"BuickMackane's Hackensack, NJ Page" Hackensack by BuickMackane

Hackensack Travel Guide: 20 reviews and 16 photos

"There's no place like home" - I visit regularly!

(Got your attention? Yum, this Chocolate Fantasy dessert sure caught mine -- it's served at an upscale place in Hackensack simply called "The Restaurant". Boy, my old neighborhood sure has changed since I was a kid -- now, onto our story...)

I'm a Bergen County native now residing in Louisiana. I lived for nearly 30 years on Prospect Avenue in Hackensack. I graduated Hackensack High School Class of 1976 and also attended Bergen Community College and Fairleigh Dickinson University. I moved to Massachusetts in 1994, and then again to Louisiana in 2003, but I visit my hometown of Hackensack several times a year. While this page is under construction, please see the Hackensack page on my Web site at http://www1.shore.net/~natalie/hometown.htm .

"Don't you think I'd better get myself back home?"

-- Rod Stewart, "True Blue"

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Close to New York City and Paramus malls
  • Cons:Not as safe as it used to be :-(
  • In a nutshell:A perfect location in the New York metro area!
  • Last visit to Hackensack: Nov 2006
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • bugalugs's Profile Photo
    Jun 25, 2005 at 1:48 PM

    Loved the pic of the Red Lion Inn. Heard the name Hackensack before but didnt have a clue which state it was in, now I am going to have a look on the map for it!

  • Feb 8, 2005 at 6:53 AM

    my husband loves the Sopranos, but i can't even watch it, too scary, haha. good tips here!

  • littlesam1's Profile Photo
    Jan 27, 2005 at 8:40 AM

    I don't think I have read any pages on Hackensack before. Very interesting page. Glad you included Sarah Hughes. I am a big figure skating fan.

  • ZanieOR's Profile Photo
    Jan 26, 2005 at 7:52 PM

    My daughter lived in NJ for a couple of years, and her first address was in Hackensack. I remember her taking us to a diner, but don't remember what town (it was all silvery). Thanks for a very informative page.

  • antistar's Profile Photo
    Jan 23, 2005 at 2:35 PM

    I've heard of Hackensack in movies and songs, and always wondered what it was, because it is such a memorable name. Thanks for the info!

  • olja1234's Profile Photo
    Jan 1, 2005 at 12:44 AM

    I agree - it's an excellent interesting page. Greet.

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Mar 6, 2004 at 8:07 PM

    Can't believe that I'm the first to comment on these excellent pages. You are thorough, interesting, intelligent, and enthusiastic about your old home town. I really enjoyed it all because of the honesty.

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