Derby de Mayo

Come celebrate the Kentucky Derby & Cinco de Mayo!
Specialty cocktails ~ Prizes ~ Complimentary Hors d’ Oeuvres!

The River Palm Terrace located at 1416 River Road in Edgewater

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12 Ways to Ease into Spring Wellness

unspecified-15-682x1024by Stefani Ellenbecker –  Spring is upon is in a big way, and naturally, with the change of seasons, we are all looking to spruce up our body, mind, home and heart. Sometimes it’s not about the big changes but more about the little ways we can implement wellness into our everyday lifestyle that really makes the long-lasting difference. I asked several W&D contributors how they plan to get into a wellness groove this April and they shared a few simple ways they are clearing out their head space, exercising more, eating healthier and getting outdoors to grab some fresh air. We hope this post motivates you and gives a few pointers on how to improve your health this spring. We would love to hear in the comments below what your wellness plans are as the weather warms up!

Bridget Borden, Studio 125 Manager: “I’m trying to incorporate wellness into my daily routine – I drink a mix of hot water, apple cider vinegar and lemon in the morning, matcha green tea throughout the day and hot water with Reishi in the evenings.  Also, I love my barre classes and am full into any challenges they offer.”

Colleen Eversman of  2ndTruth: “I’ve been going to The Firm and spinning at least twice a week + going to yoga in-between. I’ve also been trying to eat less bread and dairy (I did the Whole 30 and discovered that bread and dairy make me super bloated). Drinking at least my body weight in ounces of water – it turns out, staying well hydrated helps my skin not freak out. And, being outside with Ellie (my pup) to run her for at least 30 mins a day. It’s great for her health and surprisingly restoring for me to be outside.”  FULL ARTICLE

Public Invited to Model Grand Opening on May 3rd at One Park Condominiums in Bergen County

OnePark_highres-4DMG Investments Will Host Twilight Reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. With Special Thermador Cooking Demonstration

Developer DMG Investments will host a Grand Opening twilight reception at One Park on Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 to officially introduce a professionally-decorated model home and new Sales Gallery at the luxury collection of condominium residences in Bergen County’s Cliffside Park.

Organized by Halstead Property Development Marketing (HPDM), exclusive sales and marketing agent for the 14-story waterfront building, the much-anticipated public event will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and provide attendees a first look at the fully-furnished three-bedroom unit merchandised by renowned interior designer Dan Mazzarini, Principal at Manhattan-based interior design firm BHDM Design.

The opening celebration will also include a special cooking demonstration with Thermador’s Executive Chef Eric Morales.  He will prepare a Mexican-inspired menu on the high-end Thermador appliances in honor of the upcoming Cinco de Mayo holiday.

All the festivities are designed to highlight the 1,555 square-foot model and its well-appointed living spaces which include two lavish bathrooms, open living and dining room, walk-in closets in each bedroom and spacious kitchen with breakfast bar.  The model vividly illustrates the uniqueness of One Park’s cliffside location on New Jersey’s famed Hudson River Gold Coast.  The unit has a continuous 50-foot long balcony which is the perfect spot to enjoy the incredible views of the ever changing New York City skyline.  One Park is located at 320 Adolphus Avenue. Continue reading

Taste of Weehawken event to be held at new hotel

dgbj_04weetaste15_01via The Hudson Reporter – Thirty-two local restaurants, eateries, and caterers will provide samples of their delectable dishes at the 18th annual Taste of Weehawken fundraiser on April 24, taking place at the not-yet-open Marriott Hotel on the waterfront.

Proceeds from the annual culinary fundraiser will go toward programming and facility upgrades to the Weehawken Free Public Library.

“It’s a great community event,” said Mayor Richard Turner. “It gets everybody together from all over town and raises funds for the library, which is a mainstay of the community. It’s really a great night to have great food from a lot of great restaurants and vendors.”

The event runs from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Marriott hotel at 500 Port Imperial Blvd., sixth floor. The property, near the NY Waterway terminal, offers spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline.

