118 stores in Paramus
Shopping and stores in Paramus
Paramus is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. The borough has an estimated population of 26, 352 (according to the 2010 US census). Paramus is a suburb of the New York City. It is located 13 km west of Upper Manhattan and 24 to 32 km northwest Midtown Manhattan. The borough was created from portions Rochelle Park, formerly Midland Manhattan. Paramus was incorporated on March 2, 1922 after a referendum passed a vote in its favor. The borough covers a total area of 27.246 km².
Paramus is well-known for its multitude of retail stores and malls. This borough is home to five major indoor shopping centers in New Jersey. The rise in commercial activities in Paramus can be attributed to the fact that New Jersey does not levy taxes on shoes and clothes. This makes Paramus an attractive shopping destination. The largest shopping in Paramus is Westfield Garden State Plaza. This mall is situated at the intersection of Routes 4 and 17. The blue laws in Paramus restrict the opening of malls on Sundays, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas day. Also, malls cannot open before 7 AM and should close by 11 PM. The borough has several entertainment spots and recreational parks.