(201) Best of Bergen 2016 Edition - Page 83

FIREWORKS: MARION BROWN; PARADE: SETH LITROFF; FLAT ROCK: BERNADETTE MARCINIAK; UPPER RIDGEWOOD TENNIS CLUB: TAV JINIVIZIAN BEST FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS Ridgewood It’s 10 in a row for the Fourth of July festivities in Ridgewood – a glorious fireworks display at Vet’s Field. There is plenty of live entertainment and food before the show as the crowd gathers for the muchanticipated sound of the first thump of ignition as the fireworks are shot into the night sky. RUNNERS-UP: ORADELL and PARAMUS Also known for their splashy displays are Oradell and Paramus, which also put on amazing shows for residents and neighbors who appreciate the explosion of color and sound in the sky. BEST TENNIS COURTS Upper Ridgewood Tennis Club 915 GLENVIEW ROAD, RIDGEWOOD, (201) 447-0552 UPPERRIDGEWOODTENNIS.COM Upper Ridgewood has attracted generations of avid tennis players from Bergen and beyond for more than 100 years. Situated on more than 30 acres of pristine woodlands surrounded by streams, ponds and lush landscape, this top-notch facility is open year round. RUNNER-UP: TENAFLY RACQUET TENAFLY Powered by CourtSense, Tenafly Racquet Club offers junior and adult tennis, fitness programs and even cardio tennis. BEST MEMORIAL DAY PARADE Wyckoff Wyckoff proudly honors fallen servicemen and servicewomen who have served our country over the decades. (201) Editor’s Pick FAVORITE 5K Flat Rock Brook Run in the Wild 5K 443 VAN NOSTRAND AVE. ENGLEWOOD, (201) 567-1265 FLATROCKBROOK.ORG Most community 5Ks have runners zip through local streets, but Flat Rock Brook’s Run in the Wild