Thank You To All who attended our Panel Discussion, Sept. 26th

 

CHECK OUT PHOTOS of our panel discussion "Fostering A Pedestrian-Friendly Community." Experts talked about benefits of walking, ranging from health to safety to community building.

Moderated by New York Times bestselling author Ben Greenman, the panel will explore all aspects of walking and pedestrian life, with special attention paid to Ridgewood's past—and its future—as a walkable town.

 

Thank you to all our panelists for a substantive and entertaining talk:

Lisa ChamberlainPhysical Therapist, Valley Hospital

Joe Getz, Founding Principal, JGSC

Lenore Skenazyauthor/columnist (Free Range Kids), chair, Let Grow

Leigh Ann Von Hagen, Senior Researcher, Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center, Rutgers

Ring in the fall, as we celebrate Walktoberfest! Walk with us as we begin our initiative to create a more vibrant and connected community by promoting a walkable downtown during the month of October. Throughout the month, a number of themed tours will be lead by local ambassadors. These local experts will give you the opportunity to learn about our village's history, neighbors, schools, local businesses and community leaders.

These tours are scheduled to entice residents to learn more about the village, including its beautiful historic sites and establishments. We will offer many specialized tours covering a variety of subjects, including architecture, food, fashion, parkland and religion. 

Find the perfect tours for you and your friends by registering online. Sign-up starts on October 1st and continues all month. Take as many tours as you like!

OCTOBER IS WALKTOBERFEST! 

TOURS INCLUDE: PUBLIC SCHOOLS DUNHAM TRAIL AGE-FRIENDLY RIDGEWOOD ARTS & ARCHITECTURE HISTORIC RIDGEWOOD HOUSES OF WORSHIP RESTAURANTS BEAUTY & STYLE JEWELRY SHOPS NATURE WALKS RECYCLE CENTER CASH MOB HAUNTED HALLOWEEN  THE VILLAGE HALL THE STABLES GRAYDON POND DANCE... & MORE!

Thank you to all who participated in a very successful Walktoberfest—See you again real soon!

keeping in step with our walkable village