Heather Zachariah

Former Art Director for Home Magazine and Caribbean Travel & Life, Heather is chauffeur to 3 busy kids; the president of her Home and School Association; and VP of Marketing for TipsFromTown. And she's passionate about all 3!

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Electric Blue Lemonade Cocktail

Here’s a super-easy, blue cocktail for your Memorial Day or 4th of July bash. Ingredients 3 oz Lemonade 1oz Raspberry vodka Instructions Fill up a glass with ice. Pour vodka and lemonade over the ice and serve!

Boozy Red, White & Blue Snow Cones

Here’s an adult drink to make you feel like a kid again from my former co-worker, the adorable Clinton Kelly.  Ingredients 1 c sugar 1/2 c water ice For red syrup 1 c strawberries, halved ¼ c white rum For blue syrup juice of 1 lime ¼ c blue curacao Directions Combine the sugar and […]

10+ Boozy Red, White & Blue Cocktails

Having a crowd for Memorial Day? Try one of these red, white and blue cocktails to make the day more festive. 1. Red, White & Blue Curacao Shots 2. Watermelon Lemonade (Spiked or Not) 3. Electric Blue Vodka Lemonade 4. Szechuan Coconut Cocktail 5. Raspberry Lemonade 6. Boozy Red, White & Blue Snow Cones 7. Skinny Coconut Margarita 8. Ocean Blue […]

Ridgewood’s Got Talent: ARTBeat is Back!

Tuesday, June 11 • 8:30-9:45 PM Grab a blanket or a few chairs and sit under the stars as you enjoy the sounds of Ridgewood’s most talented young musicians. The Ridgewood High School ARTBeat is back for its 3rd year! This special (and free!) event will take place Tuesday, June 11th from 8:30-9:45 PM at the Kasschau Memorial Bandshell on Veterans Field.  The aim of ARTBeat events is to […]

RHS New Players Celebration

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Red, White & Blue Shots

Refreshingly cool, perfectly sweet and perfect for 4th of July, Memorial Day, or Veteran’s Day. 1 part Blue Curacao Liqueur 1 part Peach Schnapps Liqueur 1 part Grenadine Pour grenadine into the bottom of a shot glass. Gently float the peach Schnapps over it. Gently top the shot glass with  Blue Curacao Liqueur. You can pour liqueur over the back […]

Grilled Pork & Onion Tacos

Ingredients 8 1/4-inch-thick pork loin cutlets 1 large sweet onion cut into 1/2″ slices 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 2 teaspoons chile powder Eight 6-inch flour or corn tortillas, warmed 1 avocado, halved and sliced lengthwise 1/2 cup cilantro leaves Sour cream and lime wedges, for serving Light a grill […]

13 Ways to Make Memorial Day More Meaningful

Memorial Day is often a day of barbecues, parties, and celebrating the coming of summer. It can be easy to get lost in all the activities and miss out on the opportunity to honor military heroes and loved ones who have passed away. If you’re looking for a way to enjoy the day with more meaning attached, […]

SHOP LOCAL: Ridgewood Sidewalk Sale is Here!

Thu, May 16 – Sat, May 18, 2019  Shop local this weekend and save big at the Ridgewood Annual Spring Sidewalk Sale. The Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce invites you to enjoy three days of experiencing Ridgewood with excellent shopping, discounts and selections galore. Stop by foPlease contact the Chamber office with any questions.

New Openings: Hough Bakery Returns to the East Side!

If you grew up with Hough Bakery’s birthday cakes, you’ll be excited to learn that the bakery is moving back to the east side this spring. Archie’s Hough Bakery’s new location will be at 3365 Richmond Road in Beachwood, across from Moxie. Currently the site is being renovated. Archie Garner worked as a pastry chef and baker of Hough Bakeries. In 1994, […]


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