Directions to Meeting Site:
Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Barnes & Noble is at the southwest corner of the mall, near the crossing of Route 4 with Hackensack Avenue. Parking is very difficult to come by near the store. It is instead recommended that you park in the parking decks behind the Mall. The Shops at Riverside is 4 miles west of the George Washington Bridge and 3.5 miles east of the intersection of Routes 4 and 17. Note: The Shops at Riverside was formerly known as the Riverside Square Mall.
FROM ROUTE 17 NORTH/SOUTH:
Travel Route 17 into Paramus. Follow the signs to Route 4 East / New York. Proceed east for 3 miles. Exit at second Hackensack Avenue exit, Hackensack Avenue North. Drive over highway overpass and immediately get into right lane. Turn right into mall at traffic light. Bear right.
FROM THE GARDEN STATE PARKWAY NORTHBOUND:
Take Exit 161 to Route 4 East. This is the second of two closely spaced exits just past the Bergen County toll plaza. Follow directions From Route 17.
FROM THE GARDEN STATE PARKWAY SOUTHBOUND:
Take Exit 163 to Route 17 South. Follow directions From Route 17.
FROM MANHATTAN VIA BUS FROM PORT AUTHORITY 41ST STREET / 8TH AVENUE:
NJ Transit Bus # 165 has two routes. Depending on route, either:
A) Get off at Kinderkamack Road and Main Street in River Edge. Take a right onto Main Street and then a right on Hackensack Avenue. Walk a few blocks. The Shops at Riverside will be on your left.
B) Get off at Route 4 and Hackensack Avenue. Walk to Hackensack Avenue, with Riverside on your right. Take a left. You will see The Shops at Riverside.
FROM MANHATTAN VIA THE GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE BUS TERMINAL:
Take New Jersey Transit Bus # 171 and get off at Route 4 and Hackensack Avenue. Follow (B) directions from Port Authority 41st Street.
FROM MANHATTAN VIA THE GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE VIA CAR:
Follow signs for Route 4 West and drive about 4 miles. Take first Hackensack Avenue exit (north). There is an entrance to the mall on the exit ramp. If you overshoot it, make right into mall at first traffic light.
FROM ROCKLAND COUNTY:
Follow either Route 17 South or the Garden State Parkway South and utilize directions appearing above. Another option is to take the Palisades Parkway South, turning off onto Route 9 W South in Fort Lee at the last exit in New Jersey. Proceed south until entrance to Route 4 West. Then follow directions From George Washington Bridge Via Car.