BCLA wants to help our community to support LGBTQ+ owned and run businesses and services, and we provide a list here to help you find them all around Bergen County. We also include allied businesses and services focused particularly on LGBTQ+ consumers and/or tailored to the needs of the LGBTQ+ community.
Food and Drink
Alementary Brewing Co. brews craft beers locally on Voorhis Lane in Hackensack. You can visit their taproom and biergarten to try their beers seven days a week. Visit their website to buy their products or call them at 201-968-1290.
Mima's Cuban Cafe serves food created by owner and chef Kassandra Gutierrez and inspired by generations of family recipes. They are located in East Rutherford and open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Call them at 973-246-8475.
The Rutherford Pancake House serves up breakfast with a healthier take, using fresh and healthy ingredients. They have also gone green, using biodegradable and compostable take-out gear. They are open 7 days a week. Call at 201-340-4171
Nightlife and Entertainment
Kay Gorgeous is a drag queen based out of Lake Hopatcong, NJ and performing all over the tri-state area for one-woman show, Pride events, Drag Paint & Sips, and more. For booking inquiries, email Kay at KayGorgeousQueen@gmail.com
Allied Businesses and Services
Rock Collage is a collage of healing experiences! Rock Collage was created in 2013 to be a healing store and resource. Not only is Judith a Grandmaster Reiki healer, but she is also an experienced nutritional consultant, crystal practitioner, astrologer, herbalist, jeweler, yogi, artist, musician, life coach, and intuitive reader.
364 Cedar Ln, Teaneck, NJ firstname.lastname@example.org and 201-357-2347
OUTstanding Careers Group™ is a place for LGBTQ+ professionals to discuss ways of advancing their careers whether currently seeking employment, looking to get promoted, or to simply keep the position they have. There is no cost for joining the group, just a commitment to working with other professionals on career success. Most participants in similar groups are members for ten to twelve meetings before gaining the assistance they need and moving on. Join us every first and third Thursday evening from 7:00 to 8:30 pm!