to disagree with this statement when you’re eating fresh sliders from Holy Cow Sliders, a new place to eat in Bergenfield.

Holy Cow sliders on W. Church Street at Railroad Avenue in Bergenfield can be identified by its black-and-white cow print paint job, photo above. Owner Marlene Arute, photo at right, serves customers.

Having just opened in early July, it is still new to the community, but people are already taking advantage of its quality food and its great prices.

Last Updated on Friday, 29 August 2014 10:07
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