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Franco's Metro Vies For Top Spot In DVlicious 'Best Soup' Contest
FORT LEE, N.J. -- From soothing chicken noodle to rich tomato, soup is one dish that never disappoints.
We asked for your top picks for our DVlicious “Best Soup in Bergen County” contest and whittled it down to five finalists. Each is being profiled this week with the winner selected Monday, Feb. 22. Here’s a “bowl-ful” rundown on one of them.
Franco’s Metro, 1475 Bergen Blvd., Fort Lee, (201) 461-6651
Number of Soups Offered: At least eight a day plus weekly specials. The "usuals" include pasta fagioli, chicken soup, lentil, minestrone, straciatellli, tortellini & escarole,…
Tenafly Activist Sees Spanish Water Dogs To Westminster After 15 Years
TENAFLY, N.J. -- After 15 years of lobbying to bring Spanish Water Dogs into the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Tenafly speech therapist finally saw her dream come true on Tuesday.
The journey started when her son, then 9 years old, wanted a dog and the family needed a breed that didn’t shed. Research showed that Spanish Water Dogs are attractive, medium-sized, very smart, energetic and don’t shed.
So, Gaines and her family got one, and she fell in love.
"It took a lot of work to get the breed recognized," she said. "But I have the satisfaction of knowing I had a hand in…