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Jen Tripucka on Hobokengirl.com

Jen Tripucka on Hobokengirl.com

Jen Tripucka, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Hobokengirl.com, visited Lisa Marie Latino in the #HipNJ studio to discuss her inspiration for creating the site.

On New Year’s five years ago, Tripucka decided that she wanted to explore her city. “There’s no place to go where you can find out all the fun things to do in Hoboken,” she said. To remedy this problem, “[she] decided to start writing about it.”

Furthermore, what started out as a personal journey for herself became lifestyle website with 20 contributors! “Over five years, it grew a ton,” she recalled.

In addition, businesses began reaching out to be featured as the site grew! Not only this, but Tripuka’s increased success inspired her to begin work on Montclairgirl.com and Asburygirl.com!

Even further, readers began to go to Tripuka for advice on ways to improve their community.  In response to this, Tripucka started Hoboken Girl Helps, a new volunteering program for Hudson County residents!

To learn more, click here.

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Lisa Marie Latino

Lisa Marie Falbo (Latino) is CEO and executive producer of Long Shot Productions, a full-service media production company based in Fairfield, New Jersey. Latino’s career has produced numerous commercial, corporate, and entertainment programs that have taken her throughout the United States as well as Europe. In 2014, Latino co-launched Hip New Jersey a lifestyle program featuring the latest trends around the Garden State. She serves as the television show’s executive producer and host. Hip New Jersey can be seen on HometowneTV, NJ on Air and HipNewJersey.com. Latino has appeared on a wide variety of local television, network cable, and radio shows, including TLC’s Cake Boss, SNY’s Oh Yeah and on WFAN Sports Radio. She also works in-season for the New York Giants Radio Network, and has served as an adjunct broadcasting professor at Seton Hall University. In 2016, Latino added published author to her lofty resume with the release of her debut novel, Ten Years Later. In 2017, “TYL” won Best Fiction at the Independent Authors Book Expo. Latino graduated from Montclair State University in 2006 with a degree in broadcasting and speech communication.

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all-day Wild Kratts – Creature Power! @ Liberty Science Center
Wild Kratts – Creature Power! @ Liberty Science Center
Feb 1 – May 31 all-day
Wild Kratts - Creature Power! @ Liberty Science Center
The Liberty Science Center‘s newest adventure for kids, Wild Kratts: Creature Power!, is now open. Based on the popular PBS Kids series, Wild Kratts: Creature Power! is all about discovering wild animals and their “creature...
Feb
22
Sat
all-day Scooch A Mi Shoe Drive @ Scooch A Mi
Scooch A Mi Shoe Drive @ Scooch A Mi
Feb 22 all-day
Scooch A Mi Shoe Drive @ Scooch A Mi
Scooch A Mi will collect shoes for the In Our Hands Foundation from Feb. 1 to Mar. 15. Un-clutter those closets and drop off those new and gently used shoes!
6:30 pm Journeys of Courage Exhibit @ 70 South Gallery
Journeys of Courage Exhibit @ 70 South Gallery
Feb 22 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Journeys of Courage Exhibit @ 70 South Gallery
Journeys of Courage, is a photographic journey of people who generously agreed to share their stories to heighten awareness of the disease that touched their lives. They demonstrate a passion for our mission; they are...
7:00 pm Yvonne Orji: Lagos to Laurel Tour @ NJPAC Lizzie & Jonathan Tisch Stage at Victoria Theater
Yvonne Orji: Lagos to Laurel Tour @ NJPAC Lizzie & Jonathan Tisch Stage at Victoria Theater
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Yvonne Orji: Lagos to Laurel Tour @ NJPAC Lizzie & Jonathan Tisch Stage at Victoria Theater
(NEWARK, NJ – November 12, 2019) New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Yvonne Orji: Lagos to Laurel Tour on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Yvonne Orji is one busy standup comedian. She...
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23
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all-day Scooch A Mi Shoe Drive @ Scooch A Mi
Scooch A Mi Shoe Drive @ Scooch A Mi
Feb 23 all-day
Scooch A Mi Shoe Drive @ Scooch A Mi
Scooch A Mi will collect shoes for the In Our Hands Foundation from Feb. 1 to Mar. 15. Un-clutter those closets and drop off those new and gently used shoes!
4:00 pm Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s... @ Hoboken Historical Museum
Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s... @ Hoboken Historical Museum
Feb 23 @ 4:00 pm
Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage @ Hoboken Historical Museum
The Hoboken Historical Museum is joining in the commemoration of the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment, passed in 1920, which granted women nationwide the right to vote. A lecture series by distinguished authors and historians...
6:30 pm Journeys of Courage Exhibit @ 70 South Gallery
Journeys of Courage Exhibit @ 70 South Gallery
Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Journeys of Courage Exhibit @ 70 South Gallery
Journeys of Courage, is a photographic journey of people who generously agreed to share their stories to heighten awareness of the disease that touched their lives. They demonstrate a passion for our mission; they are...
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24
Mon
all-day January sucked, Now what? @ Multiple Locations
January sucked, Now what? @ Multiple Locations
Feb 24 all-day
January sucked, Now what? @ Multiple Locations
Diane Lang – Positive Living Expert, Life Coach and Speaker: “I don’t know about you, but my 2019 ended horribly and just continued on into 2020. So, I have decided to make my fresh start...
all-day Scooch A Mi Shoe Drive @ Scooch A Mi
Scooch A Mi Shoe Drive @ Scooch A Mi
Feb 24 all-day
Scooch A Mi Shoe Drive @ Scooch A Mi
Scooch A Mi will collect shoes for the In Our Hands Foundation from Feb. 1 to Mar. 15. Un-clutter those closets and drop off those new and gently used shoes!
6:30 pm Journeys of Courage Exhibit @ 70 South Gallery
Journeys of Courage Exhibit @ 70 South Gallery
Feb 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Journeys of Courage Exhibit @ 70 South Gallery
Journeys of Courage, is a photographic journey of people who generously agreed to share their stories to heighten awareness of the disease that touched their lives. They demonstrate a passion for our mission; they are...

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