Phenomenal food

Roughly 400 food enthusiasts are expected to attend the Taste this year.

Both high profile and emerging local restaurants will participate, featuring American, Cuban, Italian, Indian, Japanese, Greek, Mexican and many other cuisines.

Drinks and desserts will be offered, including cakes, cupcakes, ice cream, artisan chocolates, and other confections.

“I am looking forward to everything. All the food is really great,” said Turner. “The deserts are all very dangerous.”

Also on hand will be aspiring young chefs from the Weehawken High School Culinary Arts Program. This year 10 students were chosen to participate. They will serve veggie buffalo “meatballs” with a blue cheese dipping sauce and a ricotta cheesecake with mixed berries for dessert, according to the class’s teacher Joseph Mantineo.

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5 SPRING TRENDS TO SPRUCE UP YOUR SPACE

BY Since launching her eponymous interiors firm in 2007, New York-based designer Young Huh has specialized in turning houses into homes, one room at a time. When it comes to her own spaces, she’s all about a seasonal refresh with of-the-moment decorative accessories and unexpected finishes. These small changes can make a world of a difference for waking up a tired space. Ready for a renewal yourself? Use Huh’s creative ideas on upgrades for spring.

shot-03-hero-080r-15221769371. Refresh Your Room’s Energy

Pale blues and serene greens can really change the mood of a space. No need to break out the paintbrush or buy a new sofa to get those peaceful, chill Spring vibes. Instead, focus on layering colored accents into your existing decor—adding a blue frame or candle on a living room console, placing a porcelain glass vase full of fresh flowers artfully on a mantel, and showcasing crystal topped containers can all enhance your room’s positive energy.

From left: Jamie Young lamp, $313, bloomingdales.com; Sparrow & Wren x Kassatex jar (small), $38, bloomingdales.com; Sparrow & Wren x Kassatex jar (large), $62, bloomingdales.com; Sparrow & Wren x Kassatex jar (medium), $50, bloomingdales.com; Christofle tray, $390, bloomingdales.com; Vietri vase, $239, bloomingdales.com; Voluspa candle, $30, bloomingdales.com; Kendra Scott picture frame, $195, bloomingdales.com; Jamie Young lamp, $338, bloomingdales.com

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Saturday Morning Yoga Flow

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Saturday, April 14th from 12 pm – 1 pm at the SoJa Spa in Edgewater

Join us for a LiYa Method Yoga signature class at 12:00 PM.

Class will be held on the 6th Floor (former) Party Room. Sign up on the day of class at the 4th Floor Information Desk or arrive before class to the 6th Floor Party Room behind the Open Dining Area.

All yoga classes are complimentary for SoJo Spa Club guests. Mats, straps, and blocks will be provided. You are welcome to wear your yoga clothes to the class, if so desired!

4 FOOLPROOF WAYS TO FIT DECLUTTERING INTO YOUR SCHEDULE TODAY

2018-04-05_11-23-16Decluttering isn’t always on everyone’s list for spring cleaning — it’s not really a cleaning task is it? But if your main goal is feeling like your home is refreshed and renewed, then taking some time to purge and organize is certainly a step in the right direction.

I’m afraid to tell you that there’s no single magic trick that will work for every space and every person who wants to achieve a lifestyle that’s a little lighter on stuff. The best way to do it is just to do it. Get started. Declutter one area of your home today.

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Bergen County Resident Performs in Verismo Opera’s ‘Turandot’

Giovanni SimoneThe New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera announces tenor Giovanni Simone of Bergen County, New Jersey will perform the Emperor in the company’s grand production of Giacomo Puccini’s last opera, Turandot.  The opera will be performed on April 22, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at the Bergen Performing Arts Center, located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey.

“It is an honor and a privilege to be part of a great production, here in Bergen County, and sing the role of Emperor Altoum, sung in the past by the greatest comprimarios.  Being a part of this production of Turandot brings back many memories being part of this opera at the Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, Italy in a chorus of over 100 and assimilating Puccini’s great music on that enormous stage,” said Simone. Continue reading